yellow bells

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow bells viscid herb of arid or desert habitats of southwestern United States having pendulous yellow flowers
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Usage

In literature:

The sun shone yellow and slanting down the streets; out of the shadow of the minster came the bells, ringing for war.
"A Monk of Fife Being the chronicle written by Norman Leslie of Pitcullo, concerning marvellous deeds that befell in the realm of France, in the years of our redemption, MCCCCXXIX-XXXI. Now first done into English out of the French" by Andrew Lang
The food of the cassowary is either grass, or a yellow bell-flower growing in the swamps.
"A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson" by Watkin Tench
When the lunch bell rang, Rosemary went downstairs, to find her stepmother at the wide hall doorway with a yellow telegram in her hand.
"Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories" by Kathleen Norris
Belle Vue Terrace stared out of lank glass panes without reserve, unashamed of its yellow complexion.
"The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
What do you suppose this yellow bell-shaped flower is?
"Ethel Morton's Enterprise" by Mabell S.C. Smith
BELL, PETER, Wordsworth's simple rustic, to whom the primrose was but a yellow flower and nothing more.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
To a reflective moralist Wordsworth will always mean more than a yellow primrose meant to Peter Bell.
"Since Cézanne" by Clive Bell
It was patched by rocks of lavender, of yellow, and of green, and belled over by the intensity of the morning blue above.
"The Heart of the Desert" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
On his head he wore a pavilion hung with bells that pealed when he twisted or nodded his long, yellow neck.
"Visionaries" by James Huneker
It was a very pretty bell, and was, pol-ished until it looked almost as bright and yellow as the sun.
"Fifty Famous Stories Retold" by James Baldwin
Costecalde, getting more and more yellow, tinkled the presidential bell desperately.
"Tartarin On The Alps" by Alphonse Daudet
Then Miss Belle drew rein in front of a small, yellow house.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
The yellow violet's modest bell Peeps from the last year's leaves below.
"Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant" by William Cullen Bryant
The beautiful, proud Belle was wearing a faded yellow muslin.
"The Motor Maids' School Days" by Katherine Stokes
He came in at the door drawing off a pair of lemon-yellow gloves, said "Hallo, Aunt Grace," and rang the bell.
"A Crooked Mile" by Oliver Onions
The flowers are bell-shaped, yellow or red, and in some of the forms double.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2" by Various
A loud bell was rung, and one in yellow satin bore an object under yellow satin across the church.
"From the Oak to the Olive" by Julia Ward Howe
Yellow bells from the wands of circling forsythia bushes drop into a deep hollow lined with velvet grass.
"Minstrel Weather" by Marian Storm
Bell found a few small shells, and Harris shot a Yellow-rumped Warbler.
"Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2)" by Maria R. Audubon
You can see this white thread best after the yellow bell is withered, and the seed-vessel is left sitting in the centre of the calyx.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith
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In poetry:

When autumn comes an' heather bells
Bloom bonnie owre yon moorland fells,
An' corn that waves on lowland dales
Is yellow ripe appearing;
"When Autumn Comes" by Robert Hogg
There’s peace on low mounds and shallow dells,
Yellow rag-wort and sea-reed grey,
And thrumming and booming of village bells:
Dirge the lives of that faded day.
"Northumbria - A Dirge" by Thomas Runciman
They have frocks of white and blue,
Yellow sashes they have too,
And red ribbons show each head
Tenderly is ringleted;
And the bell rings loud, and the
Railway whistles urgently.
"Westland Row" by James Stephens
of lightning belling around
our skin. Bodies in air
we raced for the empty lobsterman-shack.
It was yellow inside, the sound
of the underwing of the sun. I swear,
I most solemnly swear, on all the bric-a-brac
"The Exorcists" by Anne Sexton
At the saft gloamin' hour, "when the kye's comin' hame,"
And the young heart is loupin' to hear the dear name,
What tongue like the Doric love's saft tale can tell,
'Neath the lang yellow broom, an' the red heather-bell?
"A Plea For The Deric" by Janet Hamilton
- Sirs, they are of us, as their dress denotes,
And by as much: let them together chime:
It is an ancient bell within their throats,
Pulled by an aged ringer; with what glee
Befits the yellow yesterdays of time.
He who's for us, for him are we!
"A Ballad Of Fair Ladies In Revolt" by George Meredith

In news:

Vegetable Suggestions Thinly sliced Red & Yellow Bell Peppers Sliced Carrots Califlower, broken or sliced to bite size Chick Peas Black Olives.
Then in the 1980s red bell pepper s became more common in recipes (especially when roasted), and now bell pepper fruits are grown in a rainbow of fascinating colors: green, white, yellow, red, orange, and chocolate brown.
1/4 cup minced yellow bell pepper.
Bell Buckle's Daffodil Day observance on March 19 had wonderful weather, lots of the eponymous yellow flower, and plenty of visitors.
2 large tomatoes, cored and chopped 1 yellow or orange bell pepper, seeded, chopped 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped 8 oz.
1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 large red bell pepper, diced 1 TBS.
1/4 cup finely diced yellow bell pepper, plus thin slices for garnish.
1 medium onion1 to 2 packages of Hillshire Farms beef smoked sausage1 green bell pepper1 yellow/red bell pepper1 six oz.
1 LB Ground Turkey 1 Small Can Tomato Paste 1 Small Yellow onion 1 Green Bell Pepper (chopped) 2 Cups Shredded Mozzarella 1 Ready To Bake Pizza Crust.
1 large yellow bell pepper, roasted and peeled with stem and seeds discarded.
Esperanza (Tecoma stans or yellow bells) is beloved by butterflies and hummingbirds, but probably shouldn't be eaten by humans or pets.
Arnold Makes Listings Indispensable BOSTON--The Bell Atlantic Yellow Pages is your friend.
For New Englanders, reaching in the cupboard for Bell's Seasoning , in the bright yellow box with the blue turkey on the front, is synonymous with making stuffing.
1 red or yellow bell pepper.
3 bell peppers (yellow, red and green), cut into strips.
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