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  • The old willow's knotted gnarls and stumps, like so many hands, palpated all over Miss Maszkeradi's steel-spring body.

    A Different Stripe:

  • Panting and gasping, Harry slowed down, skirting the willow's swiping branches, peering through the darkness toward its tick trunk, trying to see the single knot in the bark of the old tree that would paralyze it.

    Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

  • The willow's green-yellow canopy concealed the sky and shaded both reeve and girl from the sun.

    Spirit Gate

  • Indeed, she heard a buzz of noise out beyond the willow's canopy as though a mob gathered, with stamping and hollering and wild laughter brought on by waste wine and khaif: men working up their nerve to indulge themselves in their worst nature; men being worked up by a chieftain or overlord as music is coaxed out of an instrument by a skilled musician.

    Spirit Gate

  • Marit lay on a carpet, and when she turned her head she saw the curtain made by the willow's drooping branches, many of which swept the ground.

    Spirit Gate

  • There was a snap of brush, and the soldier Titus appeared, cutting through the willow's overhang after relieving himself.

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  • The willow's roots plunged down into the water, and she balanced on one, looking into a clear pool for signs of fish.

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  • As she drew herself further into the protection of the willow's overhanging branches she hoped that whoever was coming towards her would walk past her without stopping to chat.

    Lesson to Learn

  • Or does he seek to use me, corrupted by that foul thing that lay beneath the willow's roots?

    In Celebration Of Lammas Night

  • Hesitantly, fearfully, he parted the willow's long, dangling branches.

    Dragons Of Summer Flame


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