And in the kitchen-garden at Castlewood no rampion would she allow while she lived.
The rampion is a biennial plant, indigenous to the south of Europe, and occasionally found in a wild state in England.
Rather than lose my wife I will get some rampion, cost what it will.
This went on for days, and as she knew she could not get the rampion, she pined away, and grew pale and miserable.
Hence, in ancient dream-books, a dream in which the rampion is seen is interpreted as a sure sign of an impending quarrel.
rampion, phyteuma spicata, was formerly used in like manner.
My wife saw your rampion from the window, and felt such a longing for it that she would have died if she had not got some to eat.'
rampion, ram′pi-on, n. a perennial plant with esculent root.