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Honeysuckle (more rambling)

Medieval literature employs flowers and trees symbolically much more than we are used to today. ¬†Marie de France, about whom we know very little, wrote 12-15 narrative poems (or lais) in a rather jaunty chatty style, inspired by the songs of Breton minstrels. One of these is called Chevrefoil. In English it is known as […]

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