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firewood

out of the wood(s)

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the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees

United States film actress (1938-1981)

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English conductor (1869-1944)

English writer of novels about murders and thefts and forgeries (1814-1887)

United States painter noted for works based on life in the Midwest (1892-1942)

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a golf club with a long shaft used to hit long shots

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But one day a youth came through the wood; he was as beautiful as the spring; he cut the brown reed and fashioned it according to his liking; and then he put it to his lips and breathed on it; and, oh, the music that floated through the forest!
"A wood fire at night has a fascination not to be resisted by those of mortal race.
As soon as he saw that piece of wood, Mastro Cherry was filled with joy.
He grasped the hatchet quickly to peel off the bark and shape the wood. But as he was about to give it the first blow, he stood still with arm uplifted, for he had heard a wee, little voice say in a beseeching tone: "Please be careful!
He picked up the wood, and flew sadly home, and told the mouse all he had seen and heard.
Very soon I had a choking smoky fire of green wood and dry sticks, and could economize my camphor.
'I have a daughter,' said the old woman, 'who is so beautiful that she has not her equal in the world, and is well fitted to be your wife; if you will make her lady-queen I will show you the way out of the wood.'
She flew over the wood, and alighted opposite the house of the bushy long-tailed gentleman.
All day the fire-steed flies over the country, stopping only that his master may rest, and I am awakened by his tramp and defiant snort at midnight, when in some remote glen in the woods he fronts the elements incased in ice and snow; and he will reach his stall only with the morning star, to start once more on his travels without rest or slumber.
On the trail that thou must tread To the thresholds of our dread, Where the Flower blossoms red; Through the nights when thou shalt lie Prisoned from our Mother-sky, Hearing us, thy loves, go by; In the dawns when thou shalt wake To the toil thou canst not break, Heartsick for the Jungle's sake: Wood and Water, Wind and Tree, Wisdom, Strength, and Courtesy, Jungle-Favour go with thee!
One Saturday morning when he was about to set off for the woods with the sling in his pocket and a bag for nuts on his shoulder, his grandfather stopped him.
And Gerda stretched out her hands with the large wadded gloves towards the robber maiden, and said, "Farewell!" and the Reindeer flew on over bush and bramble through the great wood, over moor and heath, as fast as he could go.
His voice seemed to fill the whole wood and carried far beyond out into the open field.
And never let me hear a word out of your head about haunted woods again."
I examined the materials of the fire, and to my joy found it to be composed of wood. I quickly collected some branches, but they were wet and would not burn.