How many visions of a maiden that is No more - no more upon thy verdant
Chief among these latter was a great Sperm Whale, which, after an unusually long raging gale, had been found dead and stranded, with his head against a cocoa-nut tree, whose plumage-like, tufted droopings seemed his verdant
It was two hours, owing to sundry wrong turnings, ere she found herself on a summit commanding the long-sought-for vale, the Valley of the Great Dairies, the valley in which milk and butter grew to rankness, and were produced more profusely, if less delicately, than at her home--the verdant
plain so well watered by the river Var or Froom.
Besides this bay the shores of the island are indented by several other extensive inlets, into which descend broad and verdant
For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant
land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all the horrors of the half known life.
Do thou, sweet Zephyrus, rising from thy fragrant bed, mount the western sky, and lead on those delicious gales, the charms of which call forth the lovely Flora from her chamber, perfumed with pearly dews, when on the 1st of June, her birth-day, the blooming maid, in loose attire, gently trips it over the verdant
mead, where every flower rises to do her homage, till the whole field becomes enamelled, and colours contend with sweets which shall ravish her most.
Still are my children verdant
in their first spring, standing nigh one another, and shaken in common by the winds, the trees of my garden and of my best soil.
And now Spring beckons me with verdant
hand, And Nature's wealth of eloquence doth win Forth to the fragrant-bowered nectarine, Where my dear friends abide, a careless band.
There is scarcely any rain throughout this time, yet the face of the country is kept fresh and verdant
by nightly dews, and occasionally by humid fogs in the mornings.
On all sides -- save to the west, where the sun was about sinking -- arose the verdant
walls of the forest.
It was thus, in the midst of rich and verdant
landscapes that our travellers passed over the district of Maffatay, and about nine o'clock in the morning reached the southern shore of Lake Tchad.
Such, for example, were the well-washed pebbles and gravel of the sidewalk; even the sky-reflecting pools in the centre of the street; and the grass, now freshly verdant
, that crept along the base of the fences, on the other side of which, if one peeped over, was seen the multifarious growth of gardens.