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any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl

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The lad departed, and Durbeyfield lay waiting on the grass and daisies in the evening sun.
It was amazing and even irritating to her that the Duke of Christmas Daisies should be able to keep out of love for a moment: yet out of love his dusky grace still was: you could see it by the shamed looks of the Queen and court (though they pretended not to care), by the way darling ladies brought forward for his approval burst into tears as they were told to pass on, and by his own most dreary face.
We sat on a little strip of emerald grassland and before us was a sloping meadow all white with daisies.
So Tiktok touched a yellow glass vase that had daisies painted on one side, and he spoke at the same time the word "Ev.
An antelope rested peacefully in a bed of daisies where, perhaps, two hundred years ago a big gun belched its terror-laden messages of death, of hate, of destruction against the works of man and God alike.
Anne walked with him to the house up the brook, over a field that was as white as snow with daisies.
This time she came upon a large flower-bed, with a border of daisies, and a willow-tree growing in the middle.
Alice said in a soothing tone, and stooping down to the daisies, who were just beginning again, she whispered, 'If you don't hold your tongues, I'll pick you
There was silence in a moment, and several of the pink daisies turned white.
Byline: CAROL KLEIN YOU WILL FIND CLOUDS OF DAISIES IN ALL MANNER OF PLACES, FROM FORESTS AND HILLSIDES DOWN TO THE COAST SO THERE'S ONE TO SUIT EVERY GARDEN
For those who prefer cultivated daisies (although the great majority we use are wild flowers from some other part of the world) there are plenty to choose.
The common name for Aster cordifolius is wood aster - its wild relatives grow on the outskirts of woodland and its ability to cope with shade make it a very versatile plant - few daisies can cope with shady sites.
Spotted deer dance with delight across fields of daisies.
Males' success locating a female bee fly drops in the presence of deceitful daisies, researchers from South Africa's Stellenbosch University report in the March 22 Proceedings of the Royal Society B.