I like lilac

“He wrapped himself in quotations – as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors” – Ruyard Kipling

“Feed him with apricots and dewberries,
With purple grapes, green figs, and mulberries.” – William Shakespeare

“When I am an old woman I shall wear purple,
With a red hat which doesn’t go…” – Jenny Joseph

“He who is wrapped in purple robes,
With planets in His care,
Had pity on the least of things
Asleep upon a chair.” – William Butler Yeats

“There is no dignity in wickedness, whether in purple or rags; and hell is a democracy of devils, where all are equals.” – Herman Melville

“There stood the purple spires with no breath of air
Nor headlong bee
To disturb their perfect poise the livelong day
‘Neath the alder tree.” – Robert Frost

“Don’t order any black things. Rejoice in his memory; and be radiant: leave grief to the children. Wear violet and purple…. Be patient with the poor people who will snivel: they don’t know; and they think they will live for ever, which makes death a division instead of a bond.” – George Bernard Shaw

“O for a beaker full of the warm South,
Full of the true, the blushful Hippocrene,
With beaded bubbles winking at the brim,
And purple-stained mouth.” – John Keats

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” – Alice Walker

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