from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Scotch lovage or sea-parsley, Ligusticum Scoticum.
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The tide itself was the greatest marvel, slipping away so noiselessly, and creeping back so softly over the flats, whispering as it reached the sands, and laughing aloud "I am coming!" as, dashing against the rocks, it drove me back to where the sea-lovage and purple beach-peas had dared to root themselves.