Lilies Sentence Examples
It was a warm morning, with the promise of spring lurking in the Easter lilies she had planted along the fence line.
The word Kpivov, on the other hand, included red and purple lilies, Plin.
At the end of the year 1864 Ruskin delivered at Manchester a new series of lectures - not on art, but on reading, education, woman's work and social morals - the expansion of his earlier treatises on economic sophisms. This afterwards was included with a Dublin lecture of 1868 under the fantastic title of Sesame and Lilies (perhaps the most popular of his social essays), of which 44,000 copies were issued down to 1900.
A tall glass vase with pink water lilies is the table centerpiece.
Travellers are especially struck with the beauty of some of the wild flowers, more especially with the lilies and convolvuluses; and European greenhouses have been enriched by several Formosan orchids and other ornamental plants.Advertisement
Flowering annuals are mainly aquatic. Water lilies, water hyacinths, which are an obstruction in many streams, and irises in rich variety give colour to the coast wastes and sombre bayous.
A good account of the new species and principal varieties discovered since 1880, with much information on the cultivation of lilies and the diseases to which they are subject, will be found in the report of the Conference on Lilies, in the Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, 1901.
Thousands of bulbs of such lilies as longiflorum and speciosum are now retarded in refrigerators and taken out in batches for greenhouse work as required.
At the head of the army she rode clothed in a coat of mail, armed with an ancient sword, said to be that with which Charles Martel had vanquished the Saracens, the hiding-place of which, under the altar of the parish church of the village of Ste Catherine de Fierbois, the " voices " had revealed to her; she carried a white standard of her own design embroidered with lilies, and having on the one side the image of God seated on the clouds and holding the world in His hand, and on the other a representation of the Annunciation.
He always wore a green carnation (which Gwen wore tonight) and had a passion for lilies.Advertisement
Simpson, that is my brother, brought me some beautiful pond lilies yesterday--he is a very brother to me.
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 stem bulbs of lilies are similar in character to the offsets from the parent bulb.
There was a boat floating on the water, and the fragrant lilies were growing all around the boat.
The badge of the order was a white Maltese cross decorated in gold, with the gold lilies of France at the angles, in the centre a white dove with wings outstretched, the ribbon was sky blue (cordon bleu).Advertisement
Beautiful bulbous plants, called mariposa lilies, requiring warm sheltered spots in rich gritty and well-drained soil.
Dutch bulbs, such as hyacinths, tulips, crocus, &c., and most of the varieties of lilies, may be planted.
The old land area still existed to the north, but doubtless much reduced in height; against this land, detrital deposits still continued to be formed, as in Scotland; while over central Ireland and central and northern England the clearer waters of the sea furnished a suitable home for countless corals, brachiopods and foraminifera and great beds of sea lilies; sponges flourished in many parts of the sea, and their remains contributed largely to the formation of the beds of chert.
Such arrangements as 2, 3 ands are common in Monocotyledons, as in grasses, sedges and lilies.
He erased the royal lilies from the panels of his carriages; and the Palais Royal, like the White House at Washington, stood open to all and sundry who cared to come and shake hands with the head of the state.Advertisement
His mystical lyrics, entitled Liljor i Saron (" Lilies in Sharon "; 1820), and his sonnets, which are the best in Swedish, may be recommended as among the most delicate products of the Scandinavian mind.
Both medicinal and flowering plants are exceptionally abundant; a few of the former are ginseng, snakeroot, bloodroot, hore-hound, thoroughwort, redroot (Ceanothus Americanus), horse mint and wild flax, and prominent among the latter are jessamines, azaleas, lilies, roses, violets, honey-suckle and golden-rod.
The chain of this order surrounds the royal arms, in which are included, besides the arms of Castile, Leon, Granada, and the lilies of the royal house of Bourbon, the arms of Austria, Sicily, Savoy, Brabant and others.
Some house plants, including amaryllis, chrysanthemum, lilies and cyclamen are poisonous to cats but may be hard for them to resist.
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Gardens; The Lilies is approached through wrought iron double gates to gravel driveway with parking for several vehicles.
The college has a Deer Park, and some peaceful riverside walks, famous for the snakeshead fritillary lilies in the spring.
My purple irises are up and I'm most delighted with my lavender mountain lilies!
The Bride in Canticles (5.13) says, " His lips are like lilies, dropping sweet-smelling myrrh.
