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  • So I think with lots of meadow-rue for the green stuff and violets and blossoms, it'll be all right.

    The Second Chance

  • In places the ground was almost covered with meadow-rue, like green shadows on the hillsides, not yet in seed, but richly umbrageous.

    The Friendly Road: New Adventures in Contentment

  • Among the food plants used, I found many species of grass, thistle, meadow-rue, peavine, heath, and the leaves of several composite plants.

    Wild Animals at Home

  • A meadow-rue, _Thalictrum Jacquinianum_, and the cat's foot (_Antennaria dioica_) occur only on Royston and

    Hertfordshire

  • The fairest things in the world and the finest are always in transition: the bloom of tender Spring disappearing in the dark verdure of Summer; the week of meadow-rue and nodding lilies passing as silently as it came; the splendid hues of the autumnal hills fading like the colours on a bubble; the dear child, whose innocence and simplicity are a daily joy to you, growing up into a woman.

    Days Off And Other Digressions

  • Around the open spaces, the tall meadow-rue stood dressed in robes of fairy white and green.

    Little Rivers; a book of essays in profitable idleness

  • It was when the first wild-flowers of the year had passed away, and scarlet columbine and meadow-rue waved lightly in the sunny glades of the woods, and all the world was green -- the new and perfect green of

    The Mermaid A Love Tale

  • She never came to the house without bringing flowers to the latter -- not only beautiful exotics from the florists, but wreaths of clematis, bunches of meadow-rue from her rambles, and water-lilies and cardinal-flowers from boating excursions up the Moodna Creek -- and the secluded invalid enjoyed her brilliant beauty and piquant ways as if she had been a rare flower herself.

    Nature's Serial Story

  • Also meadow-sweet, meadow-rue, and comfrey of every shade of purple, the water avens and forget-me-not, also that loveliest plant the bog-bean, with trefoil leaves and feathery blossoms.

    John Keble's Parishes

  • Thalictrum Cornuti (meadow-rue), very common, especially along rivers, tall, and conspicuously in bloom in July, 1857.

    The Maine Woods

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