flower-wreathed love

flower-wreathed

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  • They were seen riding in the Bois, at balls at the Elysee, where the stately Marshal MacMahon, president of the Republic, and his lady led “the decorous waltz” past flower-wreathed panels that still bore the imperial initials of “N” and “E.”

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Every now and then a flower-wreathed Hawaiian woman, in her full radiant garment, sprang on one of these animals astride, and dashed along the road at full gallop, sitting on her horse as square and easy as a hussar.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • There we met parties of natives, all flower-wreathed, talking and singing, coming gaily down on their sure — footed horses, saluting us with the invariable “Aloha.”

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • A procession met him bringing kingly gifts; purebred Nisaian horses, flower-wreathed oxen, gilded cars with leopards and lions in cages.

    The Persian Boy

  • At this, the memory came to me of Kalanos singing on his flower-wreathed bier.

    The Persian Boy

  • After a rest in the flower-wreathed verandah of his home, and

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • Out from the old flower-wreathed porch we both of us trudged, and away on an expedition of our own.

    Little Folks A Magazine for the Young (Date of issue unknown)

  • June's flower-wreathed sceptre is dropped with a sigh,

    Beechenbrook A Rhyme of the War

  • "I'm always making mountains out of mole-hills, and having you level them for me, Norn," she said, taking a glass of sherbet from the flower-wreathed tray of the charming slave.

    Miss Pat at School

  • Hair in two braids, broad-brimmed flower-wreathed hats and school knapsacks swinging from the shoulder completed their simple but effective costumes.

    Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore

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