from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Peace of mind.
- n. A hybrid plant derived from crossing certain species of the genus Viola and having small, spurred, variously colored flowers.
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- n. A common European wild flower, Viola tricolor; the wild pansy.
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I have, also, reason to believe that humble-bees are indispensableto the fertilisation of the heartsease (Violatricolor), for other beesfo not visit this flower.
I've also put in a small strawberry patch and some heartsease.
Straying further, my eye was attracted by the sight of some heartsease that peeped through the rocks.
The flowers were familiar, blooms I had known in England: golden and purple heartsease, little blue forget-me-nots.
The heady floral scent of rose and heartsease, plus the spice of yemonja root.
Oh, is there any heartsease left, or any rosemary?
Hadria carried still the drooping yellow heartsease that the little girl had given her.
Little Martha ran up and offered her a wild heartsease which she had found on one of the graves.
One sees in imagination the solemn, round-shouldered hills standing out grim in the thin spring sunshine, their black sides slashed and lined with snow; later, one pictures these hills decked with heartsease and blue-bells a-swing in the summer breeze, or rich with the purple bloom of heather; and, again, one imagines them clothed in November mists, or white and ghost-like, shrouded in swirling clouds of snow.
At Oakley Hall we did a great deal -- eat some sandwiches all over mustard, admired Mr. Bramston's porter, and Mr.. Bramston's transparencies, and gained a promise from the latter of two roots of heartsease, one all yellow and the other all purple, for you.
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