PURE LOVE. Florists designate two principal divisions of these flowers, Pinks and Carnations. Spenser, who was remarkable for his care in retaining the old manner of spelling, calls these flowers coronations:
Bring hether the pinke and purple cullambine,
- With gelliflowres;
Bring coronations and sops in wine,
- Worn of paramours.
- The Language of Flowers