Narcissus



Permission.



"By all those token-flowers that tell

What words can ne'er express so well."

BYRON.



Cut six petals in double white wax; indent up the centre of each with

the point of a curling pin; press against this crease upon the opposite

side, so as to produce a ribbed appearance. Pass the head of the curling

pin down on each side of the previously named crease, and press the

petals back. Cut a strip of yellow wax half an inch deep and one inch

and a half in length; plait it up at one edge, and join it round to form

a cup. To the end of a piece of middle size wire attach the stamina,

draw the same through the cup, and fasten it underneath. Take a slip of

pale green wax, and wind round the wire under the cup, to form the tube

or neck of the flower. Attach three petals in a triangular form

immediately under the cup, and the remaining three immediately between

those preceding.





THE JONQUIL



is constructed precisely the same; but use for the petals double yellow

wax instead of white, and orange wax for the cup instead of yellow.





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