Usage examples for ling

  1. Every one now left it, except Mrs. Underwood, Cherry, and Angela; and the children began to rush and roll in wild delight on the grassy slope, and to fill their hands with the heather and ling, shrieking with delight. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. Foster's first impulse was to drop into the ling, but he did not. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  3. Dschou Ling on his return told of this happening, and begged that temples be erected in honor of the Queen of Heaven, and that she be included in the list of the gods. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  4. They were the last and highest, for after them the rough ling and bent- grass rolled across the haunts of the sheep and grouse. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  5. A compact group of stable buildings and barns stands on the opposite side of the road, and there are two or three lonely- looking cottages, but everywhere else the world is purple and brown with ling and heather. – Yorkshire Painted And Described by Gordon Home
  6. Then Roos stopped cranking, and Andy brought the ling out and fastened it to the end of my line with a snug but comfortable hitch through the gills. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  7. They left the black peat- soil behind them, and the heather gave place to thin and more fragile ling, beaded with its unopened buds, while fangs of rock cropped out here and there. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss