She led him around the room, presenting him to each new-arriving Clover Leaf
The old toad was down under the marsh, decorating her room with rushes and yellow marigold leaves, to make it very grand for her new daughter-in-law; then she swam out with her ugly son to the leaf
where Thumbelina lay.
A bailiff banded the dead leaf
to the crocodile, who made a doleful shake of the head, and passed it on to the president, who gave it to the procurator of the king in the ecclesiastical court, and thus it made the circuit of the hail.
Suddenly a leaf
bent lower than usual and touched the Patchwork Girl.
The writing must have been hurried, and it had to all appearance been hurriedly dried toward the corner of a perfectly clean leaf
of the blotting-paper.
,' the Countess proceeded, 'once belonged to a book in the old library of the palace, while this building was still a palace.
If people cannot be assured of graves, I fear they will no longer die, and the best interests of civilisation will wither like a frosted leaf
Just the same, I was shaking like a leaf
in the wind and did not recognize my own voice.
All about were evidences of a furious struggle; small sprouts of poison-oak were bent and denuded of leaf
and bark; dead and rotting leaves had been pushed into heaps and ridges on both sides of the legs by the action of other feet than theirs; alongside the hips were unmistakable impressions of human knees.
Its broad pinnate tropical leaf
was pleasant though strange to look on.
Covertly tearing away the leaf
, she crumpled it up and put it in the fire, and then employed herself in turning over the pages of the book, and, really or apparently, perusing its contents.
For when the dead-leaf
butterfly is in danger, it clings to the side of a twig, and what it says to its foe is practically this: "I am not a butterfly, I am a dead leaf
, and can be of no use to thee.
He was gazing, instead, at a leaf
on the ground a little distance away--and it was not even a pretty leaf
Her hand shook as it played with a leaf
she had picked.