the flower of life
the finest individuals out of a number of people or things
Middle and early modern English did not recognize the modern distinction in spelling and sense between flower and flour and the earliest instances of this expression relate to the sense that in modern English would be spelt flour, referring to the finest part of the
1991 - Pat Robertson - New World Order – This vainglorious conqueror wasted the flower of French youth on his own personal dreams of empire.
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