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  • Nothing grows in the shadow of the old, thick-growing spruce-tree, but Mr Darwin is a tree that spreads light, Thomas Davies thinks.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • It was near mid-day when he came upon a sheet of water with willows growing about the margin, and stopped for awhile to rest his eyes on the cool, thick-growing leaves; and something of the grace of the fields entered into his soul.

    Eve and David

  • It was near mid-day when he came upon a sheet of water with willows growing about the margin, and stopped for awhile to rest his eyes on the cool, thick-growing leaves; and something of the grace of the fields entered into his soul.

    Eve and David

  • The squatty-nosed jeep was well hidden, back from the road in a wide coulee, its dark green color blending in with thick-growing chokecherry bushes.

    Calder Born, Calder Bred

  • The squatty-nosed jeep was well hidden, back from the road in a wide coulee, its dark green color blending in with thick-growing chokecherry bushes.

    Calder Born, Calder Bred

  • As quickly as they could they scrambled off the beaten way and up into the deep heather and bilberry brushwood on the slopes above, until they came to a small patch of thick-growing hazels.

    The Fellowship of the Ring

  • As quickly as they could they scrambled off the beaten way and up into the deep heather and bilberry brushwood on the slopes above, until they came to a small patch of thick-growing hazels.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • It was covered with thick-growing bracken and heather, with a few stunted gorse-bushes -- but there was no place that would really give them a safe shelter to sleep.

    The Adventurous Four

  • Besides these there were extensive forests of thick-growing trees, whose dense branches, interlacing overhead, threw down heavy shadows.

    The Cryptogram A Novel

  • Small birds pass the winter nights in evergreens, thick-growing vines, under the eaves of verandas, or {86} on the rafters of bridges.

    The Bird Study Book

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