The mould grows up, and hides the capital of the fallen column; the acanthus is hidden in earth.
Theocritus speaks of a prize cup as having a crust of soft acanthus.
With the acanthus and scroll as their principal units of design, they elaborated and enriched every form that would admit of it.
The acanthus leaf was the inspiration of the architect who built the Acropolis.
It used religious symbols extensively, but incorporated in its ornament a few pagan elements, such as the acanthus and the scroll.
acanthus carduifolius is the choicest camel-fodder in the desert.
It has a greater resemblance to the acanthus plant than it has to any solar disk imaginable.
Among them are large statues exceedingly well made, images of smaller size, and flowers and acanthus leaves gracefully carved.
This basket happened to be placed just above the root of an acanthus.
The tamarisk appears afterwards to have given the idea of a subdivision of leaf more pure and quaint than that of the acanthus.