Abundance sentence example

abundance
  • The unhealthy lagoons contain abundance of fish.

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  • What an abundance of leisure he must have!

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  • The surrounding district is well cultivated and produces an abundance of fruit and vegetables.

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  • There is an abundance of fertile soil and magnificent grazing land.

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  • A fluorescent amber is said, however, to occur in some abundance in Southern Mexico.

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  • Minerals occur in great variety and abundance.

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  • Innocent blood was shed in abundance.

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  • The cones, produced in great abundance, are short and oval in shape, the scales with rugged indented edges; they are deep purple when young, but become brown as they ripen.

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  • The neighbourhood produces wheat, barley, olives and vines in abundance.

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  • Cattle, sheep, swine and poultry are reared in abundance.

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  • They are brave and not unenergetic, though the soft climate and the abundance of food discourage industry.

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  • Gilla on the W., which produces fish in abundance, was originally an open bay.

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  • Every kind of cereal and many fruits grow in great abundance, e.g.

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  • An abundance of cider is also made in all the large apple-growing districts.

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  • Honey is one of the minor food-products of Canada, and in many localities bees have abundance of pasturage.

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  • All of these rise in the upper part of the Piedmont Plateau, through which they pursue a rapid course over rocky beds, and are navigable only south of the " fall-line," at which and north of which they furnish an abundance of water-power.

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  • At first the luxury of mummification was reserved for the king, who was identified with Osiris and was buried with an abundance of ritual and magic words.

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  • Until recently he was looked upon as semi-mythical, but the discovery of the tombs of many kings of the 1st Dynasty including probably that of Menes himself, as well as an abundance of remains of still earlier ages in Egypt has given him a personality.

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  • In the plains the abundance of flowers, from spring to autumn, is amazing.

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  • Whether your child plays baseball, soccer, or football, you are sure to have an abundance of action shots you wish to display.

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  • The seeds and the rhizomes contain an abundance of starch, which renders them serviceable in some places for food.

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  • The " leathery turtle," which is herbivorous, and yields abundance of oil, has been caught at sea off the Illawarra coast so large as 9 ft.

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  • The theory upon which the rite everywhere rests is clearly the belief, for which there is an abundance of concurrent testimony, that the liver was at one time regarded as the seat of vitality.

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  • Both were in turn replaced by the Lower Mesozoic flora, which again is thought to have had its birth in the hypothetical Gondwana land, and in which Gymnosperms played the leading part formerly taken by vascular Cryptogams. The abundance of Cycadean plants is one of its most striking features.

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  • A large and dominant Holoarctic fauna, with numerous subdivisions, ranges over the great northern continents, and is characterized by the abundance of certain families like the Carahidae and Staphylinidae among the Coleoptera and the Tenthredinidae among the Hymenoptera.

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  • New poems in abundance dealt with the history of the Crusades, either in a faithful narrative, like that of the Chanson of Ambroise, which narrates the Third Crusade, or in a free and poetical spirit, such as breathes in the Chanson d'Antioche.

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  • For the architectural embellishment of the city the finest building material was procurable without difficulty and in abundance; Pentelicus forms a mass of white, transparent, blue-veined marble; another variety, somewhat similar in appearance, but generally of a bluer hue, was obtained from Hymettus.

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  • The region is a good one for general farming, and natural gas and petroleum are found in abundance in the vicinity.

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  • This body occurs also in the blood of Crustacea and of Molluscs, but its abundance in both Limulus and Scorpio is very marked, and gives to the freshly-shed blood a strong indigo-blue tint.

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  • Catullus and Statius, too, have rendered it famous by their poems. The abundance of water from aqueducts and springs and the falls of the Anio were among its chief attractions.

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  • Among fruits, apples are produced in greatest abundance, 6, 0 53,7 1 7 bu.

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  • Fruits, grain and medicinal plants are obtained in great abundance, especially where the soil is largely of volcanic origin, as in the Altos and Sierra Madre.

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  • Food was presented to them in abundance, and by their eating it the electi set free the portions of light from the vegetables.

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  • Shutt have proved that soils from the NorthWest Provinces contain an average of 18,000 lb of nitrogen, 15,580 lb of potash and 6,700 lb of phosphoric acid per acre, these important elements of plant food being therefore present in much greater abundance than they are in ordinary cultivated European soils of good quality.

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  • Slaughtering notably free from epizootic diseases, with a fertile D soil or the growth of fodder crops and pasture, with abundance of pure air and water, and with a plentiful supply of ice, the conditions in Canada are ideal for the dairying industry.

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  • In the trunk of the larch, especially when growing in climates where the sun is powerful in summer, a fine clear turpentine exists in great abundance; in Savoy and the south of Switzerland, it is collected for sale, though not in such quantity as formerly, when, being taken to Venice for shipment, it was known in commerce as " Venice turpentine."

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  • There is abundance of minerals, including lead, copper, manganese and especially iron.

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  • Turtles are caught in abundance along the coasts, and form an article of export.

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  • At the same time the ko (" life," "activity," and almost "ghost,") which clung to the neighbourhood of the tomb and enjoyed the ghosts of offerings in ghostly fashion, had some of the independent enterprise which the bai possessed in abundance.

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  • He mentioned as an important exception the case of ferric ferrocyanide, which, when dissolved in oxalic acid, transmits the rays in great abundance, though the same rays be absorbed both by ferrocyanides and by ferric salts.

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  • They only travel by night; and, staying in congenial places for considerable periods, with unaccustomed abundance of provender, notwithstanding the destructive influences to which they are exposed, they multiply excessively during their journey, having families more numerous and frequent than in their usual homes.

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  • The manufacture of great quantities of coke has resulted from the demand for this product in the iron and steel industry and from the abundance of coking coal; the manufacture of glass has been promoted by the supply of glass sand and natural gas in the west of the state; the manufacture of leather by the abundance of hemlock bark; the manufacture of pottery, terra-cotta and fire-clay products by the abundance of raw material; the manufacture of silk and silk goods by the large number of women and girls who came into the state in families of which the men and boys were employed in mining and picking anthracite coal; and in each of these industries as well as in a few others the state has for many years produced a large portion of the country's product.

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  • Whatever the form, there must be light in abundance; and the shade both of buildings and of trees must be avoided.

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  • Give auriculas and carnations abundance of air, but keep the roots rather dry to prevent damping off.

