narcissi, the fairest among them all, Who gaze on their eyes in the stream's recess Till they die of their own dear loveliness.
Through a field of narcissi, through the planted violets, past a little vineyard on to the plain below—there the golf course is.
Some might say, Your flowers of narcissi only last a certain time; how are you going to replace them?
The gardens were full of wall-flowers—the inhabited country smelt of wall-flowers—purple flags, narcissi, hyacinths.
"I've had that said to me before, but I have my doubts about it," remarked skeptical Anne, sniffing at her narcissi.
These are narcissi and anemones gathered in thy gardens to please thee.
A bunch in Scilly is a dozen blooms; and therefore those fortunate few took twopence-halfpenny apiece for narcissi.
Hyacinths, narcissi, and tulips planted now ought to flower in April.
I graze my splendid flocks of white lambs upon the mountains, where the green grass is pied with narcissi.
Twenty of his slaves came in yesterday, laden with hyacinths and narcissi, anemones and jonquils.
type of bulbous flowering plant, 1540s, from Latin narcissus, from Greek narkissos "the narcissus," perhaps from a pre-Greek Aegean word, but associated with Greek narke "numbness" (see narcotic) because of the sedative effect of the alkaloids in the plant.
daffodil, a Roman whom Paul salutes (Rom. 16:11). He is supposed to have been the private secretary of the emperor Claudius. This is, however, quite uncertain.