From her nest in the holm-oak tree the Nightingale heard him, and she looked out through the leaves, and wondered.
Towards the middle, where now stands the grand altar, was a holm-oak, covered with blossom as if it had been a Persian jessamine.
A little while ago, they possessed a web, between the reeds of a brook or in the holm-oak copses; and now they have none.
Poles of laurel or elm are most free from worms, and a share-beam of oak and a plough-tree of holm-oak.
A group of planes gives pleasant shade above it; holm-oak Fol.
This tree ruled for centuries, and then ceded the first place to the holm-oak, which is now giving way to the beech.
Here did Æneas set a great branch of holm-oak as a goal, that the ships should round it and so return.
From its superficial resemblance to the holly, the tree Quercus Ilex, the evergreen oak, received the appellation of “holm-oak.”
So they rode down next day to Windsor, and secreted themselves in the branches of a holm-oak.