The sordid and ugly luxuriance
of gigantic weeds that grew in the angle of the house, and the heavy projection that overshadowed her, and the time-worn framework of the door,--none of these things belonged to her sphere.
It was so artistically done, and with so much fertility and gorgeous luxuriance
of fancy, that it had all the effect of a last and fitting decoration to the apparel which she wore, and which was of a splendour in accordance with the taste of the age, but greatly beyond what was allowed by the sumptuary regulations of the colony.
In the luxuriance
of youth, and in the vigor of manhood, it is pleasing and instructive to look backward upon the helpless days of infancy; but in the continual and essential changes of a growing subject, the transactions of that early period would be soon obliterated from the memory but for some periodical call of attention to aid the silent records of the historian.
Soon we traced a narrow path through the wild luxuriance
of the island, going northwestward; and presently M'ling stopped, and became rigid with watchfulness.
For a time, however, the red weed grew with astonishing vigour and luxuriance
Gathering the water-plants From the wild luxuriance
of spring, Away in the depth of a wild valley Anon, I see a lovely girl.
The grass and the grain began to sprout with tenfold vigor and luxuriance
, to make up for the dreary months that had been wasted in barrenness.
The towering helmet of feathers that he wore raised him in height above all who surrounded him; and though some others were similarly adorned, the length and luxuriance
of their plumes were inferior to his.
It was a region of great beauty and luxuriance
, with lakes and pools, and green meadows shaded by noble groves.
She looked redundant with life, health, and energy; all of which attributes were bound down and compressed, as it were and girdled tensely, in their luxuriance
, by her virgin zone.
He threw back his head, and there he stood in the golden glow with all his old Assyrian luxuriance
of beard, all his native insolence of drooping eyelids and intolerant eyes.
The judge leaned back in his chair with a luxuriance
in which it was hard to separate the cynicism and the admiration.