When conferred for service in war the cross rests on a green laurel wreath.
We always returned to the cottage with armfuls of laurel, goldenrod, ferns and gorgeous swamp-flowers such as grow only in the South.
Wild ginger, elder and sumach are common, and in the mountain areas, rhododendrons, mountain laurel and azaleas.
Laurel, rhododendron, and whortleberry are common shrubs in the mountain districts, and sumac, hazel, sassafras and elder are quite widely distributed elsewhere.
Many other forms of crown were used by the Romans, as the conqueror's triumphal crown of laurel, the myrtle crown, and the convivial, bridal, funeral and other crowns.
Evergreens predominate in the south, where grow subtropical plants such as the myrtle, arbutus, laurel, holm-oak, olive and fig; varieties of the same kind are also found on the Atlantic coast (as far north as the Cotentin), where the humidity and mildness of the climate favor their growth.
olibanum of Java), corrupted in the parlance of Europe into benjamin and benzoin; camphor, produced by Cinnamomum Camphora, the "camphor laurel" of China and Japan, and by Dryobalanops aromatica, a native of the Indian Archipelago, and widely used as incense throughout the East, particularly in China; elemi, the resin of an unknown tree of the Philippine Islands, the elemi of old writers being the resin of Boswellia Frereana; gumdragon or dragon's blood, obtained from Calamus Draco, one of the ratan palms of the Indian Archipelago, Dracaena Draco, a liliaceous plant of the Canary Island, and Pterocarpus Draco, a leguminous tree of the island of Socotra; rose-malloes, a corruption of the Javanese rasamala, or liquid storax, the resinous exudation of Liquidambar Altingia, a native of the Indian Archipelago (an American Liquidambar also produces a rose-malloes-like exudation); star anise, the starlike fruit of the Illicum anisatum of Yunan and south-western China, burnt as incense in the temples of Japan; sweet flag, the root of Acorus Calamus, the bath of the Hindus, much used for incense in India.
Among indigenous fruit-bearing trees, shrubs and vines the state has the bird cherry, black cherry, blueberry, cranberry, raspberry, blackberry, gooseberry, strawberry, grape and black currant; and conspicuous among a very great variety of shrubs and flowering plants are the rose, dogwood, laurel, sumac, holly, winterberry, trilliums, anemones, arbutuses, violets, azaleas, eglantine, clematis, blue gentians, orange lilies, orchids, asters and golden rod.
The badge is a white and gold cross with a red centre bearing the imperial crown surrounded by a laurel wreath.
On the lower slopes of the Andes are found oak, beech, cedar, Winter's bark, pine (Araucaria imbricata), laurel and calden (Prosopis algarobilla).
The eastern part of the township is generally hilly, reaching a maximum altitude of about 2200 ft., and there are two considerable bodies of water - Laurel Lake in the N.W.
Iron ore is found in the state in the coal hills (especially Laurel Hills and Beaver Lick Mountain), but the deposits have not been worked on a large scale.
It occurs naturally in the form of the glucoside amygdalin (C20H27N011), which is present in bitter almonds, cherries, peaches and the leaves of the cherry laurel; and is obtained from this substance by hydrolysis with dilute acids: C20H27N011+2H20 =HCN+2C6H,206+C6H5CHO.
The badge is a white enamelled cross, with gold borders and balls, suspended from a royal crown and resting on a green laurel and oak wreath.
The ribbon is light watered blue, the collar of alternate gold elephants with blue housings and towers, the star of silver with a purple medallion bearing a silver or brilliant cross surrounded by a silver laurel wreath.
On the west coast Cupressus Lawsoniana replaces the northern Thuya gigantea, and a laurel (Umbellularia of isolated affinity) forms forests.
The state occupies an elevated plateau, extending from two spurs of the Sierra Madre, called the Sierra Fria and Sierra de Laurel, eastward to the rolling fertile plains of its eastern and south-eastern districts.
Coal was first mined in Kentucky in Laurel or Pulaski county in 1827; between 1829 and 1835 the annual output was from 2000 to 6000 tons; in 1840 it was 23,527 tons and in 1860 it was 285,760 tons.
The holly, the yew, the laurel, if allowed to grow from a single stem, become trees, other plants such as rhododendron, syringa, the euonymous are properly shrubs.
The military decoration for war service also bears two green laurel branches.
His personal attributes are an ivy wreath, the thyrsus (a staff with pine cone at the end), the laurel, the pine, a drinking cup, and sometimes the horn of a bull on his forehead.
