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 Rose.Rose for Rose-noble. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Rose (in Christian art).
The attribute of St. Dorothe’a, who carries roses in a basket; of St. Casilda, St. Elizabeth of Portugal, and St. Rose of Viterbo, who carry roses either in their hands or caps. St. Rosa’lia, St. An’gelus, St. Rose of Lima, St. Ascylus, St. Victoria, etc., wear crowns of roses.   1
“Rose, elle a vecu ce que vivent les roses L’espace d’un matin.”
Malherbe: A Mme. du Perrier, sur la Morle de sa Fille.
Like other roses, thy sweet rose survived
While shone the morning sun, then drooped and died.
E. C. B.

 Rose.Rose for Rose-noble. 


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