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WATER. That liquid substance of which the sea, the rivers, and creeks are composed.
     2. A pool of water, or a stream or water course, is considered as part of the land, hence a pool of twenty acres, would pass by the grant of twenty acres of land, without mentioning the water. 2 Bl. Com. 18; 2 N. H. Rep. 255; 1, Wend. R. 255; 5 Paige, R. 141; 2 N. H. Rep. 371; 2 Brownl. 142; 5 Cowen, R. 216; 5 Conn. R. 497; 1 Wend. R. 237. A mere grant of water passes only a fishery. Co. Lit. 4 b.
     3. Like land, water is distinguishable into different parts, as the sea, (q.v.) rivers, (q.v.) docks, (q.v.) canals, (q.v.) ponds, q v.) and sewers, (q.v.) and to these may be added at water course. (q.v.) Vide 4 Mason, R. 397 River; Water course.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This 'thermal' waterlily (Nymphaea thermarum), so named because it grows in freshwater hot springs, was discovered in 1985 by German botanist Professor Eberhard Fischer of Koblenz-Landau Univeristy, Germany.
May I say a very big thank you to the following traders in Barry for their generous donations that made a success of such a tremendous evening: Barry Rugby Club for the rugby ball and all the members of the Cardiff Blues for signing it; Selleys, Florentina, Jacquies, Maria's Park Crescent, Post Office - Park Crescent, Glen Taylor Chemist, Terri and Jen Londis Park Road, Dan Evans, Post Office - High Street, La Qualita, Food for Thought, Eden Florists, Balance, Sportsgear and Wear, Waterlily, Colin and Linda Lloyd Newsagents, Vic Hopkins, Evan Long, Terry's Cafe and Streets Brasserie and all who donated raffle prizes.
Walsh had it easier on Dalian Dawn in the two-and-a-half-mile novice chase, partnering the David Kiely-trained seven-year-old to a nine-length win after shaking off the attentions of runner-up Waterlily, who had come under pressure before fluffing the penultimate fence.
And among giant waterlily pads, the tall blue and white necks of some strange water creatures gently arc and swirl above the pink blooms.
Among the new and directional, at least for the companies involved, were Royal Doulton's Waterlily dinnerware; Krosno's numerous trend-right decorative glassware; Orrefors' new Mingle line of functional, clean-lined colored glassware; Richard Ginori's black and white dinnerware, called Ramage Noir; and Zak's patented stainless-steel and melamine bowls.
For example, plant a peach or pink waterlily in the center of the pond then line the banks with purple iris.
She still remembers putting her hand in the waterlily pond - which she now looks after.
In writing Waterlily, a historical novel that documented early nineteenth-century Dakota life through the experiences of two generations of Dakota women, Ella Deloria clearly hoped to humanize anthropological discourse on Plains Indian culture and refocus the ethnographic lens on the lives of women in Dakota culture.
The record for a Monet was set in 1998 when his "Waterlily Pond and Path by Water," sold for $29.7 million at Sotheby's.
This means you will find an early 20th-century work such as one of Monet's waterlily murals displayed in the same room as a bizarre piece of late 20th-century sculpture by an artist you have never heard of.
The five most cold tolerant are Ashton's Pride, Winter's Beauty, Winter's Interlude, Winter's Rose, and Winter's Waterlily.