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  • About us neither had gained a footing; laburnums, pink mays, snowballs, and trees of arbor-vitae, rose out of laurels and hydrangeas, green and brilliant into the sunlight.

    The War of the Worlds

  • The arbor-vitae along the banks marked tracery more delicate than any ever wrought by deftest craftsman in western window of an antique fane.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • I have striven to fold it up, and lay it by in the arbor-vitae chest of memory, with myrrh and camphor, but it will not be exorcised.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 61, November, 1862

  • The arbor-vitae generally retains its lower branches in open places, while the branches of the red cedar start at some distance from the ground.

    Studies of Trees

  • How to tell them from each other: The _twigs_ of the arbor-vitae are

    Studies of Trees

  • Altogether, there are thirty-five species of juniper recognized and four of arbor-vitae.

    Studies of Trees

  • Comparisons: The arbor-vitae is apt to be confused with the true _white cedar_ (_Chamaecyparis thyoides_) but the leaves of the latter are sharp-pointed and not flattened or fan-shaped.

    Studies of Trees

  • The arbor-vitae is found in northeastern and northwestern America, China, and Japan.

    Studies of Trees

  • The foliage of the arbor-vitae is of a lighter color than that of the red cedar, which is sombre green.

    Studies of Trees

  • The arbor-vitae will generally be found growing in moist locations, while the red cedar will grow in dry places as well.

    Studies of Trees

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