true heath


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n true heath any plant of the genus Erica
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In literature:

We see the heath lying under infinity, under true sky and winds.
"Yet Again" by Max Beerbohm
It was now ten years since Sir William Heath's marriage with Virgie, but he was still true to the one love of his youth.
"Virgie's Inheritance" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
A foot more light, a step more true, Ne'er from the heath-flower dashed the dew.
"Familiar Quotations" by Various
Heath, true to his secret determination to break away from his old life, had wished that it should be so.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
True he was fairly well up in the Sixth, and one of the boys Low Heath was proud of.
"Tom, Dick and Harry" by Talbot Baines Reed
There is no man on earth that can keep the Heath Cling true in that way, or any other variety on earth.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting" by Various
A few plants of Calluna vulgaris have been found in Newfoundland and Massachusetts, but that is not a true Heath.
"The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare" by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
You are a true friend, indeed, Miss Heath, to sacrifice yourself to that extent.
"Mark Gildersleeve" by John S. Sauzade

In poetry:

The lark chants, soaring
From moist brown heath,
'Twixt Heaven's high flooring
And earth beneath,
Like a true wise poet, in wavering weather,
A carol to link the twain together.
"Another Spring Carol" by Alfred Austin