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- have a top higher than
1883, Robert Louis Stevenson, “How My Shore Adventure Began”, in Treasure IslandWikisource:
- Grey-coloured woods covered a large part of the surface. This even tint was indeed broken up by streaks of yellow sand-break in the lower lands, and by many tall trees of the pine family, out-topping the others--some singly, some in clumps....