Certain trees and plants, especially the laurel, were sacred to him.
In Tucuman and eastern Salta the same division into forests and open plains exists, but the former are of denser growth and contain walnut, cedar, laurel, tipa (Machaerium fertile) and quebracho-colorado (Loxopterygium Lorentzii).
At a few points, such as Nikita near Livadia and Alupka, where plants have been acclimatized by human agency, the Californian Wellingtonia, the Lebanon cedar, many evergreen trees, the laurel, the cypress, and even the Anatolian palm (Chamaerops excelsa) flourish.
Montana is served by three transcontinental railways: the Great Northern traversing the north, the Northern Pacific traversing the south-east, south and south-west portions, and, north of the Northern Pacific, the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound, an extension of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul to Seattle and Tacoma, practically completed in 1909; branch lines of the Great Northern, from the north, connect with the Northern Pacific and the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound at Butte, and with the Northern Pacific at Laurel.
Zollicoffer (1812-1862) had entered the south-east part of the state through Cumberland Gap in September, and later with a Confederate force of about 7000 men attempted the invasion of central Kentucky, but in October 1861 he met with a slight repulse at Wild Cat Mountain, near London, Laurel county, and on the 19th of January 1862, in an engagement near Mill Springs, Wayne county, with about an equal force under General George H.
The badge is a cross of red and blue enamel surmounted by an imperial crown; the central blue medallion bears the inscription " For Merit " in gold, and is surrounded by a wreath of laurel.
In the present order of the French Republic the symbolical head of the Republic appears in the centre, and a laurel wreath replaces the imperial crown; the inscription round the medallion is Republique francaise.
The badge is a white cross resting on a green laurel wreath, the ribbon is red with a yellow stripe bordered with white.
The Order of William, for military merit, was founded in 1815 by William I.; there are four classes; the badge is a white cross resting on a green laurel Burgundian cross, in the centre the Burgundian flint-steel, as in the order of the Golden Fleece.
The modern badge is a blue enamelled cross resting on a green laurel wreath; the central medallion, in white, contains the old red and white cross.
The badge of the order is a blue and white cross suspended from a green laurel wreath, in the angles are golden lilies, and the oval centre bears a figure of the Virgin in a golden glory.
The badge is a red rayed cross with gold rays in the angles, in the centre a representation of the pillars of Hercules; the cross is attached to the yellow and white ribbon by a green laurel wreath.
Where these are required to be narrow as well as lofty, holly, yew or beech is to be preferred; but, if there is sufficient space, the beautiful laurel and the bay may be employed where they will thrive.
In this poem, which was written 593 A.H., at the request of Nur-uddin Arslan of Mosul, the son and successor of the abovementioned `Izz-uddin, Nizami returned once more from his excursion into the field of heroic deeds to his old favourite domain of romantic fiction, and added a fresh leaf to the laurel crown of immortal fame with which the unanimous consent of Eastern and Western critics has adorned his venerable head.
During the times of the republic, a victorious general, who had been saluted by the title of imperator by his soldiers, had his fasces crowned with laurel (Cicero, Pro Ligario, 3).
(3) The region of indigenous trees, including various species of laurel, an Ardisia, Ilex, Rhamnus, Olea, Myrica, and other trees found wild also at Madeira.
Here is the "laurel ditch" or "dead-line" - commemorated by a handsome bronze relief set in the wall of the fortress - where scores of Cuban patriots were shot.
It is situated on the Gulf of Quarnero in a sheltered position at the foot of the Monte Maggiore (4580 ft.), and is surrounded by beautiful woods of laurel.
The difference made by substituting the wand or branch of laurel for the lyre of the Homeric singer is a slighter one, though not without significance.
The characteristic dress of the flamens in general was the apex, a white conical cap, the laena or mantle, and a laurel wreath.
Scribonius Libo, representing the puteal of Libo, which rather resembles a cippus (sepulchral monument) or an altar, with laurel wreaths, two lyres and a pair of pincers or tongs below the wreaths (perhaps symbolical of Vulcanus as forger of lightning), see C. Hiilsen, The Roman Forum (Eng.
Chilensis), lingue (Persea lingue), laurel (Laurus aromatica), avellano (Guevina avellana), lama (Myrtus luma), espino (Acacia cavenia) and many others.
The life of a reformer did not in itself make him thoroughly happy; he chafed more and more under its fatigues, and he always felt that his natural place would have been among senators or ambassadors; but he belonged essentially to the heroic type, and it may well have been of him that Emerson was thinking when he wrote those fine words: "What forests of laurel we bring and the tears of mankind to him who stands firm against the opinion of his contemporaries."
