honeysuckle

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honeysuckle

Chinese medicine
An ornamental plant, the flowers of which are used for treating abscesses, bacterial infections, colds, conjunctivitis, inflammation and urinary burning; some data suggest that honeysuckle may be antibacterial and reduce cholesterol.

honeysuckle

see lambertiaformosa.
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The Wild Honey Suckle (1786) and <IR> THE INDIAN BURYING GROUND </IR> (1788) break bravely from formalized poetic tradition to forecast, twelve years before Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads, the renaissance of wonder that characterized the Romantic movement.
His poems on nature and on the Indian, considered precursors of the romantic movement in America, include: " The Wild Honey Suckle " (1786), "The Indian Burying Ground " (1788), and " On a Honey - Bee Drinking from a Glass of Wine " (1809).
Waller had major success with eternal songs like Your Feet's Too Big, Honey Suckle Rose, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter and, perhaps most famously, Ain't Misbehavin'.