A vast and enthusiastic audience thronged, with joyous clatter, through narrow rues Mazarine and Dauphine, coming from the river.
What the eye views not, the heart craves not, as well as rues not.
The enemy advance had continued with remarkable rapidity towards rues Vertes and Marcoing.
The above Goat's-rues are of the simplest culture; they will do in any soil, but if they are liberally treated they will repay it.
This conflagration forced us to leave the barricades of the rues de Flandre and Riquet.
The scene took place in front of a house which was being pulled down at the corner of the rues Duphot and Saint-Honore.
Along one narrow rue—all streets are rues and all rues are narrow here—were many brilliant lights.
As you wander along its rues and ways you feel that, somehow or other, the days of its importance and its power are forever gone.
Flusht at the sight the pirates seize the spoil, And ravaged Colchis rues the insidious toil.
"feel regret," Old English hreowan "make sorry, distress, grieve" (class II strong verb; past tense hreaw, past participle hrowen), from Proto-Germanic *khrewanan (cf. Old Frisian riowa, Middle Dutch rouwen, Old Dutch hrewan, German reuen "to sadden, cause repentance"); in part, blended with Old English weak verb hreowian "feel pain or sorrow," and perhaps influenced by Old Norse hryggja "make sad," both from Proto-Germanic *khruwjanan, all from PIE root *kreue- (2) "to push, strike" (see anacrusis). Related: Rued; ruing.
perennial evergreen shrub, late 14c., from Old French rue (13c.), earlier rude, from Latin ruta "rue," probably from Greek rhyte, of uncertain etymology, originally a Peloponnesian word. The bitter taste of its leaves led to many punning allusions to rue (n.2.).
"sorrow, repentance," Old English hreow "grief, repentance, sorrow, regret, penitence," common Germanic (cf. Frisian rou, Middle Dutch rou, Dutch rouw, Old High German (h)riuwa, German reue), related to the root of rue (v.).
French for "street," from Vulgar Latin *ruga (cf. Old Italian ruga), properly "a furrow," then in Medieval Latin "a path, street" (see rough (adj.)).
a garden herb (Ruta graveolens) which the Pharisees were careful to tithe (Luke 11:42), neglecting weightier matters. It is omitted in the parallel passage of Matt. 23:23. There are several species growing wild in Palestine. It is used for medicinal and culinary purposes. It has a powerful scent, and is a stimulant. (See MINT.)