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Usage examples for arbor

  1. Egerton had taken his seat on the ground, near the feet of Jane; and Denbigh was stationed on a bench placed without the arbor but so near as to have the full benefit of the shade of the noble oak, branches of which had been trained so as to compose its principal covering. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. One warm day, John and his friend had sought this retreat, in expectation of meeting his sisters, who they found, however, on inquiry, had walked to the arbor. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  3. These will each throw out a strong shoot, which should be tied to the arbor they are designed to cover, as shown in Figure 14, and allowed to grow unchecked. – The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines by George Husmann
  4. Our party, which was not very numerous, soon dispersed in various directions; and Civitella, who had been waiting all day for an opportunity of speaking to me privately, took me aside into an arbor. – The Ghost-Seer (or The Apparitionist), and Sport of Destiny by Frederich Schiller
  5. Let us go and sit in the arbor. – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  6. The winter that followed was one of the severest known; the mercury sank to 30 degrees below zero, but not a plant at either locality was injured; and in the old garden a cane fourteen feet long, that rested on the grape- arbor, was alive to the tip, and in July was loaded with the most beautiful fruit I had ever seen. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  7. Schaunard sat down in the grove; for so at " Mother Cadet's" they called the scattered foliage of two or three rickety trees whose sickly boughs had been trained into a sort of arbor. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  8. A big arbor of tree- branches had been constructed, seated with crude benches made of undressed planks. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  9. The recollection of the service he had performed at the arbor still- fresh in his memory. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  10. Haward walked on to the grape arbor, and found there a black girl, who pointed to an open door, pertaining not to the small white house, but to that portion of the theatre which abutted upon the garden. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  11. Leading her to an arbor under the whitewashed trees, they made her sit down. – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  12. " It was sort of arbor, I suppose," he said to himself. – The Golden Canyon Contents: The Golden Canyon; The Stone Chest by G. A. Henty
  13. A vegetable- garden of one acre should have such an alley through the centre each way, with a place in the end, opposite the entrance, to turn around a summer- house, arbor, or tool- house. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  14. A few minutes after, Croesus came up to the arbor. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. None of them stayed long, although when they were all gone the shadow of the garden wall had come as far as the arbor; and once again Hortense sat alone behind the table, leaning back with arms folded, and looking straight in front of her. – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister
  16. On the other hand, the " arbor" abode resembled, in the words of the English, " the arbories in our gardens in England." – Virginia Architecture in the Seventeenth Century by Henry Chandlee Forman
  17. We found the minister and his family seated outside the house under a sort of arbor of flowering shrubs, and I remember it was her wish that the ceremony be performed there. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  18. Remembering an arbor at the further end of the garden, I turned my steps thither, passing rapidly by the spot where I had seen my Eve who was not mine. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  19. I had just money enough to pay our traveling expenses, and explained to my wife we had better leave on the morning train, which would get us into Ann Arbor at two o'clock in the afternoon. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  20. They had reached a road bordered with trees that almost met above them, forming a long green arbor into which the sunlight stole through every little chink, and Ivy was moving along almost forgetful of her crutches, her eyes intent on the green loveliness of the place and the pretty pink parasol with white lace trimmings which Alene carried, when suddenly the latter gave a shrill scream and threw the parasol away from her as far as she could. – Peggy-Alone by Mary Agnes Byrne
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