Bourbon lily


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bourbon lily (Bot) Lilium candidum. See Illust.
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In literature:

Their badges were the white flag, the Bourbon lilies, and the cross.
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
We lose an' ze Bourbon lilies are gone; ze rouge flag of les Anglais take its place.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
To the majority of my people the Bourbon lily has been only the olive-branch of peace purchased by twenty years of war.
"The International Monthly, Volume 4, No. 1, August, 1851" by Various

In poetry:

While Shenstone strained in feeble flights
With Corydon and Phillis,--
While Wolfe was climbing Abraham's heights
To snatch the Bourbon lilies,--
"For The Burns Centennial Celebration" by Oliver Wendell Holmes