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  • The forcing-houses ought to have abundance of fresh air and moisture where required, along with the necessary heat.

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  • Transplant all sorts of hardy evergreens and shrubs, especially in dry soils, giving abundance of water.

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  • The oil is obtained from the seeds by two principal methods - expression and decoction - the latter process being largely used in India, where the oil, on account of its cheapness and abundance is extensively employed for illuminating as well as for other domestic and medicinal purposes.

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  • Carbon dioxide may have been present in the air in greater abundance in earlier periods than it is at present, but there is no reason to suppose that the percentage was appreciably higher in the Carboniferous period than it is now.

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  • The abundance of corals in some of the Carboniferous seas and possibly also the large size of some of the Productids and foraminifera may be taken as evidence of warm or temperate waters.

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  • Those of Friesland are of note for the abundance of their fish and their beauty of situation, on which last account the Uddelermeer in Gelderland is also celebrated.

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  • The Dutch were chiefly a commercial and seafaring people, with interests in distant lands and colonial possessions; the Belgians were agriculturists, except where their abundance of minerals made them manufacturers.

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  • Those parts nearest the fly and best supplied develop barren hyphae only; in a zone at the periphery, where the products of putrefaction dissolved in the water form a dilute but easily accessible supply, the zoosporangia are developed in abundance; oogonia, however, are only formed in the depths of this radiating mycelium, where the supplies of available food materials are least abundant.

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  • The absence of iron and the abundance of bronze in the relics of a prehistoric people is a piece of evidence to be accepted with caution, because the great defect of iron, its proneness to rust, would often lead to its complete disappearance, or conversion into an unrecognizable mass, even though tools of bronze originally laid down beside it might remain but little corroded.

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  • Slow cooling, slow solidification, the presence of an abundance of carbon, and the presence of silicon, all favour the formation of graphite; rapid cooling, the presence of sulphur, and in most cases that of manganese, favour the formation of cementite.

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  • At the present day they vie with precious gems and gold as ornaments and garniture for wealth and fashion; but by their abundance, and the cheapness of some varieties, they have recently come within the reach of men of moderate incomes.

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  • The country round the towns, however, is cultivated with care, the fields yielding in abundance grain, yams, vegetables and fruits.

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  • Dealing with the phenomena of interest, he exposes the old fallacy that the rate depends upon the amount of money in a country; low interest does not follow on abundance of money.

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  • But Thorfinn Karlsefni found no abundance of "vinber," in fact one of his followers composed some verses to express his disappointment on this score.

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  • The lines laid down by St Basil have continued ever since to be the lines in which Greek and Slavonic monasticism has rested, the new multitudinous modifications of the monastic ideal, developed in such abundance in the Latin Church, having no counterpart in the Greek.

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  • This is only practised in winter when there is abundance of water available, and it much resembles the water-meadow irrigation of England.

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  • The slag, which must contain a high percentage of lime, is granulated by being run while fused into abundance of water.

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  • The constant abundance of food, stable amount of water, innumerable hidingplaces in the mud, under the banks, amongst the reeds and roots of the floating islands which are scattered all over them, - all these points are inducements or attractions so great that the creatures remain in their paradise and consequently retain all those larval features which are not directly connected with sexual maturity.

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  • Some of them are models of cleanliness and good order, built on the best and most imposing lines with large comfortable cells and an abundance of light and air.

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  • Fruit grows in abundance, especially around Jena, and vines are cultivated with great success on the banks of the Saale.

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  • A large species of barnacle, Balanus psittacus, is found in great abundance from Concepcion to Puerto Montt, and is not only eaten by the natives, by whom it is called Pico, but is also esteemed a great delicacy in the markets of Valparaiso and Santiago.

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  • Throughout its whole extent it yields valuable building-stone, and in the Yorkshire moors the great abundance of iron ore has created the prosperity of Middlesbrough, on the plain below.

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  • The rubber-producing Hevea guayanensis is found in abundance on the Amazon tributaries, and the Castilloa elastica is common to all the Caribbean river valleys.

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  • The cacao tree is not cultivated, but grows wild in great abundance.

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  • It produces wheat in abundance, of which a considerable quantity is exported.

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  • Nature's harvest yields an abundance of evocative scents to woo our senses.

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  • Gather the family and get ready to capture the abundance of holiday cheer.

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  • The abundance of glitzy, dressy, ultra-feminine flip flops makes it easy to find a pair that is far from your casual everyday beach footwear.

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  • That person may also be at risk for disease from exposure to trash or an abundance of animals.

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  • The online auction site has an abundance of sellers listing celebrity photos for sale.

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  • Sadly, this popularity has resulted in over-breeding as well as an abundance of unwanted Rotties.

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  • Clematis in Colors - In this the general effect of the whole, the abundance and duration of the flowers, and the purity and brilliancy of their colors, are the prime factors, enabling plant-lovers to obtain the richest effects.

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  • With their bright colors, dramatic material choices, dangling zipper pulls, and abundance of glittering hardware, these handbags combine a fresh, girly feel with a sophisticated edginess.

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  • The location is paramount for an abundance of fresh seafood.

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  • Richmond offers an abundance of international cuisine.

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  • The abundance of activities will no doubt satisfy any outdoor enthusiasts' hunger for adventure, but may leave them with hunger pains.

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  • While little attention is paid to ambiance of any kind, the food is fresh, tasty and served in great abundance.

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  • The region extending round the south-western extremity of the continent has a peculiarly characteristic assemblage of typical Australian forms, notably a great abundance of the Proteaceae.

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  • Magnetite, or magnetic iron, the richest of all iron ores, is found in abundance near Wallerawang in New South Wales.

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  • But the strip of coast between the Apennines and the sea, known as the Riviera of Genoa, is not only extremely favourable to the growth of olives, but produces oranges and lemons in abundance, while even the aloe, the cactus and the palm flourish in many places.

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  • The town is a trading centre of some importance, and in the surrounding district are large sheep and ostrich farms. The neighbourhood is noted for its abundance of everlasting flowers.

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  • Sugar-cane, Indian corn and cotton are also produced in abundance, and cattle are raised.

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  • The period of decline referred to above (Late Minoan III.), which begins about the beginning of the 14th century before our era, must, from the abundance of its remains, have been of considerable duration.

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  • In opposition to Colbert's views he held that the wealth of a country consists, not in the abundance of money which it possesses but in what it produces and exchanges.

