Extreme Makeover dahlia Lithwick, The New Yorker The story behind Lawrence v. Texas.
dahlia comes of another age; she comes from the country of fjords and legends.
dahlia has conveniently placed a sofa outside the bathroom door.
I must tell you of an experience I had in transplanting a dahlia, which was in bloom, the last day of July.
"We promised dahlia to take him in directly he cried," I said.
Frosts that kill dahlia tops, and many other plants, do not harm geraniums.
"The nail-man won't be long," said Archie to dahlia, on his return.
It was quite plain, and, compared with her own, as a daisy is to a dahlia.
"I hope he is not hurt," said dahlia, wiping the tears from her eyes.
The dahlia, we are told, first came from the valley of Mexico.
1804, named 1791 by Spanish botanist Antonio José Cavanilles for Anders Dahl (1751-1789), Swedish botanist and pupil of Linnaeus, who discovered it in Mexico in 1788. No blue variety had ever been cultivated, hence blue dahlia, figurative expression for "something impossible or unattainable" (1880).