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The case was different in 'Thistle's' year, that vessel having a really splendid lot of sticks.
Lady Baird has sent the veil, and a wonderful diamond thistle to pin it on,—a jewel fit for a princess!
So saying, he again relapsed into silence, and commenced whipping at the thistle tops and dandelions.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
Suddenly Polly broke away, pulled up an iron-weed growing on the road-side, and fell to whipping a large purple thistle.
He knew that the next field was a thistle-field, and was separated from the chestnut by a long, deep ditch.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
Prithee, now, how many such butterflies as you suck here together on the thistle-head of royalty?
THE SAINT'S TRAGEDYCHARLES KINGSLEY
It offers thistle plants (or whatever is the flower that makes such delicate ashes) to the tops of many thousand hills.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
As well look for a burr thistle in a bin of oats, as look for a human atom in the Cowgate and the wynds "juist aff."
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
The thistle is the order for dignity and antiquity; the veritable 'nemo me impune lacessit' of chivalry.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER

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