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Woodbine

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The honeysuckle or beewort; or perhaps the convolvulus.

“Where the bee

Strays-diligent, and with extracted balm

Of fragrant woodbine loads his little thigh.”


Phillips.

Shakespeare says—


“So doth the woodbine the sweet honeysuckle

Gently entwist.”


Midsummer Night’s Dream, iv. 1.

Gone where the woodbine twineth. To the pawnbroker’s, up the spout, where, in Quebec, “on cottage walls the woodbine may be seen twining.” (A correspondent of Quebec supplied this.)

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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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