On a wreath of the colours, a wood lark perching on a sprig of bay-tree, proper, for crest.
The bay-tree rouses him to real eloquence, though not for Apollo's sake.
Against so famous a quality, Vicomercatus produceth experiment of a bay-tree blasted in Italy.
Beside her there was a running stream, on the bank of which grew a bay-tree.
Again, we know that the bay-tree, or laurel, was dedicated to the oracular Pythian Apollo.
Don Silverio raised him and dragged him into the shade of a bay-tree and dashed water on him from the river.
Was there not a bay-tree that flourished, and had he not been summoned in a vision to lay an axe to its roots?
The bay-tree was commonly believed to afford protection from lightning.
To these add, the bay-tree, for abating all such infections; of which see many famous instances in cap.
Hot water, or preferably a decoction of cloves and the bark of the bay-tree, is very useful for recovering consciousness.
named only in Ps. 37:35, Authorized Version. The Hebrew word so rendered is _ereh_, which simply means "native born", i.e., a tree not transplanted, but growing on its native soil, and therefore luxuriantly. If the psalmist intended by this word to denote any particular tree, it may have been the evergreen bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), which is a native of Palestine. Instead of "like a green bay tree" in the Authorized Version, the Revised Version has, "like a green tree in its native soil."