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  • On the other hand, the plastic quality of terracotta suggested an abundance of delicate ornamentation on a small scale, which produced its effect by its own individual beauty without broad reference to the general scheme.

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  • By the ancients the country was called regio romataica, from the abundance of aromatic plants which it produced.

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  • Peaches and pears grow in large quantities in Kent and neighbouring counties on the East Shore and in Washington and Frederick counties; apples grow in abundance in all parts of the Piedmont Plateau.

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  • The Maryland building stone, of which there is an abundance of good quality, consists chiefly of granites, limestones, slate, marble and sandstones, the greater part of which is quarried in the east section of the Piedmont Plateau especially in Cecil county, though some limestones, including those from which hydraulic cement is manufactured, and some sandstones are obtained from the western part of the Piedmont Plateau and the east section of the Appalachian region; the value of stone quarried in the state in 1907 was $1,439,355, of which $1,183,753 was the value of granite, $142,825 that of limestone, $98,918 that of marble, and $13,859 that of sandstone.

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  • It occurs in abundance on sandy shores in all estuaries.

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  • The indispensableness of such abundant things as air, water and light is readily explained by saying that their very abundance has evolved a creature dependent on them.

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  • Iron ore is found in abundance near Coblenz, the Bleiberg in the Eifel possesses an apparently inexhaustible supply of lead, and zinc is found near Cologne and Aix-la-Chapelle.

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  • The south-western part of the country, a vast and almost level plain, is known as Dar Homr. A granitic sand with abundance of mica and feldspar forms the upper stratum throughout the greater part of Kordofan; but an admixture of clay, which is observable in the north, becomes strongly marked in the south, where there are also stretches of black vegetable mould.

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  • Immediately to the south and west of Kandahar is a stretch of well-irrigated and highly cultivated country, but the valley of the Arghandab is the most fertile in the district, and, from the luxuriant abundance of its orchards and vineyards, offers the most striking scenes of landscape beauty.

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  • In fact, the way in which abundance, increase of numbers, want, increase of deaths, succeed each other in the natural economy, when reason does not intervene, had been fully explained by Joseph Townsend in his Dissertation on the Poor Laws (1786) which was known to Malthus.

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  • A further characteristic feature of the cellular structure of the tea-leaf is the abundance, especially in grown leaves, of large, branching, thick-walled, smooth cells (idioblasts), which, although they occur in other leaves, are not found in such as are likely to be confounded with or substituted for tea.

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  • For this monsoon irrigation there is always abundance of water, and so long as the canals and sluices are kept in repair, there is little trouble in distributing it over the fields.

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  • It appears, however, that a very large share of the benefits of water-irrigation is attributable to the mere contact of abundance of moving water, of an even temperature, with the roots of the grass.

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  • The water is there in abundance, the land is well adapted for irrigation, but as there is a considerable rainfall, it is doubtful whether the scheme would prove remunerative, and a large section of the landowners have hitherto opposed it, as likely to waterlog the country.

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  • The surrounding country is fertile, producing sugar, Indian corn, and maguay in abundance; rice, cacao and fruits are also produced.

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  • It has an abundance of long curly hair, a short face and a straight nose, and the ears, not too long and heavy, fall over the face.

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  • It has a moderately short head with heavy jowl, a deep, compact carcase, and wide, low and well-developed hind-quarters, with heavy hams. The skin carries an abundance of fine hair.

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  • Yet the wool harvest is scarce, and the production of butter a negligible quantity, though there is abundance of the principal product of Sicilian pasture lands, cheese of various kinds, for which there is a lively local demand.

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  • This estuary they called the Rio dos Camaroes (the river of Prawns), from the 2 abundance of the crustacea found therein.

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  • Some 300 species of birds are found in Egypt, and one of the most striking features of a journey up the Nile is the abundance of bird life.

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  • When the river has risen 20 or 21 ft., he proclaims the Wefa en-Nil, Completion or Abundance of the Nile.

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  • Consequently the information derived from their monuments, in spite of their great abundance, is of a fortuitous character.

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  • There may seem to be a great abundance of Egyptian monuments, but they have to cover an enormous space of time, and even in the periods which are best represented, gravestones recording the names of private persons with a prayer or two are scarcely material for history.

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  • The non-literary Greek remains in papyri and inscriptions which are being found in great abundance throw a flood of light on life in Egypt and the administration of the country from the time of Ptolemy Philadelphus to the Arab conquest.

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  • The marshy lands in the north were the resort of fishermen and fowlers, and the papyrus, the cultivation of which was a regular industry, protected an abundance of wild life.

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  • Oysters are found in some places, but have disappeared from many localities, where their abundance in ancient times is proved by their shell moulds on the coast.

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  • Frederik Paludan-Muller (q.v.; 1809-1876) developed, as a poet, a magnificent career, which contrasted in its abundance with his solitary and silent life as a man.

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  • Coal is mined in the valley of the Zsil, but the abundance of timber has retarded its exploitation.

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  • It is situated in a fine agricultural region; coal is mined in the vicinity; natural gas is obtained in abundance; and the city has various manufactures.

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  • Generally speaking, they are only of local importance, their cheapness depending largely on the nearness and abundance of some suitable volcanic deposit of the trass or tufa class.

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  • Some of these changes he supposed to have been the result of new conditions, including abundance of food and protection from enemies, but most he attributed to the accumulated results of selective breeding.

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  • Excellent horses are reared in the uplands, as well as mules and cattle, the pasturage on the mountain slopes being good, and alfalfa being grown in abundance in many districts.

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  • They have great abundance of silk, from which they weave cloths of silk, and gold of divers kinds, and they also manufacture all sorts of equipments for an army.

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  • It must be observed also that amber is found in Friesland and on the west coast of Schleswig, as well as in the Baltic, though not in equal abundance.

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  • Among these are the gradual disappearance of various kinds of grain as one advanced towards the north; the use of fermented liquors made from corn and honey; and the habit of threshing out their corn in large covered barns, instead of on open threshing-floors as in Greece and Italy, on account of the want of sun and abundance of rain.

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  • He brought a vast amount of information from the most varied and distant sources to confirm his opinions, and the abundance of his materials never perplexed or burdened him in his argumentation, but examples of well-conducted historical argument are rare in his pages.

