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To many insects and birds, block-yellow flowers like daffodils are flamed and streaked with painterly brushstrokes of ultraviolet, while those of silverweed are bull’s-eyed with colors we cannot imagine.

Baby’s breath, for example, needs a higher amount of sugar once the buds are open, while daffodils don’t benefit from sugary solutions at all.

With that, Ranger Mara traipsed off, leading the group through just-budding daffodils and flowering shrubbery to the site of her next lesson.

So we just keep moving with the uncertainty and bow to the daffodils where ever they grow.

From Time

Something Sylvia was knowing of that sweet daffodil time in the heart of a girl before the hovering swallows dare to fly.

"I think I know who committed the Daffodil Murder," he said steadily.

And there are Keats' and Shelley's well-known and beautiful lines which bring down the praises of the Daffodil to our own day.

In fact, I am not so certain that the daffodil is a native of China at all, though China's a mighty big place.

Note also his "Daffodil Fields," which is quite different from these and full of peculiar beauty.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to daffodil, such as: adage, aphorism, axiom, dictum, epigram, and maxim.

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