The pretension is nothing; the performance everything. A good apple is better than an insipid peach.
Do I dare to eat a peach?1915 'The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock' (first published in Poetry magazine, collected in Prufrock and Other Observations, 1917).
What is charm, it is not a moral quality.. it is not intellectual for no man by much thinking is able to add a grain of it to his personality. One either has it or has it not, it cannot be acquired or even cultivated. It is not physical even.. it seems to be added to the human personality, an aura, a glow, the gold dust upon a butterfly's wing, the bloom upon a peach.flora thompson
Here we are folks The dream we all dream of Boy versus girl in the World Series of love Tell me, have U got the look? U walked in (I walked in) I woke up (U woke up) I never seen a pretty girl look so tough' baby (baby) U got that look, yes U do (yes U do) Color U peach and black Color me takin' aback, baby Crucial, I think I wantcha.prince
All the heart was full of feeling: love had ripened into speech, Like the sap that turns to nectar, in the velvet of the peach.William Wallace Harney, Adonais.
Thus do I live, from pleasure quite debarred, Nor taste the fruits that the sun's genial rays Mature, john-apple, nor the downy peach.John Philips, The Splendid Shilling, line 115.