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n.1.Honey of roses.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But look round the table: look at the diamonds: look at old Lady Melrose's necklace alone!"
The Dowager Marchioness of Melrose was one of the few persons whom it had been unnecessary to point out to me.
In the drawing-room I had the mortification of hearing him talk interminable nonsense into the ear-trumpet of Lady Melrose, whom he knew in town.
I had been put, in fact, into the dressing-room of one of the grand suites, and my too near neighbors were old Lady Melrose and my host and hostess.
"On the contrary, I went downstairs and straight into Lady Melrose's room--"
And he opened his fist, to shut it next instant on the bunch of diamonds and of sapphires that I had last seen encircling the neck of Lady Melrose.
"I suppose you know that my aunt, Lady Melrose, died some years ago?
The Ardagh emeralds weren't much better; old Lady Melrose's necklace was far worse; but that little lot the other night has about finished me.
With the Borderers reduced to 14 men early in the second half and County well in the hunt, Melrose scored a crucial try which took the game out of Stirling's reach.
Former star Doddie said: "The Melrose Sevens has a huge place in the history of our great game, giving the world the sport of rugby sevens which is now enjoyed at Olympic and Commonwealth Games level, and across the planet with the World Rugby Sevens Series.
There were 12 in all, seven for Melrose and five for Boroughmuir, resulting in both banking bonus points.