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  • The soil is fertile and produces grain, especially rye and barley, in great abundance, as well as potatoes and other vegetables, and fruit.

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  • In a lesser degree most of the qualities of gold are shared by silver, and consequently the treatment of these two metals has always been very similar, though the greater abundance of the latter metal has allowed it to be used on a larger scale and for a greater variety of purposes.

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  • The abundance in which iron is found in so many places, its great strength, its remarkable ductility and malleability in a red-hot state, and the ease with which two heated surfaces of iron can be welded together under the hammer combine to make it specially suitable for works on a large scale where strength with lightness are required - things such as screens, window-grills, ornamental hinges and the like.

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  • Abundance of remains which date from the Neolithic period testify to the high antiquity of this class of work, and also to the great skill which the ancient founders had acquired.

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  • Duges's statement that there is a second species of Amblystoma, which is normal in its metamorphosis, near Mexico but at a higher altitude, which may explain Velasco's observation that regularly transforming Amblystomas occur near that city; and thirdly, he made a careful examination of the two lakes, Chalco and Xochimilco, where the axolotls occur in abundance and are procured for the market.

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  • In 1764 he officiated as a priest in Dundee, but in May 1765 accepted an invitation to live with the earl of Traquair, where, with abundance of leisure and the free use of an adequate library, he made further progress in his favourite biblical studies.

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  • The province, however, produces cotton, rice, ground-nuts, wheat, indigo, tallow and beans in abundance.

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  • No less than 43.17% of the total area is occupied by woodland, and the very name of the country is derived from the abundance of beech trees.

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  • They would have found on the island, which is probably referred to under the name "Terraces of Incense" (from its step-like contours), the precious "auta trees" - whose divine dew, for use in the service of their gods, was their special quest - in greater abundance and in a larger number of species than any other country.

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  • Afghanistan is largely a country of mountains and deserts; but there are wide tracts of highly irrigated and most productive country where fruit is grown in such abundance as to become an important item in the export trade.

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  • This is the most fertile tract in Greece, and at the present day produces oranges, citrons, almonds, figs, grapes and olives in great abundance and of excellent quality.

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  • The Philippines are famous for the variety, beauty and abundance of their land molluscs.

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  • Its wide streets, of which the most important is the rue St Jean, shady boulevards, and public gardens enhance the attraction which the town derives from an abundance of fine churches and old houses.

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  • Industries are in a more backward condition than in any other province of Catalonia, despite the abundance of waterpower.

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  • The greater part of Paphlagonia is a rugged mountainous country, but it contains fertile valleys, and produces great abundance of fruit.

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  • The priest now throws some grains of rice upon the heads of the married pair in token of wishing them abundance; bouquets of flowers are handed to the assembled guests, and rosewater is showered upon them.

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  • Salmon, once threatened with extinction, have been saved, maintained in good supply, and indeed have probably regained their pristine abundance.

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  • The forests produce abundance of excellent oak and teak timber.

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  • The nuts grow in greatest abundance on the extremities of second year's branches, where light and air have ready access.

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  • The Aztec Quetzalcoatl taught metallurgy and agriculture, gave abundance of maize, also wisdom and freedom from disease.

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  • Post mortem it is found in great abundance in the spleen and liver.

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  • The plain surrounding the city is very fertile, and pastures cattle and produces cereals, vegetables and fruit in abundance.

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  • When the commerce of New England was interrupted as a consequence of the Napoleonic wars, the abundance of water power afforded by the rivers encouraged manufacturing, and the region rapidly acquired prominence in this industry, especially in the manufacture of textiles, of boots and shoes, and of paper and wood pulp; in 1905 the value of the textile products of New England (excluding flax, hemp and jute) alone was $522,821,440 (more than 45% of that of the entire country), the value of boots and shoes was $181,023,946 (more than 55% of the total for the entire country), the value of paper and wood pulp was $49,813,133 (more than one-quarter of that of the entire country), and the value of all factory products amounted to $2,025,998,437 (nearly one-seventh of the total for the entire country).

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  • According to another story, Zeus himself broke off the horn and gave it to Amaltheia, promising that it would supply whatever she desired in abundance.

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  • Political troubles and the unhappy condition of the Jews probably furnish the explanation; hence also the abundance of Palestinian haggadic literature in the Midrashim, whose " words of blessing and consolation " appealed more to their feelings than did the legal writings.

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  • The beggars' depots are "exclusively devoted to the confinement of persons whom the j udicial authority shall place at the disposal of the government" for that purpose, and these are classified as (a) able-bodied persons who, instead of working for their living, depend upon charity as the Romans, as is shown by an abundance of objects unearthed by excavation, amongst which may be mentioned a fine statue of an athlete (the Diadumenos) in the British Museum.

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  • The political organization of the country has not been favourable to the development of artistic or scientific tastes, though Chile has produced political leaders, statesmen and polemical writers in abundance.

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  • A new industry which has made noteworthy progress, however, is that of bee-keeping, which is greatly favoured by the mild climate and the long season and abundance of flowers.

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  • P. sylvestris is found, in greater or less abundance, from the hills of Finmark and the plains of Bothnia to the mountains of Spain and even the higher forest-slopes of Etna, while in longitude its range extends from the shores of the North Sea to Kamchatka.

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  • In former ages the tree covered a large portion of the more northern part of the island, as well as of Ireland; the numerous trunks found everywhere in the mosses and peat-bogs of the northern counties of England attest its abundance there in prehistoric times; and in the remoter post-Glacial epoch its range was probably vastly more extended.

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  • This pine abounds in Corsica, and is found in more or less abundance in Spain, southern France, Greece, and many Mediterranean countries; it occurs on the higher mountains of Cyprus.

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  • The most important economic species is the well-known white pine, P. Strobus, from its large growth and abundance, as well as the soft even grain of its white wood, one of the most valuable of North American timber trees.

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  • In the .consonantal system we col 1 struck by the abundance of sibilants (s and sh, in three forms modification, z and zh) and nasals (five in number), and by the rer mplete absence of 1.

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  • The verb displays a like abundance of trf mary forms with Sanskrit, but the conjugation by periphrasis lit only slightly developed.

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  • The Yarkand-Darya and its numerous tributaries, which are fed by the glaciers of the mountain regions, as also many rivers which are now lost in the steppe or amidst the irrigated fields, bring abundance of water to the desert; one of them is called Zarafshan ("gold-strewing"), as much on account of the fertility it brings as of its auriferous sands.

