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For French women thus named, use Margaret.


see daisydaisy
[O.E.,=day's eye], name for several common wildflowers of the family Asteraceae (aster family). The daisy of literature, the true daisy, is Bellis perennis, called in the United States English daisy.
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borne to heaven by angels. [Fr. Opera: Faust, Westerman, 183–185]


1. a cultivated garden plant, Chrysanthemum frutescens, whose flower heads have white or pale yellow rays around a yellow disc: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. any of various related plants with daisy-like flowers, esp C. leucanthemum
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In lieu of flowers, donations in Marguerites memory may be made to the American Heart Assoc.
A plant worth combining with wallflowers, Marguerites and heliotropes is the strawflower (Helichrysum bracteatum).
Wallflowers have a modest stature of about 2 feet and combine well with other brightly flowered perennials such as Marguerite daisies and the deep-purple flowered, nearly black-leafed and pleasantly scented heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens 'Black Beauty').
Marguerites hope for religious reform was shattered, one of the great disappointments of her life.
Probably the most prominent of the daisies in nurseries right now are white, yellow, and pink marguerites on plants up to 4 feet across.
Others should be placed according to the variety you choose: short marigolds need to be up front, while mums or marguerites and dusty millers grow to a medium height, and yellow daisies and sunflower plants are the giants.
These plays have never been edited separately, although they were printed in 1547 with the Marguerites, and have been re-printed frequently afterwards with that collection.
SHASTA DAISIES, dusty millers, marguerites and pompons have distinctively different looks - but when it comes to their family heritage, 'mum's the word.
Its printing industry was flourishing and just a few years before the 1555 publication of the Euvres, several works by women - Pernette du Guillet's Rymes (1545), Marguerite de Navarre's Marguerites de la Marguerite des Princesses (1547) - had appeared from the press of the illustrious Jean de Tournes.
2) This latter notion might have had considerable personal resonance for either of the Marguerites, since both saw their brothers become kings of France but never ruled themselves.
68 See Festugiere, 82-85, for Jean de la Haye, whose dates are unknown; he was "valet de chambre" of Marguerite de Navarre and editor of her Marguerites de la Marguerite des Princesses, Lyon, 1547.
From "Narrations": Gabriel-Andre Perouse, master historian of the French nouvelle, profits from a recent critical edition of Nicolas Denisot's 1558 L'Amant ressuscite de la mort d'amour, to offer thoughtful Christian exegesis of this under-appreciated contemporary of, and in many ways companion piece to, Marguerite de Navarre's much better known Heptameron.