Origin of eyebright
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Eyebright could not remember any time in her life when her mother was not ill.
Eyebright paused, and bit into her apple with an absorbed expression.
"I should have thought so," said Bessie Mather, who was cuddled in the hay close to Eyebright.
"I'll tell the first," said Eyebright, always ready to take the lead.
Eyebright sat on the door-steps and watched him ride down the street.
- any scrophulariaceous annual plant of the genus Euphrasia, esp E. nemorosa, having small white-and-purple two-lipped flowers: formerly used in the treatment of eye disordersAlso called: euphrasy
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