She lifted the hair off her neck and sighed as she paused in the shade of a huge oak tree.
Ahead was nothing but a narrow dirt road lined with mature Oak trees and brush.
"They can be pains in the ass," Katie said from her seat on a stone bench beneath a massive oak tree.
For a few minutes they walked side-by-side, listening to the cicadas sing in the old oak tree by the pond.
The big oak tree leaned over the pond with outstretched arms, as if ready to capture a catfish.
As they walked down the hill, Jonathan made a detour to the Oak tree and she called him back.
The principal trees are the oak, the valonia oak, the beech, ash, elm, plane, celtis, poplar and walnut, which give way in the higher regions to the pine and fir.
The chief trees of the country are the aspen (Populus tremuloides), the ash-leaved maple (Negundo aceroides), oak (Quercus alba), elm (Ulmus Americana), and many varieties of willow.
On the lower slopes of the Andes are found oak, beech, cedar, Winter's bark, pine (Araucaria imbricata), laurel and calden (Prosopis algarobilla).
Evergreens predominate in the south, where grow subtropical plants such as the myrtle, arbutus, laurel, holm-oak, olive and fig; varieties of the same kind are also found on the Atlantic coast (as far north as the Cotentin), where the humidity and mildness of the climate favor their growth.
Other trees of southern France are the cork-oak and the Aleppo and maritime pines.
It grows upon old trees, especially the oak, ash, fir and cherry.
There are also several extremely valuable soft timbers, the principal being red cedar (Cedrela Toona), silky oak (Grevillea robusta), beech and a variety of teak, with several important species of pine.
- Flowers of Oak (Quercus).
One of them, a splendid oak, is the special pride of my heart.
I had another tree friend, gentle and more approachable than the great oak--a linden that grew in the dooryard at Red Farm.
There are poplar and cedar and pine and oak and ash and hickory and maple trees.
I must tell thee about how the day passed at Oak Knoll.
The low shrub oak plateau to which the opposite shore arose stretched away toward the prairies of the West and the steppes of Tartary, affording ample room for all the roving families of men.
As he passed through the forest Prince Andrew turned several times to look at that oak, as if expecting something from it.
"Yes, the oak is right, a thousand times right," thought Prince Andrew.
It was already the beginning of June when on his return journey he drove into the birch forest where the gnarled old oak had made so strange and memorable an impression on him.
"Yes, it is the same oak," thought Prince Andrew, and all at once he was seized by an unreasoning springtime feeling of joy and renewal.
The peasants say that a cold wind blows in late spring because the oaks are budding, and really every spring cold winds do blow when the oak is budding.
But though I do not know what causes the cold winds to blow when the oak buds unfold, I cannot agree with the peasants that the unfolding of the oak buds is the cause of the cold wind, for the force of the wind is beyond the influence of the buds.
We chatted amicably around the oak table, laughing at each other's stories.
Lydia lived in a newly constructed condo on Oak Street as it drifted out of the main body of town and became the back road to neighboring Ridgway, ten miles away.
He pointed as he walked, indicating the dining room, the library, the reception room, and others, each sounding stuffier than the last and all marked by polished oak double doors.
Rhyn didn.t wait for him to settle himself but struck first with his long, oak bo, a blow that caught the Immortal by surprise.
He walked from Oak to Main Street yesterday though he didn't see me as his head was bent against the driving snow and I, a distance away.
So Mrs. Martin is up there socializing with Mr. Martin in her heaven, unaware that Mr. Martin is balling his brains out with Annie across the hall—cloud—while Annie, in her heaven, is the happy homemaker up on Oak Street.
Though known in England, where it is the only indigenous species, as the British oak, it is a native of most of the milder parts of Europe, extending from the shores of the Atlantic to the Ural; its most northern limit is attained in Norway, where it is found wild up to lat.
The British oak is one of the largest trees of the genus, though old specimens are often more remarkable for the great size of the trunk and main boughs than for very lofty growth.
Vast oak forests still covered the greater part of England and central Europe in the earlier historic period; and, though they have been gradually cleared in the progress of cultivation, oak is yet the prevailing tree in most of the woods of France, Germany and southern Russia, while in England the coppices and the few fragments of natural forest yet left are mainly composed of this species.
The name of "durmast" oak, originally given to a dark-fruited variety of Q.
Sessiliflora in the New Forest, has been adopted by foresters as a general term for this kind of oak; it seems to be the most prevalent form in Germany and in the south of Europe.
The celebrated Newland oak in Gloucestershire, known for centuries as "the great oak," was by the latest measurement 472 ft.
The wood of the British oak, when grown in perfection, is.
The oak-panelled hall and the principal rooms are of the 15th century.
Compared with 11,800 lb for British oak with a specific gravity of 69 to 99.
Specially serious damage was done in the immediate neighbourhood of the chapel, the oak-groined roof and rich fittings of the choir were wholly destroyed, but the finely moulded arches and the magnificent tracery of the east window survived in great part.