The leaves of the big oak tree were like silver filigree and the white cross beneath it looked iridescent.
A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.
She lifted the hair off her neck and sighed as she paused in the shade of a huge oak tree.
"They can be pains in the ass," Katie said from her seat on a stone bench beneath a massive oak tree.
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.
He has a great bundle of white oak bark under his arm for a sick man, gathered this Sunday morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Yes, here in this forest was that oak with which I agreed," thought Prince Andrew.
Yesterday our left flank was there at Shevardino, you see, where the oak is, but now we have withdrawn our left wing--now it is over there, do you see that village and the smoke?
Ahead was nothing but a narrow dirt road lined with mature Oak trees and brush.
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.
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.
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.
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 road gradually narrowed and climbed through hills choked with brush and huge oak trees.
The scent of oak and amber and his calming presence eased some of her tension while filling her lower belly with fire.
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 oak forests near Dibra, where charcoal-making is a considerable industry, and the beech-woods of the Prishtina district, are especially remarkable.
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.
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.
When standing in dense woods the trees are rather straight and formal in early growth, especially the sessile-fruited kinds, and the gnarled character traditionally assigned to the oak applies chiefly to its advanced age.
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.