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Later, I fried the petals of the cauliflower mushroom in oil and ate them salted.
The flesh of the petals, plump with moisture compared to that of the leaf, holds a different odor besides.
Each petal on a rose may be distinct, having been visited by insects leaving pollen footprints from faraway flowers.
The shopper bags continued the petal effect, made perhaps from extra material from a wedding dress covered in rosettes.Marni's Sophisticated Spring/ Summer 2014 Collection|Liza Foreman|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And to keep the sun out of her eyes, the Burberry girl will be wearing white framed, petal-shaped dark glasses next spring.
He only brushed a flower so lightly with his fingertips that he did not disturb as much as a petal.
The satirical Petal Paper found an audience—but more and more of them were out of state.
He lived in the small town of Petal, Mississippi, across the river from Hattiesburg.
Its shape is of a lotos bud, and the long fissures that plough a mountain side are now but delicate gold veining on a petal.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
"Then I am quite sure you will remember," she laughed, and fell to picking a rose apart, petal by petal.The Colonel of the Red Huzzars|John Reed Scott
She took another bungling stitch in the petal of a white floss daisy.The Butterfly House|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Most of them had petal pillow tops made from brilliant crepe paper touched with silver and guilt.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
Ariadne was the white and slender lily, slowly unfolding petal after petal in obedience to the law of its own inner growth.Unveiling a Parallel|Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant