Moreover, I had a secret conviction that the woman I was now in search of would prefer one who had had some experience at being a man, who would bring her not the green plums of his love, but the cunningly ripened nectarines
, a man to whom love was something of an art as well as an inspiration.
"Do this, and you will have nectarines and all the rest." The shot told; red with fever, while the large drops fell from his brow, the man executed, one after the other, the three signs given by the count, in spite of the frightful contortions of the right-hand correspondent, who, not understanding the change, began to think the gardener had gone mad.
Last year I had four apricots -- they stole one, I had one nectarine, only one -- well, sir, they ate half of it on the wall; a splendid nectarine -- I never ate a better."
There was now employment for the whole party-- for though they could not all talk, they could all eat; and the beautiful pyramids of grapes, nectarines
, and peaches soon collected them round the table.
In September come grapes; apples; poppies of all colors; peaches; melocotones; nectarines
; cornelians; wardens; quinces.
A broken pane of glass in one of the dirty windows was papered and wafered over, but there was a little plate of hothouse nectarines
on the table, and there was another of grapes, and another of sponge-cakes, and there was a bottle of light wine.
And now Spring beckons me with verdant hand, And Nature's wealth of eloquence doth win Forth to the fragrant-bowered nectarine
, Where my dear friends abide, a careless band.
Numerous cottages were surrounded by vines, and by orchards of apple, nectarine
, and peach-trees -- their boughs breaking with the weight of the beautiful ripe fruit.
Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh Fountain side They sat them down, and after no more toil Of thir sweet Gardning labour then suffic'd To recommend coole ZEPHYR, and made ease More easie, wholsom thirst and appetite More grateful, to thir Supper Fruits they fell, Nectarine
Fruits which the compliant boughes Yeilded them, side-long as they sat recline On the soft downie Bank damaskt with flours: The savourie pulp they chew, and in the rinde Still as they thirsted scoop the brimming stream; Nor gentle purpose, nor endearing smiles Wanted, nor youthful dalliance as beseems Fair couple, linkt in happie nuptial League, Alone as they.
Summer is in full swing, and so are Ontario's peaches, pears, plums, cherries, nectarines
, apricots and Coronation grapes.
Dr Oetker ristorante mozzarella pizza (335g) for PS1 instead of PS2.50, Arctic royal smoked haddock loins (5), half price at PS4, Weetabix biscuits (36), down from PS3.79 to PS3, and nectarines
(4), PS1 instead of PS1.50.
Food & Drug Administration has ordered the recall of thousands of pieces of plums, peaches and nectarines
from major groceries, citing possible Listeria contamination.