thicket


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Billy called, as Hall disappeared into the thicket.
Thereupon, leaving the thickets, they took once more to the highway and departed upon their business.
There was a breathless moment, when the blood of the undaunted Esther flowed backward to her heart, as she saw her sons push aside the matted branches of the thicket and bury themselves in its labyrinth.
Having said this, he asked me for the paper pattern of the footprint which he had given me to take care of, and applied it to a very clear footmark behind the thicket.
The guide now led the elephant out of the thicket, and leaped upon his neck.
Regiments and brigades, broken and detached through their encounters with thickets, grew together again and lines were faced toward the pursuing bark of the enemy's infantry.
This noise, following like the yellings of eager, metallic hounds, increased to a loud and joyous burst, and then, as the sun went serenely up the sky, throwing illuminating rays into the gloomy thickets, it broke forth into prolonged pealings.
Our direct course towards it lay through a rather populous part of the bay; but desirous as we were of evading the natives and securing an unmolested retreat to the mountains, we determined, by taking a circuit through some extensive thickets, to avoid their vicinity altogether.
Below them, the roads, intersected by "nullahs," a sort of instantaneous torrent, were soon rendered impracticable, entangled as they were, besides, with thorny thickets and gigantic lianas, or creeping vines.
Then came crests and ravines, in a sort of desert which preceded the Ugogo country; and lower down were yellow plains, parched and fissured by the intense heat, and, here and there, bestrewn with saline plants and brambly thickets.
For each pair, we first haphazardly selected a plant growing in a Myrica thicket and then a similarly sized plant 2 m away from the first plant and outside the thicket.
The patent thicket is especially thorny when combined with the risk of "hold-up": the danger that new products will inadvertently infringe on patents issued after they were designed.
To the sugar-encrusted crullers and bear-claws and maple bars my children fly like arrows, and soon they, too, are sugar-encrusted, and reaching for seconds and accidentally eating parts of their napkins and chasing other children through the thicket of their parents' legs.
He should make the market for a crack at a more progressive type, and one that fits the bill is the Roger Charlton-trained Thicket.
Loewen carries some of them offstage on the back of her wrist and leaves one to burn gently--an eternal flame in the thicket of emotion.