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This is something I am usually careful about, but the people were playing so slowly, and hidden from my viewin the first instance by a stand of trees well below me, and in the second by an elevated green well abovethat I assumed theyd made their shots long before and moved on.
To carve logging roads through an old-growth wilderness, or to clearcut a mixed stand of trees and then plant seedlings of one fastgrowing species, might both be taken as improvements; if biological diversity was reduced in the process, well, tough splinters, that wasn’t the Forest Service’s mandated concern.
Ursos ordered a halt while the hunt continued, and the rest of the troop rode into a stand of trees and dismounted.
At midday they found Major Forrest with his small, mounted advance party waving to them from a stand of trees that grew between the road and the stream Harper had been hoping for.
The woman had been dragged across the beach and into a small stand of trees by the captain of the second ship, a burly Kretan with a shaved head.
Â Â Â Morwen matched his reduction in speed, and a moment later they landed in a small stand of trees near the top of a hill.