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VALENTINE: TO G. H. C., by             Poet's Biography
First Line: As linnaeus wrote his name in flowers
Last Line: On beauty's heaven, in starry eyes!
Alternate Author Name(s): Greenwood, Grace
Subject(s): Holidays; Valentine's Day


As Linnaeus wrote his name in flowers,
Thus, Artist, shall it ever be
That lily brows, carnation cheeks,
And rose-bud lips shall speak of thee!
As students of the stars have written
Their names upon the midnight skies,
Thus thou thy living name hast traced
On beauty's heaven, in starry eyes!





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