And poor indeed must be that New-England village's October which has not the Maple in its streets.
The little smile curved her lips again as she thought of the maple by the schoolhouse steps, and the lettuce sandwiches andand everything.
They made a group at the base of a maple on the lawn and, affecting not to notice us, talked in a large, loud way so that we must overhear and be made envious,even awe-struck; for they had all secured jobs on the real railroad, it appeared.
Our schoolhouse was so set in a noble grove of oaks, elms and maples with a heavy undergrowth, that we could not be seen from the road.
The smallest Sugar-Maples in our streets make a great show as early as the fifth of October, more than any other trees there.
" The four girls were again on the broad highway that was splashed and spotted with the streaks of the early sun as it slanted through the elms and maples along the road.
Good, steady men we were, most of us,none of your blundering Irish, that wouldn't know a maple from a hickory, with their gin-bottles in their pockets,but our solid, Down-East Yankee heads, owning their farms all along the river, with schooling enough to know what they were about 'lection day.
This summer, when you have made friends with these wild birds, and they have let you see their homes and learn their secrets, you will make up your mind that there are no common birds; for every one of them has something very uncommon about it,' "Then our brother B. Oriole began to sing in the sugar maple over the shed.
She leaned farther out to make sure that the leaves of the small silver maple beneath her window were not turned wrong side upa sure sign of rain.
We stood a moment in the autumn silence outside the hotel door, watching a maple across the street, the line of its boughs showing strong and black amid its airy yellow plumage.