yard of his cot- tage could be laid over with concrete .
I have a garden of my own, But so with roses overgrown
, And lilies, that you would it guess To be a little wilderness; And all the spring-time of the year It only loved to be there.
As they stumbled forward through the tangled vegetation along an old and almost overgrown
game trail the Mosula porters deserted them one by one.
Upon the crumbling debris along the face of the buildings trees had grown, and vines wound in and out of the hollow, staring windows; but the building directly opposite them seemed less overgrown
than the others, and in a much better state of preservation.
She always went by way of the swamp; it was a lovely place -- a boggy soil, green with the greenest of mossy hillocks; a silvery brook meandered through it and spruces stood erectly, their boughs a-trail with gray-green mosses, their roots overgrown
with all sorts of woodland lovelinesses.
Prince Maiyo is a man, not an overgrown
boy to go through life shooting birds, playing games which belong properly to your schooldays, and hanging round the stage doors of half the theatres in London.
Its plastered front was innocent of any form of creeper, but in the few feet of garden in front a great, overgrown
wild rose bush, starred with deep red blossoms, perfumed the air.
But once more it was the same boundary line overgrown
with wormwood, once more the same wormwood desperately tossed by the wind and carrying unreasoning terror to his heart.
I remember that the more the perverse lecture theater was warmed the more persistently it smelled of damp plaster; and that the more brightly it was lighted, the more overgrown
and lonesome it looked.
Wandering among the trees, which occupied a considerable extent of ground, she passed into an open space beyond, and discovered an old fish-pond, overgrown
by aquatic plants.
A FARMER being about to die, and knowing that during his illness his Sons had permitted the vineyard to become overgrown
with weeds while they improved the shining hour by gambling with the doctor, said to them:
It stood on a slight elevation in the midst of a large, stony field overgrown
with brambles, and cultivated in patches and only in the most primitive way.