It struck me that Wemmick walked among the prisoners, much as a gardener might walk among his plants
The only fear they entertain of attack is from the green Martians or some demented red man, as all Barsoomians realize that the very existence of every form of life of Mars is dependent upon the uninterrupted working of this plant
The earliest accounts I possess of my progenitors represent them as a goodly growth of the Linum Usitatissimum, divided into a thousand cotemporaneous plants
, singularly well conditioned, and remarkable for an equality that renders the production valuable.
When, in his walk through the garden, he came to the magnificent plant
that hung its purple gems beside the marble fountain, he placed a kind of mask over his mouth and nostrils, as if all this beauty did but conceal a deadlier malice; but, finding his task still too dangerous, he drew back, removed the mask, and called loudly, but in the infirm voice of a person affected with inward disease, "Beatrice
As I topped a great boulder I saw the herd of plant
men surrounding a little group of perhaps five or six green men and women of Barsoom.
In the center of each plant
grew a daintily dressed Mangaboo, for the clothing of all these creatures grew upon them and was attached to their bodies.
formed rows on both sides of the road and from each plant
rose a dozen or more of the big broad leaves, which swayed continually from side to side, although no wind was blowing.
After having chosen the soil, and, if it be necessary, modified it, we will divide our three bulbs; you will take one and plant
it, on the day that I will tell you, in the soil chosen by me.
I was down to the graveyard to plant
a rosebush on Matthew's grave this afternoon," said Anne dreamily.
In some few such cases it has been found out that very trifling changes, such as a little more or less water at some particular period of growth, will determine whether or not the plant
sets a seed.
for I continued to plant
when others had begun to hoe -- the ministerial husbandman had not suspected it.
Many flowers and trees have withered this night; Death will soon come and plant
them over again