Laurels


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Laurels

 

a sign or symbol of victory and triumph, derived from the ancient Greek and Roman custom of crowning victors with a laurel wreath. Figuratively, “laurels” means success, glory, or triumph.

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Laurel, for his part, expressed his excitement over the project.
I have known some of the Laurel family members for many decades now and music certainly glues the family together-whether in the happiest or the saddest of times.
The Laurels were once prominent in politics; how are things now politically?
"Through Erin's blog and social media, she has documented our lives, our homes, and what we love about living in Laurel. We, along with fellow downtown cheerleaders, have told Laurels story to anyone that would listen.
Last year the Board reacted to pressure to move the Laurels to a pre-Derby time slot.
Driving down a country lane last week I noticed that a big cherry laurel was arching over the road full of upright spurs dressed in creamy flowers.
As mentioned, this is not a true laurel. The true laurel is from the species Laurus nobilis of the Family Lauraceae, which grows near the Mediterranean Sea.
Bumblebees perform most of the pollination of the mountain laurel. Their chunky bodies land heavily enough to release pollen-bearing stamens from a groove in the flower.
Professor Haar dissects New Jersey's famous Mount Laurel cases,(1) finding in them not only a compelling demonstration of judicial success in the arduous task of law reform, but confirmation that courts can be better than legislatures at such a task.
Her analysis draws together a vast array of passages exemplifying the laurel topos, often from disparate parts of the collection, juxtaposing poems that are early and late.
Suddenly the Laurels got a Spring/ Summer slot instead of its usual post-Irish Derby position, and now the double bid looks very much on the agenda.
SAN PEDRO -- The wild tree atop a hill overlooking the bustling town of San Pedro, as well as Laguna de Bay had always fascinated the late Salvador "Doy" Laurel as he traveled the highway.