In addition to their use for timber or basket-making, willows contain a large quantity of tannin in their bark.
Rhyn rolled his eyes and got up, grabbing an orange off the fruit basket on Sasha's desk.
As Jackson packed up the basket, Elisabeth stood again admiring the valley.
They said he'd been a basket case for almost two months by the time he jumped.
She placed the folded towels in the basket and set it on the floor, turning back to face Alex as he answered.
Then a little man jumped out of the basket, took off his tall hat, and bowed very gracefully to the crowd of Mangaboos around him.
But in the basket-car are some things I would like to keep with me.
Today, all of our eggs are in a lone planetary basket, Earth.
I guess Ginger counted the new eggs in the family basket and skipped back to the hubby's bed.
When she came into the kitchen with a basket of fresh eggs, he jumped up from his chair and turned red.
I too had woven a kind of basket of a delicate texture, but I had not made it worth any one's while to buy them.
With all you're got on your plate, being a basket case would be perfectly acceptable behavior.
At the hen house she grabbed the basket and reached into the first nest.
He'd forgotten what color real fire was, but he found himself thinking it was orange, like the fruit in the basket on Sasha's desk.
By the way, your picnic basket was a big hit.
She tossed the paper towel into the basket and gave him a flirtatious smile.
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The eggs are now too much in one basket, and local disease, or bad weather, or some other misfortune, may diminish by serious percentages the supplies anticipated.
Might not the basket, stable-broom, mat-making, corn-parching, linen-spinning, and pottery business have thrived here, making the wilderness to blossom like the rose, and a numerous posterity have inherited the land of their fathers?
The osiers grown in the vicinity of St Quentin supply an active basket-making industry.
Mrs. M`Donnell - who was but sixteen - escaped to the British fleet disguised as a midshipman, carrying a basket of vegetables in which her baby was hidden.
This figure of speech refers, not to a basket or box in which things can be stored, but to the baskets, used in India in excavations, as a means of handing on the earth from one worker to another.
The attributes of Demeter are chiefly connected with her character as goddess of agriculture and vegetation - ears of corn, the poppy, the mystic basket (calathus) filled with flowers, corn and fruit of all kinds, the pomegranate being especially common.
The characteristic craft for local service in the immediate environment of Bagdad is the kufa, a circular boat of basket-work covered with bitumen, often of a size sufficient to carry five or six horses and a dozen men.
Arcere, to shut up, enclose), a chest, basket or box.
Chinon has trade in wheat, brandy, red wine and plums. Basket and rope manufacture, tanning and cooperage are among its industries.
In the case of the squamous epithelial cancer of the anterior abdominal wall found so frequently in the natives of Kashmir, the position of the cancer is peculiar to this people, and is due to the chronic irritation following on repeated burns from using the " kangri " - a small earthenware vessel containing a charcoal fire enclosed in basket-work, and suspended round the waist, to assist in maintaining warmth in the extreme cold of the hills of Kashmir.
Very similar kinds of sugar are also produced for local consumption in Central America and in Mexico, under the names of " Panela " and " Chancaca," but in those countries the sugar is generally boiled in pans placed over special fire-places, and the factories making it are on a comparatively small scale, whereas in the Straits Settlements the " basket sugar " factories are of considerable importance, and are fitted with the most approved machinery.
In obedience to the popular voice, however, on the 21st of February 1660, the ejected members of 1648, led in triumph by Prynne, wearing a basket-hilt sword, re-entered the house.
In subsequent eras the potters of King-te-chen did not fail to continue this remarkable manufacture, but its only Japanese representative was a porcelain distinctly inferior In more than one respect, namely, the egg-shell utensils of Hizen and Hirado, some of which had finely woven basket-cases to protect their extreme fragility.
Purpurea; planted on rich, well-drained soil, subject to occasional immersion, this willow may be grown profitably for basket-work.
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The subjects of the earlier of these examples are imitations of cordage, of marbling, and of basket-work; later there are rows of men and animals, and ships (Plate I.
The industries include brewing, saw-milling, leather-making and the manufacture of basket-work and wooden shoes, and there is trade in agricultural produce and cattle.
Another method largely used is the shallow basket or bucket suspended to strings between two men, who thus bail up the water.
Dried over a hot stove in a basket, and pan-fired, i.e.
40pµ6s, a basket, in allusion to one of the uses made of its leaves by the New Zealanders.
The cottage industries, such as pottery and basket-making, formerly of considerable importance, are gradually being replaced by the factory system of working.
As it is impossible to use an ordinary wheelbarrow in these narrow pathways, the workman carries a specially made wicker basket called a " hotte " on his shoulders by means of two straps.
A variety of mountain bamboo is found in southern and parts of eastern Tibet, and is much used for basket work.