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  • With works by Bonnard, Braque, Calder, Chagall and Miró housed in a stunning building perched on a fir-clad Provençal mountainside, visitors number more than 200,000 a year.

    Pruning the Cost of Luxury on the Riviera

  • The background consists of steep fir-clad slopes, quite close at hand.

    John Gabriel Borkman

  • Thus she went on, till, leaving the park, she crossed the turnpike-road, and entered the large field, in the middle of which the fir-clad hill stood like

    Two on a Tower

  • A train of obsolete style carried me from Temesvar to within striking distance, at least, of my objective, and a three days 'ride in a jouncing coach brought me to the little village which lay in a fertile valley high up in the fir-clad mountains.

    People of the Dark

  • He drew me to a latticed window and pointed up at the fir-clad slopes of the brooding blue mountains.

    People of the Dark

  • Gunnar steered us between rocky, fir-clad islands as if he knew where he wanted to go.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • Muttiara to the north, forest-clad mountains occur, also at Huttoo, and far away to the eastward other fir-clad ridges appear.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Inlets of the lake here and there crept in between the rocky hills; broad stretches of gently undulating grain-land were dotted with the houses, barns, and clustered stables of the Finnish farmers; in the distance arose the smokes of two villages; and beyond all, as we looked inland, ran the sombre ridges of the fir-clad hills.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 79, May, 1864

  • Before us lies the bay's semi-circle -- perhaps five miles in extent; stretching far inland is a broad valley, with sides sloping up to rounded fir-clad mountain tops.

    A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs The Story of a Hundred Years, 1761-1861

  • Hugging the north shore closely we draw in under towering Cap Tourmente, fir-clad, rising nearly two thousand feet above us; a mighty obstacle it has always been to communication by land on this side of the river.

    A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs The Story of a Hundred Years, 1761-1861

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