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lawn

A layer of microorganisms growing on a culture medium.
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But as he stood on the Beaufort verandah and looked out on the brightly peopled lawn it came home to him with a shiver that he was not going to like it at all.
But all these abstractions and eliminations made of his mind a rather empty and echoing place, and he supposed that was one of the reasons why the busy animated people on the Beaufort lawn shocked him as if they had been children playing in a grave-yard.
While this little skirmish was proceeding Lady Lundie and her step-daughter had organized the game; and the company, players and spectators, were beginning to move toward the lawn. Sir Patrick stopped his niece on her way out, with the dark young man in close attendance on her.
Taking advantage of the confusion caused by the general movement to the lawn, Miss Silvester suddenly placed herself close to Mr.
She led me across the lawn, along the same path by which I had followed her on the day after my arrival at Limmeridge.
We know, also, that he ran across the lawn, entered the room, accompanied by a strange animal, and that he either struck the Colonel or, as is equally possible, that the Colonel fell down from sheer fright at the sight of him, and cut his head on the corner of the fender.
Your own feelings overcame you, and you ran across the lawn and broke in upon them."
They strolled together across the lawn, well away now from the house.
They paused in the middle of the lawn. Granet held up his handkerchief and turned his cheek seaward.
`But it WAS the lawn. For the white leprous face of the sphinx was towards it.
I suppose I covered the whole distance from the hill crest to the little lawn, two miles perhaps, in ten minutes.
A shrill burst of laughter from the lawn in front had rung sharply out, startling them both.