. The language of flowers: or, Floral emblems of thoughts, feelings, and sentiments ... Flower language. THE AMERICAN COWS LIP- loss to the floriculturist. The most haughty is the Guernsey- Lily, a flower of charming beauty, resembling in its bearing and magnitude the Tuberous Polianthus, commonly known as the Tuberose. The Guernsey Lily is of a rich cherry-red colour, and, when lighted up by the direct rays of the sun, appears to be sprinkled, or to use an heraldic term, sem6e, with golden spots. The name of these lovely flowers is derived from the Greek verb mnarussein {a^apva-aeiv), to spar

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. The language of flowers: or, Floral emblems of thoughts, feelings, and sentiments ... Flower language. THE AMERICAN COWS LIP- loss to the floriculturist. The most haughty is the Guernsey- Lily, a flower of charming beauty, resembling in its bearing and magnitude the Tuberous Polianthus, commonly known as the Tuberose. The Guernsey Lily is of a rich cherry-red colour, and, when lighted up by the direct rays of the sun, appears to be sprinkled, or to use an heraldic term, sem6e, with golden spots. The name of these lovely flowers is derived from the Greek verb mnarussein {a^apva-aeiv), to spar Stock Photo
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. The language of flowers: or, Floral emblems of thoughts, feelings, and sentiments ... Flower language. THE AMERICAN COWS LIP- loss to the floriculturist. The most haughty is the Guernsey- Lily, a flower of charming beauty, resembling in its bearing and magnitude the Tuberous Polianthus, commonly known as the Tuberose. The Guernsey Lily is of a rich cherry-red colour, and, when lighted up by the direct rays of the sun, appears to be sprinkled, or to use an heraldic term, sem6e, with golden spots. The name of these lovely flowers is derived from the Greek verb mnarussein {a^apva-aeiv), to spar
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. The language of flowers: or, Floral emblems of thoughts, feelings, and sentiments ... Flower language. THE AMERICAN COWS LIP- loss to the floriculturist. The most haughty is the Guernsey- Lily, a flower of charming beauty, resembling in its bearing and magnitude the Tuberous Polianthus, commonly known as the Tuberose. The Guernsey Lily is of a rich cherry-red colour, and, when lighted up by the direct rays of the sun, appears to be sprinkled, or to use an heraldic term, sem6e, with golden spots. The name of these lovely flowers is derived from the Greek verb mnarussein {a^apva-aeiv), to sparkle or dazzle, which is very characteristic of their brilliant appearance. The dazzling splendour of the Amaryllis when in full bloom, has sometimes a parallel in society, where a haughty belle in the grandeur of her prime beauty, set off by the skill of a fashionable modiste, eclipses the quiet attractions of as fair but more retiring sister, which are often destined to outlast those of her proud and disdainful rival, thus,—- " When Amaryllis fair doth show the richness of her fiery glow, The modest lily hides her head ; the former seems so proudly spread To win the gaze of human eye, which soonest brightest things doth spy. Yet vainly is the honour won, since hastily her course is run ; She blossoms, blooms,—she fades,—she dies,—they who admired, now despise."—Flowers and Heraldry. THE AMERICAN COWSLIP (Dodecatheon Meadia).— You ARE MY Angel. Dodecatheon, a Greek word meaning twelve gods, is the name of a plant mentioned by Pliny, to whom the native habitat (Virginia) of this was certainly unknown. It is 14. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Tyas, Robert, 1811-1879. London, New York, G. Routledge and sons