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  • Now, of course, in the wake of the ever-burgeoning "farm to table" movement, gorgeous, green-topped, and very pointy carrots abound at local farmers 'markets as well as on restaurant menus across the country.

    The Good Earth

  • The train reached the end of the bridge and started the long climb up to the green-topped cliffs on the opposite side of the bay, and the rain closed in again.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • He found a seat in the farthest corner of the saloon, and waited, penciling feverish circles upon the green-topped table to keep his hands steady.

    The Nest Builder

  • Tuatha De Danann ( 'the Tribes divine of Danu') were wont to put herbs and plants of healing and a curing charm in the waters and rivers of the territory of Conalle Murthemni, to help and to succour Cuchulain, so that the streams were speckled and green-topped therewith.

    The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge

  • In the rear of the store were four green-topped tables, three for pool and one for billiards.

    Gigolo

  • So I rather fancy that, when the peacemakers deal out the cards upon the green-topped table, Albania will become Italian in name, if not in fact, under a control similar to that which the French exercise in

    Italy at War and the Allies in the West

  • There are no such mountains here as one sees in Switzerland, overpowering, vast, awful in their majesty; but just green-topped, self-sufficient and friendly hills that invite you to lift up your eyes and be strong.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great

  • Club, dining, or playing at the green-topped tables.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • Sunshine Pleasure Club -- an occupation which is St. Petersburg's equivalent for Palm Beach's game of tossing chips on the green-topped tables of a gambling house.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • Richard approached through the yard, coming from the street without entering the house; and anxiety was manifest in the glance he threw at the green-topped glass upon the table, and in his greeting.

    The Flirt

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