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The elegance of the grasses, the novelty of the parasitical plants, the beauty of the flowers, the glossy green of the foliage, but above all the general luxuriance of the vegetation, filled me with admiration.
To say the truth, we have, from this reason alone, often done great violence to the luxuriance of our genius, and have left many excellent descriptions out of our work, which would otherwise have been in it.
The modest sunflower and hollyhock were depicted as flourishing with great luxuriance on this rustic dwelling, while a quantity of dense smoke issuing from the chimney indicated good cheer within, and also, perhaps, that it had not been lately swept.
If the village had been beautiful at first it was now in the full glow and luxuriance of its richness.
He wore no neckerchief, as he had been playing rackets all day, and his Open shirt collar displayed their full luxuriance.
By The Continuous Life in 1990 Mark had shown himself as much an artist of luxuriance, even of the Romantic Sublime, as of his famous leanness; he handled strains of the gorgeousness of Wallace Stevens, the sonorities of Dylan Thomas--yet kept them in balance, always, with ironic dissonance.
The show includes dozens of paintings of the trees, from the black-and-white trunks and branches of deep winter to budding new leaves in spring that turn to lush, green canopies of summer and gradually wane in intensity and luxuriance in fall.
We were inspired by the luxuriance Moroccan Oil has added to other personal care categories and want to bring the same richness to women's shave routines so they can live comfortably while knowing they are using the best products for their skin.
I immediately found myself impressed by the good manners of the villagers, their outstanding demonstration of hospitality and the astonishing luxuriance of the valley.
Both this and 'feathered grass' suggest the luxuriance of the Loamshire landscape.
Isaac D'Israeli had made a similar observation in his note to "Mejnoun and Leila: An Arabian Petrarch and Laura," in which he writes, "The marriage of the rose and the nightingale the incessant theme of Persian poetry, is described, with an eastern luxuriance of imagination, by Dr.
All the participants evaluated the products on a number of dimensions, including quality, exclusivity and luxuriance, and also answered a questionnaire about their own sense of well-being.