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  • Nearly every other piece in Haslam's book-excerpts from Burning Daylight, The Valley of the Moon, The Little Lady of the Big House - can be appreciated from the cover of broad-leaf evergreens and the grass-lined trails of Jack's ranch, 840 acres now managed by the state's department of Parks and Recreation.

    Reconstruction of Jack London's Canadian cabin from his year as a prospector, now in Jack London Square, Oakland

  • It took us 20 years to convince farmers that reduced tillage was a good idea, and that grass-lined spillways were prudent.

    Fuel from germs

  • Over a hundred joggers and walkers make their way round and round the spacious, grass-lined concrete promenade under a canopy of pine and ash trees.


  • Lithe, handsome, well-bred animals, singly and in jingling pairs, paced each other down the long, wide, grass-lined street, its fine homes agleam with a rich, complaisant materiality.

    The Titan

  • He rose and hiked onward and when later he came to the far side of the lake, arriving tired and uncertain and on the verge of turning back, there the trail dipped suddenly downward, leveling off at the banks and leading into a narrow, grass-lined valley.

    Heaven Lake

  • A WEEK LATER A TAXI DROVE PAST THE BLACK CAST-IRON FENCE that surrounded the shaded lawns of Harvard Yard, turned onto a quiet grass-lined street, and pulled up to a five-story Georgian-style brick edifice that seemed out of place next to the more modern science buildings keeping it company.


  • I saw Charles murmur in Don Francisco's ear, and the Spaniard nod, never taking his eyes off the flash and clang of the battle in the grass-lined court.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • Rather idly the colonel, having mercifully killed his fish by a blow on top of the head and slipped it into the grass-lined creel, looked up to see approaching a young lady and a tall and somewhat lanky boy.

    The Diamond Cross Mystery Being a Somewhat Different Detective Story

  • "This _is_ my last case!" exclaimed the detective as he slipped his prize into the grass-lined creel.

    The Diamond Cross Mystery Being a Somewhat Different Detective Story

  • Then, with a light heart, the maiden tripped down a grass-lined path toward the summer-house.

    Five Thousand Dollars Reward


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