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  • v. To betray by informing on.


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  • I should not like to be a blade of grass on your land, she concluded, with a little shivery shudder.


  • Beyond the suburb of Frankwell, outside the town walls and the loop of the river, they were between wide stretches of water-meadows, still moist enough to be greener than the grass on high ground, and a little coolness came up from the reedy shores, as though the earth breathed here, that elsewhere seemed to hold its breath.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • Squinting against the sunlight, Piemur could see herdbeasts grazing on the lush grass on both sides of the river.

    Dragon Drums

  • Once he sprang suddenly and excitedly into the air as we tramped through the long grass on the edge of the sweetly-smelling jungle, with the exclamation,

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • I left the water and went and sat down upon a hummock of grass on the bank, and as I went I shivered.

    Movie Night

  • As more men arrived they went to join those already in the Home Paddock, cutting down the few trees that had sprung up close to the creek bank, and clearing away any overlong grass on the perimeter.

    The Thorn Birds

  • As we came even with the trees of the forest with the high dead yellow grass on our left Mthuka slid the car to a quiet stop.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • Irrigated by snow-melt, the recently awakened grass on the slopes glittered like spinach between the teeth of the hard earth.

    La insistencia de J├╝rgen Fauth

  • This time, though, the ground was soft like spring grass on a riverbank, as long as Lolla-Wossiky ran along the road the right direction.

    He Don't Know Him

  • For the last half-kilometer, they stayed in the grass on either side of the trail.

    Prayers To Broken Stones


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