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Usage examples for meadowland

  1. The little graveyard sloped gently towards the setting sun, and from it one could see, far on every side, the fields of grain and meadowland that wandered off over softly undulating hills to meet the maple woods at the horizon, dark, green, and cool. – Black Rock by Ralph Connor
  2. Between the foot of the hill and the Wey spreads wide meadowland the Wey flows tranquilly by willow- herb and alder; beyond the Wey are the red roofs of Godalming clustered in the trees. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  3. " If you will favour me with so much hospitality, gracious madam, I should be glad to do so," answered Lord Claud with a courtly bow; and in another minute his horse was being led away to the stables, and he was following the ladies into the house, speaking so many words of well- chosen admiration for the quaint old manor and the fine meadowland and timber trees about it, that Tom was prouder of his home than he had ever been before, and even of the mother and sister who dwelt there. – Tom Tufton's Travels by Evelyn Everett-Green
  4. As Raphael reached it, he noticed several cows grazing in the pasture- land; and when he had taken a few steps towards the water, he saw a little house built of granite and roofed with shingle in the spot where the meadowland was at its widest. – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  5. So is Emerson associated with the tranquil landscape of the old Middlesex town- the gentle hills, the long sweep of meadowland the winding river, the woodland, and the pastures under the ample sky. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  6. He knew where he could strike an open stretch of meadowland and he headed for it through the brambles. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. The tide was low when the ladies came on deck, and the muddy banks of the river looked dismal enough, while the flat meadowland stretched away on all sides into a dim and mournful perspective of mist and rain. – Dross by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. The stretches of sunny meadowland the faint glamour of church bells, the pale refined face beside him, had each individually and all three together appealed to his imagination, always vivid when he himself was concerned. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  9. We were standing alone together, I remember, at the gate that separated the garden from the meadowland – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  10. And all the miles and miles of meadowland The spring makes golden ways, Lead here, for here the gold Grows brightest for our eyes, And for our hearts lovelier even than love. – Georgian Poetry 1920-22 by Various
  11. She rested her elbows on her knees and gazed with unseeing eyes at the meadowland below. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  12. Her father, Sebastian Gooch, shrewdly foresaw the day when land in this particular section of the suburban world would return dollars for the pennies, and wisely bought thousands of acres: woodland, meadowland beachland and hills, inserted between the environs of New York City and the rich towns up the coast. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. Otherwise, save for the fleecy explosion of shells in the quivering blue vault above, nothing troubled the sunshine that lay over hill and valley, wood and river and meadowland – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  14. Beyond a level stretch of meadowland rose the spires and domes and minarets of a white city. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  15. She sprang up and walked restlessly to the window, staring out at the undulating meadowland – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  16. Chapter Nineteen: Abbotsbury Abbotsbury is an old unspoilt village, not on but near the sea, divided from it by half a mile of meadowland where all sorts of meadow and water plants flourish, and where there are extensive reed and osier beds, the roosting- place in autumn and winter of innumerable starlings. – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson