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lawn

A layer of microorganisms growing on a culture medium.
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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.
Strolling toward them from the tent Beaufort advanced over the lawn, tall, heavy, too tightly buttoned into a London frock-coat, with one of his own orchids in its buttonhole.
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 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.
Cleveland was a spacious, modern-built house, situated on a sloping lawn. It had no park, but the pleasure-grounds were tolerably extensive; and like every other place of the same degree of importance, it had its open shrubbery, and closer wood walk, a road of smooth gravel winding round a plantation, led to the front, the lawn was dotted over with timber, the house itself was under the guardianship of the fir, the mountain-ash, and the acacia, and a thick screen of them altogether, interspersed with tall Lombardy poplars, shut out the offices.
A shrill burst of laughter from the lawn in front had rung sharply out, startling them both.