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Wisteria   Listen
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Wisteria  n.  Same as Wistaria.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Wisteria" Quotes from Famous Books



... floors, and the judicious hanging of fine engravings and etchings in his possession, to impart quite a new and pleasant aspect to the banale maison bourgeoise. Gradually I became reconciled to it, on account of its greater convenience, and I even came to like it when the vines and wisteria and golden nasturtiums hid the ugly bare walls, and the fragrance of mignonette and roses and petunias was wafted into the rooms looking over the garden, and that of wild thyme and honeysuckle into those which looked over the fields; when the ...
— Philip Gilbert Hamerton • Philip Gilbert Hamerton et al

... the fitful moonlight and the flashing of four dark lanterns. The place had evidently been once a most noble palace. Opposite rose the oldest portion, a three-story wall of the time of Francis I., with a great wisteria vine covering half. The wings on either side were more modern, seventeenth century, and ugly, while towards the street was nothing but ...
— Black Spirits and White - A Book of Ghost Stories • Ralph Adams Cram

... cottage covered with a large wisteria, and built almost in the middle of the great fruit and vegetable garden, while between it and the great yew hedge lay the range ...
— Brownsmith's Boy - A Romance in a Garden • George Manville Fenn

... afternoon, as she and Laura were fighting with a refractory branch of wisteria which had been torn down by the wind, and refused to return to its place, Guy, who had been with his tutor, came in from the stable-yard, reduced the trailing bough to obedience, and then joined them in their ...
— The Heir of Redclyffe • Charlotte M. Yonge



Words linked to "Wisteria" :   genus Wisteria, American wistaria, silky wisteria, American wisteria, Wisteria floribunda, scarlet wisteria tree, Chinese wistaria, vine, wistaria, Wisteria frutescens



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