love grass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n love grass any of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis; specially useful for forage and for the prevention of erosion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Love grass (Bot) Any grass of the genus Eragrostis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. liebesgras

Usage

In literature:

The head that reclined so lovingly on the bosom of the Lord in the Upper Room now wearily rests on the dewy grass of Gethsemane.
"A Life of St. John for the Young" by George Ludington Weed
It was very lovely out there among the grasses and flowers.
"Mother West Wind "Where" Stories" by Thornton W. Burgess
I feel with every blade of grass, as if it had a history; and make a child of every bud as though it knew and loved me.
"Lorna Doone" by R. D. Blackmore
Why, I love every flower, every blade of grass in it.
"Post-Prandial Philosophy" by Grant Allen
The heart that once loved, and was as grass before the winds of passion, has grown cold amid a world of commonplace.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
For her part, she didn't think any sight in nature so lovely as a big plain, green with the little blades of new spring grass.
"Dot and the Kangaroo" by Ethel C. Pedley
As he wove, he thought of the way by which he had come; and his carpet became as green as the meadow grass, and lovely daffodils grew on it.
"Tell Me Another Story" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
It was most refreshing to the eyes to see such expanses of lovely green healthy grass.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The short grass was so lovely and green, and the waves came lapping up with a silvery melody.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Oh, how lovely the little park looked with its soft grass and waving trees!
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
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In poetry:

Tonight my love is sleeping cold
Where none may see and none shall pass.
The daisies quicken in the mold,
And richer fares the meadow grass.
"Requiescat" by Dorothy Parker
The Noon-Sun prayed a prairie rose
To blanch for him her blossom's hue,
But to the Plain all love she owes;
Beneath that mother's grass she grew.
"The Prairie Rose" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
She loves to bask within the moon's wan beams,
Lying, night-long upon the moist, dark earth,
And leave her seeded pearls
With morning on the grass.
"Fog" by Emma Lazarus
I have aspired to know the might of God,
As if the story of His love was furled,
Nor sacred foot the grasses e'er had trod
Of this redeemèd world:—
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
Uplifted and lone, set apart with our love
On the crest of a soft swelling down
Cloud shadows that meet on the grass at our feet
Sail on above Wendover town.
"Wendover" by Jean Ingelow
Come, small musicians in the rough sea grass,
Pipe us the serenade we love the best;
And winds of midnight, chant for us a mass,
Our hearts would be at rest.
"Nocturne" by Virna Sheard

In news:

News Opinion Columns A love born of grass, gasoline.
I love the annual purple fountain grass , but it's expensive to replace yearly.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Kevin Massey loves the Kentucky Wildcats.
If you're a fan of celtic, Old Time and maybe some blue-grass music with real musicians, you'll love Possum Ridge String Band (featuring my friend Neal Brooks on bass and didjeridoo).
Woodchucks love clover and grasses, and this year, clover has nearly taken over our backyard.
Cavan's love of flowers has deep roots While a cold wind blows across Kodiak's brown grasses, step inside Silvia Cavan's kitchen and you'll see a different picture.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A warning for consumers during the holiday season, and every other time of the year, identity thieves would love to use your name to get a few credit cards, and then go on a shopping spree.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Steve Spurrier loves playing Kentucky.
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Film critics love "Lincoln".
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. A warning for consumers during the holiday season, and every other time of the year, identity thieves would love to use your name to get a few credit card s, and then go on a shopping spree.
Grass Valley haunted house a terrifying labor of love .
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Melissa Etezadi joined WKYT from the lovely city of Bellevue, Wash. And she is a true Washingtonian through and through.
Those who love grass-fed beef and other meats from our islands will want to mark calendars for the upcoming Mealani's Taste of the Hawaiian Range on the Big Island.
The Decatur Fire Department responded to a grass fire at the home of Laura Love, 4353 E 700 N, Wednesday afternoon.
"They eat their weight every day, in grass, weeds and stuff like that, but he loves oatmeal, he loves moon pies and cheerios".
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