Definition of Star-glory
1. Noun. Tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere.
Generic synonyms: Morning Glory
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Literary usage of Star-glory
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1904)
"The telescope pointed at a star is ready to tell of that star's glory to any observer. But there is a vast difference in what the ..."
2. Belle Assemblée: Or, Court and Fashionable Magazine; Containing Interesting (1826)
"... Let but its halo encompass me still, Smooth were my track o'er the raving sea, If that star's glory still shine on me ! But if its light must pass away, ..."
3. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1838)
"... When we could in the forest stray, Had bid from sight the day-star's glory. O sing no move that thrilling strain, And beckons back to earth again, ..."
4. Southland Writers: Biographical and Critical Sketches of the Living Female by Ida Raymond, Mary T. Tardy (1870)
"... Dreamings that over my worn spirit lie— star-glory over a pale moonless sky, Quietude soothing an overtasked brain, Hushing the cry of importunate pain. ..."
5. The Might and Mirth of Literature: A Treatise on Figurative Language. In by John Walker Vilant Macbeth (1876)
"Those in heaven, rescued by the Deliverer, walk in gleaming, glistening white, incarnated in star-glory. Of course, as much want of taste may be betrayed in ..."
6. Garden Ornaments by Mary Harrod Northend (1916)
"Do not forget the Cardinal Climber which is a cross between the Cyprus Vine and the Star Glory. It attains a height of thirty feet or more with a beautiful ..."