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  • Wayside Weeds and Garden Flowers
    Wayside Weeds and Garden Flowers
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wayside edge of a way or road or path "flowers along the wayside"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Wayside Of or pertaining to the wayside; as, wayside flowers. "A wayside inn."
    • n Wayside The side of the way; the edge or border of a road or path.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wayside The side of the way; the border or edge of the road or high-way.
    • wayside Of or pertaining to the wayside; growing, lying, situated, or found on, by, or near the side of the way: as, wayside flowers; a way-side spring.
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  • German Proverb
    German Proverb
    “Fair flowers are not left standing along the wayside long.”
  • Walter Benjamin
    “Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.”


Fall by the wayside - To fall by the wayside is to give up or fail before completion.


In literature:

We stopped for breakfast at a wayside pot-house sort of place; but, before feasting, we wanted to wash ourselves.
"Lands of the Slave and the Free" by Henry A. Murray
Wayside and Woodland Ferns.
"The Fern Lover's Companion" by George Henry Tilton
The railway penetrates a lonely stretch of country with one wayside "halt" on the way to Portesham (indifferently "Porsham" or "Posam").
"Wanderings in Wessex" by Edric Holmes
Then coming home, I stooped to pick the flowers which grew by the wayside in the waning light.
"Atlantic Monthly, Volume 6, No. 38, December, 1860" by Various
Concrete fireplaces, tables, benches and running water are provided at these wayside camping places.
"The School Book of Forestry" by Charles Lathrop Pack
The young man had answered the novelist truly, that it was a case of the blind beggar by the wayside.
"The Eyes of the World" by Harold Bell Wright
He will see it patiently waiting, with a slight curl of steam over the boiler, by the wayside inn while its attendants take their lunch.
"Hodge and His Masters" by Richard Jefferies
We drew near to the little wayside station where he was to catch a train.
"The Silent Isle" by Arthur Christopher Benson
Thus Max was conquered by a kiss at the wayside.
"Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy" by Charles Major
Some of it was good ground, but most of it seemed to have fallen by the wayside, and the tedium of it was eternal.
"Letters of Travel (1892-1913)" by Rudyard Kipling
They camped by the roadside cooking their meals; they stopped at wayside taverns.
"Vandemark's Folly" by Herbert Quick
Then, standing by the wayside, he watched his army pass.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
The church stands by the wayside, a little apart from the village.
"Somerset" by G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
And on their way back, they beheld a jackal yelling hideously on the wayside towards their left.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2" by Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
I asked for rest for it in the first wayside public-house I came to.
"A Reputed Changeling" by Charlotte M. Yonge
By night he slept in some wayside shelter, such as they build for travellers in that desolate country, or in the brush.
"Hero Tales of the Far North" by Jacob A. Riis
Grace hurried eagerly along the high road, looking at every turn for traces of any lowly wayside dwellings.
"Geordie's Tryst" by Mrs. Milne Rae
We're to stop at some wayside inn for dinner.
"The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware" by Annie Fellows Johnston
The great lamps of the car flashed brilliantly ahead, revealing the wind-beaten grasses by the wayside.
"Diane of the Green Van" by Leona Dalrymple
There is much fancy there, much observation too; here a portrait, there a gallant fair head, and the flowers by the wayside.
"Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa" by Edward Hutton

In poetry:

She had played, and needed
A little wayside rest;
Could she have found a better place
Than her dear Savior's breast?
"Excelsior. Rev. 21:11. 19:1" by Frank Barbour Coffin
So Agnes, with her golden beads,
And naught beside as dower,
Grew at the wayside with the weeds,
Herself a garden-flower.
"Agnes" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
"My songs have therefore the echo
Of the weary ones who lie
By the wayside, watching the columns
That are daily marching by."
"The House Of The Singing Birds" by Alexander Anderson
The first wild rose in wayside hedge,
This year I wandering see,
I pluck, and send it as a pledge,
My own Wild Rose, to Thee.
"A Wild Rose" by Alfred Austin
"What matter though we seek with pain
The garden of the gods in vain,
If lured thereby we climb to greet
Some wayside blossom Eden-sweet?
"The Seeking Of The Waterfall" by John Greenleaf Whittier
I saw her but once, and I looked in her eye,
And she knew that I worshipped in passing her by;
The saint of the wayside--she granted my prayer,
Though we spoke not a word, for her mother was there.
"The Girl Of Dunbwy" by Thomas Osborne Davis

In news:

This week Mio High School basketball standout Jay Smith's state scoring record fell by the wayside to Central Lake's Jasmine Hines.
Burns Malcolm Stringer, 87, of Peninsula, Ohio, formerly of Harrison County, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Wayside Farms in Peninsula, Ohio.
Yes its a Surfer in the white water at Rock Creek wayside on the Oregon Coast/ New yrs day 2012.
Shareholders left by the wayside.
Wayside Christian Mission volunteer seeking materials for writing workshops.
Wayside Theatre Chain of Checks Night.
'Sideways Stories from Wayside School' from Orlando Repertory Theatre.
Don't overlook this wayside while driving the dunes.
North Loop at Wayside reopens after big rig overturns.
Slide Show The Wayside Inn Historic Landmark.
Wayside Middle School Principal Wende.
Awarded contract for Wayside Commons.
The contract was awarded by UBS Realty Investors of Hartford, Conn. Wayside Commons is a 195,100-sq.-ft.
Wayside School (series) by Louis Sachar.
Despite pleas, missing SC boy falls by wayside.

In science:

In the absence of any serious example, the idea fell by the wayside.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
The results all supported GR, and most alternative theories of gravity fell by the wayside (for a popular review, see [144]).
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
The results all supported GR, and most alternative theories of gravity fell by the wayside (for a popular review, see [282]).
The Confrontation between General Relativity and Experiment
When I discussed it in 1990, I called it the best-fit Universe, and quoting Crick, I said that ΛCDM was certain to fall by the wayside .
Inflation: From Theory to Observation and Back
As a result of decades of uninterrupted success of particle physics in the last century there was little incentive to take up the unsolved conceptual problems which were left on the wayside; it is precisely this past success which makes a conceptual re-orientation at this late time difficult and time consuming.
The power of AQFT: the area law for entropy of localized quantum matter