She stared at a flower pattern on the wall.
She picked the flower up and poked it over her left ear.
The metal panels on top of the generator opened like a flower, automatically adjusting themselves to catch the most sun.
3, Flower viewed from the side.
She ripped the flower from her hair and slung it in the dust.
On the top of a pile of clothes lay a flower and note.
She lay the flower and note aside and lifted a dress from the package, blushing as she realized his estimation of her size was accurate.
After she dressed, she stood before the mirror with the flower in her hand.
In the middle of the circle was a large teardrop-shaped flower garden.
Why did you think I sent you the flower - and that dress?
It is also probable that the various forms of the angiospermous flower, with its many specialized mechanisms for pollination, may be the result of insect-visits, the flowers becoming adapted to certain kinds of insects, and the insects having undergone corresponding modification.
Sarah talked endlessly about her flower garden, the weather and anything else that came to her mind.
He glanced at the flower over her ear.
She looked again at the flower, puzzled.
She worked her way toward a little yellow flower and leaned down to examine it.
With a trembling hand, she lifted the flower and tucked it behind her right ear.
A tiny yellow flower peeped from under the log and she leaned down to examine it.
2) and the generally strong and large canines, as well as by the From Flower, Quart.
- Flower of Veronica.
She concentrated hard on another wilted flower, bringing it back to full bloom.
It grew to her height as she watched and then bloomed into an orange-pink flower the size of her head, shriveled and died, and returned.
The flower box outside the upstairs window?
Beautiful flower, you have taught me to see a little way into the hidden heart of things.
In diameter, and bear in the axil a solitary, stalked, white flower, about the size and shape of the garden anemone, with six or more petals and twice as many hypogynous stamens.
Its colors rippled and changed before the flower bent and delicate wings spread apart, revealing a creature that was surely a fairy.
She felt like a flower next to a tree and stared, hoping Elise didn't take his offer seriously.
Her chamber smelled of jasmine, her scrubbed body of flower musk.
Another who " got the seed " and " grew the flower " was Herbert Spencer.
Such are the thick-headed shrikes (Pachycephalidae), the caterpillar-eaters (Campephagidae), the flower-peckers (Dicaeidae), and the swallow-flycatchers (Artamidae).
The only bait he could find was a bright red blossom from a flower; but he knew fishes are easy to fool if anything bright attracts their attention, so he decided to try the blossom.
If I hand her a flower, and say, "Give it to mamma," she takes it to her mother.
At this Natasha dashed swiftly among the flower tubs and hid there.
Jennifer wanted to know the names of each flower and Cynthia was able to respond to most of her questions.
The term Cryptogam is archaic, implying a hidden method of reproduction as compared with the obvious method represented by the flower of the Phanerogam; with the aid of a good microscope it is, however, easier to follow the process of fertilization.
He observed that the appendicular organs, as he called the leaves, are developed in the same way, whether they be foliageleaves, or parts of the flower, and stated his conclusions thus:
Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at a little round table, while a sweet-voiced teacher suggests that he build a stone wall with his wooden blocks, or make a rainbow out of strips of coloured paper, or plant straw trees in bead flower-pots.
Do come, dear countess, and give me this flower as a pledge!
A botanist notices that the bee flying with the pollen of a male flower to a pistil fertilizes the latter, and sees in this the purpose of the bee's existence.
The single flower still stood in the fountain, and she crossed to it.
So intent was she on finding the flower, that the crackling of the brush didn't immediately register a warning.
The functional teeth are reduced to one From Flower, Quart.
Flower in the 9th edition of this work.
From the rough comparison of the skeleton of a bird with that of a man by Pierre Delon, in the 16th century (to go no further back), down to the theory of the limbs and the theory of the skull at the present day; or, from the first demonstration of the homologies of the parts of a flower by C. F.
Flower, "Batrachians of the Malay Peninsula and Siam," P.Z.S., 1899, p. 885; H.
