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  • They looked not a day older, suspended on wires above pampas-grass.

    To Let

  • Travelling through darkness I see the stretched flower-beds, and Mrs Constable runs from behind the corner of the pampas-grass to say my aunt has come to fetch me in a carriage.

    The Waves

  • In one patch it is like miniature pampas-grass, only a couple of inches long each seed-pod, but white and fluffy.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 102, June, 1876

  • It would appear that the guides were conducting the party safely, when a lieutenant insisted on taking another route and landed his troops in a plateau covered with _cogon_ (pampas-grass) about eight feet high.

    The Philippine Islands

  • It always meant stones and sand and a general grilling, the r ` tam, as it waved like pampas-grass to the far horizon.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • The tall pampas-grass, with its long feathery plumes, gives a profitable crop.

    Stories of California

  • Among them rise the banana, the palm, the aloe, the rubber tree, and the pampas-grass with its tall feathery plumes.

    The California Birthday Book

  • Oxydendrum arboreum oyster plant oyster-shell scale p├Žonia see: peony palmettoes palms. palms for South. pampas-grass. pandanus.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Such good lawn grasses as arundo, pampas-grass, eulalias, and erianthus are perennials and are therefore not included in this discussion.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • A bamboo-framed talc screen painted with white and yellow marguerites stood before a fireplace filled with pampas-grass dyed red.



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