These are sparsely clothed with prostrate pitch pine, scrub oak and laurel.
Meanwhile his fame as a poet in the Latin and the vulgar tongues steadily increased, until, when the first draughts of the Africa began to circulate about the year 1339, it became manifest that no one had a better right to the laurel crown than Petrarch.
The commonest species of trees are such as grow in central Europe, namely, ash, fir, pine, beech, acacia, maple, birch, box, chestnut, laurel, holm-oak, poplar, elm, lime, yew, elder, willow, oak.
In the Apollo Citharoedus or Musagetes in the Vatican, he is crowned with laurel and wears the long, flowing robe of the Ionic bard, and his form is almost feminine in its fulness; in a statue at Rome of the older and more vigorous type he is naked and holds a lyre in his left hand; his right arm rests upon his head, and a griffin is seated at his side.
There was a spring dedicated to Mercury between his temple and the Porta Capena; every shopman drew water from this spring on the 15th of May, and sprinkled it with a laurel twig over his head and over his goods, at the same time entreating Mercury to remove from his head and his goods the guilt of all his deceits (Ovid, Fasti, v.
On the mountains are the cucumber tree, laurel, white pine and hemlock.
for a laurel tree), in Greek mythology, the daughter of the Arcadian river-god Ladon or the Thessalian Peneus, or of the Laconian Amyclas.
She was beloved by Apollo, and when pursued by him was changed by her mother Gaea into a laurel tree sacred to the god (Ovid, Metam.
75), where each lobe opens by a valve on the outer side of the suture, separately rolling up from base to apex; in some of the laurel tribe there are two such valves for each lobe, or four in all.
Leaves of planes are abundant, and among the plants recorded are two figs, a laurel, a Robinia, a Grevillea and a palm.
The various camphors, such as laurel camphor, Borneo camphor, menthol and cumarin, are oxidized derivatives of essential oils, and differ only superficially from them in their action.
Cherry laurel are widely present on the drier surface.
Some parts have an understorey dominated by cherry laurel, but elsewhere there is a varied ground flora with many ferns.
The laurel crown was of bay leaves, hence the word laureate.
A laurel wreath mount drapes around the white enamel dial with foliate bezel.
Along with the laurel wreath, he was a snappy dresser.
On the bottom bound of the laurel wreath is to be found the rectangular silver hallmark.
hart's-tongue Phyllitis scolopendrium and spurge laurel Daphne laureola.
In addition, the powder from dried laurel leaves is good for stopping hemorrhage from the nose.
Large impeller within laurel wreath with two small impeller within laurel wreath with two small impellers above.
Collar: One large impeller surrounded with a laurel wreath.
Large impeller within laurel wreath with two small impellers above.
The walls have panels of lapis lazuli, some hung with wreaths of laurel in green jasper, within similar borders.
It's Laurel and Hardy stuff particularly when they've drunk the beer keg dry.
This is due to the forestation of the hillsides reducing the area of habitat dominated by the laurel.
When it has killed the Chameleon it takes laurel as a purge.
I'll even wear these old laurel leaves that he's shaken from his head.
They sell both the spotted laurel and the common cherry laurel.
Or try the Aucuba japonica or spotted laurel, which also has beautiful dark green leaves and scarlet berries through the winter months.
The mountain regions are covered in evergreen laurel and heathered forests as well as extensive pine woods.
laurel wreath, was added at the last moment.
laurel hedge, we turned left into a track then along a pavement.
laurel leaf headband, a modern version of the ones worn in Ancient Greece.
laurel crown was of bay leaves, hence the word laureate.
An interesting plant that is quite widespread in the wood is spurge laurel, a species with dark flossy leaves.
This handsome evergreen bay laurel standard comes ready planted in an elegant terracotta cylinder pot.
lonesome pine also survives in the title of a song made famous by Laurel and Hardy.
ormolu frame with laurel and sheaf of wheat surmounted by flowers.
Contrary to their fictional personas, it was Stan Laurel who was the driving force throughout the pair's joint career.
Bolle's Laurel pigeon: By far the easiest of the two endemic pigeons to find.
Laurel Farm [Website] An 18th-century Farmhouse in an acre of wild and peacefully secluded grounds surrounded by mature trees and hedges.
spurge laurel, a species with dark flossy leaves.
