water-lily


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water-lily

symbol of innocence of heart; flower of July. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178; Kunz, 329]
See: Purity
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The white water-lily, Nymphaea lotus, is the National Flower of Egypt, and in ancient times symbolised Upper Egypt.
There he spent his time painting pictures of his garden and its water-lily pool at different times of day.
Monet Those water-lily T-shirts - usually worn by people who haven't heard of, let alone been to, the Tate Modern - are well past their sell-by date.
One water-lily in a pool gives us as much pleasure as half-an-acre of water-lilies in the lake at Chatsworth.
At Teapot Dome, Wolfe found water-lily and lotus leaves bearing distinctive irregular folds that he believes document the chilly aftermath of the impact.
Each color and flower has its own history and story," says Walter Pagels, the president of the newly formed Water-Lily Society.