Green earth

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(Min.) a variety of glauconite, found in cavities in amygdaloid and other eruptive rock, and used as a pigment by artists; - called also mountain green.

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What would the green earth be without its lovely flowers, and what a lonely home for us
The morning sun looked softly down upon the broad green earth, which like a mighty altar was sending up clouds of perfume from its breast, while flowers danced gayly in the summer wind, and birds sang their morning hymn among the cool green leaves.
Then, amid a burst of wild, sweet music, the Frost-King placed the Flower crown on his head, and knelt to little Violet; while far and near, over the broad green earth, sounded the voices of flowers, singing their thanks to the gentle Fairy, and the summer wind was laden with perfumes, which they sent as tokens of their gratitude; and wherever she went, old trees bent down to fold their slender branches round her, flowers laid their soft faces against her own, and whispered blessings; even the humble moss bent over the little feet, and kissed them as they passed.
You might harness Rebecca to the heaviest plough, and while she had youth on her side, she would always remember the green earth under her feet and the blue sky over her head.
they are always with us and always will be while the sad old world keeps echoing to the sob of long good-bys, while the cruel ships sail away across the great seas, and the cold green earth lies heavy on the hearts of those we loved.
And the lovers yearned to behold that green earth again, more intensely, alas
The circle of the green earth he must measure with his shoes to find the man who can yield him truth.
Guests also will have the opportunity to attend guided hikes on Friday and Sunday, browse goods for sale and shop for native plants and shrubs at the Annual Native Plant Sale, organized by Green Earth and Illinois Native Plant Society.
In order to promote recycling and reducing load of waste on landfill site, LWMC singed a MoU with Green Earth Recycling.
KUWAIT, Aug 9 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8) on Tuesday emphasized the importance of receiving the prestigious Corporate Social Responsibility award, offered by Britain-based Green Earth Appeal.
The facility, formerly known as Green Earth Fuels, is located within the Kinder Morgan Liquids terminal on the Houston Ship Channel and is the third largest biodiesel production facility in North America.
A recent order for an RCBC from Green Earth Energy in Milan, Tenn.