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Blossom

The Christian name of the cow used by Edward Jenner to develop the smallpox vaccine in 1796.
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Destruction and the blossom: let me say it another way: that soldier, burning to be someone fabulous, torches the thatch (see blossomy flame) of the enemy's hospital: cut to my body,
| Tesco Finest Pignoletto, Vino Spumante Brut, Italy (PS8.50, Tesco): From northern Italy, pignoletto has been cited as the new prosecco - and while it's reminiscent of the gentle, blossomy and peachy notes of the glera grape (that makes prosecco), it's dryer than its more famous cousin, with juicy apple and pear flavours and a floral, fresh finish.
| Calvet Cremant Bordeaux Brut, France (PS9.36 Ocado) A fizz with finesse - a blend of semillon and cabernet franc, this is soft and fruity with blossomy, citrusy aromas, and an appley, fruity palate with well-balanced acidity on the finish.
3 AIX Rose 2017 Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Magnum, France (PS26.99, Majestic) Set to fly off the shelves, the blossomy aromas, refreshing notes of watermelon, strawberries and florals with depth of flavour and a long, generous finish, will make any party buzz, especially if you start serving lobster salad too.
Hurston's "She had no more blossomy openings dusting pollen over her man, neither any glistening young fruit where the petals used to be"(112) is similar to Jacobsen's "Whatever had been delicate and flowerlike in her nature, all the fair and fragrant growth which heretofore had entwined her life as with luxurious though fantastic and even bizane arabesques, withered and died the death"(209).
A splash of viognier lends some complexity with light blossomy aromas.
This new release sings from the glass and captures sauvignon blanc's classic character - but with a roundness, complexity and blossomy, fruity freshness.
Extremely refreshing, the first thing that strikes you are the beautiful, blossomy aromatics, followed by touches of lime, green apple and ripe citrus fruits, with well balanced acidity on the finish.
In it, the speaker describes her daughter's relation to the world by considering her infant's voice: till now The voice can reach no blending minors near; 'Tis the bird's trill because the spring is here And spring means trilling on a blossomy bough; 'Tis the spring joy that has no why or how But sees the sun and hopes not nor can fear.
The word "spring" is repeated six times, and is caught up twice in yet another chiastic construction: "'Tis the bird's trill because the spring is here / And spring means trilling on a blossomy bough" (1.3-4).
6 ABBOTTS & DELAUNAY FRUITS SAUVAGE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2017, SOUTH OF FRANCE (PS9.99, Majestic) This new release sings from the glass and captures sauvignon blanc's classic character - but with a roundness, complexity and blossomy, fruity freshness.