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Bret Harte Quotes: The delicate thought, that cannot find expression, For ruder speech too fair, That, like thy petals, trembles in possession, And scatters on the air.
         

The delicate thought, that cannot find expression, For ruder speech too fair, That, like thy petals, trembles in possession, And scatters on the air.


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This page presents the quote "The delicate thought, that cannot find expression, For ruder speech too fair, That, like thy petals, trembles in possession, And scatters on the air.". Author of this quote is Bret Harte. This quote is about petals, expression, speech, air, delicate, possession,.