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 made no bones about the fact that my ass is grass and he's a lawn mower.
Your ass is grass and I'm a lawn mower.
I can make grass grow!
He plucked a strand of grass and stuck it in his mouth.
Sometimes I rose at dawn and stole into the garden while the heavy dew lay on the grass and flowers.
The mansion was invisible until they crossed the boundary of Damian's magic, when it appeared out of nowhere: an expanse of green grass, trees, and the stone building in the middle of the desert.
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.
The patches of grass were splinters of wood, and where neither grass nor sawdust showed was a solid wooden flooring.
Grass roots efforts to assist people in need.
The withered grass and the bushes were transformed into a forest of icicles.
The grass flames up on the hillsides like a spring fire--"et primitus oritur herba imbribus primoribus evocata"--as if the earth sent forth an inward heat to greet the returning sun; not yellow but green is the color of its flame;--the symbol of perpetual youth, the grass-blade, like a long green ribbon, streams from the sod into the summer, checked indeed by the frost, but anon pushing on again, lifting its spear of last year's hay with the fresh life below.
Relieved, she focused on the blue skies, yellow suns, and thick emerald grass that reminded her of pictures from a tour book of Ireland.
Furious, she threw them and turned to find two of the beings kneeling by the grass, touching them.
Grass tickled her feet, and she glanced down at the swath of green beneath her.
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 withdrew the grass from her pocket and held it out as a peace offering, uncertain how to take his mood.
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.
Grass had sprung up from boulders she touched, and she'd felt truly a part of her world for once in her life.
He brushed some grass from her back.
She hacked at a piece of grass with the hoe.
If I could eat grass I would not need a conscience, for nothing could then tempt me to devour babies and lambs.
They'll die down there in the grass, said the third lawyer, whose name I forget.
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.
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.
She'd thought the planet completely dead, but there was a bright patch of green grass beneath her and the pod.
A small, round object twice the size of a dinner plate appeared from the chasm and skimmed over several feet of grass to reach them.