Generally the margins appear to be fishing best although the lilies swims and pole line are also producing well.
We may welcome bright tiger lilies and mimulus in our gardens but their spots were once considered synonymous with disease.
Sage holds the place of honour; then comes rue, the antidote of poisons; and so on through melons, fennel, lilies, poppies, and many other plants, to wind up with the rose, "which in virtue and scent surpasses all other herbs, and may rightly be called the flower of flowers."
Missing the perfume-laden air of the Occident, a visitor is prone to infer paucity of blossoms. But if some familiar European flowers are absent, they are replaced by others strange to Western eyesa wealth of lespedeza and Indigo-fera; a vast variety of lilies; graceful grasses like the eulalia and the ominameshi (Patriaa scabiosaefolia); the richly-hued Pyrus japonica; azaleas, diervillas and deutzias; the kikyo (Platycodon grandifiorum), the giboshi (Funkia ovala), and many another.
Towering eucalyptus, graceful pepper trees, tropic palms, rubber trees, giant bananas, yuccas and a wonderful growth of roses, heliotrope, calla lilies in hedges, orange trees, jasmine, giant geraniums and other flowers beautify the city throughout the year.
The true lilies are so numerous and varied that no general cultural instructions will be alike suitable to all.
The beauty and gorgeous imagery of his art works bore away the public from the first, in spite of their heretical dogmatism and their too frequent extravagance of rhetoric. But his later economic and social pieces, such as Unto this Last, Time and Tide, Sesame and Lilies, are composed in the purest and most lucid of English styles.
Even in the days before my teacher came, I used to feel along the square stiff boxwood hedges, and, guided by the sense of smell would find the first violets and lilies.
Crinoids are sometimes called sea lilies, but are in fact creatures related to starfish and sea urchins.
John and Patricia Hartnett 's pet died after brushing against oriental stargazer lilies.
Flower choices can range from lilies to carnations, daisies to roses.
This centerpiece can be embellished with lilies and greenery or with the addition of other figurines such as Easter chicks.
Next, add tulips and daisies or Easter lilies spaced among the grass.
Florals range from small tiny prints to large bolds ones of lilies, roses, poppies, and sunflowers.
Vera Wang Sheer Veil for Women - A clean and light floral scent that includes roses, gardenias, and lilies, yet is never overpowering.
In fact, popular flower choices today include Gerber daisies, lavender, lilies or orchids.
Choose accessories that feature white flowers, like lilies or orchids, as the bride.
Of course, roses, lilies, orchids, daisies, and other traditional wedding flowers are available year round.
Roses and calla lilies are traditional flowers for this type, and moderate greenery is typically used.
Christian images may include doves, calla lilies, roses, crosses, a Bible, or other religious symbols.
Other popular winter varieties are roses, lilies, and mums.
Alternatively, create large lilies or other blooms to use throughout the pagoda.
Black Magic roses, orange and yellow carnations or mums, and orange calla lilies are all excellent choices for a Halloween theme.
Other tall flowers that look great in a tall thin vase are calla lilies.
Since their stems are fragile, make sure the calla lilies do not protrude too far over the top of the vase, as they have a tendency to droop.
Lilies are a more formal choice for summer weddings, and calla lilies with long stems, wrapped and tied with a long silk ribbon are elegant and formal.
Pair your simple, modern summer wedding dress with sleek flowers like calla lilies and birds of paradise, or carry more traditional and complex flowers, such as roses and hydrangeas, if your gown is full and beaded.
Examples include fresh tiger lilies atop a white cake, garnishes of orange peel on a traditional vanilla cake, or orange fondant flowers on a dessert with any color scheme.
In fact, the dark chocolate frosting can make brightly colored flowers, such as roses and lilies, look especially striking.
Alternatively, you might choose to pipe the cake with ribbons and roses, or even create Easter lilies using a lily nail.
You can use a teardrop or heart-shaped cutter to create lovely calla lilies.
Calla lilies are very elegant and add class to an all white wedding cake or formal celebration cake.
Lilies of the Field - Find princess cut slips and bloomers in girls' and women's sizes.
They are to the spring what Roses, Irises, and Lilies are to summer, what Sunflowers and Chrysanthemums are to autumn, and what Hellebores and Aconite are to winter.
