from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Gratiola, especially G. officinalis, common in nearly all of Europe except the British isles.
- n. In England, the common name of the lesser skullcap, Scutellaria minor, a labiate plant not often growing in hedges.
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Aristaeus mourning for his stolen bees; the Druid washed his hedge-hyssop in the sacred water, and priestesses lived on coral reefs visited by remote lovers in their sundown seas; Schiller's diver goes into the purpling deep and sees the Sea-Horror reaching out its hundred arms; the beautiful Undine is the vivid poetry of the sea.