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The sea itself was covered with innumerable dead butterflies and moths, which had been carried out to sea by the storm.
She is all fragrant with blossoms, and in a moment the butterflies come fluttering round her.
Summer insects danced on the air, and a flock of white butterflies fanned the mobile tips of the crimson fireweed.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
The congregation reminds me of a clover field, with the butterflies hovering over its gaily-colored, bobbing heads.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Others returning from earlier rounds of gaiety were pressing through, like fluttering, many-tinted butterflies.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
They love flowers, and butterflies and human beings; and they were particularly fond of Rudy.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
Save for the Porth Neigr men, the blue and sulphur butterflies and the rabbits, the sandhills were extraordinarily deserted.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Its front yard was fragrant with lilacs, noisy with crickets, fluttering with butterflies of sulphur yellow.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Some of us has botanised, and some's collected butterflies, and one and all we've read the books set down for us in the Syllabus.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Indeed, as the hot August days went by, each one was marked by its butterflies more definitely than by anything else.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE

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