from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variant name of the snowdrop, Galanthus.
- n. Same as fringe-tree.
- n. A shrub, Deutzia gracilis. See Deutzia. Miller, Dict. Eng. Names of Plants.
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What IS that thing at the very top of the "snowflower"?
As Christensen has explained: “The numerical ratios exist in nature: the way a leek wraps around itself from the inside, and the head of a snowflower, are both based on this series.”
Yes, she is a woman, and as gentle and as tender as a snowflower bloom in early spring.
Now the glamour was gone, and the white snowflower, like a porcelain wreath, froze on its grave.
Let the white snowflower bloom inaccessible on the heights of the past.
They too, saw the snowflower on inaccessible heights.
The snowflower I longed for, from those cool snowdrifts beyond the ridge.
For in the pure loftiness of the rector’s heart still bloomed the pure white snowflower of his young bride.
Astutely she gave a sigh of homage to the rector’s fidelity to the pure white snowflower, while she pretended to disapprove.
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