It was fringed in all its length with slim young birches, white stemmed and lissom boughed; ferns and starflowers and wild lilies-of-the-valley and scarlet tufts of pigeonberries grew thickly along it; and always there was a delightful spiciness in the air and music of bird calls and the murmur and laugh of wood winds in the trees overhead.
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She’s not as strong, but she’s more lissome.
Tall and lissome and striking in their good looks, Evan and Grace drew attention from the passersby, which made him uncomfortable.