Usage examples for woodland

  1. But what I most loved was the only son of my uncle and aunt Waldstromer, for whose dog I kept my cake letters; for though Cousin Gotz was older than I by eleven years, he nevertheless did not scorn me, but whenever I asked him to show me this or that, or teach me some light woodland craft, he would leave his elders to please me. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Agriculture and its various activities surround the child; nature teems with life, both animal and vegetable; the country furnishes long stretches of meadow and woodland for observation and study. – Rural Life and the Rural School by Joseph Kennedy
  3. I enjoyed the pleasant ride through the city and its woodland outskirts. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  4. With rapid steps she ascended the rocks, and ran up the hill with her utmost speed and then descended into a broad, thick woodland, where for a time she forgot her haste, listening to the music of the birds and gathering wild flowers that were growing all about her. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  5. The ground occupied by the enemy's skirmishers was a rocky bit of woodland which furnished abundant cover for sharpshooters. – A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry by Julian Wisner Hinkley
  6. The lake lay calm and clear in its woodland setting. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  7. For a moment her feminine curiosity was excited by the discovery of an old book, in whose blank leaves were pressed a variety of flowers and woodland grasses. – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  8. Above him the gentle morning breeze sighed in the rustling tree- tops of a great crowning woodland. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  9. They traveled on horseback over the woodland trails, for there were as yet no roads. – George Washington by Calista McCabe Courtenay
  10. Leaving the cemetery and following the wide stretch of road which winds in and out, with stone walls on either side, we drive through the heart of a woodland in the direction of the house. – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  11. The three skins of the woodland caribou had made only a pair of jackets, instead of full hunting- shirts, and even these were pinched fits. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  12. Of other woodland neighbours there were some which we saw occasionally. – Queer-Little-Folks by Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  13. It was, in fact, a wild forest country of clay containing much woodland, everywhere covered with scrub, and traversed by various sleepy and shallow streams. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  14. I followed him, back through the woodland to the house. – The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson
  15. Here there was a narrow space of bare earth, the only clear spot in the landscape, and even this was surrounded with dense woodland. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  16. As we emerged from the woodland a woman appeared at the back door of the dwelling and motioned us back. – Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War by Various
  17. Then she turned about to the green plain and the house and the hedge of woodland beyond, and sighed, and said softly: A pity of it, to leave it! – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  18. I had nothing to say, having acquired the woodland habit of silence, and perhaps it was well. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  19. Hunter, if you love me, you shall tell my father your tale and he will be your friend as he is mine, and we will marry and live and die in the woodland. – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  20. He has leaned over the still pool of some Greek woodland, and seen in the water's silent silver the wonder of his own beauty. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde