"At last, the amaryllis
fair doth show, the richness of her gentle glow, to win the gaze of an
" Every magnificent petal
claims its tiny shining sphere of star-lit dew."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Let ivy stand without the
door, let holly stand in the manor hall, fairest to behold."
Shakespeare Henry VI
"And in the morning, the
glorious sun came up and the ice sparkled like ten million billion
"Up with the holly and ivy
all, wherewith we drest the Christmas hall."