Night came again, and the fire-flies flew; But the bud let them pass, and drank of the dew; While the soft stars shone, from the still summer heaven, On the happy little flower that had learned the lesson given.
"The little bud's lesson shall teach us how sad a thing is pride, and that humility alone can bring true happiness to flower and Fairy.
"It is a lady again," interrupted she, holding out the bud
she had peeled.
To them the coming examinations were constantly very important indeed--far more important than chestnut buds
or Maytime hazes.
They brought him things to look at--buds which were opening, buds
which were tight closed, bits of twig whose leaves were just showing green, the feather of a woodpecker which had dropped on the grass, the empty shell of some bird early hatched.
"It's all right, Saxon," Billy began, but was interrupted by Bud
"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
His Serene and Tremendous Majesty, King Bud
The pet pupil of the Nuns' House is Miss Rosa Bud
, of course called Rosebud; wonderfully pretty, wonderfully childish, wonderfully whimsical.
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.
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.
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.