Usage examples for lily

  1. The lily, of course, made no noise as it pursued its upward path; the king also kept quiet so as not to frighten the monkey, and when he was near enough suddenly put forth his hand and caught it by the tail. – Shan Folk Lore Stories from the Hill and Water Country by William C. Griggs
  2. " We must pray for him," said Lily. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. If Lily were lost to me also, then I thought that it would be best that I should die, since there was nothing left for which I cared to live. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Your cheeks be pale, my son- lily- white, upon my soul. – I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. For I was a stranger in a strange land, and though my home was there and my children were about me, the longing for my other home was yet with me, and I could not put away the memory of that Lily whom I had lost. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  6. She's gwain to be 'ansome, white as a lily she is, and it'll be better for she if she do have things to think of like the gentry. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  7. The one thing he could remember was that, when he saw Lily coming, he realized that he had never in his life known there were cheeks so red and eyes so dark. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  8. Lily was too crushed and miserable to make any objection. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  9. First and foremost, Because he is in love with an ideal; A creature of his own imagination; A child of air; an echo of his heart; And, like a lily on a river floating, She floats upon the river of his thoughts! – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  10. I couldn't help it, Lily; bound to stay. – Denzil Quarrier by George Gissing
  11. It all would be perfect, Lily Rose, if only you had a white dress!" – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  12. Is there any connection whatever between the fruit and the lily? – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  13. At first I had thought that Gordon had idealized her, mingling his fancy with the truth and succeeding in gilding the lily. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  14. And are the Boarder and Lily Rose going away? – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  15. Speaking of that, here comes my Lady Rose, looking more like a lily to my thinking, so I will go my way. – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens
  16. But Lily had told all! – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  17. I can't help being delighted about it, continued Marjorie, for I do so love Lily. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  18. It was a great mistake he made when he cast Lily off, but it could not now be helped. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  19. O Lily, he answered, don't talk to me like that! – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  20. Only when the words wuz said that made her Tom's wife, her cheeks flushed up as no white lily ever did, even under the sun's rosiest rays. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley