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The needles of the yew tree can kill you, but the bark is important for many modern drugs.This Exhibit Could Kill You: The Museum of Natural History Takes on Poison|William O’Connor|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Enchanted Island of Yew by L. Frank Baum The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox Jr.American Dreams: ‘The Call of the Wild’ by Jack London|Nathaniel Rich|January 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The church is picturesquely situated on the hillside, with an avenue of fine yew trees leading from the gate to the door.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
He pointed with his finger and from behind the old yew arbour came the shrill clamour of a little dog in agony.Jaffery|William J. Locke
There were plenty of retired nooks under the shade of the yew-trees in the churchyard, where one could write.
The conversation generally turned upon his old “missus,” who was buried under a yew tree, near the wicket gate.
He must have slipped behind a ragged old yew which had once been clipped and trimmed to look like a chess-king.The Talking Horse|F. Anstey