On the steep incline above the spring grew tiny maidenhair ferns, while higher up were larger ferns and brakes.
"Burning Daylight" by Jack London
Huge bunches of maidenhair, delicate as green lace, clung to the steep bluffs on the opposite side.
"The Valiant Runaways" by Gertrude Atherton
Tiny, her tremulous fernfoils of maidenhair.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
It has very much the appearance of the maidenhair fern, but is much larger.
"Canyons of the Colorado" by J. W. Powell
The roots of Maidenhair should always be treated in this way, as they dry out very quickly.
"The Garden, You, and I" by Mabel Osgood Wright
As buttonholes, backed with a frond of maidenhair, they are charming.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Stem stitch contour: Maidenhair in buttonhole stitch.
"Jacobean Embroidery" by Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands
It is effectively combined with violets, or lilies-of-the-valley and maidenhair fern.
"Make Your Own Hats" by Gene Allen Martin
One rose and one spray of maidenhair, in a tall thin glass, before each separate diner.
"The Lady of the Basement Flat" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
I dusted my miniature only this morning, and this white rosebud and maidenhair I placed under it.
"The Children of Wilton Chase" by Mrs. L. T. Meade
From mossy banks all dotted
With violets breaking through,
Beneath the frondled maidenhair
Their shy eyes peep at you.
"Fairies" by Alice Guerin Crist
Drugs made Pauline vague.
She sat one day at the breakfast table
Fingering in a baffled way
The fronds of the maidenhair plant.
"Drugs Made Pauline Vague" by Stevie Smith