Mountain green

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mountain green (Bot) a tree of Jamaica (Spathelia simplex), which has an unbranched palmlike stem, and a terminal cluster of large, pinnate leaves.
    • Mountain green (Min) Green malachite, or carbonate of copper
    • Mountain green See Green earth, under Green a.
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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:

We drove along through a pretty green country, with fine views of the plains toward the right, bounded by distant blue mountains.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
Jim was headed for the Green Mountain project which was located in the Indian country of the far Northwest.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
Behind the rocky point was a level green place with ice-mountains shining far back.
"Viking Tales" by Jennie Hall
The mountains were as fresh and green as though a storm had swept them and cleared off again.
"The Great White Tribe in Filipinia" by Paul T. Gilbert
Beautiful green country, with mountains and trees.
"The Peril Finders" by George Manville Fenn
The mountains were covered with green, the valleys were robed in flowers, and golden plains stretched below.
"The Transformation of Job" by Frederick Vining Fisher
Further, this great hill, so high and clear, was both taller and nearer than the Green Mountains could be.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
A vast mountain of green water lifted up its bulk and fell upon us in a ravening cataract.
"Uncanny Tales" by Various
Back of these hills, the mountains towered like great green giants.
"Hester's Counterpart" by Jean K. Baird
Now its tinge was a green-gold betraying pollution of those mountain placers which fed the San Joaquin and the mighty Sacramento.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
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In poetry:

Bring us the purple of mountain sunsets,
Shadows of clouds that rake the hills,
The green repose of thy Plymouth meadows,
The gleam and ripple of Campton rills.
"Revisited" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Not alone in meadows and green alleys,
On the mountain-top, and by the brink
Of sequestered pools in woodland valleys,
Where the slaves of nature stoop to drink;
"Voices Of The Night : Flowers" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I would have shown you pictures I have seen
Of unimagined mountains, plains and seas;
I would have made you songs of leafy green,
If you had left me some small ecstasies.
"To The World" by Mary Webb
You ask me, `Why dwell among green mountains?'
I laugh in silence; my soul is quiet.
Peach blossom follows the moving water;
Here is a heaven and earth, beyond the world of men.
"Talk in the Mountains" by Li Po
Fast fluttered his heart as his own castle towers
He saw on the mountain's green height;
"My wife, and my son!" he exclaimed, while his tears
Obscured for some moments his sight.
"The Warrior's Return" by Amelia Opie
Here doth the earth, with flowers of every hue,
Heap her green breast when April suns are bright,
Flowers of the morning-red, or ocean-blue,
Or like the mountain frost of silvery white.
"The Child's Funeral" by William Cullen Bryant

In news:

Mount Lemmon offers a dazzling desert landscape at the base of the mountain that transitions into green forest at the top.
Gymnasts from Woodman Athletics competed over the weekend at the Green Mountain Invitational in Williston.
Green Mountain Gymnastics hosted the meet run by Vermont Gymnastics.
Green Mountain Coffee Shares Surge On Earnings Report .
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, which last year became Vermont's largest business, has had its troubles in the past two years, including an inquiry by the Securities and Exchange Commission and a number of shareholder lawsuits.
The Vermont Workers Center, mostly if not entirely funded not by workers (but by liberal foundations), has made public its 17-page report on how the legislature should finance Green Mountain Care.
Donna King was voted America's Most Inspiring Teacher in 2012 by the Green Mountain Naturals® Facebook community in its annual Apple for a Teacher contest.
A Green Mountain Coffee single-serve K-Cup is pictured in New York, May 3, 2012 REUTERS/Brendan McDermid.
The craft store, located in the Green Mountain Shopping Plaza, was broken into sometime during Monday night or early Tuesday morning, according to police who say that several items were reported missing.
Green Mountain Coffee worker faces felony for threat.
It has been interesting to observe the ongoing debate over the pair of oxen, Bill and Lou, being retired at Green Mountain College as it has played out against the backdrop of one of the best harvests Vermont has seen in years.
Matt McConkie and Tyler Quigley of Mountain Green competed in this year's giant pumpkin weigh-off sponsored by the Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers.
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will present "What the Heck is nano-tech".
Residents near a new Mountain Green park are asking if the county is willing to sell the property to their homeowners' association .
I have always admired Green Mountain College's innovations and contributions to the eco holistic farm movement in Vermont.
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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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