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No "envy, malice, and all uncharitableness" stirred up by another's dancing or another's dress; no "wall-flowers," no monopoly.
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I couldn't stand it to see all those famous beauties, and with me posing as a wall-flower.
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But thou, my loved one, thou must not look upon the horrid face of war: and though my power extends to save thy father from injury, it would be easier to save the wall-flowers on the ramparts of the city from the foot of the invader, than one so fair, so feeble, from his violence and lust.
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I believe there are men who have shown as much self-devotion in carrying a lone wall-flower down to the supper-table as ever saint or martyr in the act that has canonized his name.
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There were wreaths of wall-flowers, of roses, and of lilacs, but the prettiest of all to Mona was one of roses and forget-me-nots woven in together.
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So, there was a double palpitation among the double stocks and double wall-flowers, when the master and the boy looked over the little gate.
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It would not show us "the queen of the ballroom" in the position of a wall-flower unless favored by masculine invitation; unable to eat unless he brings her something; unable to cross the floor without his arm.
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The great Bilboquet has proved to us that the heart never grows old, and that the most vigorous wall-flowers flourish on old ruins.
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The aspect of it affected him like a withered wall-flower.
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Phoebe, it was bought when Lucy was seventeen, on purpose to look as if she was of a fit age for a wall-flower, and so well has the poor thing done its duty, that Lucy hears herself designated as the pretty girl who belongs to the violet and white!
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Mrs. Pinkerton made a lovely wall-flower, and I could not refrain from a wicked chuckle when I saw her sitting on a sofa, exchanging commonplaces with a puffing dowager.
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There are myrtles and geraniums, great big bushes of them, and japonicas and heavenly wall-flowers and _trees_ of lemon verbena and fuchsias up to the eaves.
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And her loving, luckless speed, Turned her to the plant we call Now, 'The Flower of the Wall' The wall-flower is the emblem of fidelity in misfortune, because it attaches itself to fallen towers and gives a grace to ruin.
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Lord Bacon observes that wall-flowers are very delightful when set under the parlour window or a lower chamber window.
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Esmond’s mistress knew he would like to sleep in the little room he used to occupy; ’twas made ready for him, and wall-flowers and sweet herbs set in the adjoining chamber, the chaplain’s room.
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Esmond rose up before the dawn, passed into the next room, where the air was heavy with the odour of the wall-flowers; looked into the brasier where the papers had been burnt, into the old presses where Holt’s books and papers had been kept, and tried the spring, and whether the window worked still.
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True, the swords of old days have been turned into pruning-hooks; the crenelles and embrasures which once bristled and blazed with cannon are now curtained with brambles and wall-flowers, and festooned with Virginia creepers; the galleries are no longer crowded with archers and cross-bowmen; the moat itself has blossomed into a garden, luxuriant with limes and acacias, elders, planes, chestnuts, poplars, walnut, willow and birch trees, or divided into carefully tilled little garden plots.
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They came to the little court, which was shut in by old red walls in whose crevices wall-flowers were growing.
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He had seen her unclaimed at the beginning of a great function and he had had to come to her rescue to save her, as he doubtless thought, from the inglorious fate of a wall-flower.
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Can this be Betty the wall-flower?
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Examples of Wall-flower

Example #1
No late hours, leaving mind and body jaded for the next day's work.
Example #2
No need of partners, where every one danced for glad thankfulness of heart.
Example #3
No, I shall stay at home.
Example #4
But I can't dance with my knees.
Example #5
Thy father shall be safe-trust that to me; and trust me, too, that what I promise I can perform.
Example #6
Curse on my amorous folly!