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Then it was that his lips half writhed into a snarl, and the hair of his neck and shoulders involuntarily bristled, while he half crouched for a spring, his claws spasmodically clutching into the snow-surface for firmer footing.
He now evinced displeasure at her repeated failures, and himself made a mighty spring upward.
It is a clear and deep green well, half a mile long and a mile and three quarters in circumference, and contains about sixty-one and a half acres; a perennial spring in the midst of pine and oak woods, without any visible inlet or outlet except by the clouds and evaporation.
For each star is eye-like there, And looks so sweetly down on Beauty's hair - And they, and ev'ry mossy spring were holy To his love-haunted heart and melancholy.
Such is the quickness with which this animal springs upon his legs, that it is not easy to discover the muscular process by which it is effected.
A mad piper, indeed, this spring, with his wonderful lying music,--ever lying, yet ever convincing, for when was Spring known to keep his word?
Oh, the spring, I suppose," he thought as he turned round.
at the door, that lifted my ball for me out of the spring this morning: I told him that he should live with me here, thinking that he could never get out of the spring; but there he is at the door, and he wants to come in.
I believe the Spring has come at last," said the Giant; and he jumped out of bed and looked out.
On the evening of the 9th of November in 1878, at about nine o'clock, young Charles Ashmore left the family circle about the hearth, took a tin bucket and started toward the spring.
Even Eye-of-the-Spring [that is a little trumpet-shaped, waxy red flower that runs in and out among the grasses]--even Eye-of- the Spring is shut, and .
And then the almanac lied, and said that spring had come.
Last night within my chamber's gloom some vague light breath of Spring Came wandering and whispering, and bade my soul take wing.
As I remember, the spring came late that year in Carlisle.
WHEN SPRING CAME, AFTER that hard winter, one could not get enough of the nimble air.