Definition of Lilies of the valley
1. Noun. (plural of lily of the valley) ¹
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Literary usage of Lilies of the valley
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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The more delicate odors of violets, lilies-of-the-valley and Roman hyacinths are less so. In selecting the flowers for any design, certain rules must be ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1870)
"... a set of carefully conducted experiments by some one who has time and patience to follow it out. IV. Preparing Lilies of the Valley for Forcing. ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1874)
"... with here and there magnificent blooms of Maréchal Niel and other grand roses, interspersed with Lilies of the Valley. The decorator who supplied these ..."
4. The Popular Science Monthly (1878)
"Oh, dear, no 1 We most not ask for lilies-of-the-valley. Let us think of something else. ... If they bring lilies-of-the-valley, I shall consider it a test. ..."
5. Record of a Girlhood by Fanny Kemble (1878)
"... and the pretty little garden I used to forage in for lilies of the valley and strawberries! I shall never see him again, which makes me sad; ..."
6. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1877)
"Suppose they were to bring lilies of the valley this time, how nice that would ... We must not ask for lilies of the valley. Let us think of something else. ..."