did he write the poem?

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Did Edgar Alan Poe write the words "A rose is a rose is a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet"?

-- Anonymous, December 02, 2000


I don't know of a poem which has that line in it, but there is a very similar line in Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' during the famous balcony scene. Is this what you are thinking of?

-- Anonymous, December 03, 2000

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