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She was like a fine flower, already past its bloom and without fragrance, though the petals were still unwithered.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 2: Chapter 30   Context
She was like a fine flower, already past its bloom and without fragrance, though the petals were still unwithered.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 2: Chapter 30   Context
Lily began to bathe, and Darya Alexandrovna began to realize, if only in part, her expectations, if not of a peaceful, at least of a comfortable, life in the country.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 7   Context
Lily, too, began begging to go to him, and her mother handed her to him; he sat her on his shoulder and ran along with her.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V1), PART 3: Chapter 9   Context
He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing in it the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 4: Chapter 3   Context
Now, in the heyday of his highest glory, his fullest flower, he would have to be a liar or a scoffer.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 5: Chapter 1   Context
They drove into a courtyard strewn with gravel and bright with flowers, in which two laborers were at work putting an edging of stones round the light mould of a flower bed, and drew up in a covered entry.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V2), PART 6: Chapter 18   Context
I knew her for a very short time, but she left on me the impression of an exquisite flower, simply a flower.
Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina(V3), PART 7: Chapter 10   Context
Though Mademoiselle Bourienne had been so unsuccessful in her choice of a subject, she did not stop talking, but chattered about the conservatories and the beauty of a flower that had just opened, and after the soup the prince became more genial.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V1), BOOK 3: CHAPTER III   Context
Vera was a handsome girl of twenty; Sonya a girl of sixteen with all the charm of an opening flower; Natasha, half grown up and half child, was now childishly amusing, now girlishly enchanting.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 4: CHAPTER X   Context
Everything was in blossom, the nightingales trilled, and their voices reverberated now near, now far away.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V2), BOOK 6: CHAPTER III   Context
His words and actions flowed from him as evenly, inevitably, and spontaneously as fragrance exhales from a flower.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V4), BOOK 12: CHAPTER XIII   Context
And again in a futile struggle with reality her mother, refusing to believe that she could live when her beloved boy was killed in the bloom of life, escaped from reality into a world of delirium.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V5), BOOK 15: CHAPTER II   Context
A poet admires the bee sucking from the chalice of a flower and says it exists to suck the fragrance of flowers.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V6), BOOK 16: CHAPTER IV   Context
It really seemed that Sonya did not feel her position trying, and had grown quite reconciled to her lot as a sterile flower.
Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace(V6), BOOK 16: CHAPTER VIII   Context
Her eyes and hair were of the same rich hazel colour, and her cheeks, though considerably freckled, were flushed with the exquisite bloom of the brunette, the dainty pink which lurks at the heart of the sulphur rose.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor   Context
It is that indefinable charm which is to a woman what perfume is to the flower and flavor to the fruit, for the beauty of either is not the only quality we seek.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 57. In the Lucerne Patch   Context
The same flower of innocence had flourished, or was still flourishing, on their brow, that is seen on the brow of the culprit in your house.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 80. The Accusation   Context
This noble entrance, however, in spite of its striking appearance and the graceful effect of the geraniums planted in the two vases, as they waved their variegated leaves in the wind and charmed the eye with their scarlet bloom, had fallen into utter disuse.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe   Context
If there was a beautiful lily, or a sweet rose, you had to search for it, concealed in some corner behind a mother with a turban, or an aunt with a bird of paradise.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 96. The Contract   Context
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