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  • News at Eleven: Leaning against the ivy-grown wall

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • He lived in almost feudal state, his great ivy-grown house and broad lawns surrounded by high stone walls.

    People of the Dark

  • Catching up his sword from where it lay in a stack of weapons near by, he lifted Olivia lightly from her feet and glided through an opening that gaped in the ivy-grown wall.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Only the ivy-grown stones, the tendril - clasped pillars, with the dark figures brooding between them, met her gaze.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Some, though, harked further back, even to times when forms still more outmoded were enjoying revivals - a rambling ivy-grown bungalow or a peaked roof on two stories of brick, with windows and a chimney.

    Starfarers

  • The ivy-grown fence surrounding them formed a sort of arbor that would have been pleasant under other conditions.

    Lord of the Isles

  • Only the ivy-grown stones, the tendril-clasped pillars, with the dark figures brooding between them, met her gaze.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • There is a long line of ruinous wall, and a shattered tower at one of the angles; the whole much ivy-grown, -- brimming over, indeed, with clustering ivy, which is rooted inside of the walls.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 48, October, 1861

  • Just at this moment they come within full view of the old tower, and its strange rounded ivy-grown walls, and the little narrow holes in the sides they show at its highest point that indicate the position of the haunted chamber.

    The Haunted Chamber A Novel

  • I can see again the old, ivy-grown church where Nancy and I were wed, and Bob Masters standing by my side as best man.

    Uncanny Tales

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