The ribbon is scarlet with two white stripes.
At the age of twenty-six months scarlet fever left her without sight or hearing.
Then she told me that she had a beautiful story about a little boy which she was sure I should like better than "The Scarlet Letter."
One day my teacher found me in a corner of the library poring over the pages of "The Scarlet Letter."
Among these are several beautiful species such as the Japanese Geronticus nippon, the Lophotibis cristata of Madagascar, and the scarlet ibis, 5 Eudocimus ruber, of America.
Chiloense and its varieties grandiflorum and miniatum, 2 ft., with brilliant scarlet flowers; G.
Gladys Turnbull, wrapped in a scarlet robe, stuck her head in the room.
At the coronation of George III., one of the king's grooms appeared "in a scarlet dress, holding a perfuming pan, burning perfumes, as at previous coronations."
Papaver Rhoeas flore-pleno: hardy, 2 ft., scarlet and other colours; showy.
Already, by the first of September, I had seen two or three small maples turned scarlet across the pond, beneath where the white stems of three aspens diverged, at the point of a promontory, next the water.
She glanced down at her wrinkled nightclothes and felt a scarlet wave surge up her neck.
All her invitations without exception, written in French, and delivered by a scarlet-liveried footman that morning, ran as follows:
His face turned scarlet and he looked away, running a hand through his hair.
The corolla is tubular with a spreading limb, and varies widely in colour, being white, yellow, orange, crimson, scarlet, blue or purple.
On the 16th of December 1653 Cromwell was installed in his new Office, dressed as a civilian in a plain black coat instead of in scarlet as a general, in order 1 C. H.
In the plains below, the swards are gay with the scarlet and white verbena and other brilliant wild flowers.
They include, however, the snipe and military starling, which on account of its scarlet breast is locally known as the robin.
Masderallia is common in cultivation and has often brilliant scarlet, crimson or orange flowers.
Holmes' Poet and Autocrat, and Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter, as pictures of Boston life at various periods since early colonial days.
VERMILION, a scarlet pigment composed of mercuric sulphide, HgS.
Cotton of excellent quality is grown in the neighbourhood, and the place is celebrated for its scarlet dyes.
In height and include the knob-thorn, water-boom, kafir-boom (with brilliant scarlet flowers), the Cape chestnut and milkwoods (Mimusops).
It has dull pink flowers, succeeded by seed vessels, each of which is crowned by two scarlet-coloured leafy lobes.
Aloes are common; in part of the midland zone they form when in bloom with abundance of orange and scarlet flowers a most picturesque sight.
The trabea, which in historical times was worn by the consuls when opening the temple of Janus, by the equites at their yearly inspection and on some other occasions, and by the Salii at their ritual dances, and had (according to tradition) formed the original costume of the augurs and flamens (who afterwards adopted the toga praetexta), was apparently a toga smaller in size than the ordinary civil dress, decorated with scarlet stripes (trabes).
The manakins are nearly all birds of gay appearance, generally exhibiting rich tints of blue, crimson, scarlet, orange or yellow in combination with chestnut, deep black, black and white, or olive green; and among their most obvious characteristics are their short bill and feeble feet, of which the outer toe is united to the middle toe for a good part of its length.
When barely two years old she was deprived of sight, smell and hearing, by an attack of scarlet fever.
The small flowers are densely crowded on thick fleshy spikes, which are associated with, and often more or less enveloped by, a large leaf (bract), the so-called spathe, which, as in cuckoo-pint, where it is green in colour, Richardia, where it is white, creamy or yellow, Anthurium, where it is a brilliant scarlet, is often the most striking feature of the plant.
The fruit is a berry - the scarlet berries of the cuckoo-pint are familiar objects in the hedges in late summer.
Though part of the plumage in many sun-birds gleams with metallic lustre, they owe much of their beauty to feathers which are not lustrous, though almost as vivid,' and the most wonderful combination of the brightest colours - scarlet, purple, blue, green and yellow - is often seen in one and the same bird.
The Lombard sect went farther in (3) and (4), holding that no one in mortal sin could consecrate the sacrament, and that the Roman Church was the scarlet woman of the Apocalypse, whose precepts ought not to be obeyed, especially those appointing fast-days.
Hedysarum coronarium (French Honeysuckle): hardy, 2 to 3 ft., scarlet or white; fragrant.
Truncata (californica), scarlet and yellow; A.
Nudicaule, 2 ft., orange-scarlet, very showy, is best treated as a biennial, its brilliant flowers being produced freely in the second year from the seed.
Jamesoni, with large scarlet marguerite-like flowers, and G.
Coccineum, 6 to 12 in., scarlet, and G.
6lb 3 lb 3 lb Nicotiana Sanderae: half-hardy, 2 to 3 ft., white, crimson, scarlet, &c.
The double poinsettia, again, owes its so-called double condition merely to the increased number of its scarlet involucral leaves, which are not parts of the flower at all.
The species are smaller in size, and nearly all are banded on the belly, which is generally yellow, with black and scarlet, while except in two the throat of the males at least is black.
Inferior to this is " cudbear," derived from Lecanora tartarea, which was formerly very extensively employed by the peasantry of north Europe for giving a scarlet or purple colour to woollen cloths.
The officers of the order are the dean (the dean of Westminster), Bath King of Arms, the registrar, and the usher of the Scarlet Rod.
The ribbon of the first order is deep red with white edging, of the second scarlet with white central stripe.