Do we say hairy or harry

hairy 479 occurrences

The seeds of Calendula, Marygold, bend up like a hairy caterpillar, with their prickles bridling outwards, and may thus deter some birds or insects from preying upon them.

The buds are covered with brown scales, which are hairy on the edges.

They were huge, hairy fellows, crouched to leeward in the thin smoke-wake of the fire to escape the swarming myriads of mosquitoes.

The details consisted principally of cave-dwellings and cracked marrow-bones, intersprinkled with fierce carnivora, hairy mammoths, and combats with rude flaked knives of flint; but the sensations were delicious.

The long, narrow, and hairy calyx-lobes give a light and feathery appearance to the flowers, which are produced continuously from May to November.

It is readily distinguished by the more numerous and hairy leaflets and thorny nature.

A handsome species, with large purple leaves that are hairy on the under sides.

C. ASPERIFOLIA is another showy American species, with reddish-brown bark, hairy leaves, of small size, and rather small flowers that are succeeded by pearly-white berries borne on conspicuous reddish stalks.

C. CALIFORNICA (syn C. pubescens) grows fully 10 feet high, with smooth branches, hairy branchlets, and cymes of pretty white flowers, succeeded by white fruit.

The parallel veins of the leaves are very pronounced, while the leaf-stalks, as indeed the young twigs too, are covered with a hairy pubescence.

This is a neat-growing shrub, of very dwarf growth, with hairy leaves and yellow flowers; and H. polifolium roseum, has pretty rosy-red flowers.

A widely distributed native plant, of dwarf growth, with linear-oblong, hairy leaves, and usually yellow flowers.

H. vulgare barbaturn is of erect habit, with silky, hairy, oval leaves.

This is at once distinguished by the rather rough and hairy foliage and few rosy-tinted flowers.

The leaves, too, of L. Standishii are hairy, which is not the case with the other species.

Another handsome, small-flowered species, of dwarf growth, and having hairy leaves.

R. CALENDULACEUM (syn Azalea calendulacea), from North America (1806), is another of the deciduous species, having oblong, hairy leaves, and large orange-coloured flowers.

A native of Asia Minor (1793), is probably the commonest of the recognised species, and may frequently, in this country, be seen forming good round bushes of 6 feet in height, with hairy lanceolate leaves, and large yellow flowers, though in this latter it varies considerably, orange, and orange tinged with red, being colours often present.

It is, when well grown, a handsome and distinct shrub or small tree, with large, pinnate, hairy leaves, and shoots that are rendered very peculiar by reason of the dense hairs with which they are covered for some distance back.

The leaves are placed on long, hairy, viscid foot-stalks.

The leaves are hairy, and the twigs, too, are thickly covered with short grey hairs.

"If I were you, Howells, I'd take this hairy old theorist up as a suspicious character.

And now he eyes his hairy body, arms Compared to Sam-kha's snowy god-like charms, She give to him her freshness, blooming youth?

The Virgin reclines under a tree with a book in her hand; opposite to her sits St. Joseph holding an apple; between them, St. John the Baptist, as a bearded man, holds in his arms the infant Christ, who caressingly puts one arm round his neck, and with the other clings to the rough hairy raiment of his friend.

"Ah!" he repeated, to himself, and even repeated to Mrs. Weldon, who hardly listened to him, "this is the country of the manticores, those coleopteres with long hairy feet, with welded and sharp wing-shells, with enormous mandibles, of which the most remarkable is the tuberculous manticore.

harry 10702 occurrences

He learned the latest imported French catches and songs and played them beautifully on his violin; and to the envy of poor Harry, who was absent on a bear-hunt, he even had an affair of honour with a young ensign, whom he pinked on the shoulder, and with whom he afterwards swore an eternal friendship.

" "Yes, George," said poor Harry; "I own I should.

Young George Warrington, from his place at the head of the table in the dining-room, could see them, and after listening in a very distracted manner for some time to the remarks of the gentlemen around him, he jumped up and pulled his brother Harry by the sleeve, turning him so that he, too, could see his mother and the Colonel.

here cried Harry, starting up.

"Sure, George, you have your room here, and my mother is above stairs getting it ready!" cries Harry.

A fortnight after the defeat, when Harry was absent on his quest, George's servant, Sady, reappeared, wounded and maimed, at Castlewood.

I wouldn't save a feather for that 'ere old rascal, Harry.


Such was Harry Verney's information as he strutted about the courtyard waiting for the squire's orders.

We've got our posse-commontaturs, fourteen men, sir, as'll play the whole vale to cricket, and whap them; and every one'll fight, for they're half poachers themselves, you see' (and Harry winked and chuckled); 'and they can't abide no interlopers to come down and take the sport out of their mouths.'

I hope he ben't one himself, that's all.' 'Nonsense, Harry!' 'Oh?

Eh? Don't say old Harry don't know nothing, that's all.

About ten o'clock that evening Lancelot and Tregarva were walking stealthily up a ride in one of the home-covers, at the head of some fifteen fine young fellows, keepers, grooms, and not extempore 'watchers,' whom old Harry was marshalling and tutoring, with exhortations as many and as animated as if their ambition was 'Mourir pour la patrie.

Lancelot, I verily believe, would have kept his promise, though he saw that the keepers gave ground, finding Cockney skill too much for their clumsy strength; but at last Harry Verney, who had been fighting as venomously as a wild cat, and had been once before saved from a broken skull by Tregarva, rolled over at his very feet with a couple of poachers on him.

But while all the rest were busy picking up the wounded men and securing the prisoners, Harry Verney alone held on, and as the poachers retreated slowly up the ride, he followed them, peering into the gloom, as if in hopes of recognising some old enemy.

'Stand back, Harry Verney; we know you, and we'd be loth to harm an old man,' cried a voice out of the darkness. 'Eh?

What do you take old Harry for?' 'Go back, you old fool!' and a volley of oaths followed.

Old Harry's got his gruel.

There, Harry, put your arms round their necks.

'Lancelot, I learnt this dodge from the only friend I ever had in the world, or ever shall have; and a week after I marched him home to his deathbed in this very way.' 'PaulPaul Tregarva,' whispered old Harry, 'put your head down here: wipe my mouth, there's a man; it's wet, uncommon wet.'

'Don't take on, master, don't take on,' said old Harry, as he lay; while the colonel and Honoria in vain endeavoured to stanch the wound.

,' he murmured to himself, 'windy, dark and windybirds won't lienot old Harry's fault.

Cast yourself on His mercy.' Harry shook his head.

Harry chuckled and grinned for a moment in his old foxy, peering way, and then wandered off again.

And them's the last words of Harry Verney!'

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