The Laurel vanity unit teamed with a quadrant shower enclosure and fabulous 4 jet shower panel.
It was he who finally removed the last vestiges of the god Apollo, with the laurel band becoming an ear of barley.
A statue of Fame, holding a laurel wreath, was added at the last moment.
wreath of laurel, a mullet - approved by King George VI in June 1937.
The kekop tree, the orange, the laurel, the juniper, the wild cactus, the curry plant, wild sage and celery flourish.
In 1881 Mr Austin returned to verse with a tragedy, Savonarola, to which he added Soliloquies in 1882, Prince Lucifer in 1887, England's Darling in 1896, The Conversion of Winckelmann in 1897, &c. A keen Conservative in politics, for several years he edited The National Review, and wrote leading articles for The Standard, On Tennyson's death in 1892 it was felt that none of the then living poets, except Swinburne or William Morris, who were outside consideration on other grounds, was of sufficient distinction to succeed to the laurel crown, and for several years no new poet-laureate was nominated.
He was crowned with laurel in his box, amid the plaudits of the audience, and did not seem to be the worse for it.
In 1902 the amount was about equally divided between the eastern coalfield, which is for the most part in Greenup, Boyd, Carter, Lawrence, Johnson, Lee, Breathitt, Rockcastle, Pulaski, Laurel, Knox, Bell and Whitley counties, and has an area of about 11,180 sq.
The military badge is a white cross with black and gold edging, resting on a green oak and laurel wreath; the central medallion bears the Prussian Eagle with the arms of Hohenzollern, and is surrounded by a blue fillet with the motto Vom Fels zum Meer; the civil badge is a black eagle, with the head encircled with a blue fillet with the motto.
Of deciduous trees the sycamore, wych-elm, horse-chestnut, beech, lime, plane and poplar may be used, - the abele or white poplar, Populus alba, being one of the most rapidgrowing of all trees, and, like other poplars, well suited for nursing other choicer subjects; while of evergreens, the holm oak, holly, laurel (both common and Portugal), and such conifers as the Scotch, Weymouth and Austrian pines, with spruce and (South.) silver firs and yews, are suitable.
Later, under the empire, when the emperor received the title for life on his accession, it became restricted to him, and the laurel was regarded as distinctive of the imperial fasces (see Mommsen, Romisches Staatsrecht, i., 188 7, p. 373).
From the latter point of view - as generalissimo of the forces of Rome, he had the right to the insignia of the commander (the laurel wreath and the fasces), and to the protection of a bodyguard, the praetoriani.
According to the Delphic legend, this took place in the laurel grove of Tempe, and after nine years of penance the god returned, as was represented in the festival called Stepterion or Septerion (see A.
Year 7 and above (Pathfinders) meet in Laurel Court, immediately opposite the South Transept door.
Badge: In front of a wreath of laurel, a mullet - approved by King George VI in June 1937.
Japanese black pine, cherry laurel, Japanese plum, red buckeyes, honeylocusts, purple leaf plum and chinaberry are among the other trees classified as small.
It will alert you to hidden dangers of chemical interactions like sodium laurel sulfate found in hair shampoos, liquid dish soaps, hand lotions etc. Sodium laurel sulphate and bleach leach the petrochemicals out of plastic bottles.
Located in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, southeast of Pittsburgh, Fallingwater has been a museum since 1964 and welcomes visitors to tour the one-of-a-kind home and site.
Common patterns include a fleur-de-lys, a laurel wreath, and diamond shapes.
When the fresh laurel leaves dry out, this wreath is magically transformed into a true work of art with a coat of spray paint and some nutty accents and twigs topped off with dazzling berries.
Nemacolin Ski Resort: The Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is located in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Californian Laurel (Umbellularia Californica) - A handsome evergreen tree, seldom planted, though hardy in our southern gardens and suited to walls where too tender for the open.
S. ruscifolia is 2 feet or more high, of dark lustrous green, flowers milk-white, fragrant, and vieing with the Alexandrian Laurel for its utility in the cut state.
Himalayan Laurel (Aucuba) - A noble evergreen which came into this country in a curious way.
It is fine in color and hardier than the true Laurel, and has good qualities in all ways for garden or woodland.
Magnolia Grandiflora - The great Laurel Magnolia of the southern United States is, in England, best treated as a wall plant; under these conditions it thrives well and flowers freely.
Mountain Laurel (Kalmia) - The Kalmias are among the most beautiful of N.
The foliage is handsome, glossy like that of a Portugal Laurel, and of a fine red color in spring.
