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Adonis' “gardens That one day bloom'd and fruitful were the next,” 1 HENRY VI., i. 6. 6. “The proverb alluded to seems always to have been used in a bad sense, for things which make a fair show for a few days, and then wither away; but the [unknown] author of this play, desirous of making a show of his learning, without considering its propriety, has made the Dauphin apply it as an encomium. There is a very good account of it in Erasmus's Adagia(BLAKEWAY) .

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