lilies-of-the-valley love



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  • n. Plural form of lily-of-the-valley.


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  • Creamy white were these bells, shaped like lilies-of-the-valley, with the sweetness of perfume that is of the springtime.

    All Gold Cañon

  • After leaving her house, Archer stops at a florist to send “the daily box of lilies-of-the-valley” to his fiancée May Welland.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • The smell of Manon as well, the smell that was uniquely hers, along with the lilies-of-the-valley scent of Hungary Water.

    City of Glory

  • She returned long before the sprig had withered with a basket full of cowslips and primroses, lilies-of-the-valley and other early flowers.

    Phoenix And Ashes

  • He was still grotesquely grasping a bunch of lilies-of-the-valley.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • He described the return of Bruno to his dressing-room, the dispatching of himself to buy a bunch of lilies-of-the-valley, his return to the upper end of the passage, the thing he saw in the passage, his suspicion of Seymour, and his struggle with Bruno.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • On a broken-down Salvation Army table, the first piece of furniture she'd bought in California, she kept a piece of Wisconsin: a clump of birdsfoot violets, dug from the banks of the Whitewater River, and a flat of lilies-of-the-valley.

    The Night Crew

  • Just now, the lilies-of-the-valley were blooming, their tiny white bell flowers producing a delicate perfume that reminded her of the smell of dooryard lilacs in the Midwestern spring.

    The Night Crew

  • There had been ice on the ground when Francois died; now there were fresh new grass and violets and lilies-of-the-valley.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • A willow tree, small but graceful, bent over the stream, and around its roots grew lilies-of-the-valley, their white cups clear in the dim light.

    The Norby Chronicles


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