He smiled to see the clematis unfolding its punctual wings about the porch.
The young woman who had let clematis in, came to the table near the door.
“Take her downstairs now, clematis,” said Miss Rose, coming in.
clematis stared about at the other children all this time, and wondered what they were doing.
The verdure was rank, and luxuriant trees and marble tombs alike were festooned with clematis and jasmine.
clematis followed the other children up the stairs to the sleeping rooms.
clematis washed her face and 46 hands, brushed her hair, and cleaned her teeth carefully.
clematis gathered the clothes together, but she was not happy.
How would you like to take a long walk this afternoon, clematis?
They nodded to clematis, as she watched them with sleepy eyes.
plant genus, 1550s, "periwinkle," from Latin Clematis, from Greek klematis, in Dioscorides as the name of a climbing or trailing plant (OED says probably the periwinkle) with long and lithe branches, diminutive of klema "vine-branch, shoot or twig broken off" (for grafting), from klan "to break" (see clastic).