Day Lily (Hemerocallis) - The Day Lilies, though not numbering many distinct species, are varied both in habit and flower, and are very useful in the mixed border and in groups by the water-side.
In a peat bed, with Lilies and other peat-loving plants, it is very fine, and produces as many as five flowers on a stem.
Dumortiers Day Lily (Hemerocallis Dumortieri) - This valuable kind is the first to flower of all the Day Lilies.
Lilium Elegans - One of the best and most generally known of the early Lilies.
With plantain lilies, you can enjoy both.
White Trumpet Lily (Lilium Longiflorum) - This is among the most beautiful and most valuable of garden Lilies.
Switch things up and learn to make a lily using cloth in the slideshow Fabric Origami Flower Instructions.Most lilies are created using the same basic folds.
Cut lily pad shapes or create lily pads and water lilies from origami.
Since they are made of paper, origami lilies have the advantage of retaining their beauty for months or even years.
To gather your lilies into a bouquet, use floral wire or chenille pipe cleaners to give each bloom a stem.
A group of origami lilies makes a beautiful gift for a loved one.
Lilies are a traditional origami figure.
They will create a "regeneration zone" of plants and rocks, including marsh marigolds, water lilies, water primrose, cattails and rushes.
The Easter holiday conjures up visions of bunnies, chicks, eggs, lilies, and children's Easter outfits.
Both shows feature changing selections of blooming plants and flowers, such as azaleas, hydrangeas and Easter lilies.
If roses just don't work for you, poppies, irises and lilies are also grown throughout Italy, so you may select another bloom and still stay true to the Italian nature of your piece.
Other patterns located at this site include "Water Lilies", "Terrace at Sainte Adresse", "The Church at Vernon", "The Regatta at Argenteuil", "The White Water Lilies", and "Yellow Irises".
Designs include "Argenteuil", "Cliffs", "Giverny", "Haystack on Snow", "Japanese Bridge", "Monet's Garden", Poppy Field", "Pourville", and "Water Lilies".
Choose lilies or tulips for centerpieces, and arrange them in low baskets so that everyone can see the guests on the other side of the table.
For a feminine look, choose the Pink Lilies.
Picking a few of the Tiger Lilies, she tucked them into her hair.
In this manner the bee became associated with the Napoleonic legend just as the lilies were with the Bourbons.
Above this comes a row of circular shields, adorned with intricate arabesques, while bands and wreaths of lilies are everywhere scupltured on the windows, balconies, tambours and cornices, adding lightness to the fabric. The whole is raised on a platform 7 ft.
According to Hehn, roses and lilies entered Greece from the east by way of Phrygia, Thrace and Macedonia (Kulturpflanzen and Hausthiere, 3rd ed., p. 217).
Lilies, however, are not a conspicuous feature in the flora of Palestine, and the red anemone (Anemone coronaria), with which all the hill-sides of Galilee are dotted in the spring, is perhaps more likely to have suggested the figure.
The three golden lilies of France are said to have been originally three lance-heads.
Lilies are, under certain conditions favourable to the development of the disease, liable to the attacks of three parasitic fungi.
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.
Ye are far better than the lilies which grow but spin not.
A fresco bearing the figure of a woman holding lilies and a vase was also found in the " Palace of Cadmus " at Thebes (1916), where many Early Mycenaean graves were also excavated.
He wrote a chronicle of the monastery and several biographies - the life of Gerhard Groot, of Florentius Radewyn, of a Flemish lady St Louise, of Groot's original disciples; a number of tracts on the monastic life - The Monk's Alphabet, The Discipline of Cloisters, A Dialogue of Novices, The Life of the Good Monk, The Monk's Epitaph, Sermons to Novices, Sermons to Monks, The Solitary Life, On Silence, On Poverty, Humility and Patience; two tracts for young people - A Manual of Doctrine for the Young, and A Manual for Children; and books for edification - On True Compunction, The Garden of Roses, The Valley of Lilies, The Consolation of the Poor and the Sick, The Faithful Dispenser, The Soul's Soliloquy, The Hospital of the Poor.
Few know what joy it is to feel the roses pressing softly into the hand, or the beautiful motion of the lilies as they sway in the morning breeze.
It is fun to try to steer by the scent of watergrasses and lilies, and of bushes that grow on the shore.
So before you despair, check out SvenÃ¢s suggestions for plants that love soggy soil, from arum lilies to shuttlecock ferns.