Forest sentence example

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  • She entered the forest, and the darkness was crushing, suffocating her.
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  • The forest air was cool and damp.
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  • The forest was cold, the rustle of pine trees against one another faint.
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  • Once past the open vista, the road deteriorated, dropping into the forest on federal land.
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  • The whole forest was already clothed in green.
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  • It terminated in a forest meadow.
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  • It's hard to sleep in a forest that's not …alive.
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  • World class vistas, trickling silver rivers of high snow melt-off, sky as blue as a queen's velvet robe, and the green and grey of forest and rock towering in every direction—all went unseen.
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  • An old forest fence which had seen its best days was a great haul for me.
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  • Sunday began with a lost boy who we located in a local forest but was found by the time we called in the tip.
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  • Deidre stared into the forest where he'd disappeared.
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  • The forest was similar but there was a trail I followed for a time.
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  • She eyed the forest around them.
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  • One was of medium height and slender, an older man with sharp green eyes the color of forest moss who seemed out of place in the middle of the room.
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  • It's private land, not national forest or park lands, and even though you or the Dawkinses own all this, it's not posted, except for the mine tunnel.
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  • She walked slowly, taking in everything from the patches of blue sky visible through the trees to the spring flowers sprinkling the forest floor.
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  • There are demons in the forest surrounding the Immortals. winter stronghold.
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  • He flew to the forest and shape shifted into a jaguar as he dropped to the ground, taking off through the forest.
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  • You may tell by looking at any twig of the forest, ay, at your very wood-pile, whether its winter is past or not.
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  • The turrets of a convent stood out beyond a wild virgin pine forest, and far away on the other side of the Enns the enemy's horse patrols could be discerned.
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  • In the forest it was almost hot, no wind could be felt.
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  • This, noble Horse, is my friend the Cowardly Lion, who is the valiant King of the Forest, but at the same time a faithful vassal of Princess Ozma.
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  • But on the road, the highroad along which the troops marched, there was no such freshness even at night or when the road passed through the forest; the dew was imperceptible on the sandy dust churned up more than six inches deep.
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  • Trekkers, campers and bikers will enjoy the forest, swimmers will love dipping in the lakes, and skiers will adore the pristine slopes in the winter.
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  • The supermodel all but bolted from the midst of the male forest around her.
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  • She was running from someone in the forest and instead of helping her, Gabriel would only watch.
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  • The death dealer didn't challenge her, instead melting back into the forest shadows.
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  • With forest colored eyes and an athletic body, she towered over most men.
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  • We are riding into the forest today.
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  • Hardening, Jenn turned away and retreated through the forest and rocks to the compound.
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  • Orienting herself, she caught sight of the green haze again and walked along the edge of the forest, seeking a path.
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  • She stopped a dozen meters before the edge of the forest, wondering if there was any sort of hazard in being so close to whatever it was causing the lake to be green in the first place.
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  • Rhyn opened the portal to the shadow world and walked through the damp fog to the forest outside the castle.
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  • Katie wondered what had called him away—news of the demons in the forest or some other awful plan by Kris?
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  • As he came out of the forest he saw a little boy by the roadside, who seemed to be watching for some one.
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  • Outside of snakes and insects, there was nothing dangerous about the forest.
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  • Spirits dampened, Jule watched Rourk leave for the pub before Transporting himself to the forest side of the Other's property.
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  • She also wanted to step outside and see the forest.
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  • Deidre gazed at the strange human forest, whose trees weren't alive like those of her underworld.
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  • His pace quickened, and he left the forest and trotted to the Immortals' stronghold.
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  • They ran through the forest toward the cliff, then ducked deeper into the forest before the trees gave way at the cliff.
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  • She rubbed the lumpy scar on her arm, her attention caught by the sight of a jaguar dropping from a tree branch to the edge of the park and the forest a short distance away.
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  • The half moon.s light made the snow-covered forest glow eerily.
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  • Gabriel was at his place in the underworld, a small cottage tucked into Death.s realm, in the Everdark forest of Immortal trees whose hissing, fanlike leaves and snake-like branches moved to catch the quiet wind.
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  • Lights from lasers and muzzle fire spotted the forest below them before they reached an urban area, mostly dark with several patches of electricity.
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  • Brutus took off toward the forest, barking.
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  • The forest vegetation, largely confined to the "Isle of Isles" and the southern uplands, includes the Adansonia (baobab), which in the Fazogli district attains gigantic proportions, the tamarind, of which bread is made, the deleb palm, several valuable gum trees (whence the term Sennari often applied in Egypt to gumarabic), some dyewoods, ebony, ironwood and many varieties of acacia.
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  • Viewed as a whole, the flora of the forest region is to be regarded as European-Siberian; and, though certain species disappear towards the E., while new ones make their appearance, it maintains, on the whole, the same features throughout from Poland to Kamchatka.
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  • European climate contends against the Asiatic, and where a struggle is carried on between the forest and the steppe.
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  • In 1871 much of it was destroyed by a forest fire.
