tree heath


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tree heath evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes
    • n tree heath gaunt Tasmanian evergreen shrubby tree with slender tapering leaves 3 to 5 feet long
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In literature:

I ran across the heath and peered through the trees.
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle
I ran across the heath and peered through the trees.
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" by Arthur Conan Doyle
It towered above the heath, a giant with contorted arms, beckoning to the host of lesser trees.
"The Blue Flower, and Others" by Henry van Dyke
Her favorite subjects were landscapes with birch and beech trees, and the varying phases of the heath and of solitary and unfrequented scenes.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
At Castle Turano I found heaths, as large as our pear-trees, in full flower.
"At Home And Abroad" by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
Finally, in mid-afternoon, he found himself upon a heath, bare of trees, lifted and purple.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
To a heath where the oak-tree grew lonely and hoar.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II." by Various
On Mousehold Heath, Robert Ket, with his brother William, gave directions and administered justice under a great tree, called the Oak of Reformation.
"The Rise of the Democracy" by Joseph Clayton
There were the bushes, the heath, and heather in the gravelly soil, and the fir-trees flourishing.
"Dick o' the Fens" by George Manville Fenn
For instance if I couldn't buy the white Heath Cling peach then my only resource would be to bud on another tree.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifth Annual Meeting" by Various
Fine herds of deer wander among the bracken and heath, and the trees are haunted with happy squirrels.
"The Dukeries" by R. Murray Gilchrist
In autumn they likewise browse on heath, and the lichens which cover the bark of trees.
"Delineations of the Ox Tribe" by George Vasey
The forest began tentatively, with heath, sparse trees and mounds of cistus and bramble.
"The Spanish Jade" by Maurice Hewlett
A tree-shaded eminence, crowned with pleasant seats and commanding a magnificent view of the Heath, leads to Branch Hill.
"Hampstead and Marylebone" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
A wild, desolate, midnight heath, with a spectral oak-tree in the centre of the foreground.
"Masterpieces of Mystery" by Various
We called it the Christmas Tree, the Heath Robinson, the Jabberwock, the Ruddy Limit, and names unprintable.
"Cavalry of the Clouds" by Alan Bott
His trees cast a shade, his streams murmur, his heath is purple, his harvests are yellow, and his skies blue.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
The wind sighed over the boundless heath, shaking the yellow leaves from the trees.
"The Village Notary" by József Eötvös
I cast a glance back at the castle, which loomed darkly through its dark masses of trees, over the heath, and sighed deeply.
"Hammer and Anvil" by Friedrich Spielhagen
There are patches of heath also, and stunted but prettily-feathered larch-trees now hung with points of crimson.
"The Island of Gold" by Gordon Stables

In poetry:

O'er desert plains, and rushy meres,
And wither'd heaths I rove;
Where tree, nor spire, nor cot, appears,
I pass to meet my love.
"Song XII. - O'er desert plains, and rushy meres" by William Shenstone
Shall I depart slow-floating like a mist,
Over the city murmuring beneath;
Over the trees and fields, where'er I list,
Seeking the mountain and the lonely heath?
"Death" by George MacDonald
Women he liked, did shovel-bearded Bob,
Old Farmer Hayward of the Heath, but he
Loved horses. He himself was like a cob
And leather-coloured. Also he loved a tree.
"Bob's Lane" by Edward Thomas
"One morn I miss'd him on the custom'd hill,
Along the heath and near his fav'rite tree;
Another came; nor yet beside the rill,
Nor up the lawn, nor at the wood was he;
"Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" by Thomas Gray
I love to see the cottage smoke
Curl upwards through the trees,
The pigeons nestled round the cote
On November days like these;
The cock upon the dunghill crowing,
The mill sails on the heath a-going.
"Autumn" by John Clare
The thrush was in the wattle tree, an' I was underneath.
I'd put a clean white collar on, I'd picked a bunch of heath;
For I was cleaned an' clobbered up to meet my Nell that day.
But now my awful trouble comes: What is a man to say?
"Grey Thrush" by C J Dennis

In news:

Josh Hutcherson, Peeta in "The Hunger Games," has bought Heath Ledger 's two-bedroom "tree house.".
Josh Hutcherson, Peeta in "The Hunger Games," has bought Heath Ledger's two-bedroom " tree house .".

In science:

He found that Rothermel (1972) did not predict observed ROS well. 29 fires were conducted on flat (<3◦slope) in gorse, low heath, tall heath and tall heath/tree mix.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present 2: Empirical and quasi-empirical models