She was like a fine flower, already past its bloom and without fragrance, though the petals were still unwithered
. Moreover, she would have been unattractive to men also from the lack of just what Kitty had too much of--of the suppressed fire of vitality, and the consciousness of her own attractiveness.
Then come what will of weal or woe (Since all gold hath alloy), Thou 'lt bloom unwithered
in this heart, My Rose of Joy!
And find unwithered
on its curls The garland briefer than a girl's.
Questions about whether she regrets the lengths she has gone to to remain unwithered
by age, are answered with a frosty look and a curt "No".
For this, we hand-pollinated the unwithered
flowers of each experimental plant by transferring pollen from several pollen donors.
Even if his bays could remain unwithered
by this silence, one would have to suspect that Ennius was receiving only specious honours here, where he is censured for a belief in immortality, in transmigration and infernal terrors, which Lucretius was to make it the principal object of his work to overthrow.(6)
How important is their evergreen to the winter, that portion of the summer which does not fade, the permanent year, the unwithered