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  • I feel in Diana's posture the grace and freedom of the forest and the spirit that tames the mountain lion and subdues the fiercest passions.
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  • Beyond Valuevo the road disappeared into a yellowing forest on the horizon.
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  • Far in the distance in that birch and fir forest to the right of the road, the cross and belfry of the Kolocha Monastery gleamed in the sun.
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  • Here and there over the whole of that blue expanse, to right and left of the forest and the road, smoking campfires could be seen and indefinite masses of troops--ours and the enemy's.
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  • The restaurant has a tempting display case of beautifully decorated desserts, such as the black forest cake.
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  • He hadn't thought twice about running into her in the forest.
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  • You helped me escape demons through that awful underworld forest.
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  • Distressed by the idea, she found herself standing before the French doors again, looking at the green haze over the forest.
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  • She inched closer to the point where he'd appeared then hurried by to the edge of the forest.
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  • His gaze was on some point in the forest.
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  • She heard them coming, the sound of creatures crashing through the forest.
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  • Agitated and chilled by the chamber, he transformed into his jaguar form to terrorize more Immortals on his way to hunt the demons in the forest.
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  • Toby began to panic and pull, and the jaguar lowered itself farther to the ground, planting its back legs and jerking the boy towards the forest.
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  • His sweet smell and the feel of his soft skin lingered in her senses after she.d carried him from the forest.
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  • When the assassin turned away, Rhyn stepped into the living forest.
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  • She turned her back to him, hoping he.d fly off in his pterodactyl form or disappear into the depths of the forest as a jaguar.
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  • None of you knew about the demons in the forest, and you were right about what you said to Kris.
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  • More dark shadows lingered deep within the forest, watching over their leader.
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  • He returned to the castle, stopping at the sound of commotion from the direction of the forest before he reached the entrance.
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  • Long ago, before Sasha broke from the Council, he had stayed in a corner chamber overlooking the forest.
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  • Jade closed his eyes, drew a deep breath, and stepped from the forest.
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  • Kris and a few of his Immortals were surrounded in the middle of the park while demons darted from the forest to attack pockets of Immortals.
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  • He wanted to track any remaining demons in the forest and kill them, too.
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  • We found something while scouting the forest.
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  • Darkyn.s preparing for another attack in the forest.
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  • I chased them into the forest and ended up surrounded.
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  • Though there was a wall of Immortals between her and the forest, she felt the demon watching her, waiting for its opening, now that she was no longer protected.
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  • There were a number of different routes, but the Deans chose the two-mile town site loop, a nearly flat path that first traversed a scented pine forest and then opened to a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains.
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  • Ryland worked for the National Forest Service and regaled Donnie with tales of the outdoor splendors of the Colorado mountains.
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  • Before letting him read the translations, the Deans filled him in on their activities, including their forest meeting with Jerome Shipton.
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  • Once outside, they headed toward the forest.
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  • Jackson said, I think we should stay away from populated areas, the forest is our best chance to stay hidden.
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  • The sounds and smells of the forest nearly caused them to lose focus and stop running to fully experience their surroundings.
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  • They spent four days deep in the forest.
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  • The rustling sound of nearing footsteps on the forest floor created panic.
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  • We have been hunting here in the forest.
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  • The first time, in the forest after they escaped Victor, when they decided they could never return to their families.
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  • He stood in a forest with a woman, whose face he could not see.
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  • The road edged a thatch of forest past the water treatment plant and the power plant, and circled the central command hub in which she worked before leading to the main entrance of the compound.
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  • It moved silently and quickly down the winding road through the forest.
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  • The forest below her rustled, and she froze.
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  • Its size was camouflaged by the surrounding forest and technology.
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  • Lana's heart skipped a beat, and she pulled out the tracker Elise gave her, starting through the forest towards the stream.
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  • They seemed to walk for hours, until the first rays of morning lightened the forest.
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  • She definitely didn't know how to survive in the forest.
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  • Brady's men had dropped her, Elise, and Dan—along with two others—into the forest by helicopter two hours before.
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  • The forest looked little different from the one they'd just left.
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  • Dan had given her a jacket, but their slow crawl through the forest had left her soaked and shivering.
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  • Lana never thought she'd end up in the middle of a forest, defended by the PMF against those who seemed to want to start a second East-West civil war.
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  • She watched dark shapes mill and drop as the smoke cleared until they wised up and took refuge in the forest.
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  • He wrapped a thick arm around her throat and dragged her from the forest.
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  • Two more of his men moved cautiously from the forest, looking for Elise or Dan to appear.
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  • Brady gripped her arm, pulling her quickly through the forest.
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  • Brady turned away and started towards the forest.
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  • She watched him disappear into the dark forest, her body thrumming with desire.
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  • Brady started down the trail towards the darkness of the forest.
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  • The forest swallowed the city before she could orient herself.
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  • She heard disconcerting sounds of heavy weapons fire in the distance, and the forest smelled as if it were burning.
