She gingerly untangled herself from some thorny vines and tried to stand.
He made two or three false starts before he located the elusive narrow path through the thorny brush that separated the beach from the road beyond it.
Disentangling a thorny bush from her jeans, she pushed on until she spotted a bush with dark blue berries.
Another page informed her that the opaque green berries on the thorny vines were gooseberries.
Gray desert plants, notably cactuses and other thorny plants, partly replace in the south the bushes of the north.
The perennially humid regions of the Malayan peninsula and western portion of the archipelago are everywhere covered with dense forest, rendered difficult to traverse by the thorny cane, a palm of the genus Calamus, which has its greatest development in this part of Asia.
The steppe region, whose flora begins to appear east of the western ridge, is distinguished by the variety of its species, the dry and thorny character of its shrubs, and great poverty in trees.
For instance, the names which they give to certain fruits, such as the duri-an, the rambut-an and the pulas-an, which are indigenous in the Malayan countries, and are not found elsewhere, are all compound words meaning respectively the thorny, the hairy and the twisted fruit.
And W., however, the surface gradually rises into long undulating tracts; rice lands and swamps give way to a region of low thorny jungle or forest trees; the hamlets become smaller and more scattered, and nearly disappear altogether in the wild forests along the western boundary.
In the cultivated upland valleys all over Arabia the Zizyphus j ujuba, called by some travellers lotus, grows to a large tree; its thorny branches are clipped yearly and used to fence the cornfields among which it grows.
There are also two kinds of shrubby plants, a thorny Composita called " ccanlli " and another, called " tola," which is a resinous Baccharis and is used for fuel.
There sat the thorny Sorcerer in his chair of state, and when the Wizard saw him he began to laugh, uttering comical little chuckles.
He waved a thorny hand and at once the tinkling of bells was heard, playing sweet music.
His shoes were covered with mud; he had torn his coat on the thorny tree.
Don't get me wrong: Privacy issues in the future will be thorny to work through.
When confronted with any thorny societal problem, I apply the same basic thought process I used on the five topics of this book.