Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: thorns

Dornen {pl}Plural (die)


As it advanced, the mender of roads would discern without surprise, that it was a shaggy-haired man, of almost barbarian aspect, tall, in wooden shoes that were clumsy even to the eyes of a mender of roads, grim, rough, swart, steeped in the mud and dust of many highways, dank with the marshy moisture of many low grounds, sprinkled with the thorns and leaves and moss of many byways through woods.
A large hedge of thorns soon grew round the palace, and every year it became higher and thicker; till at last the old palace was surrounded and hidden, so that not even the roof or the chimneys could be seen.
This, however, none of them could ever do; for the thorns and bushes laid hold of them, as it were with hands; and there they stuck fast, and died wretchedly.
He escaped with his life, but the thorns into which he fell pierced his eyes.
The faster he played, the more violent springs was she forced to make, and the thorns tore her clothes from her body, and pricked her and wounded her till she bled, and as he did not stop, she had to dance till she lay dead on the ground.
The thorns soon began to tear his clothes till they all hung in rags about him, and he himself was all scratched and wounded, so that the blood ran down.
Drawing across her bow, he perceived that in accordance with the fanciful French taste, the upper part of her stem-piece was carved in the likeness of a huge drooping stalk, was painted green, and for thorns had copper spikes projecting from it here and there; the whole terminating in a symmetrical folded bulb of a bright red colour.
Crown of thorns and cross.
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day.
The limes were there, and the white thorns were there, and the chestnut-trees were there, and their leaves rustled harmoniously when I stopped to listen; but, the clink of Joe’s hammer was not in the midsummer wind.

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Der Jude im Dorn [lit.] (ein Märchen der Brüder Grimm) The Jew Among Thorns [lit.]
Der Gesang der Neuronen [lit.] Thorns [lit.] (Robert Silverberg)
Dornenkronen-Seestern {m} [zool.] crown of thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
Dornen {pl} thorns
Dornenkronenseestern {m} [zool.] crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
Dornenkronenseestern {m} [zool.] crown of thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
Dornenkronen-Seestern {m} [zool.] crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)