As we walked through the apple orchard, grown up in tall bluegrass, Antonia kept stopping to tell me about one tree and another.
There ain't one of our neighbours has an orchard that bears like ours.
With some difficulty and danger Jim drew the buggy over the loose rocks until he reached the green lawns below, where the paths and orchards
and gardens began.
A sturdy young orchard covered most of his ten acres, though a goodly portion was devoted to whitewashed henhouses and wired runways wherein hundreds of chickens were to be seen.
A five-inch stream of sparkling water splashed into the shallow main ditch of his irrigation system and flowed away across the orchard through many laterals.
Was this the wide orchard that had seemed to stretch away, it and the sloping field beyond, up to the gates of heaven?
The site of my garden was occupied by a rockery, and the orchard grass with all its treasures had been dug up, and the spaces between the trees planted with currant bushes and celery in admirable rows; so that no future little cousins will be able to dream of celestial hosts coming towards them across the fields of daffodils, and will perhaps be the better for being free from visions of the kind, for as I grew older, uncomfortable doubts laid hold of my heart with cold fingers, dim uncertainties as to the exact ultimate position of the gardener and the governess, anxious questionings as to how it would be if it were they who turned out after all to be sheep, and I who--?
The night was cloudy and she could not see far into the darkness, but as she waited she fancied she could hear a soft little noise as of someone going on tiptoes through the trees in the orchard
Higginbotham was a trader; and a former clerk of his, to whom Dominicus related the facts, testified that the old gentleman was accustomed to return home through the orchard
about nightfall, with the money and valuable papers of the store in his pocket.
Then she ran down the path through the other door and then into the orchard
, and when she stood and looked up there was the tree on the other side of the wall, and there was the robin just finishing his song and, beginning to preen his feathers with his beak.
Anne was sitting on the big gray boulder in the orchard
looking at the poem of a bare, birchen bough hanging against the pale red sunset with the very perfection of grace.
There was an aspen in the orchard
, the very embodiment of youth and spring in its litheness and symmetry.
With eyes bent upon the ground, then, or only raised enough to prevent his stumbling over such obstacles as lay in his way, the religious man moved slowly forward until he reached a small postern in the wall of the sisters' orchard
, through which he passed, closing it behind him.
They rode me by turns, and I galloped them about, up and down the fields and all about the orchard
, for a good hour.
On both sides of the house was a big orchard
, one of apple-trees and one of cherry-trees, also showered over with blossoms; and their grass was all sprinkled with dandelions.