“To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.”
-Jane Austen (1775-1817)
I’ve never seen the word “verdure” before, but I’m assuming nature has something to do with it, so I looked it up at dictionary.com.
[vur-jer] Spell Syllables
Examples Word Origin
greenness, especially of fresh, flourishing vegetation.
green vegetation, especially grass or herbage.
freshness in general; flourishing condition; vigor.
I could imagine three very different scenarios based upon these definitions.
Makes me like Jane even more.
The end of summer is near. Go find your verdure.