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Next, he chopped down a young spruce tree and trimmed off the boughs.
Kama came back, sat down on the edge of the spruce boughs, and in the interval of waiting, mended harness.
asked Sara Ray seriously, wreathing the handle of her basket with creeping spruce.
Horns of Elfland" never sounded more sweetly around hoary castle and ruined fane than those vesper calls of the robins from the twilight spruce woods and across green pastures lying under the pale radiance of a young moon.
Leaning far back in their saddles, they slid the horses down a steep declivity, through big spruce woods, to an ancient and all but obliterated trail.
Through a rift in the trees Billy pointed to the top of the leaning spruce.
At the fall of darkness they swung the dogs into a cluster of spruce trees on the edge of the waterway and made a camp.
Bill had finished his pipe and was helping his companion to spread the bed of fur and blanket upon the spruce boughs which he had laid over the snow before supper.
Bell's spruce grove over the hill and across his big pasture field.
Past a dour plantation of gnarled spruces and a maple-fringed, sun-warm valley they found the "something" Gilbert was looking for.
For a long distance the road had been bordered by fields on both sides, but now on the left there was a forest of oaks, madronos, and gigantic spruces whose lower parts only could be seen, dim and ghostly in the fog.
It stood at one end of the main street, its classic portico and small-paned windows looking down a flagged path between Norway spruces to the slim white steeple of the Congregational church.