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  • Ephesus was very prosperous during the Hellenistic period, and is conspicuous both then and later for the abundance of its coinage, which gives us a more complete list of magistrates' names than we have for any other Ionian city.

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  • It is very important for those who are trying this diet to bear in mind the necessity of abundance of water, because sometimes they may be tempted to lessen the water on account of the inconvenience produced either by frequent micturition or too profuse sweats.

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  • For the naturalist Ceram is without much interest, lacking characteristic species or abundance of specimens.

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  • The fisheries in the lakes and haffs are of some importance; but the only mineral product of note is amber, which is found in the peninsula of Samland in greater abundance than in any other part of the world.

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  • It produces abundance of seeds, and is easily raised, but it requires good and tolerably dry soil; it will not thrive on stiff clays nor on dry sands or chalks.

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  • From the abundance of water the place is favourable to gardens, and the neighbouring plain is extremely fertile.

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  • Sarsaparilla must have come into extensive use soon afterwards, for John Gerard, about the close of the century, states that it was imported into England from Peru in great abundance.

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  • The root bark is reddish-brown, thin and shrivelled, and there is an abundance of rootlets, which are technically known by the name of "beard."

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  • The explanation has been shown by Dr Petersen to be due to the abundance of food, coupled with the lack of overcrowding of the small fish.

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  • It was found that there was no relation between the abundance of young fish and the presence or absence of "artificial" fry.

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  • But their abundance was equally striking in other fjords in which no fry had been planted, while in 1905 all the fjords were deficient in young cod whether they had been planted with fry from the hatchery or not.

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  • When that has been done (it has been achieved by the present writer in the case of the sea fish Cottus with demersal eggs,) it would be possible to deposit the young fish in suitable localities on a large scale, with a reasonable prospect of influencing the local abundance of the s p ecies of fish in question.

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  • Such cellulose is gradually reconverted into water and carbon dioxide, but for some time nothing positive was known as to the agents which thus break up the paper, rags, straw, leaves and wood, &c., accumulating in cesspools, forests, marshes and elsewhere in such abundance.

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  • The metallurgic industries, favoured by the abundance of coal and iron, are concentrated round the mines.

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  • Their soil is fertile, they possess an abundance of pure water, the air is keen and bracing, and the climate is described as resembling in many respects that of the Transvaal.

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  • The modern name of the town, due like several others in the district to the abundance of salt found there, appears before the end of the 8th century.

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  • This singular romance is diversified by, or, to speak more properly, it is the vehicle of the most bewildering abundance of digression, burlesque amplification, covert satire on things political, social and religious, miscellaneous erudition of the literary and scientific kind.

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  • P. Lebrun, and in 1783 her picture of "Peace bringing back Abundance" (now at the Louvre) gained her the membership of the Academy.

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  • The materials for a life of Petrarch are afforded in abundance by his letters, collected and prepared for publication under his own eyes.

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  • But there can be little doubt that the population of England and Wales increased very slowly for centuries, owing largely to want of intercommunication, which led to famines, more or less severeit being a common occurrence that, while one county, with a good harvest, was enjoying abundance, the people of the adjoining one were starving.

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  • The whole district is pretty thickly populated, and there is great abundance of wood, as well as of iron, vitriol, sulphur, copper, lead and many kinds of marble.

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  • Although Maine has no coal and only a very small amount of iron ore within her borders for the encouragement of manufacturing, yet the abundance of fine timber and the numerous coves, bays and navigable streams along or near the coast promoted ship-building from the first, and this was the leading industry of the state until about the middle of the 19th century, when wooden ships began to be supplanted by those of iron and steel.

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  • And the great height (13,000 ft.) at which the flowering plants blossom is not less remarkable than the great beauty and abundance of the flowers.

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  • The filaments elongate rapidly at flowering-time, and the lightly versatile anthers empty an abundance of finely granular smooth pollen through a longitudinal slit.

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  • The dolphins, bottle-noses, or, as they are more commonly called, "porpoises," are found in abundance in all seas, while some species are inhabitants of large rivers, as the Amazon.

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  • In many genera xylem-parenchyma is present, but never in great abundance.

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  • The abundance of petrified coniferous wood in rocks of various ages has led many botanists to investigate the structure of modern genera with a view to determining how far anatomical characters may be used as evidence of generic distinctions.

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  • An examination of the wood of branches, stems and roots of the same species or individual usually reveals a fairly wide variation in some of the characters, such as the abundance and size of the medullary rays, the size and arrangement of pits, the presence of wood-parenchyma - characters to which undue importance has often been attached in systematic anatomical work.

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  • Except as a protection against famine, expenditure on irrigation is not remunerative in Bengal, on account of the abundance of rivers, and the general dampness of the climate.

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  • It is a beautiful, rolling country, with a great abundance of streams; more hilly and broken in its western than in its eastern half.

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  • He continued to work the gold-field which he had discovered, and to draw from it new treasures, not indeed with quite such ease and in quite such abundance as when the precious soil was still virgin, but yet with success, which left all competition far behind.

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  • Marco Polo, who passed through the town in 1274, says that "Everything is to be had there [at Cotan, Khotan] in plenty, including abundance of cotton, with flax, hemp, wheat, wine, and the like.

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  • The most disagreeable feature of the climate of the colony is the abundance of dust, which seems to be blown by every wind, and is especially prevalent in the rainy season.

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  • The castor-oil plant and many other plants of great value in medicine are indigenous in great abundance.

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  • The grapes are among the finest in the world, whilst the fruit is produced in almost unrivalled abundance.

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  • Manufacturing is encouraged both by the variety and abundance of raw material furnished by the mines, the forests, the farms and the fisheries, and by the coal and water-power available for operating the machinery.

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  • The markets, especially the Lexington market, are noted for the abundance and great variety of their produce.

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  • The proximity of coal-mines, the abundance and variety of food supplies furnished by the state, the great quantity and variety of the city's manufactured goods, the excellent shipping facilities, and the consequent low cost of living, are prominent features of the physical life of the city.

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  • Although it handles hard on the back when fat, no breed except the old Horned Norfolk equals it in producing a saddle cut of mutton with such an abundance of lean red meat in proportion to fat.

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  • All round its head and also along the body the skin bears fringed appendages resembling short fronds of sea-weed, a structure which, combined with the extraordinary faculty of assimilating the colour of the body to its surroundings, assists this fish greatly in concealing itself in places which it selects on account of the abundance of prey.

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  • An African origin has also been suggested for the hollow-horned ruminants (Bovidae); and if this were substantiated it would explain the abundance of that family in Africa and the absence from the heart of that continent of the deer-tribe.

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  • The main facts at the present day are, firstly, the restriction of the Prosimiae, or lemurs, to the warmer parts of the Old World, and their special abundance in Madagascar (where other Primates are wanting); and, secondly, the wide structural distinction between the monkeys of tropical America (Platyrrhina), and the Old World monkeys and apes, or Catarrhina.

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  • Guanaco are found throughout the southern half of South America, from Peru in the north to Cape Horn in the south, but occur in greatest abundance in Patagonia.

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  • Colvillia racemosa, with yellow flowers; Astrapaea Wallichii, striking attention from its abundant flowers; and species of Cryptostegia, a purple-flowered creeper, and Strongylodon, another creeper with cream-coloured blossoms. Among attractive plants are species of Hibiscus, Euphorbia, Buddleia, Ixora, Kitchingia, Clematis, &c. On the east coast two orchids, species of Angraecum, with large white waxy flowers, one with an extraordinarily long spur or nectary, attract the attention of every traveller during June and July by their abundance and beauty.

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  • Seven-tenths of all precipitation falls in the growing season, giving the state, especially in the east, a greater amount at this time than many other states whose aggregate yearly rainfall is greater; so that Nebraska has an abundance for the safest cultivation.

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  • It is commonly believed that of underground water, and generally of artesian water, even the driest counties have an abundance.

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  • The extraordinary abundance of Glossopteris in PermoCarboniferous rocks of Australia, and in strata of the same age in India and South Africa, gave rise to the term " Glossopteris flora for the assemblage of plants obtained from southern hemisphere rocks overlying beds containing Devonian and Lower Carboniferous fossils.

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  • Cycadean stems have recently been found in great abundance in Jurassic and possibly higher strata in Wyoming, South Dakota, and other parts of the United States.

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  • The microbiological system is closed by mesozooplankton grazing pressures taken from observed zooplankton abundance.

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  • Figure 2. Atmospheric carbon dioxide mirrors plankton abundance over much shorter timescale of hours in the Atlantic.

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  • He also relates traditional narratives, including the Dreams of Abundance and the story of the giant armadillo.

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  • Test drilling in the area revealed evidence of an abundance of methane hydrate just waiting to burst free of its watery confines.

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  • The reason why the age of abundance has not arrived even in the developed Western world is that human wants seem insatiable.

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  • There is an abundance of ferns on the boulder screes within the site.

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  • The typical bas relief, which is found in great abundance in the museums of Europe, invariably represents Mithras, under the form of a youth with conical cap and flying drapery, slaying the sacred bull, the scorpion attacking the genitals of the animal, the serpent drinking its blood, the dog springing towards the wound in its side, and frequently, in addition, the Sun-god, his messenger the raven, a fig-tree, a lion, a ewer, and torch-bearers.

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  • The monks were soon followed by foreign husbandmen, artificers and handicraftsmen, who were encouraged to come to Hungary by reports of the abundance of good land there and 1 Ger.

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  • Bacteria of various kinds which alight upon their surfaces begin to fructify in abundance, but are rapidly destroyed as they burrow deeply.

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  • This usefulness iron owes in part, indeed, to its abundance, through which it has led us in the last few thousands of years to adapt our ways to its; but still in chief part first to the single qualities in which it very weak; conducting heat and electricity easily, and again offering great resistance to their passage; here welding readily, there incapable of welding; here very infusible, there melting with relative ease.

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  • Baby showers do not necessarily need an abundance of decorations, but a few touches here and there can make a cute, fun difference.

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  • This site features an abundance of great baskets for every occasion.

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  • This site features an abundance of choices for every occasion.

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  • This site also boasts an abundance of camera reviews.

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  • Green on the other hand may stimulate appetite because of the abundance of green foods.

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  • Southern Indians also feast on an abundance of seafood and tropical fruit.

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  • With an abundance of style and price point options, finding a Tiffany prom dress that fits and flatters the body is easy.

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  • Wedding attire is brightly colored with an abundance of embroidery and beadwork in intricate Indian patterns.

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  • Use deep autumn-colored candles accented in gold to suggest the abundance of the autumn harvest, creating an elegant, well-lit table.

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  • Spring and summer see an abundance of short-sleeved shirts that work with jeans, khakis, shorts, skirts, and skorts for every occasion.

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  • Boys, however, just don't have the same abundance of items to choose from, and this often presents a problem for parents who needs some type of dress clothing for their sons to wear.

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  • It is of elegant and graceful habit, growing 3 feet high, and producing glossy pale purple bells 3 inches long in abundance.

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  • It requires abundance of air and light, but should be shaded from the hot sun.

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  • Both are excellent plants for sheltered trellises, as they give abundance of flowers from July to September.

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  • Unlike guitar tabs that have an abundance of resources available for almost any popular song imaginable, sheet music for popular music is a lot harder to find for free.

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  • As a consequence of such a collection of high quality popular songs, there is an abundance of resources to which any musician looking to learn songs from the Rolling Stones catalog can turn to.

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  • You will undoubtedly find an abundance of acceptable pictures that will assist you in planning and executing your next project.

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  • There is an abundance of businesses in Northern New Jersey that specialize in installing granite countertops in NJ and NY.

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  • There is an abundance of choice found in gemstones.

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  • Some are funny, some are snarky, and some are just absurd, but there is an abundance of cool designs on T shirts here.

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  • There is an abundance of organic gift basket supplies available at wholesale prices from which you can choose to create your vision for a green business.

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  • With an abundance of nutrients, organic blueberry fruit spreads are also low in calories.

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  • Hair sticks and bobby pins can instantly transform your summer medium length hairstyles into an abundance of formal looks perfect for sultry nights.

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  • Whether it's an irregular growth pattern or a mere abundance of growth, removing all of their pubic hair can help a man who's unhappy with their brief area feel more confident.

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  • It's not that there aren't an abundance of options.

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  • Nigeria has an abundance of oil, but much of the country lives in poverty.

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  • Whatever your reasons, medical assistant job openings are in abundance with just a click of the button.

