Ties the age of man with the limited time left and

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ties the age of man with the limited time left and how he needs to appreciate the simple beauty of life like the cherry tree in bloom. Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride* (*path) Wearing white for Eastertide. Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again, And take from seventy springs a score, It only leaves me fifty more. And since to look at things in bloom Fifty springs are little room, About the woodlands I will go To see the cherry hung with snow.
8. The most outstanding metaphor is "the cherry hung with snow." What two unlike things are being compared? Why is the metaphor effective?
9. The phrase "of my threescore years and ten" is an allusion. What does it mean
An allusion is something used to call something to mind but not directly mention it. The phrase means of my seventy years of age. Threescore is three multiplied my twenty.

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