The southernwood had strong medicinal qualities, and was used to cure "vanityes of the head."
Phoebe turned away with a little toss of her head, and he turned, too, breaking a sprig of southernwood.
He could have a piece off the root, just as well as not; only she didn't s'pose he cared for such common doin's as southernwood.
The garden was fair in the morning, and there in the road he stood Beyond the crimson daisies and the bush of southernwood.
The Erba Bianca is a plant like southernwood, presenting a curious hoar-frosted appearance as its leaves are stirred by the wind.
southernwood bears a balmier breath than is ever borne by many blossoms, for it is sweet with the fragrance of memory.
John Trueman's cottage was a neat little place, standing in a garden, adorned with pinks and rosemary and southernwood.
Pliny did not disdain to counsel putting southernwood under the pillow to make one dream of a lover.
A sprig of southernwood in an unmarried girl's shoe would bring to her the sight of her husband-to-be before night.
Clothes were stored in a chest, sometimes with sweet-smelling herbs such as lavender, rosemary, and southernwood.