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Canker

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The briar or dog-rose.

Put down Richard, that sweet lovely rose,

And plant this thorn, this canker, Bollingbroke.”


Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., i. 3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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