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  • She started towards the forest hedging the road adjacent to the condo community.
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  • Lana picked her way through the forest and stopped at the edge, peering at her destination.
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  • She'd traveled nonstop, sticking to narrow country roads and the forest to avoid both people and zones marked as having any sort of radiation fallout from the nuke strikes.
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  • She'd run into no one in her two weeks and grown comfortable in the forest with Jack.
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  • With a deep breath, Lana left the forest.
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  • Brady scanned the surrounding forest again, trying to figure out which way Lana had gone.
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  • Brady pushed her from his mind, focusing on the deer path leading away from the condo community into the forest.
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  • Brady's attention shifted again to the forest.
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  • She led him to the other side, where a group of toddlers were playing with toys carved from the forest's trees.
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  • We've got plenty of wood, though, from the forest.
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  • Ahead of her was the darkness of a thinning forest.
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  • A figure appeared from the forest between her and the river.
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  • The blond Amazon and Dan raced toward her from the gutted forest.
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  • Katie stared at the necklace, horrified by the idea of looking at a soul and fascinated by the fact they looked like emeralds.  Gabe turned away and started through the forest again.
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  • Gabe asked, returning through the forest to her side.
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  • We need to leave the forest, he said, shifting after a long moment.
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  • Toby emerged from the early morning shadows of the forest.
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  • No matter what he wanted to say or do, he was stuck with the angel in the forest.
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  • And as Dean left Sherwood Forest behind, he had a strong feeling Cynthia Byrne wasn't telling stories.
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  • It was still early when the group left Café Richard, but to Dean's surprise Fred suggested Dean drop him off before taking Cynthia Byrne back to Sherwood Forest.
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  • Just that maybe Sherwood Forest wasn't heaven for Mr. Byrne after all.
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  • The final leg of the journey was a long dirt road that climbed first through a grove of fir followed by an unbroken forest of hard­wood just beginning to bud.
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  • Instead they ask me if I want some Burmese Rain forest mixture or some leaves pressed by cloistered nuns in Nepal.
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  • She stiffened and peered into the forest.
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  • I saw something move in the forest near the deer carcass.
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  • You saw something in the forest; Brutus was growling and you had to be told to get out of there?
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  • Once outside the pen, she latched the gate back and turned Ed toward the forest.
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  • Better. Breakfast in the forest where we went the first night we made love.
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  • He maneuvered his way through the forest until he found the place near the warm springs at the center of the stream, where they'd gone their first night together.
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  • He made love to her under the forest canopy, the way he had their first night.
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  • Claire twisted to see who spoke and was struck by the tall, slender man who stepped from the shadows of the forest.
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  • She trotted until she was parallel to the lights then plunged into the deep snow, forcing her way into the forest.
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  • Why were the Others lurking in the forest outside the Black God's fortress, if not to kill them all?
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  • The vantage point from there would let her see anything coming up the driveway or through the forest, though the pines were thick.
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  • It was too snowy to move quietly through the forest.
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  • She looked around, the prey she'd been stalking in the forest before dawn now lost.
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  • Darian's voice carried a dark note, one that made her uncomfortable alone with him in the dark forest.
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  • Jenn couldn't help feeling more comfortable here than in the forest, when it was just the two of them.
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  • After her discovery in the forest, Jenn wasn't certain what to believe.
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  • She crossed the road and walked into the pine forest, towards the small town.
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  • Jenn jogged until she was warm then settled into as quick of a walk as she could through the thick forest and tall snow.
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  • The ocean air was fragrant and heavy, and moonlight pierced the forest canopy in patches.
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  • The trail entered another dark thatch of forest, and she arrived soon at the agreed upon meeting place, a meadow marked with a single obelisk.
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  • He was swallowed by the dark forest before she could return the wave.
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  • A bellow sounded in the forest behind them, and moonlight gleamed off of the tips of falling arrows and the raised swords of the men that followed them.
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  • Taran watched him fade into the forest with a warrior's stealth.
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  • The sound of men crashing through the forest grew near fast.
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  • Moonlight glinted off pursuers' weapons as they crashed through the forest.
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  • The quiet city smelled of the ocean and the forest.
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  • He closed his eyes and imagined himself to be one of the great cats he tracked in the forest.
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  • The shaded forest was cool and quiet, as if all the animals and trees watched and waited.
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  • The cool forest shade was soon defeated by the lack of air movement.
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  • The forest does not lie about these dangers.
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  • White and black feathered arrows suddenly poured from the surrounding forest.
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  • Three guards surrounded Rissa, whose writhing, squealing horse was as much of a menace to her as the attackers flooding from the forest.
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  • They rode in silence through the forest.
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  • You saved me in the forest, and I'm trying to save you now.
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  • The return journey must be undertaken soon, despite the heat and danger lurking in the forest.
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  • A dark green forest hedged the bay, hiding the inhabitants from sight.
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  • Vara was still for only a moment before he whirled and grabbed Taran, pulling him toward the forest.
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  • Vara gave a flurry of urgent words in the foreign tongue, succeeding in dragging him to the edge of the forest before Taran yanked free.
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  • His shout drew the gaze of several of the barbarians, who started toward the forest.
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  • A battle broke out on the beach as dozens of barbarians poured from the forest and attacked his people.
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  • The youth was smaller and nimble, accustomed to navigating the forest.
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  • Taran struggled to keep up, acutely aware of the sounds of men crashing through the forest behind him.
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  • She made her way through the forest until she reached the trap-riddled meadow.
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  • It had been the night she left the forest fortress, the night she was captured.
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  • We'll see them coming before they arrive, but the forest hides the armies south and north of the city too well.
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  • She whirled her horse and trotted into the forest.
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  • It leapt toward the dark forest.
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  • Moonlight glinted off the swords at his hip, and a cold ocean breeze swept up the Western Cliffs, rolled over them, and rustled the branches of the nearby forest.
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  • Vara clapped him on the arm and retreated toward the forest.
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  • His gaze traveled the length of the glowing forest to the walls and settled in the direction of the magic Springs.
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  • The people of Tiyan were gathered on the north side of the city, near the forest.
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  • Cursing, he went to the wall overlooking the meadow and spotted Vara atop his horse, awaiting his signal at the edge of the forest.
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  • Relieved, he snatched a torch and waved it thrice, until Vara wheeled and disappeared into the forest.
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  • He waited until Vara disappeared into the forest before turning.
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  • Tonight, we ride to the forest to find her.
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  • Vara snatched a horse and raced through a doorway in the eastern wall toward the glowing forest.
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  • Battle erupted to the north, and the hidden Dierdirien warriors erupted from the forest to challenge Memon's allies.
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  • The forest to the north was afire, the dead strewn around the north and south walls.
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  • At long last, Vara appeared from the forest, barreling toward the city.
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  • Sirian staggered through the forest, agony tearing through him as he tripped and landed hard.
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  • They rode out of the forest on the hillside above the guest house and rested the horses again.
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  • Would it make you feel any better to know they can out-maneuver the horses in the forest?
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  • He posed for their cameras and finally leaped from one ledge to another along the face of the cliff until he disappeared over the lip and into the forest above them.
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  • Aaron glanced around the clearing and examined the forest beyond.
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  • As the trio disappeared into the forest, Carmen spoke to Gerald.
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  • Megan closed her eyes and imagined she was in a rain forest along the Amazon.
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  • She rose and opened the window, but a breeze didn't stand a chance with the forest surrounding the cabin.
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  • Through the window the forest invited, but what about snakes?
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  • A steady chirping and whistling came from the forest.
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  • Brush crackled near the edge of the forest and then a deer leaped into the open.
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  • Megan reached inside the door and grabbed the broom as the deer disappeared into the forest again.
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  • The dog plunged from the forest as she dodged the closing screen door.
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  • The forest floor was rocky, with occasional yellow flowers and some kind of ground cover with tiny blue flowers.
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  • It was unwise to be in the forest knowing so little about it.
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  • She hurried from the forest, vowing she would never go back.
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  • This was where man had made his first medicines - not from dried herbs on a store shelf, but from the forest itself.
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  • Again the forest beckoned, but she resisted.
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  • Justin was lounging against his car staring into the forest when she stepped out on the porch.
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  • It was tempting to untie the twine from her waist and wander a little further, but the forest was too confusing.
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  • He guided her back toward the forest.
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  • She tucked a strand of hair back into her topknot and followed him into the forest.
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  • Here. From now on, when you get the urge to explore the forest, call me.
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  • He has a huge house in the forest.
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  • At the comparatively remote epoch when the Deccan was a forest tract, they were probably also met with there, but the swamps of the Bengal Sundarbans appear unsuited to their habits.
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  • In the area of the Newer Appalachian Mountains, the eastern Panhandle region has a forest similar to that of the plateau district; but between these two areas of hardwood there is a long belt where spruce and white pine cover the mountain ridges.
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  • The forest products of the state include fine woods, rubber, ipecacuanha, sarsaparilla, jaborandi, vanilla and copaiba.
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  • The hills give the town a beautiful appearance, as the forest was allowed to remain closely embracing it, being preserved in the public ground named the Town Belt.
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  • The forest regions of Cochin-China harbour the tiger, panther, leopard, tiger-cat, ichneumon, wild boar, deer, buffalo, rhinoceros and elephant, as well as many varieties of monkeys and rats.
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  • The lower districts are hot and often unhealthy in the summer, while the climate of the mountainous portion of the island is less oppressive, and would be still cooler if it possessed more forest.
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  • A collection of woody plants, one of the largest and finest in the world, and a broad forest and hunting preserve, known as Pisgah Forest (ioo,000 acres), are also maintained by the owner.
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  • A few colonists sent out by the Susque hanna Company settled at Mill Creek near the present site of 1 In place of De Forest Richards, deceased.
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  • There are valuable forests in the mountainous districts, a part of which has been set aside for preservation under the name of the Luquillo forest reserve.
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  • Vessels of light draught easily ascend the Orinoco to this point, and a considerable trade is carried on, the exports being cocoa, sugar, cotton, hides, jerked beef and various forest products.
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  • Below this region, where the Andean barrier is low and broken, the moist westerly winds sweep over the land freely and give it a large rainfall, good pastures and a vigorous forest growth.
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  • The forest habit in this region is close association of species, and there are " palmares," " algarrobales," " chanarales," &c., and among these open pasture lands, giving to a distant landscape a park-like appearance.
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  • Included under the denomination of forest N rd are landssurfaces boisieswhich are bush rather than T rrito forest.
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  • French's best-known work is "Death Staying the Hand of the Sculptor," a memorial for the tomb of the sculptor Martin Milmore, in the Forest Hills cemetery, Boston; this received a medal of honour at Paris, in 1900.
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  • The extensive forest of Eu lies to the southeast of the town.
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  • Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green "tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.
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  • The mallee scrub appears like a forest of dried osier, growing so close that it is not always easy to ride through it.
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  • The Moreton Bay pine (Araucania Cunninghamii) is reckoned amongst the giants of the forest.
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  • Stringent rules, too, governed the food of women and the youth of both sexes, and it was only after initiation that boys were allowed to eat of all the game the forest provided.
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  • He then pushed on, through a very thick forest, with scarcely any water, till he came to the streams which supply the Roper, a river flowing into the western part of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
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  • Malarial fevers make their appearance in places where the forest has been recently felled, or where the surface earth has been disturbed.
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  • In most places the jungle is so dense that it is impossible to force a way through it without the aid of a wood-knife, and even the wild beasts use well-worn game-tracks through the forest.
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  • There is a state fish and game commissioner, and the state has a fish hatchery at Roxbury and a forest and game farm at Sharon.
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  • All the species are arborescent or shrubby, varying in size from the most stately of forest trees to the dwarfish bush.
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  • Duikers are animals of small or medium size, usually frequenting thick forest.
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  • The country to the east and south-east of the Aravallis affords a striking contrast to the sandy plains on the north-west of the range, and is blessed with fertile lands, hill-ranges and long stretches of forest, where fuel and fodder are abundant.
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  • Arrangements not very different in general principle were put into practice in the United States by Fessenden, de Forest and others.
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  • It extends along the right bank of the Rhine from Basel to Kehl, and includes the principal peaks of the southern Black Forest and the Freiburg valley.
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  • Wild boars are also found in mountainous and forest districts.
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  • Forest nurseries have also been founded.
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  • Similarly, the number of goats, which are reared only in hilly regions, is decreasing, especially on account of the existing forest laws, as they are the chief enemies of young plantations.
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  • John and his friends feared lest the inquiry promised into the extent of the hated forest areas would be carried out too rigorously, and that these would be seriously curtailed, if not abolished altogether.
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  • In future attendance at the forest courts is only obligatory on those who have business thereat.
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  • By denouncing the evil deeds of John and the innovations practised by him, it shows what these were and how they were hated; how money had been raised, how forest areas had been extended, how minors and widows had been cheated and oppressed.
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  • The issue of a separate forest charter at this time led subsequently to some confusion.
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  • This, however, was not the original text, which was neglected until the time of Blackstone, who printed the various issues of the charter in his book The Great Charter and the Charter of the Forest (1759).
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  • He lived first as an anchorite in the forest of Mendonk, and afterwards in the monastery founded with his assistance by Amandus at Ghent.
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  • Broadly speaking, the American portion of the sub-region consists of an Atlantic and Pacific forest area and an intervening non-forest one, partly occupied by the Rocky Mountains, partly by intervening plains.
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  • It lies beneath the considerable elevation of Rivington Pike, where formerly was a great forest.
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  • In 1810 four citizens of Franklinton formed an association to secure the location of the capital on the higher ground of the east bank; in 1812 they were successful and the place was laid out while still a forest.
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  • The streets of Portland are generally well paved, are unusually clean, and, in the residence districts, where the fire of 1866 did not extend, they are profusely shaded by elms and other large trees - Portland has been called the "Forest City."
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  • Except such as are of coral formation, the Antilles are hilly, not to say mountainous, their summits rising in places to an elevation of 8000 ft., and nearly all, prior to their occupation by Europeans, were covered with luxuriant forest, which, assisting in the collection and condensation of the clouds brought by the trade winds, ensured its own vitality by precipitating frequent and long-continued rains; upon the fertile soil.
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  • He approached St Faro, the bishop of Meaux, to whom he made known his desire to live a life of solitude in the forest.
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  • It is even probable that Celtic was spoken in forest districts into the 4th century A.D.
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  • There is no forest, timber of any size being found only in the valleys near running water.
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  • The size and manner of growth of the adult plant show a great variety, from the small herb lasting for one season only, to the forest tree living for centuries.
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  • The surface of the plateau is generally open campo and scrubby arboreal growth called caatingas, but the streams are generally bordered with forest, especially in the deeper valleys.
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  • In many districts the land has been cleared and cultivated and then abandoned, and has relapsed into scrub and jungle which is gradually returning to the condition of forest.
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  • The Nidi forest is noteworthy for its magnificent growth of Funtumia rubber trees.
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  • The other birds are mainly those of Senegambia and of the West African forest region generally.
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  • There are three species of crocodile, at least two chameleons (probably more when the forest is further explored), the large West African python (P. sebae) and a rare Boine snake (Calabaria).
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  • A good deal of this absence of forest is directly due to the action of man.
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  • Year by year the influence of the Mahommedan tribes on the north leads to the cutting down of the forest, the extension of both planting and pasture and the introduction of cattle and even horses.
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  • The most striking trees in the forest region are, in the basin of the Cavalla, the giant Funtumia elastica, which grows to an altitude of 200 ft.; various kinds of Parinarium, Oldfieldia and Khaya; the bombax or cotton tree, giant dracaenas, many kinds of fig; Borassus palms, oil palms, the climbing Calamus palms, and on the coast the coconut.
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  • Many trees offer magnificent displays of flowers at certain seasons of the year; perhaps the loveliest effect is derived from the bushes and trailing creepers of the Combretum genus, which, during the "winter" months from December to March, cover the scrub and the forest with mantles of rose colour.
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  • The Forest Region of the Russian botanists includes the greater part of the country, from the Arctic tundras to the steppes, and over this immense expanse it maintains a remarkable uniformity of character.
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  • Viewed from rising ground, the landscape presents a pleasing variety of cornfield and forest, while the horizon is broken by the bell-towers of the numerous villages strung along the banks of the streams.
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  • To the south of the Nerbudda the Satpura range stretches across the province, containing the greater part of five districts, its crystalline and sandstone rocks rising in places through the superficial stratum of trap, and with large areas of shallow stony land still covered to a great extent with forest interspersed by black-soil valleys of great fertility.
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  • With the decision of the two friends to proceed to the forest of cedars in which the goddess Irnina - a form of Ishtar - dwells, and which is guarded by Khumbaba, the 2nd tablet ends.
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  • The 4th tablet contains a description of the formidable Khumbaba, the guardian of the cedar forest.
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  • In the 5th tablet Gilgamesh and Eabani reach the forest.
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  • The curious part of this fete, which is held in honour of the Virgin under the name of Virga Jesse, is the conversion of the town for the day into the semblance of a forest.
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  • Fir trees and branches from the neighbouring forest are collected and planted in front of the houses, so that for a few hours Hasselt has the appearance of being restored to its primitive condition as a wood.
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  • A great part of the island is clothed with dense forest, in which many valuable hardwood trees are found.
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  • As the slopes of the Rocky Mountains to the west are reached more trees are found, until in the foot-hills of the mountains bodies of forest timber occur.
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  • On the 5th of November the army, misled by treacherous guides and thirst-stricken, was ambuscaded in dense forest at Kashgil, 30 m.
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  • The remainder consists of the uplands of prairie and forest.
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  • Much of this area is of primeval forest; somewhat more than a third of the total, belonging to the government, was opened to sale (and speculative exspoliation) in 1904.
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  • The jagaey (Ficus sp.), which stifles in its giant coils the greatest trees of the forest, and the copei (Clusia rosea) are remarkable parasitic lianas.
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  • Alone, or in groups, or in long aisles, towering above the plantations or its fellow trees of the forest, its beautiful crest dominates every landscape.
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  • In 1902 it was officially estimated that the public land available for permanent agrarian cultivation, including forest lands, was only 186,967 hectares (416,995 acres), almost wholly in the province of Oriente.
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  • Forest resources have been but slightly touched (more so since the end of Spanish rule) except mahogany, which goes to the United States, and cedar, which is used to box the tobacco products of the island, much going also to the United States.
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  • The value of forest products in 1901-1902 amounted to $320,528.
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  • In this district, known as Gosha, are considerable tracts of forest, and the level of flood water is higher than much of the surrounding land.
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  • Elsewhere three types of soil are distinguished - a black soil, of decayed vegetable matter, where the land is under forest, a reddish clay, and a white soil occurring along the shores.
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  • Of existing species the bear, wild-boar, badger, roe-deer and chamois may occasionally be seen in the remotest wilds of mountain and forest.
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  • About 50% of the occupied territory is clothed with forest.
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  • On that date his army had crossed the Rhine and was entering the defiles of the Black Forest.
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  • Forest there is none in all the country.
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  • In 1875 appeared, anonymously, his Appeal to the Clergy of the Church of Scotland, and in that year he made the first of many visits to the forest of Fontainebleau.
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  • A little north of the centre the state is traversed from northwest to south-east by the extensive forest known as the " Big Woods," in which also oak occurs most frequently.
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  • In the northern part of the state the great pine belt stretches from the head of Lake Superior westward to the confines of the Red River Valley, while along the north border and in the north-east the forest growth is almost exclusively tamarack and dwarf pine.
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  • A majestic oak, one of the finest trees in the Forest, stands near it.
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  • In the adjoining forest of lime-trees, called Koshutnyak or the "deer-park," Prince Michael was assassinated in 1868.
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  • Although the cost of transport from the remote forest regions of some districts is a serious consideration, this is not likely to be operative in reducing production until there has been a considerable and permanent fall in price, by which time new areas in those countries in which planting is now taking place will probably have come into bearing.
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  • These vines are less satisfactory than trees as rubber producers, owing to the readiness with which they are injured and destroyed by careless tapping, and to the difficulty of regulating these methods in the case of vines distributed over enormous areas of forest.
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  • The cost of clearing forest land and planting with rubber in Ceylon is estimated at about 100 Rs.
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  • It is a large forest tree of upright habit extending to 60 or 70 ft.
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  • The vines grow upon forest trees, and the stems are periodically tapped.
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  • Its smaller northern part is a prolongation of the southern angle of the Bohemian forest and contains as culminating points the P16cklstein (4510 ft.) and the Sternstein (3690 ft.).
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  • The whole is clothed with impenetrable forest.
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  • Siberia is situated for the most part in what Grisebach describes as the " forest region of the Eastern continent."
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  • Kjellmann, Vega Expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser (Stockholm, 1872-1887) reckons their number at 182; 124 species were found by Middendorff on the Taymyr peninsula, 219 along the borders of the forest region of Olenek, and 344 species within the forest region of the same; 470 species were collected by Maack in the Vilui region.
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  • But even in these districts the botanist and the geographer can easily distinguish between the chern or thick forest of the Altai and the taiga of East Siberia.
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  • According to Nordenskjold r it numbers only twenty-nine species of mammals, of which seven are marine and seventeen or eighteen may be safely considered as living beyond the forest limit.
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  • The forest area under supervision is about 30,000,000 acres (in Tobolsk, Tomsk, Yeniseisk and Irkutsk), out of a total area of forest land of 63,000,000 acres.
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  • Ulm is the basis of operations for the German army behind the Black Forest, and can easily shelter a force of ioo,000 men; its peace garrison is 5600.
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  • The best of his books after this date are those written expressly for boys, the favourites being Masterman Ready (1841), The Settlers in Canada (1844), and The Children of the New Forest (1847).
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  • They raided into the British district of Darrang and carried off several native forest officers as hostages.
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  • When the first settlers arrived, in 1897, it was covered with a dense forest of great trees and luxuriant under-shrubbery.
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  • The mountain slopes are still masses of dense forest, though their lower elevations and neighbouring valleys have been cleared for cultivation and by dealers in rosewood and other valuable woods.
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  • Of this smallest of birds there are fifty-nine well-known species, divided into two groups, the Phaethorninae, which prefer the forest shade and live on insects, and the Trochilinae, which frequent open sunny places where flowers are to be found.
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  • The most numerous of all, however, and perhaps the most harmful to civilized man, are the termites and ants, which are found everywhere in the uninhabited campo and forest regions, as well as in the cultivated districts.
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  • Brazil not only is marvellously rich in botanical species, but included at the beginning of the 10th century the largest area of virgin forest on the surface of the earth.
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  • Along the coast, much of the virgin forest has been cut away, not only for the creation of cultivated plantations, but to meet the commercial demand for Brazil-wood and furniture woods.
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  • The chief characteristic of the Amazonian forest, aside from its magnitude, is the great diversity of genera and species.
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  • In the northern temperate zone we find forests of a single species, others of three or four species; in this great tropical forest the habit of growth is solitary and an acre of ground will contain hundreds of species - palms, myrtles, acacias, mimosas, cecropias, euphorbias, malvaceas, laurels, cedrellas, bignonias, bombaceas, apocyneas, malpigias, lecythises, swartzias, &c. The vegetation of the lower river-margins, which are periodically flooded, differs in some particulars from that of the higher ground, and the same variation is to be found between the forests of the upper and lower Amazon, and between the Amazon and its principal tributaries.
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  • The density of the forest is greatly augmented by the cipos, or lianas, which overgrow the largest trees to their tops, and by a profusion of epiphytes which cover the highest branches.
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  • As a rule the trees of the Amazon forest are not conspicuously high, a few species rarely reaching a height of 200 ft.
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  • This is especially true of the flood plains where the annual inundations prevent the formation of humus and retard forest growth.
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  • The largest of the Amazon forest trees are the massaranduba (Mimusops data), called the cow-tree because of its milky sap, the samadma (Eriodendron samauma) or silk-cotton tree, the pdu d'arco (Tecoma speciosa), pdu d'alho (Catraeva tapia), bacori (Symphonea coccinea), sapucaia (Lecythis ollaria), and castanheira or brazil-nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa).
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  • This dry, thinly-wooded region extends south to the states of Parahyba, where a more regular rainfall favours forest growth nearer the coast.