The seed is set free from the parent plant and serves as the means of dissemination.
These bodies, known technically as chioroplaIts, are found embedded in the protoplasm of the cells of the mesophyll of foliage leaves, of certain of the cells of some of the leaves of the flower, and of the cortex of the young twigs and petioles.
Such are the crowberry (Empetrum nigrum), Trientalis europaea, Rubus saxatilis and the globe-flower (Trollius europaeus).
Mr. Chamberlin initiated me into the mysteries of tree and wild-flower, until with the little ear of love I heard the flow of sap in the oak, and saw the sun glint from leaf to leaf.
They live a gay life, flitting from flower to flower, sipping the drops of honeydew, without a thought for the morrow.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
They grew also behind my house, and one large tree, which almost overshadowed it, was, when in flower, a bouquet which scented the whole neighborhood, but the squirrels and the jays got most of its fruit; the last coming in flocks early in the morning and picking the nuts out of the burs before they fell, I relinquished these trees to them and visited the more distant woods composed wholly of chestnut.
Flower of the Austrian army, hero of the Turkish wars Hostilities are ended, we can shake one another's hand....
Princess Mary ran out to the porch, down the flower-bordered path, and into the avenue.
She is a sterile flower, you know--like some strawberry blossoms.
"I don't believe in picking every flower I find in the woods," she said with feigned disdain.
A second flower blossomed and remained.
The flower moved as if caught in a breeze, not an earthquake.
The ovary consists of numerous carpels united together and free, or more or less embedded in the top of the flower-stalk.
2, Flower viewed from above.
It should be added that Professor Elliot Smith has pointed out a certain peculiarity in its commissures whereby the brain of the diprotodonts differs markedly from that of the polyprotodonts From Flower, Quart.
Science (1893); Tenison-Woods, The Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales (Sydney, 1883); Ogilvy, Catalogue of Australian Mammals (Sydney, 1892); Aflalo, Natural History of Australia (London, 1896); Flower and Lydekker, Mammals, Living and Extinct (London, 1891); J.
Monoecious, and bearing their male flowers in catkins, they are readily distinguished from the rest of the catkin-bearing trees by their peculiar fruit, an acorn or nut, enclosed at the base in a woody cup, formed by the consolidation of numerous involucral bracts developed beneath the fertile flower, simultaneously with a cup-like expansion of the thalamus, to which the bracteal scales are more or less adherent.
The tendrils of a vetch and of a cucumber are analogous, and also homologous because they both belong to the category leaf; but they are only analogous to the tendrils of the vine and of the passion-flower, which belong to the category stem.
The ovule develops into the seed; and the gynaeceum and even more remote parts of the flower, develop into the fruit.
Arctic plants make their brief growth and flower at a temperature little above freezing-point, and are dependent for their heat on the direct rays of the sun.
The young corm, at first about the diameter of the flower-stalk, grows continuously, till in the following July it attains the size of a small apricot.
It frequently happens that the perfume of a flower or the flavour of a fruit recalls to her mind some happy event in home life, or a delightful birthday party.
I want the flower and fruit of a man; that some fragrance be wafted over from him to me, and some ripeness flavor our intercourse.
A bee settling on a flower has stung a child.
A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers.
A bird built a nest in the flower box and it has little baby birds!
David was knee deep in a can't-put-down-able James Lee Burke mystery, while Cynthia plodded through her zillion-page saga, a real flower-presser in Dean's mind.
Alluring brooks of crystal water flowed sparkling between their flower-strewn banks, while scattered over the valley were dozens of the quaintest and most picturesque cottages our travelers had ever beheld.
From the window a flower box was visible, overgrown with weeds.
The sepals are generally organs for the protection of the flower-bud; the petals, for attracting insects by their conspicuous form and color; the foliage-leaves, for the assimilation of carbon dioxide and other associated functions.
How about modifying a flower to produce insulin?
In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke the tender limbs.