1 And she thought with a tingling in her heart how she and Ashley might ride swiftly through this beauty of blossom and greenery this very afternoon, or tonight by moonlight, toward Jonesboro and a preacher.
2 She was like some rare flower grown for exhibition, a flower from which every bud had been nipped except the crowning blossom of her beauty.
3 More than once did he put forth the faint blossom of a look, which, in any other man, would have soon flowered out in a smile.
4 Her head, set off by her dainty white gown, suggested a rich, rare blossom.
5 He had detected the latent sensuality, which unfolded under his delicate sense of her nature's requirements like a torpid, torrid, sensitive blossom.
6 Fantine was one of those beings who blossom, so to speak, from the dregs of the people.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
7 To live free, rich, happy, respectable with Cosette; to see all these realities of paradise blossom of a sudden in the midst of her misery.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
8 There is a moment when girls blossom out in the twinkling of an eye, and become roses all at once.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—LUX FACTA EST
9 This flower-girl now offered her blossom to the soul.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE
10 It may serve, let us hope, to symbolise some sweet moral blossom that may be found along the track, or relieve the darkening close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In I. THE PRISON DOOR
11 Providence, in the person of this little girl, had assigned to Hester's charge, the germ and blossom of womanhood, to be cherished and developed amid a host of difficulties.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
12 It did not appear to me that he took much notice of it, but before he went he asked my mother to give him a bit of the blossom.
13 And looking at them with compassion, not contempt, girls in their bloom should remember that they too may miss the blossom time.
14 I did not then know that it was no transitory blossom, but rather the radiant resemblance of one, cut in an indestructible gem.
15 The common hill-flowers wither, but they blossom again.