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  • You could tell friend or foe at a distance as swarms of red and black or green and white or maize and blue pumped and glided through the elm-shaded streets, gloves swinging from the handlebars of our bikes.

    Into the Story

  • The elm-shaded village—a cluster of tobacco warehouses, blacksmith shops, brick stores, and a high school—was home to about nine hundred people.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • In the garden pleasance, that sloped to the lake, the roses and lilies planted there a generation ago still bloomed and flourished, and in the elm-shaded paddock, on the gate of which he was leaning, filly and foal could trace their pedigree to the sixth and seventh generation of deep-chested, clean-flanked ancestors.

    Flamsted quarries

  • Absentmindedly he noted, as he strolled down the elm-shaded streets, the neatness of the lawns, the gay flower beds, the hammocks and swings out under the trees as if people really lived out of doors here.

    Wild Wings A Romance of Youth

  • Quiet was settling down over the quadrangle and in the dormitories about the big, elm-shaded square.

    Andy at Yale Or, The Great Quadrangle Mystery

  • Before his eyes came a picture of the elm-shaded quadrangle at Yale, which once he had crossed, hardly dreaming then that he would ever go there.

    Andy at Yale Or, The Great Quadrangle Mystery

  • It is along a highway stigmatized by such a name that one gets the glimpses of a Constable country: glimpses of rolling meadows, of fertile groves, of cattle grazing in elm-shaded pastures, of

    The Old Coast Road From Boston to Plymouth

  • As Joe bounded upon his spirited horse and led the way down the elm-shaded street, I said to his father:

    The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Nellie slipped quietly away and left Madge looking dreamily out on the elm-shaded lawn, her thoughts busy with the story of her own past and the little she knew of her father.

    Madge Morton's Secret

  • It was during the hour for the forenoon recitation, and the elm-shaded campus was entirely free of students.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 33, July, 1860

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