Science (or rather half-way science) scoffs at reminiscence of dryad and hamadryad, and of trees speaking.
However it may be, the Burman is not ready to kill the hamadryad.
Pomona was a hamadryad, and was so devoted to the care of her trees that she scorned the idea of love.
It is a place in which a poet might look for a glimpse of a hamadryad.
Every tree has a hamadryad, who lives in it, who is born when it first grows, and who dies when it dies.
It is like the bite of a hamadryad,” he said softly, “but there is no mark.
The girl was eighteen; her name was Estelle, and he called her "the hamadryad of St. Eynard."
The hamadryad was born with the tree, flourished and died with it.
The hamadryad, as you probably know, is perhaps the deadliest of all Eastern reptiles.
He got up to meet her as she approached, a hamadryad in white muslin, across the grass.