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References in classic literature ?
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.
As before, she was appraised of his presence by a soft sound behind her, and turned to see him coming across the turf with a great armful of branches.
It is true I picked up a third guinea a little after, where it lay shining on a piece of turf.
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.
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.
It was built of faggots and turf, and there were two broken pails, one on top of another, by way of a chimney.
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.
And then I thought it came from the ground; and there was a lot of timber-choppings lying about, and loose pieces of turf, and a trunk or two.