Pond


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Pond

An obsolete Dutch unit of weight roughly equivalent to 480 grams, with slight regional variations.
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The witch counselled her to go to the pond the first time there was a full moon, and to comb her black hair with a golden comb, and then to place the comb on the bank.
You can't be good all the time at the Round Pond, however much you try.
ONCE or twice something moved about with a rustle and a splash amongst the rushes at the side of the pond.
He took off his shaggy coat and laid it on the grass and dived head first into the Truth Pond.
If you please, 'um, it was Miss Maggie as pushed her in," said Sally; "Master Tom's been and said so, and they must ha' been to the pond, for it's only there they could ha' got into such dirt.
Everywhere on the bank, on the dam, and in the pond, there was healthy, white, muscular flesh.
George whooped in their faces, turned and scudded away down the path to the pond, still clad in Mr.
I do not believe that botanists are aware how charged the mud of ponds is with seeds: I have tried several little experiments, but will here give only the most striking case: I took in February three table-spoonfuls of mud from three different points, beneath water, on the edge of a little pond; this mud when dry weighed only
Selecting from the few queer houses upon Mill Pond Bank, a house with a wooden front and three stories of bow-window (not bay-window, which is another thing), I looked at the plate upon the door, and read there, Mrs.
Anne and Diana had spent most of their playtime that summer on and about the pond.
The ice in the pond was not yet dissolved, though there were some open spaces, and it was all dark-colored and saturated with water.
All our exclusive citizens will recall the Perambulator Parade Dinner, in which Last-Trick Todd, at his palatial home at Pilgrim's Pond, caused so many of our prominent debutantes to look even younger than their years.