It seemed as if the grass were about to run over them, and over the plum-patch behind the sod
The crew was mostly Cork an' Kerry men, barrin' one Marylander that wanted to go back, but they called him a mutineer, an' they ran the ould Manila into Skibbereen, an' they had an illigant time visitin' around with frinds on the ould sod
fer a week.
Looking over the damp sod
in the direction of the sun, a glistening ripple of gossamer webs was visible to their eyes under the luminary, like the track of moonlight on the sea.
Occasional areas of firm sod
gave us intervals of rest from the arduous labor of traversing this gorgeous, twilight swamp, and it was upon one of these that I finally decided to make camp for the night which my chronometer warned me would soon be upon us.
said the sacked nun, with a strange accent; "and will you also make a little for the poor little one who has been beneath the sod
for these fifteen years?
He shall not be hanged tomorrow day," cried Robin; "or, if he be, full many a one shall gnaw the sod
, and many shall have cause to cry Alack-a-day
She probably imagined that she was thinking about the Aids and their missionary box and the new carpet for the vestry room, but under these reflections was a harmonious consciousness of red fields smoking into pale-purply mists in the declining sun, of long, sharp-pointed fir shadows falling over the meadow beyond the brook, of still, crimson-budded maples around a mirrorlike wood pool, of a wakening in the world and a stir of hidden pulses under the gray sod
Again there was a silence, while Captain Jim kept a passing tryst with visitants Anne and Gilbert could not see--the folks who had sat with him around that fireplace in the vanished years, with mirth and bridal joy shining in eyes long since closed forever under churchyard sod
or heaving leagues of sea.
covers his gentle form, and he knows no pain.
That was what poor old Peter himself had expected; having often, in imagination, looked up through the sods
above him, and, unobstructed by.
The earth shook beneath their feet and the sky grew dark with flying sods
of earth and with flecks of foam.
Benassis lies; it is being covered now with green sods
, and every one is helping them.