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There was a large mushroom growing near her, about the same height as herself; and when she had looked under it, and on both sides of it, and behind it, it occurred to her that she might as well look and see what was on the top of it.
But he is growing old, and though not exactly cruel he has too energetic a character.
It was growing stronger but--because of the rare peaceful hours when his thoughts were changed--his soul was slowly growing stronger, too.
He's growing very peculiar--when you compare him with what he used to be.
No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it became thickly clothed with vigorously growing young firs.
Every one has heard that when an American forest is cut down, a very different vegetation springs up; but it has been observed that the trees now growing on the ancient Indian mounds, in the Southern United States, display the same beautiful diversity and proportion of kinds as in the surrounding virgin forests.
But from the strong growth of young plants produced from such seeds (as peas and beans), when sown in the midst of long grass, I suspect that the chief use of the nutriment in the seed is to favour the growth of the young seedling, whilst struggling with other plants growing vigorously all around.
While Baseek had been growing weaker with age, White Fang had been growing stronger with youth.
Successful as he was with squirrels, there was one difficulty that prevented him from living and growing fat on them.
The three months gone, I resolved to remain away from home for some time longer; to settle myself for the present in Switzerland, which was growing dear to me in the remembrance of that evening; to resume my pen; to work.
I wrote a Story, with a purpose growing, not remotely, out of my experience, and sent it to Traddles, and he arranged for its publication very advantageously for me; and the tidings of my growing reputation began to reach me from travellers whom I encountered by chance.
But I am growing old, I am growing old, I am growing old, and - I regret to add - bald.
There was a much better prospect, they thought, of growing rich by plundering vessels which still sailed in the sea than by seeking for a ship that had lain beneath the waves full half a century.
Nothing, however, could they see, nothing more valuable than a curious sea shrub, which was growing beneath the water, in a crevice of the reef of rocks.