Another fact in favour of autumnal planting is the production of roots in winter.
It was a warm, rainy, autumnal day.
The Atlantic flora has also numerous oaks and maples, signalized by their autumnal coloration.
In The Calendar, For Example, Which Was Attempted To Be Introduced In France In 1 793, The Beginning Of The Year Was Fixed At Midnight Preceding The Day In Which The True Autumnal Equinox Falls.
In beauty and variety of pattern and color the autumnal tints are unsurpassed.
How the change from the autumnal to the winter condition takes place appears not to be definitely settled in all cases, and accurate observations are much to be desired.
The foliage in some of the numerous varieties is almost evergreen, and in Britain is retained long after the autumnal withering.
The autumnal subsidence of the river was followed by shallow ploughing performed by oxen yoked to clumsy wooden ploughs, the clods being afterwards levelled with wooden hoes by hand.
It was formerly thought to be only an autumnal or wintervisitor to Britain, but later experience has proved that, though there may very likely be an immigration in the fall of the year, it breeds in nearly all the English counties to Yorkshire, and abundantly in those nearest to London.
While the laminated portion of the thallus is being gradually worn off in our latitudes during the autumnal storms, a vigorous new growth appears at the junction of the stipe and the blade, as the result of which a new piece is added to the stipe and the lamina entirely renovated.
The Balance, obviously indicating the equality of day and night, is first mentioned as the sign of the Libra autumnal equinox by Geminus and Varro, and °b and tained, through Sosigenes of Alexandria, official re Scorpio.
All that is certainly known about the antiquity of the sieu is that they were well established in the 3rd century B.C. Their initial point at the autumnal equinox marked by Kio (Spica Virginis) suits a still later date; and there is no valid evidence that the modern series resulted from the rectification of an older superannuated arrangement, analogous to the Krittika sequence of nakshatras.
By Giving A Greater Or Less Number Of Days To The Intercalary Month, The Pontiffs Were Enabled To Prolong The Term Of A Magistracy Or Hasten The Annual Elections; And So Little Care Had Been Taken To Regulate The Year, That, At The Time Of Julius Caesar, The Civil Equinox Differed From The Astronomical By Three Months, So That The Winter Months Were Carried Back Into Autumn And The Autumnal Into Summer.
33 Sec., And That The Year Commences On, Or Immediately After, The New Moon Following The Autumnal Equinox.
Before the departure of the Israelites from Egypt their year commenced at the autumnal equinox; but in order to solemnize the memory of their deliverance, the month of Nisan or Abib, in which that event took place, and which falls about the time of the vernal equinox, was afterwards regarded as the beginning of the ecclesiastical or legal year.
In the case of the ptarmigan the evidence is clear that the existing autumnal feathers do change, more or less completely, to white.
Gather and lay up in the fruit-room with care the autumnal sorts of apples and pears.
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In doing so they frequently change colour, and hence arise the beautiful and varied tints of the autumnal foliage.
The definitive decline of the sun's power after the autumnal 1 Sayce, Transactions of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, iii.
On the coasts of Europe marine algae detached by the autumnal gales are commonly carted on to the land as a convenient manure.
The ephors were elected annually, originally no doubt by the kings, later by the people; their term of office began with the new moon after the autumnal equinox, and they had an official residence (Oop€Iov) in the Agora.
The other, called pdizah or Ifrmdi, the autumnal, is sown in the end of spring, and reaped in autumn.
They are called vernal and autumnal respectively, from the relation of the corresponding times to the seasons of the northern hemisphere.
during ten days at the time of the autumnal equinox, in commemoration of her victory over the buffalo-headed demon Mahishasura; when the image of the ten-armed goddess, holding a weapon in each hand, is worshipped for nine days, and cast into the water on the tenth day, called the Dasahara, whence the festival itself is commonly called Dasara in western India.
The Ordo Romanus fixes the spring fast in the first week of March (then the first month); the summer fast in the second week of June; the autumnal fast in the third week of September; and the winter fast in the complete week next before Christmas eve.
