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  • It was not yet a month since he had seen him shining in all the new-blown splendour of his cavalry regimentals, and Lord Ballindine was unfeignedly grieved to think how short a time the lad had lived to enjoy them.

    The Kellys and the O'Kellys

  • Then, heated by the Sahara sun, the new-blown sand may

    5. Pearl Millet: Subsistence Types

  • Polly had fully intended to be very miserable, and cry herself to sleep; but when she lay down at last, her pillow seemed very soft, her little room very lovely, with the fire-light flickering on all the home-like objects, and her new-blown roses breathing her a sweet good-night.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • She passed the little moist grotto, which in former times she never failed to visit to see if there were any new-blown cyclamen, without giving it even a thought.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 48, October, 1861

  • To think of an obscure little Acadian bayou waking to flow the first thing in the morning not only through banks of new-blown morning-glories, but sown also to its depths with such reflections as must make it think itself a bayou in heaven, instead of in Paroisse

    Balcony Stories

  • Yes, do go and rest, for tomorrow you must be radiant as a new-blown flower in the first rays of the sun.

    Clair de Lune A Play in Two Acts and Six Scenes

  • They carefully combed and cleaned their black velvet ruffs, smoothed their sharp-striped feathers one by one, fondled and rubbed their downy breasts till they shone like new-blown roses ....

    The Path of Life

  • To behold the girl, fair as the new-blown rose, presiding at the wee breakfast table was to forget all else.

    Flood Tide

  • In another slant of light they seemed atolls scattered thickly through a dark, quiet sea, with new-blown flowers filling the whole air with slow-drifting perfume.

    Edge of the Jungle

  • On one side of the throne, in a lower chair, sat Gloria, looking radiantly beautiful and fresh as a new-blown rose.

    The Scarecrow of Oz

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