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“Trees are to make no shade in winter.” What does this mean? (Contrast this line with the line immediately before it.)
“Tress are to make no shade in winter” mean that people do not need the shade of trees in winters and enjoy basking in the sun since it is cold and damp. The poet here contrasts summer when the shade of the tress is a welcome relief from the hot sun to winters when the shade is dispensable.
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