The jalap plant has slender herbaceous twining stems, with alternately placed heart-shaped pointed leaves and salver-shaped deep purplish-pink flowers.
Kwaksalver), in which form it is common in the 17th century, "salver" meaning "healer," while "quack" (Du.
Count Ilya, again thrusting his way through the crowd, went out of the drawing room and reappeared a minute later with another committeeman, carrying a large silver salver which he presented to Prince Bagration.
On the salver lay some verses composed and printed in the hero's honor.
Bagration, on seeing the salver, glanced around in dismay, as though seeking help.
Kutuzov raised his head and looked for a long while into the eyes of Count Tolstoy, who stood before him holding a silver salver on which lay a small object.