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" Sharon is, in all probability, the large, single yellow Narcissus — a flower common in Palestine, and one that has always been highly esteemed in the East ' He who has two cakes of bread,' Mahomed is reported to have said, ' let him sell one of them... "
Ye Narcissus Or Daffodyl Flowere, Containing Hys Historie and Culture, & C ... - Page 11
1884 - 48 pages
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 113-114

1863
...been highly esteemed in the East ' He who has two cakes of bread,' Mahomed is reported to have said, ' let him sell one of them for some flowers of the Narcissus ; for bread is the food of the body, but narcissus is the food of the soul.' Venerable, however, as is the renown...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 114

Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1863
...highly esteemed in the East. ' He who has two cakes of bread,' Mahomed is reported to have said, ' let him sell one of them for some flowers of the Narcissus ; for bread is the food of the body, but narcissus is the food of the soul.' Venerable, however, as is the renown...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 114

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1863
...highly esteemed in the East. ' He who has two cakes of bread,' Mahomed is reported to have said, ' let him sell one of them for some flowers of the Narcissus ; for bread is the food of the body, but narcissus is the food of the soul.' soul.' Venerable, however, as is the...
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Sketches and Studies: Descriptive and Historical

Richard John King - Belgium - 1874 - 488 pages
...highly esteemed in the East. ' He who has two cakes of bread,' Mahomed is reported to have said, ' let him sell one of them for some flowers of the narcissus ; for bread is the food of the body, but narcissus is the food of the soul.' Venerable, however, as is the renown...
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Bulbs and bulb culture

David Taylor Fish - 1877
...beauties of Nature, was so struck with the beauty of the narnissus'or Sharon rose as to have advised, " He that has two cakes of bread, let him sell one of them for some flower of the narcissus ; for bread is the food of the body, but narcissus is the food of the soul...
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The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare

Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - 1878
...be called the King of Daffodils, though some authors have given to it a still more illustrious name. The " Rose of Sharon was the large yellow Narcissus,...Mahomet said—' He that has two cakes of bread, let him fell one of them for some flower of the Narcissus, for bread is the food of the body, but Narcissus...
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Freaks and marvels of plant life

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - 1881
...yellow-flowered Narcissus, common in Palestine and in the East generally, of which Mahomet said, " He that hath two cakes of bread, let him sell one of them for some flowers of Narcissus, for bread is the food of the body, but Narcissus is the food of the soul." It had been the...
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The Plant-lore & Garden-craft of Shakespeare

Henry Nicholson Ellacombe - Daisy - 1884 - 438 pages
...be called the King of Daffodils, though some authors have given to it a still more illustrious name. The " Rose of Sharon was the large yellow Narcissus,...cakes of bread, let him sell one of them for some flower of the Narcissus, for bread is the food of the body, but Narcissus is the food of the soul."...
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The Country Month by Month,

Jean Allan Owen, George Simonds Boulger - Animal behavior - 1902 - 492 pages
...hackneyed line, " A thing of beauty is a joy for ever " ; and the deliberate utterance of Mahomet, " He that has two cakes of bread, let him sell one of them for some flower of the narcissus ; for bread is the food of the body; but narcissus is food for the soul." Then,...
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The Heart of a Garden

Rosamund Marriott Watson - Gardening - 1906 - 162 pages
...slope, and joy is in the ascent : satisfaction there may be on the summit ; but this is pure gold. " He that has two cakes of bread, let him sell one of them for some flower of the narcissus," said the Prophet ; " for bread is the food of the body, but narcissus is...
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