love-in-idleness


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love-in-idleness

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(Plants) another name for the wild pansy
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Noun1.love-in-idleness - a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derivedlove-in-idleness - a common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived
viola - any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
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They have long been linked to lovers, with common names which included ''heartsease'' and ''love-in-idleness'', and they continue to have romantic implications.
"Love-In-Idleness" is a collection of poetry from award winning and prolific gay poet Christopher Hennessy as he speaks on the many twists and spins of life, and makes for an insightful spin of life that will appeal to any poetry reader.
Oberon called one of his elves namely Puck and ordered him to fetch him a special flower Love-in-idleness.