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green foliage

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the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation

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As I lay on my back completely shrouded with verdure, the leafy branches drooping over me, my limbs buried in grass, I could not avoid comparing our situation with that of the interesting babes in the wood.
But the crowning beauty of the prospect was its universal verdure; and in this indeed consists, I believe, the peculiar charm of every Polynesian landscape.
The balloon skimmed this tall grass without bending it, like a gigantic butterfly: not an obstacle was in sight; it was an ocean of verdure without a single breaker.
The little car seemed to cleave the waves of verdure, and, from time to time, coveys of birds of magnificent plumage would rise fluttering from the tall herbage, and speed away with joyous cries.
The young grass was just beginning to sprout, and the whole valley wore an aspect of softness, verdure, and repose, heightened by the contrast of the frightful region from which they had just descended.
Through the windows of their carriage the travellers had glimpses of the diversified landscape of Behar, with its mountains clothed in verdure, its fields of barley, wheat, and corn, its jungles peopled with green alligators, its neat villages, and its still thickly-leaved forests.
The herbage is parched and withered; the brooks and streams are dried up; the buffalo, the elk and the deer have wandered to distant parts, keeping within the verge of expiring verdure, and leaving behind them a vast uninhabited solitude, seamed by ravines, the beds of former torrents, but now serving only to tantalize and increase the thirst of the traveller.
persons accustomed to the almost constant verdure of flowers, ample
Branches, great and small, torn away by the ferocity of the tornado, hurtled through the wildly waving verdure, carrying death and destruction to countless unhappy denizens of the thickly peopled world below.
By contrast, tapestries of the Southern Netherlandish and Dutch region, explored in the catalogue's largest section, have benefited from over a century of serious academic study--so that individual tapestries, such as a beautiful deep-blue Verdure with Thistles (c.
8-9, 12:45-4 p.m., at the Verdure, 4/F, Henry Sy Sr.
Le chantier, qui est une extension de l'ancien theatre de verdure implante a cote de la maison de la culture Mouloud-Mammeri, connait un avancement [beaucoup moins que] tres appreciable, ce qui permettra sa mise en exploitation dans les quelques mois a venir [beaucoup plus grand que], a-t-elle estime.
The bite sized dishes include cartoccio da passeggio di pesce e verdure (paper wrap batter fried seafood and vegetables), tagliere di affettati halal, speck di anatra, salame d'oca, manzo salmonato (cured meat selection: duck speck, goose salami, marinated beef) and Savoia - Salsa di pomodoro piccante, stracciatella di casada, basilico, evoo (spicy tomato sauce, creamy homemade stracciatella cheese, basil and extra virgin olive oil).
Verdure Sciences was founded by Ajay Patel in 1997.
Additionally, dinner guests can choose from "large plates," which include pan seared Alaska salmon, a vegetable risotto, pork picatta, and spaghetti vino e verdure.