The spirit of the strong man was moved, and he trembled like a leaf shaken by the wind.
Linda nodded, running a finger down the leaf over his heart.
Is there no leaf, no root you know that would save me from death?
None of us had changed positions, so much as a leaf's thickness.
Dilly bent, and traced the outline of a leaf with her finger.
He had wrapped it hastily in a piece of paper, and pinned it to the leaf.
Presently he said aloud, turning a leaf as he spoke: 'He will be very sorry for this.'
But she looked at the trees and was stupefied, for not a leaf was stirring.
The trees were just breaking into leaf, and the air was laden with a subtle odour of spring.
Cornish seized him by the arm, and held him while he hook like a leaf and swayed heavily.