He brought the flowers
himself, and I should have asked him in, if I had been sure what was going on upstairs.
All the mystery and witchery of the night seemed to have gathered there amid the perfumes and the dusky and tortuous outlines of flowers
It was at this time, a year before, that young Spear picked the spring flowers
to take to his mother.
It is not fitting, sister," she said, "that my hand, stained with toil, should defile yours, fresh with the scent of flowers
Her dress was woven out of the most lovely flowers
in the world, and her complexion was like lilies and roses.
Then came one laughing towards me, carrying a chain of beautiful flowers
altogether new to me, and put it about my neck.
There is the pool, the flowers
as of old, There the hibiscus at the gates of gold, And there the willows round the palace rise.
Our good Queen is ever striving to keep the dear flowers
from the power of the cruel Frost-King; many ways she tried, but all have failed.
When he had satisfied himself that the flowers
were in tune, he seated himself on the dead mouse (he never seemed really comfortable anywhere else), and, looking up at me with a merry twinkle in his eyes, he began.
Oftentimes you may see the signor doctor at work, and perchance the signora, his daughter, too, gathering the strange flowers
that grow in the garden.
nothing earthly save the thrill Of melody in woodland rill - Or (music of the passion-hearted) Joy's voice so peacefully departed That like the murmur in the shell, Its echo dwelleth and will dwell - Oh, nothing of the dross of ours - Yet all the beauty - all the flowers
That list our Love, and deck our bowers - Adorn yon world afar, afar - The wandering star.
And because the breath of flowers
is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight, than to know what be the flowers
and plants that do best perfume the air.