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Adj.1.beechen - consisting of or made of wood of the beech tree
woody - made of or containing or resembling wood; "woody plants"; "perennial herbs with woody stems"; "a woody taste"
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They determined on walking round Beechen Cliff, that noble hill whose beautiful verdure and hanging coppice render it so striking an object from almost every opening in Bath.
He talked of foregrounds, distances, and second distances -- side-screens and perspectives -- lights and shades; and Catherine was so hopeful a scholar that when they gained the top of Beechen Cliff, she voluntarily rejected the whole city of Bath as unworthy to make part of a landscape.
In front of them, over beyond the hedge, the dusty road stretched away across the plain; behind them the meadow lands and bright green fields of tender young corn lay broadly in the sun, and overhead spread the shade of the cool, rustling leaves of the beechen tree.
KENILWORTH School scored two tries at Twickenham but went down to a 36-14 defeat to Beechen Cliff School in the final of the U15s Schools Vase.
For, earlier this month, the Liverpool Academy star scored a late winner, from the spot, to provide his school with a 1-0 win over Beechen Cliff School, from Bath, in the U-16s national schools final.
where once a happy child, Your beechen shades, "your turf, your flowers among," I wove your blue-bells into garlands wild, And woke your echoes with my artless song.
Suspended sentences were given to Jason Gardiner, 43, of Mellent Avenue; Michael Ezenagu, 29, of Malabar Court, India Way, Shepherds Bush, west London; Danny Brake, 27, of Beechen Drive, Fishponds; Charlotte Cotterell, 22, of Melrose Avenue, Yate; Neil Ferguson, 28, of Emersons Green.
The boys, who are A-level pupils at Beechen Cliff School, opened it to discover the owner's identity so they could return it.
Ode to a Nightingale 1 My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk; 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness,- That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease.
By contrast, Austen is able to spin entire psychological narratives out of personal responses to a painterly bit of countryside, as is evident from the excursion to Beechen Cliff undertaken by Catherine Morland in the company of Henry Tilney in Northanger Abbey.