In that far-off mystic land of gold, and gems, and spices, and waving palms, and wondrous flowers
, and miraculous fertility, will awake new forms of art, new styles of splendor; and the negro race, no longer despised and trodden down, will, perhaps, show forth some of the latest and most magnificent revelations of human life.
After awhile they saw her come again fresh from the bath, very fair to see, and having flowers
twined among her hair, and as she walked she sang a song of love.
Here, too, was the Flower
Queen's beautiful daughter.
My general impression of the world I saw over their heads was a tangled waste of beautiful bushes and flowers
, a long neglected and yet weedless garden.
Naught but life doth here display; The dying flower
is cast away; Families meet and intermingle, Lovers are parted, and friends go single.
And little Violet was mourned as dead in Fairy-Land, and many tears were shed, for the gentle Fairy was beloved by all, from the Queen down to the humblest flower
He sang the first four lines briskly and merrily, making the hare-bells chime in time with the music; but the last two he sang quite slowly and gently, and merely waved the flowers
backwards and forwards.
He was surprised and a little ashamed to find how real and matter-of-fact an affair it proved to be, in the first rays of the sun which gilded the dew-drops that hung upon leaf and blossom, and, while giving a brighter beauty to each rare flower
, brought everything within the limits of ordinary experience.
is much noticed by Lewenhoeck and Tournefort.
I like also little heaps, in the nature of mole-hills (such as are in wild heaths), to be set, some with wild thyme; some with pinks; some with germander, that gives a good flower
to the eye; some with periwinkle; some with violets; some with strawberries; some with cowslips; some with daisies; some with red roses; some with lilium convallium; some with sweet-williams red; some with bear's-foot: and the like low flowers
, being withal sweet and sightly.
It was a lovely country, with plenty of flowers
and fruit trees and sunshine to cheer them, and had they not felt so sorry for the poor Scarecrow, they could have been very happy.
At last he dreamt one night that he found a beautiful purple flower
, and that in the middle of it lay a costly pearl; and he dreamt that he plucked the flower
, and went with it in his hand into the castle, and that everything he touched with it was disenchanted, and that there he found his Jorinda again.