mountain lily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mountain lily showy white-flowered perennial of New Zealand
    • n mountain lily Japanese lily with golden rays
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Usage

In literature:

Great, graceful mountain lilies nodded from little shady tangles in the bushes.
"Cabin Fever" by B. M. Bower
O, exquisite lily of unattainable mountains.
"If" by Lord Dunsany [Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron]
In lily's cell we'll live in glee, Together o'er the mountains roam!
"The Mysteries of Udolpho" by Ann Radcliffe
Did you give Jesus the lily that I found on the mountain?
"The Crushed Flower and Other Stories" by Leonid Andreyev
Many a "tall admiral" has commenced his "march over the mountain wave" among these water-lilies and hedges of osier.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
Then, lifting her gently up, he carried her down the mountain side, and laid her upon a bed of lilies in the valley.
"The Red Romance Book" by Various
Beside them, the mountain woods were sacredly quiet, with fern and lily and green-lit spaces.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
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In poetry:

By cool Siloam's shady fountain
The lily must decay;
The rose that blooms beneath the mountain
Must shortly fade away.
"Hymn 10. First Sunday After Epiphany. No. II." by Reginald Heber
By cool Siloam's shady fountain
How sweet the lily grows!
How sweet the breath on yonder mountain,
Of Sharon's dewy rose!
"Hymn 10. First Sunday After Epiphany. No. II." by Reginald Heber
So the King’s son, even Hafbur,
Took his sword in his left hand,
And he’s away to the mountain
To get speech of that Lily-wand.
"Hafbur And Signy" by William Morris
A little waif, whose beauty takes
A touching tone because it dwells
So far away from mountain lakes,
And lily leaves, and lightening fells.
"Moss on a Wall" by Henry Kendall
At the root of the mountain
Where the dim forest lies,
By the spar-spouting fountain
Where the low lily dies,
With their star-stinging eyes.
"Fairies" by Madison Julius Cawein
"O, what land is the Land of Dreams?
What are its mountains, and what are its streams?
O father! I saw my mother there,
Among the lilies by waters fair.
"The Land of Dreams" by William Blake

In news:

After lunch at Miss Lily's Restaurant, the group toured the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center.
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