I prayed our Delabama killer didn't stalk Agnes Delanco before she or her detectives tracked him down, quickly I hoped.
"You drop off some sort of demon in my house, try to convince me I'm either completely crazy or suffering from amnesia, stalk me to this gala, and expect me to tell you where I spend every minute of every day?" she demanded at his silence.
He'd be obsessed with her, stalk her to the ends of the galaxy as long as he lived.
She inched away from a plant whose slender stalk was maneuvering through several other plants to position its leaves in direct sunlight.
Kris watched him stalk away, unable to shake a sense of guilt. If he'd gone after Kiki, he wouldn't have put his half-brother at even greater risk. His judgment had failed him.
She was debating whether there was a polite way to tell him she was done with his game and how likely he was to stalk her and the cousins, until he got what he wanted.
The young corm, at first about the diameter of the flower-stalk, grows continuously, till in the following July it attains the size of a small apricot.
Long, including the stalk; it is characterized by having the lower pinnae of the frond deflexed; it is generally distributed in Britain, though not common.
These segments spring apparently from the top of the ovary - the real explanation, however, being that the end of the flower-stalk or "thalamus," as it grows, becomes dilated into a sort of cup or tube enclosing and indeed closely adhering to the ovary, so that the latter organ appears to be beneath the perianth instead of above it as in a lily, an appearance which has given origin to the term "inferior ovary."
Sandy uplands produce a short stalk which bears fairly well.
High, with a long stem-like stalk and a much-branched spreading blade.
The female flowers are equally simple, consisting of a bract, from whose axil arises usually a very short stalk, surmounted by two carpels adherent one to the other for their whole length, except that the upper ends of the styles are separated into two stigmas.
On the central stalk stood poised the figure of a girl so exquisitely formed and colored and so lovely in the expression of her delicate features that Dorothy thought she had never seen so sweet and adorable a creature in all her life.
He would pollinate a wheat stalk, then cover it with a trash bag to prevent contamination by other plants.
What if the farmer could give every stalk of corn individual attention and water and fertilize each one exactly when it was needed?
Remember my earlier statement that a farmer treats a thousand acres of corn as a single entity because it is not cost effective to deal with each corn stalk separately?
That is also the case because humans couldn't do a very good job at a stalk-by-stalk approach.