Many a stout German went down with a cracked skull before the wielder of the blackthorn.
They would not let any one cut a blackthorn shoot on Hallowe'en.
The laurel-trees growing out over the fence of blackthorn on each side of the upright posts, closed in the view at two yards.
But when it was he who took the boys for their walk, the blackthorn went too—and was busy.
The sloe, which is the blackthorn, comes still earlier and has fewer leaves.
Moreover, blackthorn wore most of the clothes brought by the scullion.
The king gets angry, and says “that there is not a blackthorn in all his garden, and that he is telling him a lie.”
I had recovered it for him if it were not for that infernal Irishman with his blackthorn.
Yet another black variety has a spine like a blackthorn at the end of the tail, and its bite is extremely deadly.
But I will be judged by any here, if the scar be not of my blackthorn's making.