"I'll bet it's because they ate that peach!" cried the kitten.
"Does the dama-fruit grow on a low bush, and look something like a peach?" asked the Wizard.
That very man whose judgment was so sound and accurate where merit was concerned - he who had swept into his coffers the inheritance of Nicholas Fouquet, who had robbed him of Lenotre and Lebrun, and had sent him to rot for the remainder of his life in one of the state prisons - merely remembered the peaches
of that vanquished, crushed, forgotten enemy!
"And so thee still thinks of going to Canada, Eliza?" she said, as she was quietly looking over her peaches.
The peaches, moreover, in obedience to a few gentle whispers from Rachel, were soon deposited, by the same hand, in a stew-pan over the fire.
I...I...didn't..." he said, trying to make out from her expression what was in store for him in regard to the peaches
The fertility of the plain was delightful: the autumn being advanced, the leaves of many of the fruit-trees were falling; and of the labourers, -- some were busy in drying figs and peaches
on the roofs of their cottages, while others were gathering the grapes from the vineyards.
"I have just discovered how a gardener may get rid of the dormice that eat his peaches
'He has not peached
so far,' said the Jew as he pursued his occupation.
They have in the greatest plenty raisins, peaches
, sour pomegranates, and sugarcanes, and some figs.
There was now employment for the whole party-- for though they could not all talk, they could all eat; and the beautiful pyramids of grapes, nectarines, and peaches
soon collected them round the table.
Our little party of travelers awakened the next morning refreshed and full of hope, and Dorothy breakfasted like a princess off peaches
and plums from the trees beside the river.