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  • What we saw last night-beautiful building, lush lawn-like a 4 star hotel-looks like the perfect place for rehabilitation.

    School Raps McCain For Using Image As Speech Backdrop Without Permission

  • Ford also has a penchant for using a fuzzy, weedy lawn-like fabric to upholster the area behind the back-seat headrests.

    Ford Taurus Updates Its Look

  • And when the funeral was over, and every one had left the lawn-like churchyard, the pair went softly down the steps of the Luxellian vault, and under the low-groined arches they had beheld once before, lit up then as now.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • The green flat almost lawn-like areas running right up to the edge of the sea cliffs reminds me of a place in the north of England I once saw, except the North Sea was a soupy gray rather than your nice bright blue.

    'round here

  • A smooth lawn-like glade; a dense and awful growth of impenetrable jungle around us; those stately natural pillars — a glorious phalanx of royal trees, bearing at such sublime heights vivid green masses of foliage, through which no single sun-ray penetrated, while at our feet babbled the primeval brook, over smooth pebbles, in soft tones befitting the sacred quiet of the scene!

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Far above, towers the rugged and snow-patched, but no longer mysterious dome of Mauna Loa; while everywhere, ravines, woods, waterfalls, and stretches of lawn-like grass delight the eye.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • A set of handsome staircases on the sea side leads to the lawn-like hill with the old cathedral, and the bungalows of the Governor and colonial chaplain.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • While he did so the constable continued his abuse, proud to show his authority in the presence of the crowd that passed in a continuous stream along the pathway that cut through the carefully tended flower-bedded lawn-like park.

    The Workingman's Paradise An Australian Labour Novel

  • They command a beautiful marine prospect, as they stand at the head of a sloping lawn-like field, interspersed with several oaks and elms: indeed the terrace is the most conspicuous part of Ryde when viewed from the sea.

    Brannon's Picture of The Isle of Wight The Expeditious Traveller's Index to Its Prominent Beauties & Objects of Interest. Compiled Especially with Reference to Those Numerous Visitors Who Can Spare but Two or Three Days to Make the Tour of the Island.

  • The coaches gather thick about their allotted end of the grassy paddock; drag after drag drops quietly into its position; the teams are unharnessed and led slowly away; and their passengers either elect to view the forthcoming match from their seats of vantage, or, alighting, stroll up and mix with the fashionable crowd that throngs the far side of the lawn-like paddock.

    Belles and Ringers

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