LILY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of lily
Definition:
n. any of various plants of the genus Lilium, having variously colored, often trumpet-shaped flowers
Example:
The blue and gold windows – incorporating stars and lilies, emblems of the Virgin Mary and linked to royalty – are the first commissioned by the abbey in more than 10 years.
Sentence in Classic:
Nature had provided a stretch of turf half a mile in length and level, till it suddenly dipped to the lily pool.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
He went to and fro, as if patrolling the house, and was never out of sight of the room where Lucy lay in her coffin, strewn with the wild garlic flowers, which sent, through the odour of lily and rose, a heavy, overpowering smell into the night.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
It is the interior of a flower that is not yet unfolded, it is whiteness in the dark, it is the private cell of a closed lily, which must not be gazed upon by man so long as the sun has not gazed upon it.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
She was in a silver sheath, the calyx of a lily, her piled hair like black glass; she had the fragility and costliness of a Viennese goblet; and her eyes were intense.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis 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.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
A light, fanciful bamboo table stood in the middle of the room, where a Parian vase, wrought in the shape of a white lily, with its buds, stood, ever filled with flowers.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
He could hear the band playing THE LILY OF KILLARNEY and knew that in a few moments the curtain would go up.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Miss Kate and Miss Julia were there, gossiping and laughing and fussing, walking after each other to the head of the stairs, peering down over the banisters and calling down to Lily to ask her who had come.
Dubliners By James Joyce 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.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context