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Any of several bog orchids of the genus Arethusa having 1 or 2 showy flowers.

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"Arethusa" Quotes from Famous Books

... imperceptible stiffening of the line here and there, a little greater turn of the foot upon the ankle and of the hand upon the wrist, the figure in the painting has been given an accent of rusticity that makes it more human, more natural, and more appealing. She is no longer a possible Galatea or Arethusa, she is only a goose girl, and we feel but the more strongly on that account the eternal poem of the ...
— Artist and Public - And Other Essays On Art Subjects • Kenyon Cox

... Atlantic and America as an Emigrant. That mode of life proved too hard for him. He had sailed and paddled without hurt in his fleet and footless beast of burden, the Arethusa. In the ensuing year (1877), he travelled "Through the Cevennes with a Donkey," slept under starry skies, or camped in plumping rain. Often at home he buckled on his knapsack and tramped along the open road, ...
— Robert Louis Stevenson • E. Blantyre Simpson

Words linked to "Arethusa" :   dragon's mouth, genus Arethusa, orchid, wild pink, orchidaceous plant, bog rose, Arethusa bulbosa

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