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They were a girls' school out for a walk with the governess, and all wearing hyacinth gowns, when she suddenly put her finger to her mouth, and then they all stood still on an empty bed and pretended to be hyacinths.
In a distant glade I have made a spring garden round an oak tree that stands alone in the sun--groups of crocuses, daffodils, narcissus, hyacinths, and tulips, among such flowering shrubs and trees as Pirus Malus spectabilis, floribunda, and coronaria; Prunus Juliana, Mahaleb, serotina, triloba, and Pissardi; Cydonias and Weigelias in every colour, and several kinds of Crataegus and other May lovelinesses.
My windows are gay with hyacinths and lilies of the valley; and though, as I have said, I don't admire the smell of hyacinths in the spring when it seems wanting in youth and chastity next to that of other flowers, I am glad enough now to bury my nose in their heavy sweetness.
All we were playing in a lovely meadow, Leucippe (9) and Phaeno and Electra and Ianthe, Melita also and Iache with Rhodea and Callirhoe and Melobosis and Tyche and Ocyrhoe, fair as a flower, Chryseis, Ianeira, Acaste and Admete and Rhodope and Pluto and charming Calypso; Styx too was there and Urania and lovely Galaxaura with Pallas who rouses battles and Artemis delighting in arrows: we were playing and gathering sweet flowers in our hands, soft crocuses mingled with irises and hyacinths, and rose-blooms and lilies, marvellous to see, and the narcissus which the wide earth caused to grow yellow as a crocus.
Here he translates Hyacinth's contingent politics into universal psychology He says the revolutionary's guilt is that of relieving one's isolation by immolating one's self in a cause whose success one is sure of in advance.
As Kathy Coffey goes looking for tie answer, she finds her faith between a hyacinth and a laundry pile.
AMID the proliferation of the water hyacinth in Laguna de Bay, a national federation of small fisherfolk on Monday reiterated its call to permanently open the Napindan Hydraulic Control Structure (NHCS) in Taguig City.
According to PRRC's Task Force Water Hyacinth on Thursday, the skimmer boat's higher weight capacity have improved collection operations.
'The riverine communities in the Niger Delta have been suffering from the perennial problem of blockade of the waterways by water hyacinth.
header Fighting pervasive weed calls for sustained funding and effort until it is eradicated class="shnbodyWater hyacinth originated in Brazil, and probably entered Lake Victoria through the Kagera River in the 1980s.
Delegates attending the fourth United Nations Environment Assembly were yesterday thrilled by the beneficial uses of water hyacinth, a menace the country is struggling to remove from Lake Victoria.
There are two types of hyacinth, ordinary and prepared.
August 14, 2018 (ADDIS ABABA) - Lake Tana, Ethiopia's largest and Africa's second largest lake is gradually being overrun by an aquatic weed -- the water hyacinth.