Lovell Mingott had the high colour and glassy stare induced in ladies of her age and habit by the effort of getting into a new dress; but once the disappointment occasioned by her mother-in-law's non-appearance had subsided, it was agreed that her black Chantilly over lilac
satin, with a bonnet of Parma violets, formed the happiest contrast to Mrs.
It shall be by the third day, or not at all," replied Father Claude, and Norman of Torn rising to leave wondered at the moving leaves of the lilac
bush without the window, for there was no breeze.
We walked down to the Place Saint-Michel to buy some lilacs
Shortly before leaving the mountains, there was a very extraordinary view; red, purple, green, and quite white sedimentary rocks, alternating with black lavas, were broken up and thrown into all kinds of disorder by masses of porphyry of every shade of colour, from dark brown to the brightest lilac
Once more, on the left, where are seen the well and lilac
bushes by the wall, in the now open field, lived Nutting and Le Grosse.
Who but a woman could have stood salad for six weeks, even salad sanctified by the presence and scent of the most gorgeous lilac
And through the window came a wandering--perhaps a lost--odour--a delicate, sweet odour of lilac
that fixed the broker for a moment immovable.
At his feet were golden mats of yellow crocuses; long borders of hyacinths - pink and purple; beds of violets; a great lilac
tree, with patches of blossom here and there forcing their way into a sunlit world.
He felt his way through the lilacs
, along the boxwood hedge, up to the south wing of the Big House, where Miss Nellie d'Arnault practised the piano every morning.
Her mother helped her into the stage coach, deposited a bundle and a bouquet of lilacs
beside her, superintended the "roping on" behind of an old hair trunk, and finally paid the fare, counting out the silver with great care.
de la Rocheaimard was fond of coming in the fine mornings of June, for many of the roses and lovely Persian lilacs
that once abounded there still remained.
It was a long, not very broad strip of cultured ground, with an alley bordered by enormous old fruit trees down the middle; there was a sort of lawn, a parterre of rose-trees, some flower-borders, and, on the far side, a thickly planted copse of lilacs
, laburnums, and acacias.