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Golden stars   /gˈoʊldən stɑrz/   Listen
Golden stars

California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers.  Synonyms: Bloomeria crocea, golden star.

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"Golden stars" Quotes from Famous Books

... Pyr. Clusters of golden stars hang o'er their heads, And seem so crowded, that they burst upon them: All dart at once their ...
— The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 6 (of 18) - Limberham; Oedipus; Troilus and Cressida; The Spanish Friar • John Dryden

... height of summer, for miles across the fenland. To left and right lay the huge plain with its wide fields, its solitary trees; to his left, between grassy flood-banks, ran the straight reedy river, full to-day of the little yellow water-lily, golden stars rising from the cool floating leaves; far ahead ran a low wooded ridge, with house-roofs clustering round a fantastic church tower, with a crown of pinnacles. Cattle grazed peacefully, and the whole scene was brimful of sweet passionless life, ineffable content. If he could only have ...
— Beside Still Waters • Arthur Christopher Benson

... a golden clime was born, With golden stars above; Dowered with the hate of hate, the scorn of scorn ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells

... Maris. That there was an element of flesh and blood in these figures is believed by Remy de Gourmont, but when we gaze at them, he remarks, we see at first, "in place of a body only two eyes with angel's wings behind them, on the background of an azure sky sown with golden stars"; the lover is on his knees and his love has become a prayer.[79] This phase of romantic love was brief, and perhaps mostly the possession of the poets, but it represented a really important moment in the evolution of modern romantic love. It was ...
— The Task of Social Hygiene • Havelock Ellis

... reach the skies? A list, the cobblers' temples ties, To keep the hair out of their eyes; From whence, 'tis plain, the diadem That Princes wear, derives from them: And therefore crowns are now-a-days Adorned with golden stars and rays; Which plainly shews the near alliance 'Twixt ...
— An English Garner - Critical Essays & Literary Fragments • Edited by Professor Arber and Thomas Seccombe

Words linked to "Golden stars" :   genus Bloomeria, Bloomeria, liliaceous plant

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