Not indeed that I can hope to put into words the charm of those embowered
cottages, like nests in the armpits of great trees, tucked snugly in the hollows of those narrow, winding, almost subterranean lanes which burrow their way beneath the warm-hearted Surrey woodlands.
It was a grey stone building of two stories only, and from where he was seemed completely embowered
in flowers and creepers.
Leonard Upjohn in his intricate style drew graceful little pictures of Cronshaw in the Latin Quarter, talking, writing poetry: Cronshaw became a picturesque figure, an English Verlaine; and Leonard Upjohn's coloured phrases took on a tremulous dignity, a more pathetic grandiloquence, as he described the sordid end, the shabby little room in Soho; and, with a reticence which was wholly charming and suggested a much greater generosity than modesty allowed him to state, the efforts he made to transport the Poet to some cottage embowered
with honeysuckle amid a flowering orchard.
Access was had to the enclosure through an embowered
entrance, on one side, facing a number of towering cocoanut trees, planted at intervals along a level area of a hundred yards.
During their retreat in the region of the Maritime Alps, in a small house built of dry stones and embowered
with roses, they appear all through to be less like released lovers than as companions who had found out each other's fitness in a specially intense way.
Late roses climbed and hung and clustered and the sunshine deepening the hue of the yellowing trees made one feel that one, stood in an embowered
temple of gold.
As he wrote a word on his card and waited for an envelope he glanced about the embowered
shop, and his eye lit on a cluster of yellow roses.
OEDIPUS And when the embowered
earth hath drunk thereof?
The wind roared high in the great trees which embowered
the gates; but the road as far as I could see, to the right hand and the left, was all still and solitary: save for the shadows of clouds crossing it at intervals as the moon looked out, it was but a long pale line, unvaried by one moving speck.
The Chateau Borel, embowered
in the trees and thickets of its neglected grounds, had its fame in our day, like the residence of that other dangerous and exiled woman, Madame de Stael, in the Napoleonic era.
At length the negro shot his skiff into a little cove, darkly embowered
by trees, and made it fast to the well-known iron ring.
It is one of his dreams to embower
himself in a spot already chosen, where a wilderness of vines flourishes, where the flowers are blooming and the fruit growing to a monstrous size.