The wind came suddenly, and with a vengeance, bouncing leaves and small branches across the yard.
She said there was a woman who came to see her three days every five, with eyes like the first leaves of spring.
"I.ll sit outside the door to make sure no one leaves," Rhyn suggested.
She cut the strings and pulled a few leaves from a new bale of alfalfa hay.
Cleary must have done something in Scranton that leaves a trail.
Until the attack was defended and defeated, Christmas mornings, autumn leaves, spring flowers and summer picnics were no more than passing dreams.
We've got patrols around-- " "Speck doesn't understand that if even a mosquito leaves the town, there's no way we can stop the spread!"
It's also a bond that folks in my position have to be careful about taking on, because it leaves me vulnerable.
He leaves no room for failure or my hope that certain things will change.
The leaves of the big oak tree were like silver filigree and the white cross beneath it looked iridescent.
She kicked a pile of leaves from the branches where the floodwaters had deposited it a few weeks ago.
That leaves your people.
That leaves demons. Maybe trees don't like demons.
He's barefoot after he leaves his shoes on the beach and needs some kind of footwear so he might as well get bike shoes; after all, he's biking.
The leaves quickly fell to the ground, forming a thick layer everywhere.
The pages fluttered to the floor, like leaves in autumn.
From the open Atlantic. A marigot, called the Ndiadier or Maringuins, leaves the river 40 m.
Inside the hedge they came upon row after row of large and handsome plants with broad leaves gracefully curving until their points nearly reached the ground.
From the cave we have advanced to roofs of palm leaves, of bark and boughs, of linen woven and stretched, of grass and straw, of boards and shingles, of stones and tiles.
A bird sits on the next bough, life-everlasting grows under the table, and blackberry vines run round its legs; pine cones, chestnut burs, and strawberry leaves are strewn about.
So perfect is this instinct, that once, when I had laid them on the leaves again, and one accidentally fell on its side, it was found with the rest in exactly the same position ten minutes afterward.
They come rustling through the woods like autumn leaves, at least ten men to one loon.
Even ice begins with delicate crystal leaves, as if it had flowed into moulds which the fronds of waterplants have impressed on the watery mirror.
She inched away from a plant whose slender stalk was maneuvering through several other plants to position its leaves in direct sunlight.
Unable to sleep without knowing the truth, Toby huddled beneath the jungle leaves and stretched his senses until he found Katie. He couldn't put her in more danger, if there was something wrong with Ully. She was close enough for him to find when he needed to. If he kept some distance between him and Katie, he could figure out what was wrong with Ully without endangering her more.
They navigated the jungle as fast as they could, catching themselves against trees as they slid through slippery piles of leaves and over fallen branches. Katie ran until she was breathless. Deidre kept on running, and Katie pushed her body forward.
We're 'officially' given a job to do and then the brass leaves the room while we discuss how to 'unofficially' get it done.
Which leaves Jonny, Xander mused.
She reaches out and touches the leaves, and the world of growing things is hers, as truly as it is ours, to enjoy while she holds the leaves in her fingers and smells the blossoms, and to remember when the walk is done.
Some were red, some white, and others were delicate pink, and they were peeping out from between the green leaves like beautiful little fairies.
The whole tree itself is but one leaf, and rivers are still vaster leaves whose pulp is intervening earth, and towns and cities are the ova of insects in their axils.
That still leaves enough time to have an early dinner on Bourbon Street.
But this rule which leaves out of account the spirit of the army continually proves incorrect and is in particularly striking contrast to the facts when some strong rise or fall in the spirit of the troops occurs, as in all national wars.
They gathered the fallen leaves that dropped of themselves from that withered tree--the French army--and sometimes shook that tree itself.
Clothes, saddles, reins, were all wet, slippery, and sodden, like the ground and the fallen leaves that strewed the road.
Denisov, the esaul, and Petya rode silently, following the peasant in the knitted cap who, stepping lightly with outturned toes and moving noiselessly in his bast shoes over the roots and wet leaves, silently led them to the edge of the forest.
On reaching a large oak tree that had not yet shed its leaves, he stopped and beckoned mysteriously to them with his hand.
Presently they came to a low plant which had broad, spreading leaves, in the center of which grew a single fruit about as large as a peach.
I did not eat them; but I loved their fragrance and enjoyed hunting for them in the leaves and grass.
It was suggested that I should change the title from "Autumn Leaves" to "The Frost King," which I did.
How well I remember the graceful draperies that enfolded me, the bright autumn leaves that wreathed my head, and the fruit and grain at my feet and in my hands, and beneath all the piety of the masque the oppressive sense of coming ill that made my heart heavy.
I represent my teacher as saying to me of the golden autumn leaves, "Yes, they are beautiful enough to comfort us for the flight of summer"--an idea direct from Miss Canby's story.