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    dianadonaldbritto Guest

    Question idiom

    The meaning of the idiom MANY A FLOWERS ARE BORN TO BLUSH AND UNSEEN

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: idiom

    Many a flower is born to blush unseen = Comes from a poem by Thomas Gray. The full quote is:

    Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air


    It has the meaning "many good things are never recognised".

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