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"I found it completely riveting," said Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief.
On my kitchen windowsill (yes, I have a windowed kitchen, my first ever), are four orchid plants.
But an examination of this orchid affords no pronounced evidence of any specific intention.My Studio Neighbors|William Hamilton Gibson
Soft as a cloud, the fawn surrendered to his embrace and gravely smelled his arm with a nose as delicate as an orchid.The Black Fawn|James Arthur Kjelgaard
Together she and Alice, admiring the orchid, advanced toward the two children, who had come to a halt under a big sycamore.The Moving Picture Girls Under the Palms|Laura Lee Hope
To enlist the services of Saunderson, would be almost impossible; he lives in his orchid houses; they are his world.Brood of the Witch-Queen|Sax Rohmer
It was so wonderful that the surly young beginner in vaudeville should have evolved into this orchid of the salons.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes