One fine May morning, as she cantered along the avenue at Brandon Beeches
on a powerful bay horse, the gates at the end opened and a young man sped through them on a bicycle.
It was along the broadest of these paths that Arthur Donnithorne passed, under an avenue of limes and beeches
The Copper Beeches, five miles on the far side of Winchester.
A clump of copper beeches immediately in front of the hall door has given its name to the place.
It was while floating in his boat under the Bisham beeches
that Shelley, who was then living at Marlow (you can see his house now, in West street), composed THE REVOLT OF ISLAM.
Yes, a veritable apple-bearing apple tree, too, here in the very midst of pines and beeches
, a mile away from any orchard.
Under the long green-paved avenues of gnarled oaks and of lichened beeches
the white-robed brothers gathered to the sound.
It was quite a fine old mansion, set back from the street in a seclusion of green elms and branching beeches
To hold converse with pines, to whisper secrets with the poplars, to listen to the tales of old romance that beeches
have to tell, to walk in eloquent silence with self-contained firs, is to learn what real companionship is.
Nothing lies between them but the torrent, roaring over its waterfalls between two lofty walls of granite that rise above it, their sides covered with the leafage of tall beeches
and dark fir trees to the height of a hundred feet.
The dandelions carpeted the three lawns,-- they used to be lawns, but have long since blossomed out into meadows filled with every sort of pretty weed,-- and under and among the groups of leafless oaks and beeches were blue hepaticas, white anemones, violets, and celandines in sheets.
Then I have had two long beds made in the grass on either side of the semicircle, each sown with mignonette, and one filled with Marie van Houtte, and the other with Jules Finger and the Bride; and in a warm corner under the drawing-room windows is a bed of Madame Lambard, Madame de Watteville, and Comtesse Riza du Parc; while farther down the garden, sheltered on the north and west by a group of beeches and lilacs, is another large bed, containing Rubens, Madame Joseph Schwartz, and the Hen.
And during their whole flight the Elder Tree smelt so sweet and odorous; he remarked the roses and the fresh beeches
, but the Elder Tree had a more wondrous fragrance, for its flowers hung on the breast of the little maiden; and there, too, did he often lay his head during the flight.
Out of this lake, which filled the center of a beautiful plain, embellished with groups of beeches
and elms, and fed with sheep, issued a river, that for several miles was seen to meander through an amazing variety of meadows and woods till it emptied itself into the sea, with a large arm of which, and an island beyond it, the prospect was closed.
Suppose I drew my arm through the arm of my respected friend upon my left, and, walking with him through the ancestral woods of his family, and under the spreading beeches
of Snigsworthy Park, approached the noble hall, crossed the courtyard, entered by the door, went up the staircase, and, passing from room to room, found myself at last in the august presence of my friend's near kinsman, Lord Snigsworth.