So that will be twenty quid's worth of white dittany
to go with the M&S meal deal, then.
'Dance All Night' is one of several Southern square-dance standards, but polkas like 'Dittany
Tea', 'Pond Creek Polka, and 'Stonewall Jackson' (named after the Confederate general) which Cooper acquired in Ohio - 'down here in Kentucky, you can slip one in on them if you don't tell them that it's a polka - give a distinctively local flavour.
"A flower," he replied and the professor asked, "What type?" Gary supplied the proper name, dittany
, for the poeticized one, which displeased the professor, who afterward explained that the Rutaceae known as fraxinella was, in fact, what Keats had had in mind, a flower that in hot weather emitted a flammable vapor and in classical mythology was reputed to expel arrows from the body.
Fifty-year-old bonsai trees--pine, maple, and hawthorn--dot the small (24-foot-wide by 28-foot-long) garden; below them grow are low-growing shrubs and ground covers, such as azaleas, dittany
of Crete, ferns, and junipers.