Usage examples for artemisia

  1. For the Persian fleet had gathered at Phalerum, and now looked to overwhelm the Grecian fleet altogether, despite the council of Queen Artemisia of Halicarnassus, who would have had them not fight by sea at all. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  2. Aminias the Decelean and Sosicles the Pedian, who sailed in the same vessel, upon the ships meeting stem to stem, and transfixing each the other with their brazen prows, so that they were fastened together, when Ariamenes attempted to board theirs, ran at him with their pikes, and thrust him into the sea; his body, as it floated amongst other shipwrecks, was known to Artemisia, and carried to Xerxes. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  3. What is Venus but the artemisia that grows in your garden, and what is iron but the planet Mars? – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.
  4. Botanically, it is, Artemisia tridentata. – Trail Tales by James David Gillilan
  5. His Artemisia about to drink her husband's ashes from a costly cup reveals a ponderous hand. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  6. Such is life, lovely Artemisia!" – Monsieur Cherami by Charles Paul de Kock
  7. There was Bettie Ormsley, and Artemisia Briggs, and Jennie Brady; also Mary Miller, who was nearly twice his age and gave him his first broken heart. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  8. All that may be very well; but how do we know that she has not a secret intrigue with some plowboy, and is not deceiving the world as if she were Queen Artemisia herself?" – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  9. In certain complaints they burn the skin with small pointed irons made hot, and sometimes, after puncturing the part with silver needles, they set fire to the leaves of a species of Artemisia upon it, in the same manner as the Moxa in Japan is made use of to cure and even prevent a number of diseases, but especially the gout and rheumatism, the former of which is said to be unknown in China. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  10. All the purlieus of bigelovia and artemisia are noisy with them for a month. – The Land Of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin
  11. Safer: for, not to consider how a successfulle or unsuccessfulle Passion for a human Being of like Infirmities with ourselves, oft stains and darkens and shortens the Current of Life, even the chastened Love of a Mother for her Child, as of Octavia, who swooned at 'Tu, Marcellus, eris, '- or of Wives for their Husbands, as Artemisia and Laodamia, sometimes amounting to Idolatry- nay, the Love of Friend for Friend, with alle its sweet Influences and animating Transports, yet exceeding the Reasonableness of that of David for Jonathan, or of our blessed Lord for St. John and the Family of Lazarus, may procure far more Torment than Profit: even if the Attachment be reciprocal, and well grounded, and equallie matcht, which often it is not. – Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary by Anne Manning
  12. The shadows of the two men are not the only ones that move over the sunlit face of the artemisia. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  13. It is not surprising that Artemisia could not console herself for the loss of such a clever husband, and that, not satisfied with drinking his ashes dissolved in wine, she spent some of her lamented lord's ill- gotten revenue in building such a monument to his memory that it was counted one of the wonders of the world. –  by
  14. Only Artemisia, the martial queen of Halicarnassus, spoke otherwise, but none would hear her. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  15. These are Rudbeckia hirta, Artemisia biennis, Plantago aristata. – Seed Dispersal by William J. Beal