But there was a hole left in one place and I could see down it and see the child's head; and I made haste and did away the turf
and the choppings, and took out the child.
On the fine plains of turf
we saw many ostriches (Struthio rhea).
That each seemed pendulous in air -- so mirror-like was the glassy water, that it was scarcely possible to say at what point upon the slope of the emerald turf
its crystal dominion began.
But Harry Winburn was undeniably his master; from the first clutch of hands when they stood up, down to the last trip which sent him on to his back on the turf
, he felt that Harry knew more and could do more than he.
It is true I picked up a third guinea a little after, where it lay shining on a piece of turf
. That made a fortune of three pounds and four shillings, English money, for a lad, the rightful heir of an estate, and now starving on an isle at the extreme end of the wild Highlands.
There's a little flower up yonder, the last bud from the multitude of bluebells that clouded those turf
steps in July with a lilac mist.
You see, I have been about horses ever since I was twelve years old, in hunting stables, and racing stables; and being small, ye see, I was jockey for several years; but at the Goodwood, ye see, the turf
was very slippery and my poor Larkspur got a fall, and I broke my knee, and so of course I was of no more use there.
It might have seemed to him a waste of pomp and ammunition to kill a bug with a battery of artillery, but there seemed nothing incon- gruous about the getting up such an expensive thunder- storm as this to knock the turf
from under an insect like himself.
Catching myself at that, I took my own hint, and spreading myself out upon the turf
I had a long and refreshing sleep.
Wildfang brandished his cudgel, and struck a heavy blow with it on one of the turf
mounds near them.
He is now in his fifth year, and has brought in turn each of the prizes of the turf
to Colonel Ross, his fortunate owner.
In the trampled turf
beside him was the faint impress of huge, manlike feet.