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  • Deciduous trees-oaks and beeches and maples-dominated the outer parts of the forest, but farther in, Eragon knew, they gave way to the forbidding pine trees that formed the bulk of the woods.†   (source)
  • The deciduous trees stood up in skeleton, like maps of the veins or of the nervous system.†   (source)
  • Under foot the leaves were dry, and the foliage of some holly bushes which grew among the deciduous trees was dense enough to keep off draughts.†   (source)
  • The black wraith of a deciduous creeper flapped from the porch, and the thin wooden walls, under their worn coat of paint, seemed to shiver in the wind that had risen with the ceasing of the snow.†   (source)
  • Brambles, though churlish when handled, are kindly shelter in early winter, being the latest of the deciduous bushes to lose their leaves.†   (source)
  • Most deciduously.†   (source)
  • THE YEWS: (Their silverfoil of leaves precipitating, their skinny arms aging and swaying) Deciduously!†   (source)
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