I trust there is nothing wrong with that most estimable lady, Mrs. pimpernel?
Might it not be himself, instead of the poor mother, who was accountable for the pimpernel?
Suddenly she thought that possibly between pimpernel Schley and herself there were resemblances unconnected with colouring.
The blossoms of the Poppy have four petals, those of the pimpernel have five.
She did not go so far as that; for she had a firm faith in pimpernel's cuteness and was aware that she would be found out.
She and pimpernel Schley were very silent members of the party.
Primulace, to which belongs the pimpernel, the 'poor man's weather-glass'.
pimpernel's found that out and gone in for the savage state.
Indeed, Mrs. pimpernel, wonderful are the decrees of heaven!
"She hates you, pimpernel," said Mrs. Wolfstein to her friend.
c.1400, from Old French pimprenelle, earlier piprenelle (12c.) and directly from Medieval Latin pipinella name of a medicinal plant. This is perhaps from *piperinus "pepper-like" (so called because its fruits resemble peppercorns), a derivative of Latin piper "pepper" (see pepper (n.)); or else it is a corruption of bipinnella, from bipennis "two-winged." The Scarlet Pimpernel was the code name of the hero in an adventure novel of that name published 1905.