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Default Liquorice and basil

The scent of basil (Ocimum basilicum) reminds me in part of that of
liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra). Are there any aromatic chemicals common
to both?
Shall we only threaten and be angry for an hour?
When the storm is ended shall we find
How softly but how swiftly they have sidled back to power
By the favour and contrivance of their kind?

From /Mesopotamia/ by Rudyard Kipling

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