1 Having finished his scrutiny, he proceeded slowly down the path, or rather down the fringe of grass which flanked the path, keeping his eyes riveted upon the ground.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
2 They rolled in the dew, they cropped mouthfuls of the sweet summer grass, they kicked up clods of the black earth and snuffed its rich scent.
3 The early apples were now ripening, and the grass of the orchard was littered with windfalls.
4 Almost immediately the footprints of a pig were discovered in the grass at a little distance from the knoll.
5 The grass and the bursting hedges were gilded by the level rays of the sun.
6 The sight of their dead comrades stretched upon the grass moved some of them to tears.
7 Their roots broke the turf, and among those bones were green waterfalls and cushions of grass in which violets grew in spring or in summer the wild purple orchis.
8 The little boy had lagged and was grouting in the grass.
9 And the tree was beyond the flower; the grass, the flower and the tree were entire.
10 Silently they manoeuvred in their water world, poised in the blue patch made by the sky, or shot silently to the edge where the grass, trembling, made a fringe of nodding shadow.
11 A thread united them--visible, invisible, like those threads, now seen, now not, that unite trembling grass blades in autumn before the sun rises.
12 The clothes were strewn on the grass.
13 Cardboard crowns, swords made of silver paper, turbans that were sixpenny dish cloths, lay on the grass or were flung on the bushes.
14 It fell within an inch of the dog's head on the grass by his side.
15 The grass was sleek and shining.