Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Forget-me-nots of the Angels.

 Forfar.Forgive, blest Shade. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Forget-me-nots of the Angels.
The stars are so called by Longfellow. The similitude between a little light-blue flower and the yellow stars is very remote. Stars are more like buttercups than forget-me-nots.   1
“Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,
Blossom the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.”

 Forfar.Forgive, blest Shade. 


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