churchyard yew

churchyard yew

Taxus baccata var. fastigiata.
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The effect produced by my news convinced me that his affection for his young collaborator was cordial enough, and this emboldened me to make reply as I did.
I like George, but I cannot permit him to pose in any way as my collaborator.
I daresay we sighed, but never were collaborators more prepared for rejection, and though my mother might look wistfully at the scorned manuscript at times and murmur,
In fact, the youth looked upon the playwright as a great author, and it was to Sebastien that du Bruel said, the day after a first representation of a vaudeville produced, like all vaudevilles, by three collaborators, "The audience preferred the scenes written by two.
He was liked by his collaborators on account of his carefulness; the man with brains, sure of being understood, could cross his arms and feel that his ideas would be well rendered.
It was called simply The Life-Book of Captain Jim, and on the title page the names of Owen Ford and James Boyd were printed as collaborators.
His energy and interest must soon have won him the opportunity to show his skill as actor and also reviser and collaborator in play-writing, then as independent author; and after the first few years of slow progress his rise was rapid.
He covers botanical features of the yew, the long age of British yews, the churchyard yew, yews at abbey sites, yews at wells and springs, old yews in the wider historic landscape, yews in woods, hedges, and gardens; the yew in folklore tradition; and an archaeological perspective.
The author is attentive to the shifting breeze, the curved trunk of a churchyard yew, the sun setting a little north of west, the quarter moon pointing to the south, and the scent of fish and chips, which lead Gooley and his wife to a pub for dinner.
As to be expected, many are yews and oaks, including the 4,000-year-old churchyard yew at Llangernyw in North Wales and the Big Belly Oak overhanging a main road in Wiltshire.
As to be expected, many are yews and oaks, including the 4,000-year-old churchyard yew in north Wales and the Big Belly Oak overhanging a main road in Wiltshire.