Well, I got my boots on, and we went down and slipped in and laid the paper of sugar on the berth, and sat down soft and sheepish and went to listening to Bud
Just then a tiny dew-drop that hung o'er the dell On the breast of the bud
like a soft star fell; But impatiently she flung it away from her leaf, And it fell on her mother like a tear of grief, While she folded to her breast, with wilful pride, A glittering fire-fly that hung by her side.
It grieved him to think that his little Alice, who was a flower bud
fresh from paradise, must open her leaves to the rough breezes of the world, or ever open them in any clime.
Love is such a simple thing when we have only one- and-twenty summers and a sweet girl of seventeen trembles under our glance, as if she were a bud
first opening her heart with wondering rapture to the morning.
The Northwest Company had made a second memorial to that government, representing Astoria as an American establishment, stating the vast scope of its contemplated operations, magnifying the strength of its fortifications, and expressing their fears that, unless crushed in the bud
, it would effect the downfall of their trade.
Their business is to paint the colors of the flowers when they bud
and bloom; but I brought the merry fellows along to see Oz, and they've left their paint-pots behind them.
A long list could easily be given of 'sporting plants;' by this term gardeners mean a single bud
or offset, which suddenly assumes a new and sometimes very different character from that of the rest of the plant.
Surprising as this union of separate individuals in common stock must always appear, every tree displays th same fact, for buds
must be considered as individual plants It is, however, natural to consider a polypus, furnished wit a mouth, intestines, and other organs, as a distinct individual whereas the individuality of a leaf-bud
is not easily realised so that the union of separate individuals in a common bod is more striking in a coralline than in a tree.
At first, indeed, she had seemed to take a pleasure in mortifying my vanity and crushing my presumption - relentlessly nipping off bud
as they ventured to appear; and then, I confess, I was deeply wounded, though, at the same time, stimulated to seek revenge; - but latterly finding, beyond a doubt, that I was not that empty-headed coxcomb she had first supposed me, she had repulsed my modest advances in quite a different spirit.
An awkward interest (awkward because romantic) attaches to Miss Bud
in the minds of the young ladies, on account of its being known to them that a husband has been chosen for her by will and bequest, and that her guardian is bound down to bestow her on that husband when he comes of age.
So away we go, the three of us, Bud
an' me leadin' that boob to take our jobs away from us I guess nit.
It was April and the young tree leaves were just coming out of their buds