false rue

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n false rue slender erect perennial of eastern North America having tuberous roots and pink-tinged white flowers; resembles meadow rue
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Usage

In literature:

Your heart inclines to the blonde, but she is false as hell; and if you wed her, you will rue your mistake throughout your life.
"Dainty's Cruel Rivals" by Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller
Morel was a worker of real stones, and not false ones, as he had given out, and as was universally believed, in the Rue du Temple.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 2 of 6" by Eugène Sue
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In poetry:

False Love, take hence thy roses,
Give me the bitter Rue
That on my heart reposes,
Sorrow at least is true.
"Lines For Music" by Frances Anne Kemble
And in my ears the passing years
Will sadly whisper words of rue:
Forget--and yet--can I forget
That one was false and one was true?
"Heloise" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
"Set fire to the house!" quo' false Gord-on,
All wood wi' dule and ire:
"False lady, ye sall rue this deed,
As ye bren in the fire!"--
"Edom O'Gordon" by Henry Morley