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Primrose path   /prˈɪmrˌoʊz pæθ/   Listen
Primrose path

A life of ease and pleasure.

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"Primrose path" Quotes from Famous Books

... She felt sure that Diana was in love with Bellew, and feared that he had not told her the truth. On the other hand, he might honourably have done so, and Diana being the reckless scatterbrain she was, still chose to dally on the primrose path of danger. It was hard ...
— Blue Aloes - Stories of South Africa • Cynthia Stockley

... on the lake, in the gardens, in the billiard-room, playing propriety with admirable patience. But this could not last for ever. A man who has to win name and fortune and a home for his young wife cannot spend all his days in the primrose path. Fortunes and reputations are not made in dawdling beside a mountain stream, or watching the play of sunlight and shadow on a green hill-side; unless, indeed, one were a new Wordsworth, and even then fortune and renown are ...
— Phantom Fortune, A Novel • M. E. Braddon

Words linked to "Primrose path" :   path, way of life, way

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