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Far from the Madding Crowd
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foliage
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • From the recesses of this knot of foliage the loud notes of three cuckoos were resounding through the still air.
  • Nothing was said until, against a shady background of foliage, five white bars were visible, crossing their route a little way ahead.
  • Tufts and garlands of green foliage decorated the walls, beams, and extemporized chandeliers, and immediately opposite to Oak a rostrum had been erected, bearing a table and chairs.
  • By reason of the density of the interwoven foliage overhead, it was gloomy there at cloudless noontide, twilight in the evening, dark as midnight at dusk, and black as the ninth plague of Egypt at midnight.
  • They continued playing for a quarter of an hour or so, when the game concluded abruptly, and the players leapt over the wall and vanished round to the other side behind a yew-tree, which was also half behind a beech, now spreading in one mass of golden foliage, on which the branches traced black lines.

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  • It’s difficult to spot the birds in the foliage.
  • I like to rest my eyes by periodically looking up from the computer and gazing out the window at the foliage.

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