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  • The extractive or forest industries of Brazil were among the first to engage the attention of Europeans, and have always been considered a principal source of colonial and national wealth.
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  • The nuts are the fruit of the Bertholletia excelsa, one of the largest trees of the Amazon forest region, and are enclosed, sixteen to eighteen in number, in a hard, thick pericarp. Another nut-producing tree is the sapucaia (Lecythis ollaria), whose nuts are enclosed in a larger pericarp, and are considered to be better flavoured than those first described.
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  • The export of cabinet woods is not large, considering the forest area of Brazil and the variety and quality of the woods.
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  • It lies at the foot of Birnam Hill (1324 ft.), once covered with a royal forest that has been partly replaced by plantations.
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  • His one act of wanton devastation, the clearing of the New Forest, has been grossly exaggerated.
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  • The pleasant wooded district was formerly part of Brewood Forest, which extended into Staffordshire.
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  • Hyenas, jackals, wild pig, polecats and wild dogs (Canis pictus) of different species are still found in or about bush jungles and forest clumps; elands (Antilope oreas) are preserved on some estates, and there are at least ten distinct species of antelope (hartebeest, bushbok, duiker, rietbok, rhebok, rovibok, blauwbok, &c.).
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  • The greatest possible care is bestowed on the preparation of the seed bed - it must have good, very rich soil in fine tilth, be protected from winds, and yet well exposed to sunlight; the southern or south-eastern slope of an open place in a forest is often selected.
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  • In The Downfall Matilda Fitz Walter escapes from the persecution of King John by following her lover to Sherwood Forest, where they took the names of Robin Hood and Maid Marian, and lived apart until they could be legally united.
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  • Matilda or Mahaud, widow of Theobald Walter, escaped from John's solicitations by marrying the outlawed Fulk and following him to the forest.
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  • Considerable forests are said to exist in Asir, and Burton found a few fine specimens which he regarded as the remains of an old forest, on the Tehama range in Midian.
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  • Scandinavia had early been sought for its copper and iron, its forest products and its valuable fisheries, especially of herring at Schonen, but it was backward in its industrial development and its own commerce had seriously declined in the 14th century.
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  • On the 12th of April Hecker and Struve sent a proclamation to the inhabitants of the Seekreis and of the Black Forest "to summon the people who can bear arms to Donaueschingen at mid-day on the 14th, with arms, ammunition and provisions for six days."
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  • A large part of the surface is covered with virgin forest, consisting of screw-pines, palm trees, tree ferns, canariums, &c. The fauna is altogether Papuan.
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  • William Gilpin, in his Forest Scenery, describes a cedar which, at an age of about 118 years, had attained to a height of 53 ft.
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  • Lebanon, chiefly on the western slopes, not forming a continuous forest, but in groves, some of which contain several thousands of trees.
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  • There is a Carnegie library, and Forest Park, within the city limits, is a popular meeting place of conventions and summer gatherings, including the annual Ottawa Chautauqua Assembly.
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  • The bishopric still exists, with jurisdiction over the Cantons of the Grisons, Glarus, Zurich, and the three Forest Cantons, as well as the Austrian principality of Liechtenstein.
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  • There are very few patches of real forest outside the Khmir country, though it is probable that in the time of the Romans the land was a good deal more covered with trees than at the present day.
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  • The pardine lynx is found fairly abundantly in the west of Tunisia in the mountains and forest.
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  • Others are intractable forest tribes, having no relations with the whites.
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  • There are small ports, or trading posts, on all the large rivers, and occasional steamers are sent to them with supplies and to bring away rubber and other forest products.
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  • There are two Forest kinds of rubber supplied by the Peruvian montana products.
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  • Many of the forest 'trees of the upper Amazon valley of Brazil are likewise found in Peru.
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  • There are also considerable forest areas.
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  • Cereals, cotton, forest products, cattle, and hides, and brass and copper vessels are the chief exports from the district.
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  • In Forest Hill Cemetery are the graves of Horatio Seymour and Roscoe Conkling.
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  • Within the area thus defined tsetse-flies are not found continuously, however, but occur only in small tracts called" belts " or " patches," which, since cover and shade are necessities of life to these insects, are always situated in forest, bush or banana plantations, or among other shady vegetation.
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  • They moved to High Beech, in Epping Forest, which was their home until 1840.
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  • He spends his days chasing the beasts of the forest, running them down by sheer speed, or killing them with darts (javelots) or bow and arrows, the only weapons he knows.
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  • Its situation in the broad and fertile valley of the Main, the northern horizon formed by the soft outlines of the Taunus range, is one of great natural beauty, the surrounding country being richly clad with orchard and forest.
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  • In actual wealth of blossom or dimensions of forest trees the Japanese islands cannot claim any special distinction.
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  • Lying on the south slope of the Thuringian Forest, and in the Franconian plain, the duchy of Coburg is an undulating and fertile district, reaching its highest point in the Senichshohe (1716 ft.) near Mirsdorf.
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