Holly, mistletoe, red berries, ivy
, turkeys, geese, game, poultry, brawn, meat, pigs, sausages, oysters, pies, puddings, fruit, and punch, all vanished instantly.
In this respect they are like the ivy
which never strives to rise above the tree that sustains it, and which frequently even returns downwards when it has reached the top; for it seems to me that they also sink, in other words, render themselves less wise than they would be if they gave up study, who, not contented with knowing all that is intelligibly explained in their author, desire in addition to find in him the solution of many difficulties of which he says not a word, and never perhaps so much as thought.
had stretched its tortuous muscles, covered by its rich green mantle, everywhere.
His friends were those of his own blood or those whom he had known the longest; his affections, like ivy
, were the growth of time, they implied no aptness in the object.
Methinks there's a genius Roams in the mountains, Girdled with ivy
And robed in wisteria, Lips ever smiling, Of noble demeanour, Driving the yellow pard, Tiger-attended, Couched in a chariot With banners of cassia, Cloaked with the orchid, And crowned with azaleas; Culling the perfume Of sweet flowers, he leaves In the heart a dream-blossom, Memory haunting.
This room was carpeted, and therein was a piano, a couch, a chiffonniere--above all, it contained a lofty window with a crimson curtain, which, being undrawn, afforded another glimpse of the garden, through the large, clear panes, round which some leaves of ivy
, some tendrils of vine were trained
No rays from the holy heaven come down On the long night-time of that town; But light from out the lurid sea Streams up the turrets silently - Gleams up the pinnacles far and free - Up domes - up spires - up kingly halls - Up fanes - up Babylon-like walls - Up shadowy long-forgotten bowers Of scultured ivy
and stone flowers - Up many and many a marvellous shrine Whose wreathed friezes intertwine The viol, the violet, and the vine.
The whole front was draped in ivy
, with a patch clipped bare here and there where a window or a coat of arms broke through the dark veil.
The house was overrun with ivy
, its chimney being enlarged by the boughs of the parasite to the aspect of a ruined tower.
He followed her and brought the other geraniums, the hyacinth bulbs in a cracked custard bowl and the German ivy
trained over an old croquet hoop.
The turf was hemmed with an edge of scarlet geranium and coleus, and cast-iron vases painted in chocolate colour, standing at intervals along the winding path that led to the sea, looped their garlands of petunia and ivy
geranium above the neatly raked gravel.
You look rather fagged, and it's a goodish way to Ivy
Lane," he said, by way of giving him an excuse not to go himself.