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It always drags terribly at my heart to go past a wood lane if I can make any excuse at all for traversing it: for it is the by-ways that lead to the heart of the woods and we must follow them if we would know the forest and be known of it.
I always feel so SATISFIED in the woods," said the Story Girl dreamily, as we turned in under the low-swinging fir boughs.
But I caught her up, and in spite of her struggles, plunged boldly before me into the wood.
The wood behind seemed full of the stir and murmur of a great company!
Here goes lumber from the Maine woods, which did not go out to sea in the last freshet, risen four dollars on the thousand because of what did go out or was split up; pine, spruce, cedar -- first, second, third, and fourth qualities, so lately all of one quality, to wave over the bear, and moose, and caribou.
At a sufficient distance over the woods this sound acquires a certain vibratory hum, as if the pine needles in the horizon were the strings of a harp which it swept.
He was sorry the idea had not come into his mind in the days before his daughter Louise had been born and thought that surely now when he had erected a pile of burning sticks in some lonely place in the woods and had offered the body of a lamb as a burnt offering, God would appear to him and give him a message.
and the Reindeer flew on over bush and bramble through the great wood, over moor and heath, as fast as he could go.
The spruce wood over the brook," said Anne in a whisper.
He grasped the hatchet quickly to peel off the bark and shape the wood.
He picked up the wood, and flew sadly home, and told the mouse all he had seen and heard.
And now, because he was afraid that their stepmother might not treat them well and might do them harm, he put them in a lonely castle that stood in the middle of a wood.
She flew over the wood, and alighted opposite the house of the bushy long-tailed gentleman.
His voice seemed to fill the whole wood and carried far beyond out into the open field.
I gave several hours to the serious consideration of this difficulty, but I was obliged to relinquish all attempt to supply it, and wrapping myself up in my cloak, I struck across the wood towards the setting sun.