across the dewy

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  • A light glimmered across the dewy blue of her beautiful eyes. Cited from Evan Harrington by George Meredith, v4
  • Presently he passed beneath her window and across the dewy lawn, leaving a trailing mark upon the grass. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • A moment later Arthur rose, kissed the hand, and went softly away across the dewy grass. Cited from The Gadfly, by E. L. Voynich
  • Slowly, reluctantly the crowd broke up and shuffled away in small groups across the dewy Green. Cited from West Wind Drift, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • In the rosy light of the morning the young prince hastened across the dewy lawn on his way to his mother. Cited from Book of Old Ballads, ed. B. Nichols, Vol. 4
  • Nothing more was said as the three, the captors and the prisoner, tramped across the dewy grass. Cited from The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise, by Margaret Burnham
  • Up the hill-road, through the gap in the stone wall, across the dewy fields, Sylvia went by the very shortest path she knew. Cited from Sylvia's Lovers (All), by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Then Recklow went away across the dewy grass, followed by two frisky and factious cats. Cited from In Secret, by Robert W. Chambers
  • Immediately on rising I went out to some elms; thence I could see across the dewy fields to the distant hill over or near which the sun rose. Cited from The Story of My Heart, by Richard Jefferies
  • For a long time Lavretsky wandered across the dewy grass. Cited from Liza, by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  • Over the wooden railings now, and across the dewy pasture and up the tallest sandhill, from the top of which he could, as he knew, look down upon the sea. Cited from North, South and Over the Sea, by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  • As he stands there looking down at the two figures walking across the dewy grass, he remembers with a sense of boding fear the conversation with Nancy's lawyer. Cited from The End of Her Honeymoon, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • He turned and strode away, very much at random, across the dewy fields, his half-penitent tormentor quietly watching him from his point of vantage in the saddle till he disappeared beyond an array of trees. Cited from Can Such Things Be?, Ambrose Bierce
  • For years her morning baptism had been a frolic across the dewy uplands; and, evening by evening, the light of setting suns kindled holy fires in her rapturous and wonder-filled eyes. Cited from Lancashire Idylls (1898), by Marshall Mather
  • In the quiet of the early morning, when the shadows of the trees lay across the dewy grass, it was an angle of the earth as cloistral and withdrawn as heart of scholar or of anchorite could wish. Cited from Audrey, by Mary Johnston
  • Brushing aside the coverlet of fowl I followed him tip-toe across the dewy mead to the tarpaulin which he and MacTavish call "home." Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Sept. 26, 1917, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • The children above-mentioned, being as full of life as they could hold, kept overflowing from the porch of Tanglewood, and scampering along the gravel-walk, or rushing across the dewy herbage of the lawn. Cited from The Gorgon's Head, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • It's a pity that all loves can not remain in just that idyllic, milkmaid stage, where the girls and boys awaken in the early morning with the birds, and hasten forth barefoot across the dewy fields to find the cows. Cited from Little Journeys To The Homes Of English Authors, by Elbert Hubbard
  • And as they strolled back to the house, by lavender walk and rose garden, and across the dewy lawn, Lesbia questioned herself as to whether she was one whit better or more dignified than Isabella Trinder. Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
  • There is a stern, troubled expression on his face, for he has just espied two figures walking side by side across the dewy grass; the one is his son Gerald, the other Nancy Dampier, still in the delicate and dangerous position of a woman who is neither wife, maid, nor widow. Cited from The End of Her Honeymoon, by Marie Belloc Lowndes