I was awakened in the morning by the rocking of my cabin and the beating of pine-burs on the roof.
Pardon him, Sir, for surely I had died, Bur for his timely coming.
It was the 'banker man' sticking like a bur in the hobo's talk.
Above the cascades the main stream passes through a series of open, sunny levels, the largest of which are about an acre in size, where the wild bees and their companions were feasting on a showy growth of zauschneria, painted cups, and monardella; and gray squirrels were busy harvesting the burs of the Douglas Spruce, the only conifer I met in the basin.
It soon became clear that Mrs. Higgman knew the whole situation, for one day she said to Cissie in her odd dialect, burred with Yankeeish "r's" and "ing's.