Myrtle may refer to:

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Famous quotes containing the word myrtle:

    Boy, I hate their empty shows,
    Persian garlands I detest,
    Bring me not the late-blown rose
    Lingering after all the rest:
    Plainer myrtle pleases me
    Thus outstretched beneath my vine,
    Myrtle more becoming thee,
    Waiting with thy master’s wine.
    Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (65–8)

    But he her fears to cease
    Sent down the meek-eyed Peace;
    She, crowned with olive green, came softly sliding
    Down through the turning sphere,
    His ready harbinger,
    With turtle wing the amorous clouds dividing,
    And waving wide her myrtle wand,
    She strikes a universal peace through sea and land.
    John Milton (1608–1674)

    But Thou that know’st Love above Intrest or lust
    Strew the Myrtle and Rose on this once belov’d Dust
    And shed one pious tear upon Jinny the Just
    Tread soft on her Grave, and do right to her honor
    Let neither rude hand no ill Tongue light upon her
    Do all the smal Favors that now can be done her
    Matthew Prior (1664–1721)