The most impressive piece was a massive oak table.
The leaves of the big oak tree were like silver filigree and the white cross beneath it looked iridescent.
The long drive detoured around several large oak trees before it ended in a circle.
Jim pointed at the old Oak tree.
She lifted the hair off her neck and sighed as she paused in the shade of a huge oak tree.
A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.
Fourth and Oak were just as desolate as Ninth and Locust, but as soon as Dean stopped the car, a disheveled figure jumped from the darkness and clawed at the passenger door until Dean reached over and opened it.
I must tell thee about how the day passed at Oak Knoll.
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.
For a few minutes they walked side-by-side, listening to the cicadas sing in the old oak tree by the pond.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
Ahead was nothing but a narrow dirt road lined with mature Oak trees and brush.
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.
"They can be pains in the ass," Katie said from her seat on a stone bench beneath a massive oak tree.
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.
She carried her shoes up the hill and stopped under the big oak tree to put them on.
The big oak tree leaned over the pond with outstretched arms, as if ready to capture a catfish.
Through her tears the old Oak tree stood tall, the flowers at its base waving softly in the breeze.
The road gradually narrowed and climbed through hills choked with brush and huge oak trees.
Even the scent of the room was a dark mix of oak and amber.
Guilt and need warred as her senses became saturated with his oak-amber scent, the warmth of his body at her back.
His velvety mouth and full lips, combined with his amber-oak scent, intoxicated her senses.
The scent of oak and amber and his calming presence eased some of her tension while filling her lower belly with fire.
His oak-amber scent and the heat of his skin intoxicated her, made her feel like – even if the world ended – she might not care, if she was in his arms.
The tanning, currying and finishing of leather, an industry largely dependent on the plentiful supply of oak and hemlock bark for tanning, is centralized in the northern and eastern parts of the state, near the forests.
Viscum, called dryos hyphear, is most plentiful on the esculent oak, but occurs also on the robur, Prunus sylvestris and terebinth.
The oak forests near Dibra, where charcoal-making is a considerable industry, and the beech-woods of the Prishtina district, are especially remarkable.
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.
Specially serious damage was done in the immediate neighbourhood of the chapel, but the finely moulded arches and the magnificent tracery of the east window survived in great part.
On the lower slopes of the Andes are found oak, beech, cedar, Winter's bark, pine (Araucaria imbricata), laurel and calden (Prosopis algarobilla).
In north and central Franee the chief trees are the oak, the beech, rare south of the Loire, and the hornbeam; less important varieties are the birch, poplar, ash, elm and walnut.
The oak-panelled hall and the principal rooms are of the 15th century.
- Flowers of Oak (Quercus).
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.
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.
While in college, Borlaug heard a lecture by Elvin Stakman about plant disease in wheat, barley, and oak crops.
Mr. Chamberlin initiated me into the mysteries of tree and wild-flower, until with the little ear of love I heard the flow of sap in the oak, and saw the sun glint from leaf to leaf.
Then looking more closely at the trees around, they saw that the treasure was all melting away, and that much of it was already spread over the leaves of the oak trees and maples, which were shining with their gorgeous dress of gold and bronze, crimson and emerald.
He has a great bundle of white oak bark under his arm for a sick man, gathered this Sunday morning.
When I first paddled a boat on Walden, it was completely surrounded by thick and lofty pine and oak woods, and in some of its coves grape-vines had run over the trees next the water and formed bowers under which a boat could pass.
I have seen bricks amid the oak copse there.
He would perhaps have placed alder branches over the narrow holes in the ice, which were four or five rods apart and an equal distance from the shore, and having fastened the end of the line to a stick to prevent its being pulled through, have passed the slack line over a twig of the alder, a foot or more above the ice, and tied a dry oak leaf to it, which, being pulled down, would show when he had a bite.
Pierre seized the crossbeam, tugged, and wrenched the oak frame out with a crash.
Only the dead-looking evergreen firs dotted about in the forest, and this oak, refused to yield to the charm of spring or notice either the spring or the sunshine.
"Spring, love, happiness!" this oak seemed to say.
"But where is it?" he again wondered, gazing at the left side of the road, and without recognizing it he looked with admiration at the very oak he sought.
The old oak, quite transfigured, spreading out a canopy of sappy dark-green foliage, stood rapt and slightly trembling in the rays of the evening sun.
Yesterday our left flank was there at Shevardino, you see, where the oak is, but now we have withdrawn our left wing--now it is over there, do you see that village and the smoke?
I see only a coincidence of occurrences such as happens with all the phenomena of life, and I see that however much and however carefully I observe the hands of the watch, and the valves and wheels of the engine, and the oak, I shall not discover the cause of the bells ringing, the engine moving, or of the winds of spring.
On reaching a large oak tree that had not yet shed its leaves, he stopped and beckoned mysteriously to them with his hand.
After introductions we gathered around the oak table to get acquainted as more beer and wine flowed.
The old oak table stood where they had left it, the chairs covered with dust.
"Yes, here in this forest was that oak with which I agreed," thought Prince Andrew.
A large Oak tree had fallen across the creek in a narrow deep area, trapping debris in front of it to form a natural dam.
A tall figure lounged against a huge oak tree beside the trail.
Nearly all the leaves had fallen off the trees except for the huge scarlet oak in the back yard.