The air was spicily and sweetly heavy with the scents of wild aromatic plants and gorgeous tropic blooms
Through the heavy Caspakian air, beneath the swollen sun, the five men marched northwest from Fort Dinosaur, now waist-deep in lush, jungle grasses starred with myriad gorgeous blooms
, now across open meadow-land and parklike expanses and again plunging into dense forests of eucalyptus and acacia and giant arboreous ferns with feathered fronds waving gently a hundred feet above their heads.
Springing from a long line of American descent, she was one of those wonderful working-class blooms
which occasionally appear, defying all precedent of forebears and environment, apparently without cause or explanation.
The wise old lady saw that Polly had reached that point where the girl suddenly blooms
into a woman, asking something more substantial than pleasure to satisfy the new aspirations that are born; a time as precious and important to the after-life, as the hour when the apple blossoms fall, and the young fruit waits for the elements to ripen or destroy the harvest.
"Lord of Cranes of Cherry Blooms
," replied the executioner,
That is the reason why tulip blooms
last so much longer than other blossoms.
It was a thing of awe whether for deathless gods or mortal men to see: from its root grew a hundred blooms
and is smelled most sweetly, so that all wide heaven above and the whole earth and the sea's salt swell laughed for joy.
In a word, there is no excuse which you will not make, and nothing which you will not say, in order not to lose a single flower that blooms
in the spring-time of youth.
And looking at them with compassion, not contempt, girls in their bloom
should remember that they too may miss the blossom time.
After the apple and cherry trees broke into bloom
, we ran about under them, hunting for the new nests the birds were building, throwing clods at each other, and playing hide-and-seek with Nina.
And the women of New Bedford, they bloom
like their own red roses.
what a bloom
of full health, and such a pretty height and size; such a firm and upright figure
His cheeks and chin were in the bluest bloom
of smooth shaving; his nose was short Roman; his lips long, thin, and supple, curled up at the corners with a mildly-humorous smile.
And one fine day, when the hollyhocks were in full bloom
, he came back to Puddleby a rich man, to live in the little house with the big garden.
They say much of blood and bloom
, and of others which I comprehend not, though I guess what they mean.