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  • Similar to all the information provided for applicants making a home purchase, National City Mortgage offers an abundance of resources for people who are trying to decide whether or not to refinance their existing mortgages.

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  • California mobile home mortgage lenders are available in abundance in the Golden State.

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  • At LoveToKnow Origami, you will find an abundance of articles that cover subjects from making origami animals to creating unique origami gifts perfect for birthdays, holidays or any day of the year.

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  • Due to the popularity of origami across all age groups, there is an abundance of instructional material online that is suitable for everyone.

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  • Great Chinese food can be had in abundance in San Francisco.

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  • Photos of this sought-after actress are in abundance both in the tabloids and on the internet.

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  • Every place is different, however, when in doubt, decide against wearing a sheer style at a beach or pool where children are present in abundance.

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  • This beautiful towel elegantly captures two dolphins swimming in a calm sea of blue, high above an abundance of colorful coral reefs and sea flowers.

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  • This swimsuit giant, not surprisingly, is based in sunny Florida where miles of beaches and an abundance of pools make bathing suits a summertime requirement.

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  • While many people think of poverty and struggle as an issue in other countries, the truth of the matter is an abundance of families struggle to make ends meet right here in the United States.

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  • With the abundance of toys and video games on the market, a child who pretends may actually seem to be a rarity.

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  • There's an abundance of different dietary fiber supplements available.

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  • A diet based on whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, and healthy sources of lean protein such as lean dairy, fish, chicken and legumes provides an abundance of the proper vitamins, minerals and macronutrients.

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  • To grow healthy hair, your body needs an abundance of all of the vitamins and minerals it also needs to grow and repair other cells throughout the body.

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  • Of all the vintage styles that have experienced a resurgence, 1980s fashions are the easiest to find because of their abundance and comparative newness.

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  • Petite individuals in particular may avoid a longer length because it can overwhelm small frames with an abundance of fabric, but it's certainly possible for a smaller woman to pull it off, provided she's wearing the right cut.

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  • Juicing is a healthy way to take in an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables.

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  • After an abundance of negative press and a November 2009 bankruptcy filing, EcoQuest once again changed its name, this time to Vollara.

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  • Hard to find but still available, many Yankee Candles are not produced in abundance.

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  • Aside from the practical uses for candles in colonial times, Christmas decorating incorporated an abundance of candles.

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  • Votive candles scented with citronella can be just as effective as their larger counterparts if used in abundance.

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  • There is an abundance of Christmas music online available for download or general listening.

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  • There is an abundance of flamingo ornaments.

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  • A late Christmas dinner is also common for many families, who serve a main meat dish with an abundance of side dishes.

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  • Praise dance costumes can be recognized by the abundance of fabric used to make them.

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  • The local botanic gardens or a recreational park, with their abundance of natural features are the perfect location for an intimate get together.

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  • College campuses offer an abundance of in-person opportunities.

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  • Cubic zirconia is naturally less expensive than diamonds or other gemstones because of its massive abundance.

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  • After the engagement party there will be bridal showers, luncheons, and other celebrations that will nearly overwhelm the happy couple with an abundance of gifts.

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  • And titanium itself is also very eco-friendly as it is available in abundance and easily mined, unlike gold and silver.

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  • Most bridal magazines feature an abundance of impressive photographs as well as quality written content.

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  • Online job banks usually have an abundance of ezine freelance writing jobs for both well-established publications and start-up publications.

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  • There is also a growing abundance of specialty gluten-free foods, including breads, bagels, cake mixes, cookies, muffins, and more.

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  • When you're shopping for Adrienne Vittadini handbags you will have an abundance of styles to choose from, but no two are alike.

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  • The fashion duo found that Brazil was the ideal place for manufacturing due to the relatively inexpensive labor and the abundance or raw materials.

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  • There are even styles for individuals who don't necessarily love an abundance of color!

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  • Plastic totes are in abundance during the summer months, when many people purchase them to use as beach and poolside bags.

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  • It's wise to shop during late summer and early fall, when an abundance of these schoolbag-style bags arrive in stores.

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  • Placed 120 degrees away from each other, trines provide a sense of an abundance of ease within a chart.

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  • Such a chart features an abundance of this zodiac sign within major planets.

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  • Taurus has this trait in abundance, although an evolved Taurus knows how to curb this natural tendency and use it to his advantage.

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  • Children's museums offer an abundance of real-life settings for children.

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  • With the tag line, "Gotta Catch'em All," the abundance of Pokemon toys makes it easy for kids to start collecting.

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  • With the abundance of craft, science, and sports toys available, you should have no trouble finding gifts for any hobby.

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  • Costumes with an abundance of flowing fabric may catch fire if the child is a lit candle; a better choice is to buy a costume that fits close to the body.

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  • This model is filled with sights and sounds sure to thrill your little one into a magical and magnificent world of luxurious abundance.

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  • Old Testament Sunday School Lessons-The Old Testament includes an abundance of stories, and they provide the inspiration for the many lessons in this section, including Moses and the dream and Daniel and the lions.

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  • Originals, reissues and reprints can be found in abundance at Movie Posters, a site that will also purchase posters, inserts and movie stills from customers' existing collections.

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  • There is an abundance of recent reviews for Casablanca, because even though the movie was released many years ago it has remained prevalent in the entertainment industry thanks to VHS and DVDs.

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  • The Sunnyside Daycare Center surely had an abundance of play things, and the addition of Andy's toys stirred up a few problems.

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  • Pizza is one of the most popular foods in the nation, and with the abundance and variety of available pizza coupons, it can also be one of the most affordable.

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  • The Internet provides an abundance of resources for the burgeoning do-it-yourselfer.

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  • With an abundance of parks, lakes, nightlife and culture, the city offers something exciting for everyone.

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  • With the abundance of social networking sites, many businesses are now joining them as a way to connect with customers.

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  • Fortunately, the Internet is positively bursting with unique shoe boutiques that offer an abundance of hard-to-find footwear.

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  • The abundance of game made the region between the lakes and the Mississippi a favourite hunting ground of the Indians, and later a productive field for the trapper and fur trader.

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  • Although iron occurs only sparingly in the free state, the abundance of ores from which it may be readily obtained led to its application in the arts at a very remote period.

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  • In spring, however, the 'steppe assumes quite another aspect, being clothed, except where the sands are shifting, with an abundance of vegetation.

