Look on her now, my friends, and say if I did not well to win her--the Lily flower
, such as there is no other in the world, to be the joy of the People of the Axe and a wife to me.
Then it dawned on the Prince that he had been speaking to a good fairy, and putting the little bell carefully in his pocket, he rode home and told his father that he meant to set the daughter of the Flower
Queen free, and intended setting out on the following day into the wide world in search of the maid.
Several more brightly clad people met me in the doorway, and so we entered, I, dressed in dingy nineteenth-century garments, looking grotesque enough, garlanded with flowers
, and surrounded by an eddying mass of bright, soft-colored robes and shining white limbs, in a melodious whirl of laughter and laughing speech.
Leisure and pleasure drift along, Beggar and marquis join the throng, And care, humility, rank, and pride In the sight of the flowers
are laid aside.
What would the green earth be without its lovely flowers
, and what a lonely home for us
After that they went through the whole garden again, flower
, as if it were a long sentence they were spelling out, with kisses for commas, and a great hug by way of a full-stop when they got to the end.
Nothing could exceed the intentness with which this scientific gardener examined every shrub which grew in his path: it seemed as if he was looking into their inmost nature, making observations in regard to their creative essence, and discovering why one leaf grew in this shape and another in that, and wherefore such and such flowers
differed among themselves in hue and perfume.
Clytia - The Chrysanthemum Peruvianum, or, to employ a better-known term, the turnsol - which continually turns towards the sun, covers itself, like Peru, the country from which it comes, with dewy clouds which cool and refresh its flowers
during the most violent heat of the day.
I like also little heaps, in the nature of mole-hills (such as are in wild heaths), to be set, some with wild thyme; some with pinks; some with germander, that gives a good flower
to the eye; some with periwinkle; some with violets; some with strawberries; some with cowslips; some with daisies; some with red roses; some with lilium convallium; some with sweet-williams red; some with bear's-foot: and the like low flowers
, being withal sweet and sightly.
They walked along listening to the singing of the brightly colored birds and looking at the lovely flowers
which now became so thick that the ground was carpeted with them.
I've a right to sell flowers
if I keep off the kerb.
The birds were flying about and twittering with delight, and the flowers
were looking up through the green grass and laughing.
They usually pretend to be flowers
, because the court sits in the Fairies' Basin, and there are so many flowers
there, and all along the Baby Walk, that a flower
is the thing least likely to attract attention.
were mostly natural flowers
and grew in the regular way; but their host showed them one flower
bed which was his especial pride.
Immediately the flowers
were gathered, and in my hand.