Usage examples for quince

  1. Opening his eyes hurriedly, as with the loss of the music his own breath had gone likewise, he beheld a garden golden with the light of lamps hung profusely from branches and twigs of trees by the glowing cheeks of fruits, apple and grape, pomegranate and quince; and he was reclining on a bank piled with purple cushions, his limbs clad in the richest figured silks, fringed like the ends of clouds round the sun, with amber fringes. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  2. She looked up at him in some surprise, and very quietly, still going on cutting a quince in quarters: Well!... – The Gods are Athirst by Anatole France
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