Chiseled to perfection, covered in olive-hued skin, with a low brow, piercing gaze and strong jaw …His nearness made her feel hot.
Gardens, orchards and olive groves.
She jerked it open only to have it pushed shut by an olive hand planted above her head.
Except for the one who'd gasped, Molly, the half-Asian, half-Italian with beautiful coffee eyes and olive skin.
He began to hum a Dave Brubeck piece as he reached for a bottle of virgin olive oil.
The gray-haired man had an olive complexion and sharp blue eyes that swept over all of them.
The demon's hand pierced Memon's, and olive skin gave way to black talons.
His strong profile was masculine without being rugged, and a healthy olive tan suggested an outdoor hobby.
Throughout the region north of the Apennines no plants will thrive which cannot stand occasional severe frosts in winter, so that not only oranges and lemons but even the olive tree cannot be grown, except in specially favoured situations.
Three centuries later, it became a hereditary right and came with a daily ration of two pounds of bread ("Hey, you don't expect us to cook the free grain, do you?") and occasionally included meat, olive oil, and salt.
He was as large as the others, with olive skin, long white-blond hair, and golden eyes the unusual color of honey.
He'd extended an olive branch and come back empty-handed.
His hair was dark, his eyes liquid silver, his complexion olive and unshaven.
Dressed in dark clothes with dark hair and olive skin with a dark stare, he was both riveting and frightening.
"Interesting," Dean said as he drizzled the olive oil over the pasta and sprinkled it with pepper and Italian spices.
He sliced his wrist, and her attention turned immediately to thick liquid bubbling against his olive skin.
She turned to see a tall, lean man with olive features that more closely resembled Rhyn's.
The immortal was relatively young, maybe a thousand years old, with Mediterranean features tinted olive and thick black eyebrows.
The hot energy circulating through her body came from the large, olive-hued hands touching her.
Her plumage, with exception of the wings and tail, which are of a dull red, is light-olive above and brownish-yellow beneath.
With broad, more or less oblong-ovate, olive-green, floating leaves.
The olive oil produced is mainly mixed with that from Genoa or Provence, and placed on the market under the name of the latter.
Among the natural flora may be noted the wild olive, the lentisk (from which oil is extracted), the prickly pear, the myrtle, broom, cytisus, the juniper.
Of fruit-trees the white mulberry, cherry and wild pear are plentiful; the chestnut and walnut are sometimes met with, and the olive is grown in the lowland and maritime districts.
The exportation of olive oil in 1898 was valued at 24,000.
Evergreens predominate in the south, where grow subtropical plants such as the myrtle, arbutus, laurel, holm-oak, olive and fig; varieties of the same kind are also found on the Atlantic coast (as far north as the Cotentin), where the humidity and mildness of the climate favor their growth.
The hilly regions of Limousin, Prigord and the Cvennes are the home of the chestnut, which in some places is still a staple food; walnuts grow on the lower levels of the central plateau and in lower Dauphin and Provence, figs and almonds in Provence, oranges and citrons on the Mediterranean coast, apricots in central France, the olive in Provcnce and the lower valleys of the Rhneand Durancc. Truffles arc found under Silk Cocoons.
The Epidaurians had been accustomed to make annual offerings to the Athenian deities Athena and Erechtheus in payment for the Athenian olive-wood of which the statues were made.
The only industry is the manufacture of olive-wood and mother-of-pearl goods for sale to pilgrims and for export.
On the Gascoyne river, too, were seen natives of an olive colour, quite good-looking; and in the neighbourhood of Sydney rock-carvings have been also found.
315-558), and of the vine and olive; he was the protector of herdsmen and hunters; he warded off the evil effects of the dog-star; he possessed the arts of healing and prophecy.
The other part comprehends inner Persis lying northwards; it enjoys a pleasant climate and has fertile and well-watered plains, gardens with trees of all kinds, rich pasturages and forests abounding with game; with the exception of the olive all fruits are produced in profusion, particularly the vine.
The olive and the chestnut are rare; but the beech reappears, and the Pinus pinaster recalls the Italian pines.
The nest, contrary to the habits of most Limicolae, is generally placed under a ledge of rock which shelters the bird from observation,' and therein are laid four eggs, of a light olive-green, closely blotched with brown, and hardly to be mistaken for those of any other bird.
Of an olive-green above, deeply tinted in some parts with black and in others lightened by yellow, and beneath of a yellowish-white again marked with black, the male of this species has at least a becoming if not a brilliant garb, and possesses a song that is not unmelodious, though the resemblance of some of its notes to the running-down of a piece of clockwork is more remarkable than pleasing.
The olive-planting industry is becoming important; the trees thrive well, and the area devoted to their cultivation is annually increasing.
By nature it is a sun-steeped southern region, the home of the vine and olive, of the minstrelsy of the Provençal and the exuberance of Tartarin, distinct from the colder and more sober north.
Here palm trees, which had begun to appear singly at Deir, grow in large groves, the olive disappears entirely, and we have definitely passed over from the Syrian to the Babylonian, flora and climate.
In colchicum poisoning, empty the stomach, give white of egg, olive or salad oil, and water.
Leeches are usually olive green to brown in colour, darker patches and spots being scattered over a paler ground.
The large predominance of imports over exports after 1884 was a result of the falling off of the export trade in live stock, olive oil and wine, on account of the closing of the French market, while the importation of corn from Russia and the Balkan States increased considerably.
Some districts of the olive region ara near the lakes of upper Italy and in Venetia, and the territories of Verona, Vicenza, Treviso and Friuli.