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daisy — “There's a,” HAMLET, iv. 5. 180. Does Ophelia mean that the daisy is for herself? “Greene, in his Quip for an Upstart Courtier, has explained the significance of this flower: ‘—Next them grew the dissembling daisie, to warne such light-of-love wenches not to trust every faire promise that such amorous bachelors make them’ [Sig. B 2 verso, ed. 1620]” (HENLEY) .

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