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Letter "W" » wreaths
«We placed the wreaths upon the splendid granite sarcophagus, and at its feet, and felt that only the earthly robe we loved so much was there. The pure, tender, loving spirit which loved us so tenderly, is above us, loving us, praying for us, and free from all suffering and woe, yes, that is a comfort, and that first birthday in another world must have been a far brighter one than any in this poor world below!»
Author: Queen Victoria
«She wore a wreath of roses, / The night that first we met.»
«And he made two chapiters of molten brass, to set upon the tops of the pillars: the height of the one chapiter was five cubits, and the height of the other chapiter was five cubits: / And nets of checker work, and wreaths of chain work, for the chapiters which were upon the top of the pillars; seven for the one chapiter, and seven for the other chapiter.»
, five pillars
«I have taken unto myself her fortune and her glory, as a wreath off a tree. Like a mountain with broad foundation may she sit a long time with her parents!»
«And Huram made the pots, and the shovels, and the basons. And Huram finished the work that he was to make for king Solomon for the house of God; / To wit, the two pillars, and the pommels, and the chapiters which were on the top of the two pillars, and the two wreaths to cover the two pommels of the chapiters which were on the top of the pillars; / And four hundred pomegranates on the two wreaths; two rows of pomegranates on each wreath, to cover the two pommels of the chapiters which were upon the pillars.»
, Four Pillars
, The House of God
«As from a large heap of flowers many garlands and wreaths are made, so by a mortal in this life there is much good work to be done.»
, Good Work
, heap up
, This Life
«Who ever comes to shroud me, do not harm / Nor question much / That subtle wreath of hair, which crowns my arm.»
«A crown, golden in show is but a wreath of thorns.»