Josh squatted beside her, eyeing the pond with a sour expression.
It embraces over 10,000 acres, including the Blue Hill reservation (about 5000 acres), the highest land in eastern Massachusetts, a beautiful reservation of forest, crag and pond known as Middlesex Fells, two large beach bath reservations on the harbour at Revere and Hull (Nantasket), and the boating section of the Charles river.
She baited the hook and threw it in the pond, watching as tiny waves rippled out from the bobber and gently lapped at the grassy shore.
The big oak tree leaned over the pond with outstretched arms, as if ready to capture a catfish.
The surface of the pond was as smooth as glass, reflecting a small fluffy cloud as it floated across the inky sky.
A fish flopped in the pond, probably avoiding a snapping turtle, and water raced over rocks in the creek below.
Below, the pond glistened in the evening heat, as if winking up at her.
Beyond the pond was a vivid green line of brush and trees, bordering the creek.
When a Bob-White quail continued calling from the vicinity of the pond, she headed that way.
In June 1835 Airy was appointed Astronomer Royal in succession to John Pond, and thus commenced that long career of wisely directed and vigorously sustained industry at the national observatory which, even more perhaps than his investigations in abstract science or theoretical astronomy, constitutes his chief title to fame.
Through the centre of the township winds the Aberjona river, which empties into Mystic Pond, in Winchester township, both favourite resorts for canoeing, &c. Wedge Pond and Winter Pond, in the centre of the township, are clear and beautiful sheets of water.
Simpson, that is my brother, brought me some beautiful pond lilies yesterday--he is a very brother to me.
They raced the horses past the pond and up the hill, slowing when they came to the rocky area.
The stock pond stared up at her coldly from the tawny pasture like a huge eye, the ice-covered edges surrounding a deep blue iris.
She locked the bison out of the pasture surrounding the pond and joined the men by the footbridge.
In the malarious islet of Asinara a pond of stagnant water was treated with petroleum and all windows were protected with gauze.
Desirous of proving to himself and others that man could be as independent of this kind as the nest-building bird, Thoreau retired to a hut of his own construction on the pine-slope over against the shores of Walden Pond - a but which he built, furnished and kept in order entirely by the labour of his own hands.
Of her mother little is known save that she lived for some time with her daughter, and that in 1679 she was drowned, apparently when intoxicated, in a pond at Chelsea.
Some one balances the toboggan on the very crest of the hill, while we get on, and when we are ready, off we dash down the side of the hill in a headlong rush, and, leaping a projection, plunge into a snow-drift and go swimming far across the pond at a tremendous rate!...
The ice in the pond was not yet dissolved, though there were some open spaces, and it was all dark-colored and saturated with water.
Still the cannon balls continued regularly to whistle and flop onto the ice and into the water and oftenest of all among the crowd that covered the dam, the pond, and the bank.
The house lay behind a newly dug pond filled with water to the brink and with banks still bare of grass.
They crossed the field, stopping at the pond when Jonathan insisted on watching the wild ducks.
The city's park system includes the Western Promenade, on Bramhall Hill; the Eastern Promenade, on Munjoy Hill; Fort Allen Park, at the south extremity of the latter promenade; Fort Sumner, another small park farther west, on the same hill; Lincoln Park, containing 2 acres of beautiful grounds near the centre of the city; Deering's Oaks (made famous by Longfellow), the principal park (50 acres) on the peninsula, with many fine old trees, pleasant drives, and an artificial pond used for boating; and Monument Square and Boothby Square.
During an administration of nearly twenty-five years Pond effected a reform of practical astronomy in England comparable to that effected by Bessel in Germany.
Maskelyne and John Pond, to defray the expense of which a large sum of money was allotted by the Treasury.
To its east is a great pond, the Jakara, 12 m.
- Nervous System of the Pond knob - like particle Snail, Limnaeus stagnalis, as a type of the (Neritina and Palu- short-looped euthyneurous condition.
On the west side of the city is Edgewood Park (120 acres); on the north is Beaver Pond Park (loo acres); and East and West Rocks, mentioned above, have been made into suburban parks.
Marine Gasteropods are occasionally termed "sea-snails," and the compounds "pond-snails," "river-snails," "water-snails" are in common use.
The first hold of the Athabasca region was gained by Peter Pond, who, on behalf of the North-West Company of Montreal, built Fort Athabasca on river La Biche in 1778.
ALYTES, the midwife toad, first discovered by P. Demours in 1741, on the border of a small pond in the Jardin des Plantes, in the very act of parturition which has rendered it famous, and described as Petit crapaud male accoucheur de sa femelle.
Of Boston at the head of Upper Mystic Pond, one of the sources of the Mystic river.
Horn Pond Mountain and Indian Hill are about 320 ft.
In 1638 allotments of land between the Mystic Pond and the present Woburn were made to various Charlestown settlers, including John Harvard and Increase Nowell (1590-1655), secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1644-1649, and the new settlement was called Waterfield.
Rain-water is the best, next to that river or pond water, and last of all that from springs; but a chemical analysis should be made of the last before introducing it, as some spring waters contain mineral ingredients injurious to vegetation.
- Development of the Pond-Snail, Limnaeus stagnalis.
The township owns and operates its water works; the water supply is obtained from Weymouth Great Pond in the village of South Weymouth.
- Diagrams of the external form and anatomy of Anodonta cygnea, the Pond-Mussel; in figures I, 3, 4, 5, 6 the animal is seen from the left side, the centro-dorsal region uppermost.
As an example of the organization of a Lamellibranch, we shall review the structure of the common pond-mussel or swan mussel (Anodonta cygnea), comparing it with other Lamellibranchia.
Along the southern coast are many ponds, all shut off from the ocean by a narrow strip of land, excepting Tisbury Great Pond, which has a small outlet to the sea.
Others are Sengekontacket Pond on the eastern coast; Lagoon Pond, which is practically an arm of Vineyard Haven Harbor; and, about a mile east of the Harbor, Chappaquonsett Pond.