The deer lay in a small open space close to a clump of acacias
, and we had advanced to within several yards of our kill when we both halted suddenly and simultaneously.
In the basins, such as this one, which are elevated from one thousand to two thousand feet above the sea, two species of acacia
, which are stunted in their forms, and stand wide apart from each other, grow in large numbers.
It was a long, not very broad strip of cultured ground, with an alley bordered by enormous old fruit trees down the middle; there was a sort of lawn, a parterre of rose-trees, some flower-borders, and, on the far side, a thickly planted copse of lilacs, laburnums, and acacias
He pricked up his horse, and riding out from behind the acacias
he saw a hired three-horse sledge from the railway station, and a gentleman in a fur coat.
Phileas Fogg looked at Sir Francis Cromarty for an explanation; but the general could not tell what meant a halt in the midst of this forest of dates and acacias
Mosfeia had disappeared from the horizon long ere this, and the Mandara country was developing to the gaze of our aeronauts its astonishing fertility, with its forests of acacias
, its locust-trees covered with red flowers, and the herbaceous plants of its fields of cotton and indigo trees.