1 He had thought of Jo in reaching after the thorny red rose, for vivid flowers became her, and she had often worn ones like that from the greenhouse at home.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE
2 The front yard was enclosed by a thorny locust hedge, and at the gate grew two silvery, moth-like trees of the mimosa family.
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3 He made an effort to recall the Protestant theology on some thorny points and in the end addressed Mr. Cunningham.
4 In a bee-line, through the underbrush, which is peculiarly dense, very thorny, and very aggressive in that locality, a full half hour was necessary.
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