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wild strawberries


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  • n. Plural form of wild strawberry.


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  • Hares and giant hamsters, skinned and skewered, were roasting over hot coals, and mounds of tiny, fresh wild strawberries glistened bright red in the sun.

    The Clan of the Cave Bear

  • He nibbled a bit of sorrel, and he drank from a small mountain-stream that crossed the path, and he ate three wild strawberries that he found on its bank, but it was not much good.

    The Hobbit

  • On Midsummer-eve, Adèle, weary with gathering wild strawberries in Hay Lane half the day, had gone to bed with the sun.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. II.

  • Happily for us, the wild strawberries rather increase than diminish in cultivated lands; they are even more common among the foreign grasses of the meadows than within the woods.

    Rural Hours

  • Flower beds were under the salon-windows, and there were long borders of wild strawberries that had been transplanted from the woods, as my mother was very fond of them.

    A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago

  • With no room for lesson-books, grown-up people, or beds!) You know the way to the hazel copse, and the place where the wild strawberries grow.

    The Brownies and Other Tales

  • Next came the building: first the church, then the school with its twin bell tower, then the Mother Mary Clinic, then the fish-ponds and fruit and vegetable plantations to supply them, such being his true vocation as a peasant in a region lavishly endowed with Nature's riches whether you are talking cassava, papaya, maize, soya beans, quinine, or Kivu's wild strawberries which are the best in the world bar none.

    the mission song

  • He did not think of the warm sun and of the fresh air, he did not care for the little cottage-children who ran about and prattled when they were looking for wild strawberries and raspberries.

    Good Stories for Great Holidays


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