Were I but such a high tree
as the others are," sighed he.
He had almost reached the lowest branch of the tree
from which the creeper depended when the thing parted beneath his weight and he fell sprawling at my feet.
And the Scarecrow found a tree
full of nuts and filled Dorothy's basket with them, so that she would not be hungry for a long time.
There was now a covey of red birds feeding on one of the little islets to the left, or again a blue-green parrot flew shrieking from tree
If you want a red rose," said the Tree
, "you must build it out of music by moonlight, and stain it with your own heart's-blood.
Upon my signifying my desire that he should pluck me the young fruit of some particular tree
, the handsome savage, throwing himself into a sudden attitude of surprise, feigns astonishment at the apparent absurdity of the request.
The giant took the trunk on his shoulder, but the tailor seated himself on a branch, and the giant, who could not look round, had to carry away the whole tree
, and the little tailor into the bargain: he behind, was quite merry and happy, and whistled the song: 'Three tailors rode forth from the gate,' as if carrying the tree
were child's play.
We took refuge in a tree
that stood apart from other trees
, and high up in a fork we passed the night.
The leaves of this tree
were all paper napkins, and it presented a very pleasing appearance to the hungry little girl.
I carried out my intention, and had all the fruit picked off the tree
, but when I tasted one of the apples it was bitter and unpleasant, and the next morning the rest of the fruit had all rotted away.
Little is known concerning the properties of the tree
itself, the source of all this wealth; how much it may be improved by cultivation, by the use of the hoe and plough.
discovered] his secret, which was this, that no boy so blown out could use a tree
wherein an average man need stick.