Green Mountains

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Green Mountains a range of the Appalachian Mountains that extends from south to north through Vermont
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Quotations

  • Fiona Macleod
    Fiona Macleod
    “A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high.”

Usage

In literature:

Yesterday we all went out to Green Mountain on a picnic.
"Harper's Young People, September 14, 1880" by Various
At the southern base of the White Mountains, where the river Saco winds through green meadows, was the home of the Pigwacket Indians.
"Harper's Young People, September 21, 1880" by Various
Old Castile is to the north, and cattle are raised in the green fields fed by mountain streams.
"Getting to know Spain" by Dee Day
THE GREEN MOUNTAIN BOYS.
"Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant" by William Cullen Bryant
The pendant forest and the mountain-greens, Strike with delight: ...
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Forty miles distant from your home rises a green mountain cliff.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
Only think of a Green Mountain fellow doing that!
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
But purple in a mountain is a sign of distance, because a mountain close to you is not purple, but green or gray.
"The Elements of Drawing" by John Ruskin
Blue, green, grey, white or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
"Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Walter stared at the mountains whose great purple heads he could see in the far distance across the green plain.
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
The next training day the conversation of the Green Mountain Boys who were present in Bennington was bitter indeed.
"With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga" by W. Bert Foster
Green Mountains till after the conquest of Canada.
"Burgoyne's Invasion of 1777" by Samuel Adams Drake
One afternoon we noticed on the side of a mountain spur off to our left a green spot part way up its side.
"In the Early Days along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852" by Gilbert L. Cole
To the west the mountains parted and the vision dropped to miles of browning mesa, flecked with ranchers' squares of irrigated green.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
From any of these verandahs one could get a splendid view of the mountains; to the south a green vista of valley stretched away.
"A Canadian Bankclerk" by J. P. Buschlen
Green and turquoise and rose, the mountains were even more beautiful than I remembered.
"The Planet Savers" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Green Mountain Boys, The.
"The Lamplighter" by Maria S. Cummins
The spurs of the mountain range, now green, now gold, assumed a rich purple against the flaming red of the sky.
"'Tween Snow and Fire" by Bertram Mitford
The day was glorious as we went, the mountains one blaze of reds, yellows and greens.
"Mothering on Perilous" by Lucy S. Furman
He claimed the right to command the expedition, but the Green Mountain Boys would follow no leader but Allen.
"The Student's Life of Washington; Condensed from the Larger Work of Washington Irving" by Washington Irving
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In poetry:

No sounds of toil their stillness taunt,
No hearth-smoke sullies
The air: the Mountain Muses haunt
Those lone, green gullies.
"The River Maiden" by Victor James Daley
Oh listen rather! Nature's song
Comes from the waters, beating tides,
Green-margined rivers, and the throng
Of streams on mountain-sides.
"To ----" by George MacDonald
And did those feet in ancient time
Walk upon England's mountains green?
And was the holy Lamb of God
On England's pleasant pastures seen?
"The New Jerusalem" by William Blake
She knows the tops of jagged mountain-peaks,
She knows the green soft hollows of their sides,
And unafraid she floats
O'er the vast-circled seas.
"Fog" by Emma Lazarus
His word can raise the springs again,
And make the withered mountains green;
Send showery blessings from the skies,
And harvests in the desert rise.
"Psalm 107 last part" by Isaac Watts
We follow you home to the Mountain.
Back again through oak and green pine.
Beyond the White Clouds you stay forever.
Only this stream runs down to Humankind.
"Mourning Yin Yao" by Wang Wei

In news:

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Vitamin Burst Iced Fruit Brew and Sweet & Creamy Iced Coffee Product Image.
Mountains rise like forested green walls above it to the left and right.
Soda makers Mountain Dew have launched a web-only music site, Green Label Sound.
Ben Dube, a graduate of Green Mountain College who now works on the campus farm, shows some affection to Bill, an 11-year-old ox who's worked on the campus farm for 10 years.
Green Mountain College to Slaughter Two Oxen .
Bill and Lou have plied the fields of Green Mountain College's farm in Vermont for most of their lives - about 10 years.
Students guide the oxen Bill and Lou, pulling a mower in healthier days (Green Mountain College image).
In this Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 photo, students eat lunch in the dining hall at Green Mountain College, in Poultney, Vt.
The days are numbered for two oxen that have worked the fields at Vermont's Green Mountain College farm for more than a decade.
Bill and Lou have plied the fields of Green Mountain College's farm in Vermont for most of their lives — about 10 years.
Baylee Drown, the assistant manager at Green Mountain College's farm, with Bill, one of the college's two oxen that are scheduled to be slaughtered this month.
In this Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 photo, Michael Sharry visits with Bill, front, and Lou at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vt.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced that Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Snapple iced teas soon will be available in K-Cup and Vue packs for GMCR's Keurig single-cup brewing systems.
Just after noon on Tuesday Sept 4, 2012, Austin Larson was working at the rock pit in Mountain Green when he heard an unusual noise across the street that got his attention.
Al Lundgren was appointed to serve on the county planning commission for the Mountain Green area.
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In science:

From a distance the world looks blue and green, and the snow-capped mountains white.
Recovering randomness from an asymptotic Hamming distance
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