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leaves

Leaves

Hinged or sliding components, as in a door.
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I can send to each of them leave of absence for fifteen days, that is all--to Athos, whose wound still makes him suffer, to go to the waters of Forges; to Porthos and Aramis to accompany their friend, whom they are not willing to abandon in such a painful condition.
The flowers, as if they knew their part, unfolded their bright leaves, and poured forth their sweetest perfume, as, kneeling at the throne, the brave little Fairy said,--
Then there is no hope for you,' exclaimed the sailor, 'for if I leave you here on the beach, as soon as I am gone you will be carried back into the valley, and then neither of you will ever look upon the sea again.
This useless supply he placed within reach of the dying man, for whom, also, he swept together a bed of dry oak leaves.
And then he walked back among the plants, still whistling, and found the three leaves which were curled around Ojo's traveling companions.
Ten minutes after, he saw her leave the room again, and lock it twice.
An hour was arranged for the meeting on the next day; the correspondence was left under the care of Agnes; and the courier's wife took her leave.
Something half hidden by the disturbed leaves on the earth caught Holker's attention.
What it says, when you've peeled off a few of the long words which they put in to make it more interesting, is that old Nutcombe leaves you the money because you are the only man who ever did him a disinterested kindness--and what I want to get out of you is, what was the disinterested kindness?
The Indians seemed glad to leave the "place of the bats," as they called the camp site.
Yet as she was convinced that Marianne's affection for Willoughby, could leave no hope of Colonel Brandon's success, whatever the event of that affection might be, and at the same time wished to shield her conduct from censure, she thought it most prudent and kind, after some consideration, to say more than she really knew or believed.
They made for the left boxes, plowing their way like sailors who leave their ship and try to struggle to the shore.