Tahiti is a lofty green island, with deep folds of a darker green, in which you divine silent valleys; there is mystery in their sombre depths, down which murmur and plash cool streams, and you feel that in those umbrageous
places life from immemorial times has been led according to immemorial ways.
A tuft of green leaves waved upon his crest, a larger tuft of brakes made an umbrageous
tail, and a shawl of many colours formed his flapping wings.
I read in the Gulistan, or Flower Garden, of Sheik Sadi of Shiraz, that "they asked a wise man, saying: Of the many celebrated trees which the Most High God has created lofty and umbrageous
, they call none azad, or free, excepting the cypress, which bears no fruit; what mystery is there in this?
Sparsit followed in the shadow of the trees, at but a short distance; for it was not easy to keep a figure in view going quickly through the umbrageous
He put the roses in his breast and they walked on for a little while, slowly and silently, under the umbrageous
Not without reason was it often asserted by the regular frequenters of the Porters, that when the light shone full upon the grain of certain panels, and particularly upon an old corner cupboard of walnut-wood in the bar, you might trace little forests there, and tiny trees like the parent tree, in full umbrageous