The new arrangement was regarded as beginning on the 22nd of September 1792, this day being chosen because on it the republic was proclaimed and because it was in this year the day of the autumnal equinox.
Near the autumnal equinox this angle is at a minimum; hence the phenomenon of the " harvest moon," when for several successive days the difference of times of rising on one day and the next may be only from 15 to 20 minutes.
We also note the same generous inclusion of the household slaves and of the resident alien as well as the fatherless and widow that characterizes the autumnal festival of "Booths."
Uvaria, 3 to 4 ft., bright orange-red, passing to yellow in the lower flowers, is a fine autumnal decorative plant.
Sir John had married Donne's old friend, Mrs Magdalen Herbert, for whom Donne wrote two of the most ingenious of his lyrics, "The Primrose" and "The Autumnal."
dappled in autumnal sunlight which reflects the states of the women, in the autumn of their lives.
September 21 was the " official " date of the autumnal equinox.
Thus any incompletely unfurled fronds may be destroyed by the first autumnal frost, whereas mature fronds may escape.
An autumnal breeze, an early harbinger of winter, skittered high and forlorn among the loblolly pines.
Milliseconds drifted like slow-motion leaves tumbling from an autumnal tree, as tho time had been stretched, elasticised and rendered most pliable.
All three showed off Will's autumnal fingerpicking style and a warm, melancholic voice reminiscent of the great Nick Drake.
Even blanket bog can reveal hidden delights, or give a splash of autumnal color when bog cotton and other sedges turn russet.
The ' old ' is emphasized by the imagery of the second line, the fading sunlight and autumnal crunch of leaves.
unfurled fronds may be destroyed by the first autumnal frost, whereas mature fronds may escape.
The broad deeply-sinuated leaves with blunt rounded lobes are of a peculiar yellowish colour when the buds unfold in May, but assume a more decided green towards midsummer, and eventually become rather dark in tint; they do not change to their brown autumnal hue until late in October, and on brushwood and saplings the withered foliage is often retained until the spring.
It is easy to discern from varied allusions in the Old Testament that the Canaanite impress of sensuous life clung to the autumnal vintage festivals.
In civil affairs, and in the regulation of the jubilees and sabbatical years, the Jews still adhere to the ancient year, which begins with the month Tisri, about the time of the autumnal equinox.
The Balance, obviously indicating the equality of day and night, is first mentioned as the sign of the Libra autumnal equinox by Geminus and Varro, and Ã‚°b and tained, through Sosigenes of Alexandria, official re Scorpio.
All three showed off Will 's autumnal fingerpicking style and a warm, melancholic voice reminiscent of the great Nick Drake.
Adding colorful leaves instead of ivy or other greenery to give a classic bouquet an autumnal touch.
Silver, though not as autumnal as gold and bronze, will still compliment many wedding color schemes.
Autumnal Snowdrops - In Greece and the adjacent countries several Snowdrops have been found which flower in the autumn or early winter.
Autumnal Snowdrops Olgae - From the descriptions given of it, G.
Autumnal Snowdrops Octobrensis - Lord Walsingham, when travelling in Albania about the year 1875, collected some bulbs on one of the mountains and sent them to the late Rev.
Autumnal Snowdrops Rachelae - This is of the same type as G. octobrensis, but the flower is a little larger, and the leaves are quite a third broader, and it seems to have a stronger constitution than that variety.
It is a distinct form of the Virginian Creeper, possessing leaves of the same shape, only smaller and developing equally, or even more, brilliant autumnal colors.
The best time of year to shop is when the autumn clothes are available, as corduroy is a distinctively autumnal fabric.
A cascade of embroidered leaves in autumnal colors down the right side adds prettiness and interest.
When the weather cools, spicy and autumnal hair lowlights shades are always back in style.
The trunks at Kohl's offer a slightly autumnal take on the hibiscus look since the warm colors of orange and brown are splashed across the canvas.
If your Thanksgiving turkey candle needs a votive or small candle to be used with it, be sure to use an autumnal scent.
Autumnal Wreath: This wreath is bursting with rich fall colors.
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