Narcissus


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Narcissus,

Greek mythological youth who refused all offers of love.
narcissism - self-love, which may include sexual attraction toward oneself. Synonym(s): self-love

Narcissus

European genus of plants in the family Liliaceae. Includes the daffodil and narcissus. Can be poisonous if plant residues, especially bulbs, are ingested by animals because of the high content of lycorine, which causes salivation, vomiting and diarrhea.
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s Another from the same part of the world but growing in damp meadows in the mountains is Narcissus cyclamineus.
That shouldn't happen going this way around, especially as the runners are likely to go a slower pace on heavy ground at this much stiffer venue, and the more of a test this becomes the more it will suit Black Narcissus, who was a winner over 2m7f at Exeter, another stiff right-handed track.
Divide Narcissus tazetta after flowering or if the clump is overgrown or produced fewer blooms than previous years.
Narcissus Is Dreaming is successful in telling a new story that gets inside the main characters' heads.
Horace Gregory writes: "For when Narcissus reached/His sixteen year he seemed to be a boy/As much as man; both boys and girls looked to him/To make love, and yet that slender figure/Of proud Narcissus had little feeling/ For either boys or girls" (20) Narcissus refuses to acknowledge any Other beyond himself.
has published Teaching Narcissus to Swim by Scott Wells.
Narcissus Tete-a-Tete is one of the earliest flowering varieties and its clusters of small, bright, golden-yellow grow to just 10 inches, making it the nation's favourite narcissus for growing in patio pots and window boxes.
It is an add-on which bundles the Narcissus JavaScript engine with your browser, and lets you use it to run your JavaScript code instead of on the Firefox JaegerMonkey / TraceMonkey / SpiderMonkey engine directly.
THE ARTIST AND THE CANVAS: Narcissus , an acrylic and automobile paint on canvas by Gigi Scaria
Beauty, reflection, mimesis, vanity, knowledge: Comprehending all of these concepts, it's no wonder the Narcissus legend has proved a hardy subject and allegorical theme for artists for centuries--to say nothing of its metaphoric utility for philosophers and critics.