The young man rejoiced that, in the heart of the barren city, he had the privilege of overlooking this spot of lovely and luxuriant
It was from three to six miles in width; and its banks which arose on either side to twelve hundred feet in perpendicular height, were crowned with ever-blossoming trees and perpetual sweet-scented flowers, that made the whole territory one gorgeous garden; but the name of this luxuriant
land was the Kingdom of Horror, and to enter it was inevitable death'"
Climbing plants are monstrous and luxuriant, but others which have never been known to climb elsewhere learn the art as an escape from that somber shadow, so that the common nettle, the jasmine, and even the jacitara palm tree can be seen circling the stems of the cedars and striving to reach their crowns.
It may have been twenty yards across, and was banked in on each side by most luxuriant vegetation.
The young girls formed, indeed, the majority of the band, and their heads of luxuriant
hair reflected in the sunshine every tone of gold, and black, and brown.
Their craggy sides are clothed with vegetation, and white specks of houses peep out from the luxuriant
foliage everywhere; they are even perched upon jutting and picturesque pinnacles a thousand feet above your head.
vegetation spread in wild profuseness over this prodigal soil.
Ata's house stood about eight kilometres from the road that runs round the island, and you went to it along a winding pathway shaded by the luxuriant
trees of the tropics.
A VINE was luxuriant
in the time of vintage with leaves and grapes.
Bahia Blanca -- Geology -- Numerous gigantic Quadrupeds -- Recent Extinction -- Longevity of species -- Large Animals do not require a luxuriant vegetation -- Southern Africa -- Siberian Fossils -- Two Species of Ostrich -- Habits of Oven-bird -- Armadilloes -- Venomous Snake, Toad, Lizard -- Hybernation of Animal -- Habits of Sea-Pen -- Indian Wars and Massacres -- Arrow-head, antiquarian Relic.
As so many of the co-embedded shells are the same with those now living in the bay, I was at first inclined to think that the former vegetation was probably similar to the existing one; but this would have been an erroneous inference for some of these same shells live on the luxuriant coast of Brazil; and generally, the character of the inhabitants of the sea are useless as guides to judge of those on the land.
The bright blue eyes regarded the spectator with a kind of lurking drollery - you almost expected to see them wink; the lips - a little too voluptuously full - seemed ready to break into a smile; the warmly-tinted cheeks were embellished with a luxuriant
growth of reddish whiskers; while the bright chestnut hair, clustering in abundant, wavy curls, trespassed too much upon the forehead, and seemed to intimate that the owner thereof was prouder of his beauty than his intellect - as, perhaps, he had reason to be; and yet he looked no fool.
Her hair, which was black, was so luxuriant
, that it reached her middle, before she cut it to comply with the modern fashion; and it was now curled so gracefully in her neck, that few could believe it to be her own.
He had its luxuriant
strength, its fascination; and, like it, he carried the seed of peril within.
The general character of the United States, of the Canadas, and of Mexico, is that of luxuriant