(2) Thomas Percy in Reliques of Ancient English Poetry (1765) identified this snatch of song with lines in the Child ballad 'Fair Margaret and Sweet William
' (Child 74).
The Duchess' bouquet holds significance for the Royal family, and comprised lily-of-the-valley, sweet William
Kate's bridal flowers contain a touching tribute to her groom - her bouquet includes sweet William
" Also on her list of flowers, which are created using sugar paste, is the aptly named Sweet William
, for perfection and gallantry.
Woods is the largest forest patch covering 59.7 ha.
or the Butcher?; the Duke of Cumberland and the '45.
from Capel gives the time-honored patterning a modern edge.
Last summer, I decided to plant dianthus, also known as Sweet William
. I bought seedlings in the annual section of our local garden center.
Children think it's a scream to eat flowers and there are many choices--calendula, dianthus (sweet William
), hyacinth beans, bee balm, nasturtium, scarlet runner beans, stock, violas, and pansies.
Annuals and perennials: Bacopa, catmint, Erysimum 'Bowles Mauve', true geraniums (Geranium species), hellebores, Iceland poppy, lobelia, narcissus, Shasta daisy, sweet William
DIED: Billy Edgar, 57, a pioneering gay actor who went by the name Sweet William
in the 1970s, of an apparent suicide, June 24.
Alyssum, Canterbury Bell, Cornflower, Gypsophila, Indian Pink, Larkspur, Love in a Mist, Nasturtium, Pansy, Poppy, Pot Marigold and Sweet William