Chloris

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Chloris tufted or perennial or annual grasses having runners: finger grass; windmill grass
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Usage

In literature:

She is skilled in music and the song; and she is a very Chloris to the flowers.
"The Last Days of Pompeii" by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
There she goes after Chloris, to save the second cheese.
"Complete Short Works" by Georg Ebers
Yet ever in my agony it seems To me that neither Heaven nor Chloris hears.
"The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I., Part 13." by Miguel de Cervantes
Yet ever in my agony it seems To me that neither Heaven nor Chloris hears.
"The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I, Complete" by Miguel de Cervantes
Chloris ventricosa, R. Br.
"Explorations in Australia, The Journals of John McDouall Stuart" by John McDouall Stuart
CHLORIS, the wife of Zephyrus, the goddess of flowers.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Among them were a poa, and the Chloris truncata, and Stipa setacea of Mr. Brown.
"Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Thomas Mitchell
WHEN FIRST I LAID SIEGE TO MY CHLORIS.
"Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732)" by Lewis Melville
If any thing will become Pholoe, it does not you Chloris, likewise.
"The Works of Horace" by Horace
Chloris (Jean Lorimer), 110, 112.
"Robert Burns" by William Allan Neilson
Ovid says, that her Greek name was Chloris, and that the Latins changed it into Flora.
"Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology" by Charles K. Dillaway
You told Chloris of her, then?
"Nicanor - Teller of Tales" by C. Bryson Taylor
Zephyrus was united to Chloris (Flora), the goddess of flowers.
"Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome" by E.M. Berens
S.' was William Smith, who had published a collection of sonnets entitled 'Chloris' in 1596.
"A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles" by Sidney Lee
All of them may be awned as in Chloris or only the fourth glume as in Andropogon.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Periclymenus was the son of Neleus and Chloris, as we are told by Homer, Apollodorus, and other authors.
"The Metamorphoses of Ovid" by Publius Ovidius Naso
Thus the two women, Epicaste and Chloris, have opposite destinies, and show the sharp contrasts of life.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
Are you sad to-night, Chloris?
"Hypolympia" by Edmund Gosse
He announced that the "Scylla" of Rotgans was to be given, followed by "Chloris," with something else as a close.
"Walter Pieterse" by Multatuli
He has the quaint and attractive Georgian touch, particularly evident in "To Flavia" and "To Chloris".
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
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In poetry:

We both have spent our stock of love,
So consequently should be free;
Thyrsis expects you in yon grove,
And pretty Chloris stays for me.
"Songs Set To Music: 6. Set" by Matthew Prior
When Chloris to the temple comes,
Adoring crowds before her fall;
She can restore the dead from tombs
And every life but mine recall,
I only am by Love designed
To be the victim for mankind.
"Song to a Fair Young Lady" by John Henry Dryden
Till CHLORIS came, with sad surprise
I felt the light'ning of her eyes
Thro' all my senses run;
All glowing with resistless charms,
She fill'd my breast with new alarms,
I saw, and was undone.
"Songs" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
All nature, dear Chloris, is blooming to greet
The glance of your eye and the tread of your feet;
For the trails are all open, the roads are all free,
And the highwayman's whistle is heard on the lea.
"California Madrigal" by Francis Bret Harte
Chloris is gone, the cruel fair;
She cast not back a pitying eye:
But left her lover in despair
To sigh, to languish, and to die:
Ah! how can those fair eyes endure
To give the wounds they will not cure?
"Song to a Fair Young Lady" by John Henry Dryden
Ask not the cause why sullen Spring
So long delays her flowers to bear;
Why warbling birds forget to sing,
And winter storms invert the year:
Chloris is gone; and fate provides
To make it Spring where she resides.
"Song to a Fair Young Lady" by John Henry Dryden

In news:

Chloris Ardith Pedersen, 85, died peacefully on Oct 1, 2011 at Turnberry Place in Fort Collins.
Chloris was born on March 29, 1926, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Emma and Ed Cherry.
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