Abash- case to feel embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
Alternating- occur in turn repeatedly
Brier- rosebushes or prickly plants
Cast- cause to appear on the surface
Cowslip- flowering plant
Derive- obtain something from
Dewdrops- water drops on the leaf of the plant
Earthy- direct and uninhibited; hearty
Extremity- the furthest point or limit of something
Fray- unravel or become worn at the edge
Idylls- short poem, descriptive of rustic life
Lance- a weapon or spear designed to be used by a mounted warrior
Lays- put down carefully
Pensioners- a person who collects pension, most commonly because of a retirement from the workforce.
Rhyming- have or end with a sound that corresponds to each another.