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  • The rambler who, for old association or other reasons, should trace the forsaken coach-road running almost in a meridional line from Bristol to the south shore of England, would find himself during the latter half of his journey in the vicinity of some extensive woodlands, interspersed with apple-orchards.

    The Woodlanders

  • Ancient Britain was celebrated for her apple-orchards, and the tree was reverenced by the Druids because the mistletoe grew abundantly on it.

    Among the Trees at Elmridge

  • And on from sea and shore thro 'apple-orchards blooming,


  • "And round about the cold (stream) murmurs through the apple-orchards, and slumber is shed down from trembling leaves."

    The Argosy Vol. 51, No. 3, March, 1891

  • The southern part of Warwickshire, adjoining Gloucestershire, or rather a wedge of that shire advancing into Worcestershire, is the most rich, agriculturally speaking, and besides its apple-orchards is famous for its dairy and grazing systems, while the northern part, once a forest, is still full of heaths, moors and woods.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. October, 1878.

  • He discovered no apple-orchards on the moon, neither did he dispute regarding the railways on the planet Venus.

    A Librarian's Open Shelf

  • They had carried us past the farm-houses, the cliffs, the meadows, and the Norman roofed manoirs buried in their apple-orchards.

    In and out of Three Normady Inns

  • Dotted here and there with the California oak, it reminded me of the peaceful apple-orchards and smiling river-meadows of dear old

    The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52

  • I think of a mountain ramble; when I am disposed to wander with rod and reel along the forest-shadowed brook; when the apple-orchards are in blossom; when the hills blaze with autumn foliage.

    Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature

  • The quaint little hamlet literally slept on the river-bank; not a living creature was visible on the three grass-grown streets; many of the high-gabled brick houses, even at that date of the colony, were closed and vacant, their inmates having dropped from the quiet of this life into an even deeper sleep, and having been silently transferred to rest under the flat grass of the apple-orchards, according to the habit of the society.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866


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