Occasionally some exclamation told that he might have clumsily stumbled over a root or a clinging vine.
Doris Cleveland was too buoyantly healthy to be a clinging vine.
Human nature is a clinging vine at best, and I don't want it clinging about me.
She would never be a clinging vine; she was rather like a rose high on a trellis—a man must reach up to draw her to him.
So the plane-tree, too, keeps fresh and green its leafy dress, Till its trunk is smothered in a clinging vine's caress.
Closana, daughter of Rupin-Sang, was feminine enough but there was nothing of the clinging vine about her!
The man whose wife is a clinging vine is apt to be like the oaks in the forest that are found wrapped in vines—dead at the top.
There was a determination and conviction in Helen's tone much at variance with the masculine theory of the clinging vine.
I mean the fragile, lady landlady, the clinging vine bereft of the supporting husband oak.
To the making of man go all things, even to the instincts of the clinging vine.