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Forget-me-nots of the Angels

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The stars are so called by Longfellow. The similitude between a little light-blue flower and the yellow stars is very remote. Stars are more like buttercups than forget-me-nots.

“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,

Blossom the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”


Evangeline.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Forbidden Fruit (The)
Foreible Feeble School
Ford
Fordelis (in Orlando Furioso)
Fore
Fore-and-Aft
Forecastle
Foreclose
Fore-shortened
Forfar
Forget-me-nots of the Angels
Forgive, blest Shade
Forgiveness
Fork Out
Forks
Forked Cap (A)
Forlorn Hope
Forlot or Firlot
Forma Pauperis (Latin, Under plea of poverty)
Fortiter in Re (Latin)
Fortunate Islands