Poets Laurel (Laurus) - L. nobilis is generally known as Sweet Bay, but its true name Laurel should be kept, for it is the true Poets Laurel, the vigorous Cherry Laurel having wrongly taken the name.
R. racemosus (The Alexandrian Laurel) - An elegant shrub with glossy dark green leaves, its stems valuable for cutting in winter.
Tasmanian Laurel (Anopterus Glandulosa) - A vigorous evergreen shrub with dark, shining green leaves, bearing long, erect, terminal racemes of white cup-shaped flowers, resembling the blossoms of Clethra arborea, but larger.
It was interpreted in different ways, including the use of laurel leaf rounds by the Romans to crown victors of their sports competitions.
Examples include 'Off The Vine (OTV) Brandywine' and 'Laurel's California Gold' from Laurel's Heirloom Tomatoes.
Laurel Falls: The 300-foot fully enclosed body slide twists and turns several times before safely ejecting guests into a re-entry pool.
Sodium laurel sulfate is a chemical found in products that produce suds, such as in the shampoos you can buy at your local drugstore.
Without the addition of sodium laurel sulfate, Wen cleanses the scalp and hair thoroughly using a unique blend of Aloe Vera, essential oils and mint.
Laurel Springs is a private, online K12 college-prep school that is nationally accredited.
Aka Mom features designer jeans by Citizens of Humanity and Laurel Canyon.
Crowned by three ornate domes and shimmering chandeliers, The Laurel Court provides the perfect backdrop for an elegant culinary experience.
The Laurel Court serves delicious regional cuisine that showcases the rich bounty of Northern California.
The Pan Blackened Sea Scallops with bacon scented sweet yam puree and sautéed spinach is out of this world in The Laurel Court.
Henrietta's Handbags sells a Laurel Burch Designs large tote with a deep blue dotted background with a fun tapestry cat adorning the front of the bag.
Visit the Best Friends Store for more of Laurel Bunch's unique cat tapestry bags, including mini totes, shoulder tote, barrel bag tote, and unique shaped 'Gatos' tote.
Prominent logo: The brand logo is a combination of a beribboned laurel leaves and a diamond, and was inspired a combination of royalty and the Bavarian birthplace of the brand.
When Dixie committed herself to Laurel Hills, Tad rescued her and Dixie realized that she was in love with Tad.
It was this time that Hattori began production on "Laurel", the first wristwatch ever produced in Japan.
Having mastering clock making, Seikosha began work on the first ever wristwatch to be produced in Japan, which they named "Laurel."
In 1913, the firm produced the first Japanese wrist watch which was named the Laurel.
Pink Laurel Print: This nightgown is spun to be extra soft and because of its bright pink coloring, it's also very attractive and pleasing to the eye.
The two first met at Laurel Ridge Elementary School in their native DeKalb County, Georgia.
They often evoke comparisons to Mutt and Jeff, or Laurel and Hardy, and indeed, one of their main dramatic functions, when not delivering encoded messages, is to provide comedic relief.
They may be connected to the fairy courts as they are in Laurel K.
Theodoric, who, ten days after his entry into the city, slew his rival at a banquet in the palace of the Laurel Grove (March r 5, 493).
Buttercups, violets, anemones, spring beauties, trilliums, arbutus, orchids, columbine, laurel, honeysuckle, golden rod and asters are common wild flowers, and of ferns there are many varieties.
This word is also employed for crowns of laurel, olive or other plant.
In 1906 sugar refineries were projected at Hamilton, Kalispell, Chinook, Laurel, Missoula, Dillon and Great Falls; and in 1907 the crop was so large that 12,000 freight cars were needed to carry it and the railways had a car and coal " famine."
Laureola, spurge laurel, a small evergreen shrub with green flowers in the leaf axils towards the ends of the branches and ovoid black very poisonous berries, is found in England in copses and on hedge-banks in stiff soils.
The badge is a white cross, the arms of which expand and terminate in an obtuse angle; round the cross is a green laurel and oak wreath; the central medallion is red, bearing in gold two crossed swords, the initials of the founder and the date 1855.
This was a branch of olive or laurel, bound with purple or white wool, round which were hung various fruits of the season, pastries, and small jars of honey, oil and wine.
Rhododendron, mountain laurel and azaleas are common in the mountains.
He was now an old man of seventy-seven years, honoured with the friendship of princes, recognized as the most distinguished of Italian humanists, courted by pontiffs, and decorated with the laurel wreath and the order of knighthood by kings.
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