Green

Green is the color of emeralds, jade, and growing grass. In the continuum of colors of visible light it is located between yellow and blue. Green is the color most commonly associated with nature and the environmental movement, Islam, spring, hope and envy.

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Famous quotes containing the word green:

    O Paddy dear, an’ did ye hear the news that’s goin’ round?
    The shamrock is by law forbid to grow on Irish ground!
    No more Saint Patrick’s Day we’ll keep, his colour can’t be seen,
    For there’s a cruel law agin the wearin’ o’ the Green!
    —Unknown. The Wearing of the Green (l. 37–40)

    The birch begins to crack its outer sheath
    Of baby green and show the white beneath....
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    But bear in mind your lover’s wage
    Is what your looking-glass can show,
    And that he will turn green with rage
    At all that is not pictured there.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)