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rosebud

the bud of a rose
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"Jonas sent me some dear pink rosebuds for the evening -- but -- he isn't coming himself.
But he preserved his easy attitude; and nothing more solid went over the stone balustrades than the accumulated rosebuds now floating about, a little surface-island.
'Thank you,' said Tom, shaking his head dismally, and chewing rosebuds. 'I wish I had known you sooner, Mr.
The Nuns' House is never in such a state of flutter as when this allotted husband calls to see little Rosebud. (It is unanimously understood by the young ladies that he is lawfully entitled to this privilege, and that if Miss Twinkleton disputed it, she would be instantly taken up and transported.) When his ring at the gate- bell is expected, or takes place, every young lady who can, under any pretence, look out of window, looks out of window; while every young lady who is 'practising,' practises out of time; and the French class becomes so demoralised that the mark goes round as briskly as the bottle at a convivial party in the last century.
'One other thing you must do, Eddy, to oblige me,' says Rosebud.
At the gate, the street being within sight empty, Edwin bends down his face to Rosebud's.
"And yet you flush up as red as a rosebud! Come--it's all right.
Her mouth was not of the rosebud type she saw in the magazines.
The fragrance of her rich and delightful character still lingered about the place where she had lived, as a dried rosebud scents the drawer where it has withered and perished.
"Rosebud, if a Cowslip opens three leaves in one day and four the next, how many rosy leaves will there be when the whole flower has bloomed?"
"With the popularity of Pinterest and HGTV, DIY continues to be a decorating trend," says Toombs, who is the owner of Polka Dots & Rosebuds Interiors.
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