Then, again, the sweet violet was used for the flavouring of wine—the "vinum violatum."
Yet how she loved that rose, but not more than the sweet violet of our England that had no such thorns.
Our own sweet violet should be abundantly naturalised wherever it does not occur in a wild state.
May I not press a kiss upon the sweet violet, because the scent of the queenly rose is precious to me?
Similar remarks may be applied to our two common plants, the sweet violet (Viola odorata) and the dog violet (Viola canina).
The caterpillar, which feeds upon dog-violet, and also the sweet violet, is figured on Plate 53.