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- n. any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
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She mowed the flowers to the ground, ate the weeping willow tree my husband had given me on our anniversary and she tap-danced on the hood of my car.
Where in Spring the warm wind breathes, bearing on its wings from "Earey" (Egypt) the myriads of grouse and other birds, and into the hearts of the people the paean of love; where the woods are carpeted with blue "prolisoks" and red "riast"; where Vesnianka, the "Lada" of Spring, with the assistance of vovkoolaks and spirits of the woods, is running through the forest scattering bloom, her song echoing over the whole country; where the sun is so bright and gay; where the willow tree in full blossom looks like a great yellow stack, orchards are white with cherry; where millions of nightingales sing all the night long – where Petrus so truly loves Natalka –
* Has a frontispiece showing Charlotte's grave in Trinity Churchyard, the stone standing upright, and inscribed "C. T.," with a willow tree drooping over it, and a vignette on the title-page.
Charlotte Temple, a tale of truth; reprinted from the rare first American edition (1794), over twelve hundred errors in later editions being corected, and the preface restored; with an historical and biographical introduction, bibliography, etc., by Francis W. Halsey.
Again she lifted her camera, took pictures of this side of the old building, the willow tree and the long, open verandah where now only one forgotten chaise, rusted and broken, lay on the splintered ï¬agstones.
The willow tree sat in the front yard — although I hesitate to call that tangle of bunchgrass and clover a yard — of Will the Hippie, who wasn't a hippie and wasn't really named Will, but such was the intelligence that flowed around the bus stop because he used an American flag as a curtain on his broken living room window.