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Wilson now entered upon a close survey of the palm again, and his revelations began.
It had been his companion for twelve years, always standing on the same spot, always lending its handle to him in the early morning, so that its form had an expression for him of willing helpfulness, and the impress of its handle on his palm gave a satisfaction mingled with that of having the fresh clear water.
We both obeyed him to the letter, and I saw him pass something from the hollow of the hand that held his stick into the palm of the captain's, which closed upon it instantly.
When he was within about fifty feet of me he unclasped an enormous metal armlet, and holding it toward me in the open palm of his hand, addressed me in a clear, resonant voice, but in a language, it is needless to say, I could not understand.
In so doing, being portly, he lost his balance, which necessitated putting a palm to the floor to maintain his equilibrium.
They were mimosas, figs, hibisci, and palm trees, mingled together in profusion; and under the shelter of their verdant vault grew orchids, leguminous plants, and ferns.
They lowered the wreck in awful silence, and Harvey spent his leisure hours for the next few days under Torn Platt's lee, learning to use a needle and palm.
Root and honey, palm and spathe, Guard a cub from harm and scathe
Climbing plants are monstrous and luxuriant, but others which have never been known to climb elsewhere learn the art as an escape from that somber shadow, so that the common nettle, the jasmine, and even the jacitara palm tree can be seen circling the stems of the cedars and striving to reach their crowns.
Some fine day, the wind left the seed of a palm on it, and the seed has taken root and grown as though it were on the plain ground.
He swooped past the match-girl, and slipped the jewel into the palm of her hand.
Into the right hand, which was lying palm downwards, a wax taper had been thrust between forefinger and thumb, and an old servant, bending over from behind the chair, held it in position.