It seemed as if the grass
were about to run over them, and over the plum-patch behind the sod chicken-house.
She was glad that there was grass
under her feet and that her steps made no sounds.
Husbands, and brothers, and young men, Give us the blood of Foulon, Give us the head of Foulon, Give us the heart of Foulon, Give us the body and soul of Foulon, Rend Foulon to pieces, and dig him into the ground, that grass
may grow from him
He found a little wisp of grass
floating there, and clung to it till he lost his senses.
At last it began to grow dusk, and the sun sank behind the mountains; gradually it became cooler on the hill, and the grass
grew wet with dew.
By degrees, one after another, they were overcome with slumber, and lay down in the mown grass
At intervals all was still, and their shoes sounded like a herd of cattle passing over the grass
If forced to fight in a salt-marsh, you should have water and grass
near you, and get your back to a clump of trees.
As soon as the precise spot is pitched upon, blankets, saddle-cloths, and other coverings are spread over the surrounding grass
and bushes, to prevent foot-tracks, or any other derangement; and as few hands as possible are employed.
Even the grass
was not green, for the sun had burned the tops of the long blades until they were the same gray color to be seen everywhere.
They found that they should have to make a prolonged halt, and take a careful inspection of the balloon: so the flame of the cylinder was moderated, and the anchors, flung out from the car, ere long began to sweep the grass
of an immense prairie, that, from a certain height, looked like a shaven lawn, but the growth of which, in reality, was from seven to eight feet in height.
So intent was he upon this personal appraisement of his features that he did not hear the parting of the tall grass
behind him as a great body pushed itself stealthily through the jungle; nor did his companion, the ape, hear either, for he was drinking and the noise of his sucking lips and gurgles of satisfaction drowned the quiet approach of the intruder.