When Harris and I were making a pedestrian tour through the Black Forest, we stopped at a little country inn for dinner one day; two young ladies and a young gentleman entered and sat down opposite us.
Two weeks had not altered her good face, and plainly her heart was in the right place yet, but there was such a difference between these clothes and the clothes I had seen her in before, when she was walking thirty miles a day in the Black Forest, that it was quite natural that I had failed to recognize her sooner.
Castle of Wolfenbach, Clermont, Mysterious Warnings, Necromancer of the Black Forest
, Midnight Bell, Orphan of the Rhine, and Horrid Mysteries.
Leaving the thumbless archer and his brood, the wayfarers struck through the scattered huts of Emery Down, and out on to the broad rolling heath covered deep in ferns and in heather, where droves of the half-wild black forest
pigs were rooting about amongst the hillocks.
Its cheerless hillocks were all but naked of vegetation, for a never very flourishing growth of heather had recently been burnt right down to the unkindly- looking earth, leaving a dwarf black forest
of charred sticks very grim to the eye and heart; while the dull surface of a small lifeless-looking lake added the final touch to the Dead-Sea mournfulness of the prospect.
In far Lithuania they had celebrated Christmas; and it came to him as if it had been yesterday--himself a little child, with his lost brother and his dead father in the cabin--in the deep black forest
, where the snow fell all day and all night and buried them from the world.
Binkerhoof saw three as recently as 1792, in the Black Forest
The romantic is always intelligent, and I only meant to observe that although we have had foolish romantics they don't count, and they were only so because in the flower of their youth they degenerated into Germans, and to preserve their precious jewel more comfortably, settled somewhere out there--by preference in Weimar or the Black Forest
Some of these good people dwelt in log-huts, with the black forest
all around them, on the steep and difficult hillsides.
Nevertheless, when he came out of the library next morning and saw the wintry trees standing round the frozen pond like a black forest
, he felt he might well have been far in the depths of the country.
Ahead of them, a long way off, a range of hills stained by mottlings of black forest
flowed away in round white curves against the sky.
E3 Lamparter in Lahr / Black Forest