OAKS


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OAKSOregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (Oregon Department of Education)
OAKSOhio Administrative Knowledge System
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A throng of bearded men, in sad-coloured garments and grey steeple-crowned hats, inter-mixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes.
I had crossed a marshy tract full of willows, bulrushes, and odd, outlandish, swampy trees; and I had now come out upon the skirts of an open piece of undulating, sandy country, about a mile long, dotted with a few pines and a great number of contorted trees, not unlike the oak in growth, but pale in the foliage, like willows.
It is too pretty a piece of steel to get cracked with common oak cudgel; and that is what would happen on the first pass I made at you.
More leaping tree squirrels, more ruddy madronos and majestic oaks, more fairy circles of redwoods, and, still beside the singing stream, they passed a gate by the roadside.
It satisfies me that you are the very person whom the Speaking Oak has been talking about.
Crossing the stream, he struck faint vestiges of a wood-road, used, evidently, a generation back, when the meadow had been cleared of its oaks.
She was supine under a little oak, resting after the fury of her elder-hunting, and had taken off the high-heeled slippers she had been silly enough to wear.
Yes, the oak is right, a thousand times right," thought Prince Andrew.
The hard red bricks have only grown more firmly set with time, and their oak stairs do not creak and grunt when you try to go down them quietly.
Thereat the Sweetness of the Strength of the Oak smiled upon me and said,--
And though he thought at once how senseless was his prayer that they should not have been killed by the oak which had fallen now, he repeated it, knowing that he could do nothing better than utter this senseless prayer.
I bespeak this very piece of oak for the figure-head of the Cynosure.