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  • East Turkestan contains several minerals, such as gold, mined to a very small extent in the Kuen-lun Mountains; lead found in the country west of Kashgar and once worked in the Kuruk-tagh, and copper and petroleum near Kashgar; coal exists in abundance in the Kulja valley and is found at Ak-su, Korla, Kara-shahr, Turfan and Hami on the northern verge of the deserts.

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  • Though fruit-trees will not bear there is an abundance of edible berries; the rivers and lakes abound with trout, perch, pike and other fish, and in the lower waters with salmon; and the cod, herring, halibut and Greenland shark in the northern seas attract numerous Norwegian and Russian fishermen.

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  • The great number of streams of large volume is due to the moist climate and the abundance of glaciers, and the milky white or yellowish-brown colour of their waters (whence the common name Hvita, white) is due to the glacial clays.

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  • From being, at the beginning of the 19th century, a mere village in an agricultural district, the place grew rapidly in population owing to the abundance of its coal and iron ore, and the population of the whole parish (which was only 1486 in 1801) increased tenfold during the first half of the century.

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  • But along the Drave and Danube the plains are sometimes strikingly fertile, and yield an abundance of grain, fruit and wine.

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  • Much of the lower ground is well adapted for agriculture, and yields grain in abundance; the principal fruit grown is the apple, from which cider is made in some districts; hemp, flax and oil are also produced, and mulberries are cultivated for silkworms. The wine trade is active, and the products of the vineyards are in great demand in south-west France and at Passages in Guipuzcoa for mixing with French wines.

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  • Water power in abundance is furnished by the Spring river.

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  • The soil is mostly fertile, and is fairly cultivated, producing in abundance millet, yams, plantains and limes.

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  • The extraordinary abundance of ferns (as in western France) is likewise characteristic.

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  • Owing to the abundance of water-power to be obtained in the mountainous regions, these new undertakings proved very successful.

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  • Thus in times of scarcity, which are not infrequent during the early part of the season, they become a heavy tax upon the food-supply of the colony at the critical period when brood-rearing is accelerated by an abundance of stores, while shortness of food means a fallingoff in egg-production.

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  • The town is noted for its good climate, the Pursak Su for the abundance of its fish, and the plain for its fertility.

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  • May is considered the best month for a mare to foal, as there is abundance of natural food and the weather is mild enough for the mare to lie out.

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  • No stable food for quick work surpasses a superior sample of fine-hulled whole oats like " Garton's Abundance " (120 lb per week), and Timothy hay harvested in dry weather.

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  • Nature is not grand in any part of Nebraska, but the Bad Lands are imposing, and in the wooded foot-hills there is an abundance of bold and attractive scenery, particularly in Sioux county, and in Cherry county around Valentine and on the canyon of the Snake river.

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  • The Douro yields an abundance of fish, especially trout, shad and lampreys.

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  • There are gas, chemical and mineral-oil works in the town, which also manufactures woollen and cotton goods, glass, biscuits, sugar and brandy; while the surrounding fertile plains produce an abundance of grain, wine and fruit.

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  • With the advantage of a peculiarly fine climate, for which this part of Asia Minor has been famous in all ages, Ionia enjoyed the reputation in ancient times of being the most fertile of all the rich provinces of Asia Minor; and even in modern times, though very imperfectly cultivated, it produces abundance of fruit of all kinds, and the raisins and figs of Smyrna supply almost all the markets of Europe.

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  • Many are highly phosphorescent and some by their abundance colour the water of the sea or pool which they dwell in.

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  • It is possible that the young fish find in the estuary of the Thames a larger amount of suitable food than on other parts of the coast, where the water may be of greater purity, but possesses less abundance of the minute animal life on which whitebait thrive.

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  • Secondary wood was formed in abundance, precisely as in most species of Lepidodendron.

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  • The abundance and variety of Palaeozoic seeds, still so often of undetermined nature, indicate the vast extent of the spermophytic flora of that period.

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  • The Upper Carboniferous and Permian plants may be grouped together as constituting a Permo-Carboniferous flora characterized by an abundance of arborescent Vascular Cryptogams and of an extinct class of plants to which the name Pteridosperms has recently been assigned - plants exhibiting a combination of Cycadean and filicinean characters and distinguished by the production of true gymnospermous seeds of a complex type.

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  • Passing over the few known species of plants from the middle Trias (Muschelkalk) to the more abundant and more widely spread Upper Triassic species as recorded from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, North America and elsewhere, we find a vegetation characterized chiefly by an abundance of Ferns and Cycads, exhibiting the same general facies as that of the succeeding Rhaetic and Lower Jurassic floras.

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  • The scaly ramenta which occur in abundance on the leaf-stalk bases of fossil Cycads constitute another fern-character surviving in Mesozoic Cycadales.

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  • The abundance of Palaeozoic plants with sporangia and sori of the Marattiaceous type is in striking contrast to the scarcity of Mesozoic ferns which can be reasonably included in the Marattiaceae.

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  • The abundance of Cycadean plants is one of the most striking features of Mesozoic floras.

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  • With regard to the distinguishing features and the distribution of the numerous Cycadean leaves of Mesozoic age, the most striking fact is the abundance of as well in North America, throughout Europe.

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  • This it is obvious must commonly be the case, as most leaves and fruits are not calculated to drift far in the sea without injury or in abundance; nor are they likely as a rule to be associated with marine organisms. Deposits containing marine fossils can be compared even when widely separated, for the ocean is continuous and many marine species are world-wide.

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  • Palms, referred to i i species, are found, though they seem to have decreased in abundance; of them 7 are fan-palms, the others including Phoenicites - a form allied to the date - and a trailing palm, Calamopsis, allied to the canes and rattans.

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  • A markedly upland character is given to the flora of this valley through the abundance of pines (9 species) and oaks (16 species) which it contains; but this peculiarity is readily accounted for by the steep slopes of the Apennines, which everywhere surround and dominate the old lake-basin.

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  • The integument of tailed and tailless batrachians is remarkable for the great abundance of follicular glands, of which there may be two kinds, each having a special secretion, which is always more or less acrid and irritating, and affords a means of defence against the attacks of many carnivorous animals.

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  • Their typical colour is blackishblue, owing to the abundance of sulphuretted hydrogen; when fresh they have a sulphurous odour, when w