Dead to the outer world, as if she lay already in her grave--insensible to touch, insensible to sound, motionless as stone, cold as stone--Clara stands on the moonlit lawn
, facing the seaward view.
But as he stood on the Beaufort verandah and looked out on the brightly peopled lawn
it came home to him with a shiver that he was not going to like it at all.
He saw some funny little brown tips of ears sticking up through the lawn
She waited for events, looking out over the lawn
, with a visible inner disturbance, marked over the bosom by the rise and fall of her white dress.
She led me across the lawn
, along the same path by which I had followed her on the day after my arrival at Limmeridge.
It seemed to me that a careful examination of the room and the lawn
might possibly reveal some traces of this mysterious individual.
I left the lawn
and moved in the white light and silence along the road, aimless and sorrowing.
They strolled together across the lawn
, well away now from the house.
When I reached the lawn
my worst fears were realized.
A well-kept lawn
, with six-hundred-years-old cedars and a twenty-feet yew hedge, will add distinction to the meal.
It had no park, but the pleasure-grounds were tolerably extensive; and like every other place of the same degree of importance, it had its open shrubbery, and closer wood walk, a road of smooth gravel winding round a plantation, led to the front, the lawn
was dotted over with timber, the house itself was under the guardianship of the fir, the mountain-ash, and the acacia, and a thick screen of them altogether, interspersed with tall Lombardy poplars, shut out the offices.
A shrill burst of laughter from the lawn
in front had rung sharply out, startling them both.