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  • Years and years ago, in the dark ages when I was a young teenager, it was fashionable to fill your room with houseplants - spider plants, philodendron, ferns, ivy-green leggy things cradled in macrame hangars or tucked into brightly colored ceramic pots.

    Thriving

  • Years and years ago, in the dark ages when I was a young teenager, it was fashionable to fill your room with houseplants - spider plants, philodendron, ferns, ivy-green leggy things cradled in macrame hangars or tucked into brightly colored ceramic pots.

    2009 May « Becca’s Byline

  • It was like the swamp was wrapping ivy-green arms around her, constricting her, smothering her.

    EMPIRE

  • It was like the swamp was wrapping ivy-green arms around her, constricting her, smothering her.

    EMPIRE

  • It was like the swamp was wrapping ivy-green arms around her, constricting her, smothering her.

    EMPIRE

  • Works of art dotted the ivy-green walls wherever bookshelves ceased momentarily, before winding their way on along the wall several feet farther on.

    The Art Thief

  • Then she made do; she used a section of her ivy-green skirt to protect her fingers and picked the crab up again.

    Dragon on a Pedestal

  • The oak-trees above the hedgerows had not lost their leaves, and in the darting, rain-washed light from the setting sun, had a sheen of old gold with heart of ivy-green; the hail-stripped beeches flamed with copper; the russet tufts of the ash-trees glowed.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • On second thought, I think I would have some flowers; and maybe a bit of ivy-green.

    Children of the Bush

  • The clergyman who would have liked a grand cathedral like York Minster is perfectly pleased with his little country church, ivy-green and grey.

    The Recreations of a Country Parson

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