Usage examples for lush

  1. They leaves us to oursel's, and then takes away all the lush with 'em! – Paul Clifford, Volume 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. On the screen, great, mottled shapes moved through a lush forest. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  3. " Well, here's for fortune," said Ringan, and we scrambled off the ridge, and plunged into the lush grasses of the meadow. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  4. The neighborhood trees and hedges were lush. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  5. Not far through the pines the path brought me to a halt cleared hollow where three- year sprouts mingle their lush aspirations with scattered growth seeded half a century ago. – Old Plymouth Trails by Winthrop Packard
  6. And yet the first lush rain of Spring Must speak to you; must dance and sing Across your heart, though it be still. – Tasting the Earth by Mona Gould
  7. Lush, rank vegetation covered the ground and rose in a tangle far overhead. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  8. From this fishing they turn to lush water- grass, or to digging frogs and turtles out of the mud; and the turtle's shell is cracked by dropping a stone upon it. – A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories by William Long
  9. Then he strode off to mow the far bottom corner, where the ground was marshy, and the machine might not go, to bring down the lush green grass and the tall meadow sweet. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  10. This very heart of English country that the old Moretons in their paternal way had so religiously farmed, making out of its lush grass and waving corn a simple and by no means selfish or ungenerous subsistence, was now entirely lawns, park, coverts, and private golf course, together with enough grass to support the kine which yielded that continual stream of milk necessary to Clara's entertainments and children, all female, save little Francis, and still of tender years. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  11. Felion sat just within his doorway, looking out into the sunlight which fell upon the red and white walls of the little city, flanked by young orchards, with great, oozy meadows beyond these, where cattle ate, knee- deep in the lush grass and cool reed- beds. – Parables Of A Province by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 13, 2009
  12. This area of Woodside was hilly and lush. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  13. It is like Devonshire, except that one half hopes to see tropical foxgloves with violet bells and downy leaves sprouting among the lush grasses and sweet- scented ferns upon those gloomy, damp, warm walls. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  14. He sprang over the fence and sauntered across the intervening space of lush clover blossoms. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  15. The lush growth of an untamed jungle massed up to its step; beetling heights menaced it from behind; and always, at all seasons, a rushing mountain torrent in the ravine beside made its flimsy walls to thrill, disturbing its peace with musical clamor. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  16. Behind them spread the fields thick and lush with growing grass. – More Tales in the Land of Nursery Rhyme by Ada M. Marzials
  17. Sometimes, we pass lush meadow upon which graze full- fleshed cattle and comfortably rotund sheep. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  18. The two young men beneath a sky growing rapidly overcast, walked quickly through the lush meadows towards Curtain Wells, discussing as they went the merits of rival tailors with infinite vivacity. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  19. With each day they spent together, riding along the lush trails, she acquired more knowledge of horses and Europe, and of things she had never imagined before - most of all attraction, for the first time since her marriage to Matthew, for another man. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  20. I do not in the least suppose that Calvin saw any beauty in the view through the gap in the rock- not in the island below with its poplars and willows whose branches trail in the bottle- green waters of the Charente- not in the lush meadows with the yellow flags fluttering by the waterside- not in the grey towers of Nersac castle and church rising above dark woods, flushed orange in the setting sun against a purple sky. – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould