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A common and long cultivated European herb from which most common garden pansies are derived.  Synonyms: Johnny-jump-up, love-in-idleness, pink of my John, Viola tricolor, wild pansy.
Violet of Pacific coast of North America having white petals tinged with yellow and deep violet.  Synonyms: two-eyed violet, Viola ocellata.
Common Old World viola with creamy often violet-tinged flowers.  Synonyms: field pansy, Viola arvensis.
The absence of mental stress or anxiety.  Synonyms: ataraxis, peace, peace of mind, peacefulness, repose, serenity.

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"Heartsease" Quotes from Famous Books

... winter was dreary enough. The glow was out of his heart; the glow was out of the world. The bleak, kindless wind was hissing through those pines that clothed the hill above Bodyfauld, and over the dead garden, where in the summer time the rose had looked down so lovingly on the heartsease. If he had stood once more at gloaming in that barley-stubble, not even the wail of Flodden-field would have found him there, but a keen sense of personal misery and hopeless cold. Was ...
— Robert Falconer • George MacDonald

... offered her a wild heartsease which she had found on one of the graves. Hadria, trembling and white, stooped instinctively to take the flower, and as she did so, the whole significance of the afternoon's revelation broke over her, ...
— The Daughters of Danaus • Mona Caird

Words linked to "Heartsease" :   quietness, tranquility, tranquillity, quietude, violet, viola

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