At once the tree began shaking all its branches
as if in pain, and the Tin Woodman passed safely under it.
The governor, who is the executive magistrate, is appointed by the legislature; is chancellor and ordinary, or surrogate of the State; is a member of the Supreme Court of Appeals, and president, with a casting vote, of one of the legislative branches
. The same legislative branch acts again as executive council of the governor, and with him constitutes the Court of Appeals.
These young trees, and they were always the finest looking, retained their branches
; they were laid on carts, and the horses drew them out of the wood.
High up among the branches
of a mighty tree she hugged the shrieking infant to her bosom, and soon the instinct that was as dominant in this fierce female as it had been in the breast of his tender and beautiful mother--the instinct of mother love--reached out to the tiny man-child's half-formed understanding, and he became quiet.
Unhesitatingly, he stepped into the tangle of branches
close to the panther's side, still voicing his friendly and conciliatory purr.
There were three excellent off-shoots, like huge rungs of a ladder, above my head, and a tangle of convenient branches
beyond, so that I clambered onwards with such speed that I soon lost sight of the ground and had nothing but foliage beneath me.
I made him touch the mirrors and the iron tree and the branches
and explained to him, by optical laws, all the luminous imagery by which we were surrounded and of which we need not allow ourselves to be the victims, like ordinary, ignorant people.
The few seconds of grace that this gave me found me safely lodged in the branches
of a tree a few paces from that in which Perry had at last found a haven.
"Yes, and throw branches
and dirt at old Baloo," Mowgli went on.
She could pass through the branches
of the great trees now with all the agility and stealth of The Killer himself.
The impetuosity of this act and the weight and momentum of his body carried the bull backward, clutching and clawing for support, down through the leafy branches
of the tree.
Around me, on all sides, were bushes and fern-like growths, and overhead and all about were the trunks and branches
of forest trees.