Her flower-like lips touched the withered cheek, and warmed its frost.
The common hill-flowers wither, but they blossom again.
Its gold would wither into grey.
The carnations of the painting had withered, but the eyes were still wonderful in their depth and brilliancy of colour.
He had heard of rich men who had been blackmailed all their lives by some servant who had read a letter, or overheard a conversation, or picked up a card with an address, or found beneath a pillow a withered flower or a shred of crumpled lace.
He jumped from the cart, and having told the groom to take the mare home, made his way towards his guest through the withered bracken and rough undergrowth.
He was withered, wrinkled, and loathsome of visage.