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foliage
used in The House of the Seven Gables

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plant leaves
  • Finding the new guest there,—with a bloom on her cheeks like the morning's own, and a gentle stir of departing slumber in her limbs, as when an early breeze moves the foliage,—the dawn kissed her brow.
    Chapter 5 — May and November (3% in)
  • It had been planted by a great-grandson of the first Pyncheon, and, though now four-score years of age, or perhaps nearer a hundred, was still in its strong and broad maturity, throwing its shadow from side to side of the street, overtopping the seven gables, and sweeping the whole black roof with its pendant foliage.
    Chapter 1 — The Old Pyncheon Family (92% in)
  • It being her first day of complete estrangement from rural objects, Phoebe found an unexpected charm in this little nook of grass, and foliage, and aristocratic flowers, and plebeian vegetables.
    Chapter 6 — Maule's Well (14% in)
  • It was perceptible, even there, in the dark old parlor, in the inevitable polarity with which his eyes were attracted towards the quivering play of sunbeams through the shadowy foliage.
    Chapter 7 — The Guest (66% in)
  • As the stranger entered the little shop, where the projection of the second story and the thick foliage of the elm-tree, as well as the commodities at the window, created a sort of gray medium, his smile grew as intense as if he had set his heart on counteracting the whole gloom of the atmosphere (besides any moral gloom pertaining to Hepzibah and her inmates) by the unassisted light of his countenance.
    Chapter 8 — The Pyncheon of To-day (11% in)
  • Clifford was content, whether the sweet, airy homeliness of her tones came down from the upper chambers, or along the passageway from the shop, or was sprinkled through the foliage of the pear-tree, inward from the garden, with the twinkling sunbeams.
    Chapter 9 — Clifford and Phoebe (47% in)
  • But he gave out his own thoughts, likewise, with an airy and fanciful glow; so that they glistened, as it were, through the arbor, and made their escape among the interstices of the foliage.
    Chapter 10 — The Pyncheon Garden (95% in)
  • The room in which this gentleman sat was a parlor of moderate size, looking out upon the garden of the house, and having its windows partly shadowed by the foliage of fruit-trees.
    Chapter 13 — Alice Pyncheon (25% in)
  • Through the foliage that roofed the little summer-house the moonlight flickered to and fro, and fell silvery white on the dark floor, the table, and the circular bench, with a continual shift and play, according as the chinks and wayward crevices among the twigs admitted or shut out the glimmer.
    Chapter 14 — Phoebe's Good-Bye (21% in)
  • The garden, with its muddy walks, and the chill, dripping foliage of its summer-house, was an image to be shuddered at.
    Chapter 15 — The Scowl and Smile (2% in)
  • Through its panes, moreover, we dimly catch the sweep of the dark, clustering foliage outside, fluttering with a constant irregularity of movement, and letting in a peep of starlight, now here, now there.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (63% in)
  • The morning sunshine glimmers through the foliage, and, beautiful and holy as it is, shuns not to kindle up your face.
    Chapter 18 — Governor Pyncheon (96% in)
  • The Pyncheon Elm, moreover, with what foliage the September gale had spared to it, whispered unintelligible prophecies.
    Chapter 21 — The Departure (98% in)

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