Nectareous


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Nec`ta´re´ous


a.1.Of, pertaining to, containing, or resembling nectar; delicious; nectarean.
References in classic literature ?
She consented that the village maiden should manufacture yeast, both liquid and in cakes; and should brew a certain kind of beer, nectareous to the palate, and of rare stomachic virtues; and, moreover, should bake and exhibit for sale some little spice-cakes, which whosoever tasted would longingly desire to taste again.
And so, in the ever increasing decibel environment one sits trying to assimilate a passage on Alexander Pope and wonder what he means by "Annual for me, the grape, the rose renew/The juice nectareous, and the balmy dew/For me, the mine a thousand treasures brings/For me, health gushes from a thousand springs/Seas roll to waft me, suns to light me rise/My foot-stool earth, my canopy the skies.
And so, in the ever increasing decibel environment one sits trying to assimilate a passage on Alexander Pope and wonder what he means by 'Annual for me, the grape, the rose renew/The juice nectareous, and the balmy dew/For me, the mine a thousand treasures brings/For me, health gushes from a thousand springs/Seas roll to waft me, suns to light me rise/My foot-stool earth, my canopy the skies'.