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.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER V
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.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
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.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
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 HugoGet Context 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.
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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 HugoGet Context In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—LUX FACTA EST
9 This flower-girl now offered her blossom to the soul.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context 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 HawthorneGet Context 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 HawthorneGet Context 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.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
13 And looking at them with compassion, not contempt, girls in their bloom should remember that they too may miss the blossom time.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
14 I did not then know that it was no transitory blossom, but rather the radiant resemblance of one, cut in an indestructible gem.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
15 The common hill-flowers wither, but they blossom again.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 2