I do wish you could see the view of the beautiful lake from our piazza, the islands looking like little emerald peaks in the golden sunlight, and the canoes flitting here and there, like autumn leaves in the gentle breeze, and breathe in the peculiarly delicious fragrance of the woods, which comes like a murmur from an unknown clime.
After breakfast Ozma announced that she had ordered a holiday to be observed throughout the Emerald City, in honor of her visitors.
The great emerald bird, so far as yet known, is only found in the Aru Islands.
Kris.s gaze went from emerald to amber, and he strode across the room to meet him.
The creature's emerald eyes stopped sparkling, and his face grew long.
Yes. The first time I went to Oz I found you there, ruling the Emerald City.
I ordered the Emerald City to be built just where the four countries cornered together, and when it was completed I announced myself the Ruler of the Land of Oz, which included all the four countries of the Munchkins, the Gillikins, the Winkies and the Quadlings.
And now, the trial being over, the good citizens of the Emerald City scattered to their homes, well content with the day's amusement.
The largest is the great emerald bird (Paradisea apoda), about the size of the common jay.
In the year 851 the Boja (or Beja), a wild people living between the Red Sea and the Nile of Upper Egypt, the Blemmyes of the ancients, refused to pay the annual tribute, and invaded the land of the gold and emerald mines, so that the working of the mines was stopped.