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  • One of them is called "Delila," and has the red color limited to the lips, whilst the tube is pure white.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • Without doubt the existence of two color-varieties of the peloric type, one of a very dark red, indicating the "Black prince" variety as the pollen-parent, and the other with a white tube of the corolla, recalling the form known as "Delila," is due to these crossings.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • From seeds of a yellow snapdragon, I got one red-flowered specimen among half a hundred [195] yellow ones, and from the variety "Delila" of the same species two red ones, a single white and two belonging to another variety called

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • 'Delila' is my Norwegian boat, which I had built by Fourmaise, and which is light and safe.

    Selected Writings of Guy De Maupassant

  • "Well, we had fastened 'Delila' under the willow-trees, and had landed and were fishing side by side, Melie and I, close to the two others; but here, Monsieur, I must enter into details.

    Selected Writings of Guy De Maupassant

  • Sharon Horgan is great as slinky, underfulfilled Delila and has a comic's understanding of how misery rises to the surface during moments of farcical crisis.

    Terrible Advice – review

  • Jake advises Stan to give up women and start afresh – self-interested advice, it emerges, as Jake has been "seeing" Stanley's girlfriend Delila.

    Terrible Advice – review

  • My dance partner, Louis Van Amstel, and me, as drawn by Delila

    Rinnavation

  • Samson philanders with Delila, and discovers that his strength is shorn from him.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Israelites and the pompous and warlike ones of the Philistines, the exquisite love-song of Samson and Delila, and last but not least the charming ballet-music, with its truly Eastern character entitle the opera to rank amongst the very best of the past century.

    The Standard Operaglass Detailed Plots of One Hundred and Fifty-one Celebrated Operas

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