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From here it runs to the right where the horses are; there are breeding places there, and grouse, and all round those reeds as far as that alder, and right up to the mill.
Behind Krak there came into view in the shade of the alder tree the shapely figure of Stepan Arkadyevitch.
The wagon had passed by, rustling down the road, which was carpeted with fallen leaves of maple, oak, and alder.
There was a fringe of alder nearly opposite their cabin that almost overhung the stream.
The funeral held at noon was all completed, and the last stragglers of the mourners had taken themselves lazily away, when, looking carefully from behind a clump of alder trees, we saw the sexton lock the gate after him.
Round her cave there was a thick wood of alder, poplar, and sweet smelling cypress trees, wherein all kinds of great birds had built their nests--owls, hawks, and chattering sea-crows that occupy their business in the waters.
A deep and careless incision had been made into each tree, near its root, into which little spouts, formed of the I bark of the alder, or of the sumach, were fastened; and a trough, roughly dug out of the linden, or basswood, was I lying at the root of each tree, to catch the sap that flowed from this extremely wasteful and inartificial arrangement.
A few fishermen with their families indolently pass their lives away there, with their great living-rafts of poplar and alder, the flooring formed of reeds, and the roof woven out of thick rushes.
Then I come back to what I thought before; and the more so as last evening at sunset, whilst I was arranging the border where I am to plant your bulb, I saw a shadow gliding between the alder trees and the aspens.
Sympathy with the fluttering alder and poplar leaves almost takes away my breath; yet, like the lake, my serenity is rippled but not ruffled.
Na, na, when the day comes, it shall find you and me in a fast place on Ben Alder.
But my good companion had nothing in his mind but kindness; and the next moment, two of the gillies had me by the arms, and I began to be carried forward with great swiftness (or so it appeared to me, although I dare say it was slowly enough in truth), through a labyrinth of dreary glens and hollows and into the heart of that dismal mountain of Ben Alder.
Beltzer said clear alder was once the most asked for of the red alders, but today rustic red alder is as popular as clear.
The bark of the alders growing in the Finnic area has been known and used as a dyeing substance since very old times indeed.
At Birmingham Crown Court, Samuel Dunwoody (37), of Church Road, Yardley, pleaded guilty to a charge of making a threat to kill Miss Susan Alders.