She tugged the heavy door open by its old iron handle and gazed into a large square of grass, a courtyard, around which many similar rooms with heavy doors were arranged.
He plucked a strand of grass and stuck it in his mouth.
The patches of grass were splinters of wood, and where neither grass nor sawdust showed was a solid wooden flooring.
Sometimes I rose at dawn and stole into the garden while the heavy dew lay on the grass and flowers.
The withered grass and the bushes were transformed into a forest of icicles.
Relieved, she focused on the blue skies, yellow suns, and thick emerald grass that reminded her of pictures from a tour book of Ireland.
She planted her hand on the red ground and counted to ten, until she felt the tickle of blades of grass beneath her hand.
She glanced down absently at the tickle of grass against her feet.
Grass tickled her knees, and she shifted, agitated by water and grass.
Her feet were cold on the wooden floor, and she'd caught herself looking down many times to see if she made grass grow here, too.
Dropping to the ground, she plucked a piece of grass and tucked it between her lips as she leaned back against the old apple tree.
If I could eat grass I would not need a conscience, for nothing could then tempt me to devour babies and lambs.
As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.
Once it chanced that I stood in the very abutment of a rainbow's arch, which filled the lower stratum of the atmosphere, tinging the grass and leaves around, and dazzling me as if I looked through colored crystal.
I think that I may warrant you one worm to every three sods you turn up, if you look well in among the roots of the grass, as if you were weeding.
Sometimes the well dent is visible, where once a spring oozed; now dry and tearless grass; or it was covered deep--not to be discovered till some late day--with a flat stone under the sod, when the last of the race departed.
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
It is almost identical with that, for in the growing days of June, when the rills are dry, the grass-blades are their channels, and from year to year the herds drink at this perennial green stream, and the mower draws from it betimes their winter supply.
A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.
Even the bison, to some extent, keeps pace with the seasons cropping the pastures of the Colorado only till a greener and sweeter grass awaits him by the Yellowstone.
The birches with their sticky green leaves were motionless, and lilac-colored flowers and the first blades of green grass were pushing up and lifting last year's leaves.
Grass had already begun to grow on the garden paths, and horses and calves were straying in the English park.
She returned to the garden and sat down on the grass at the foot of the slope by the pond, where no one could see her.
When he had ascended the hill and reached the little village street, he saw for the first time peasant militiamen in their white shirts and with crosses on their caps, who, talking and laughing loudly, animated and perspiring, were at work on a huge knoll overgrown with grass to the right of the road.
Before he gave his Immortal soul to death, he.d never noticed how sweet the air was or how the grass sang as the wind whipped through it.
He dragged the Immortal over the grass and concrete into the vacant room beside Sasha.s.
No, a different world completely, but similar in that it has a sun, moon, oceans, grass, and stuff.
That Kiera would have her ocean, sky, and grass on the new planet?
They have green grass, oceans, and blue sky just like us.
The planet's energy warmed her, ran through her and into him, and grass grew beneath her feet.
It settled into the grass near the prisoner's feet.
She vaulted over a low stone wall, landing with a crunch in the dead grass on the other side.
The old Apple tree spread a blanket of shade in the grass beside the pond.
He pulled the grass from his mouth and studied the end.
She walked through the grass with her head down.
There were two runs, so that grass could grow in one while the other was being used.
Carmen broke off a long stem of grass and poked it in her mouth.
His gaze came back to her and he pulled the grass from his mouth, studying it.
He thought she would cry but instead she lay back on the grass, arms beneath her head, and after a time, began naming the shapes of the clouds passing across the sky.
She snatched the piece of grass from her mouth and scrambled to her feet, feeling the blood burning her neck and cheeks.
Grass had sprung up from boulders she touched, and she'd felt truly a part of her world for once in her life.
She'd thought the planet completely dead, but there was a bright patch of green grass beneath her and the pod.