Bower Sentence Examples
But it is a fairy bower now to what it used to be.
I don't agree with him; but I suppose we shall have to leave our little bower very soon.
The development of these figures by a skilful bower is very fascinating.
A single mother of three sons, Julie Bower is a detective with BSO.
It was successful, as also was the Historia literaria (1730-1734) of Archibald Bower.'Advertisement
The stable was a leafy bower, dotted with pink, blue and yellow flowers.
A flowering plant (Saussurea tridactyla) was discovered by Bower at an elevation of 19,000 ft.
Goodall's is the only complete modern edition of Bower's text.
Of the various buildings in a wealthy establishment the chief were the hall (heall), which was both a dining and reception room, and the " lady's bower " (brydbur), which served also as a bedroom for the master and mistress.
Our knowledge of the flora of northern and central Tibet has been considerably increased by the collections of Prjevalsky, Wellby, Bower, Thorold, Littledale and the Lhasa Mission, and that of eastern Tibet by Rockhill.Advertisement
Thorold, of the India Medical Service, and a native sub-surveyor, Captain Hamilton Bower, I.S.C., set out from Leh on the 1st of June 1891, and crossed the Lanak la and the Ladak frontier on the 3rd of July.
The results of Captain Bower's journey were all of first-class importance.
In the latter part of this remarkable journey Littledale's route lay parallel but to the south of the routes followed previously by Nain Sing, and more recently by Bower.
On the ground mainly of an examination of the sorus and sporangium, Bower has shown that the Filicaceae may be divided into three groups - the Simplices, Gradatae and Mixtae - in which the sporangia arise simultaneously, in basipetal succession, or irregularly in the sorus respectively.
The application of the important criteria which Bower has thus pointed out to the construction of a strictly phylogenetic classification of the Filicaceae cannot be made until the anatomy, the sexual generation and the palaeobotanical evidence have been further examined from this point of view.Advertisement
If, as has been suggested by Bower, the strobiloid types are relatively primitive, the large-leaved Pteridophyta must be supposed to have arisenearly from such forms. The question cannot be discussed fully here, but enough has been said above to show that in the light of our present knowledge the main phyla of the Vascular Cryptogams cannot be placed in any serial relationship to one another.
For a discussion of this view, which regards the alternation of generations in Pteridophytes as antithetic and the two generations as not homologous with one another, reference may be made to the works of Celakovsky and Bower.
The magnificent park contains Fair Rosamund's well, near which stood her bower.
The male Regent bower Bird is brightly colored but builds a relatively simple bower with a few leaves which contrast with the forest floor.
We saw the bower and a female / young male en route, but no adult male.Advertisement
Grow climbers over it to create a beautiful shady bower!
The bright butterflies lifted in a multicolored cloud from the worn and pitted casing, canted in its green bower.
They build a new one each year, presumably the best bower attracts the best female!
He came all so still to his mother s bower, As dew in April that falleth on the flower.
Queen Eleanor's Bower The most well known earthwork is Queen Eleanor's Bower.Advertisement
A grand impressive cover, surmounted by a gilded pelican, was designed by Dikes Bower.
The path wandered a while in the open, and then passed under a trellis like a bower indefinitely prolonged.
With the transition from water to land came the progressive development of the sporophyte which is the characteristic feature of the morphology of the Bryophyta and of all plants above them in the scale of life (see Bower, Origin of a Land-Flora).
The additions of Bower form eleven books, and bring down the narrative to the death of King James I.
It included, besides Hearne's Ductor historicus and the successive volumes of the Universal History, which was then in course of publication, Littlebury's Herodotus, Spelman's Xenophon, Gordon's Tacitus, an anonymous translation of Procopius; "many crude lumps of Speed, Rapin, Mezeray, Davila, Machiavel, Father Paul, Bower, &c., were hastily gulped.
Adam and Eve, according to the fable, wore the bower before other clothes.
Say "I do" under a tropical bower or standing on a sandy beach.
Before working sex crimes and missing persons, Bower was the only woman on the BSO Diving Rescue team.
The whole work, including Bower's continuation, was published by Walter Goodall at Edinburgh in 1759.
In 1891 Hamilton Bower made his famous journey from Leh to Peking.
The completed work, in its original form, consisted of sixteen books, of which the first five and a portion of the sixth (to 1163) are Fordun's - or mainly his, for Bower added to them at places.
From this point the traveller followed a general south-westerly direction around the heads of all the feeders of the upper Dre chu, and thence into the lake region of northern central Tibet, crossing Bonvalot's route south of the Chi-chang t'so and that of Bower a few days farther south.
At this point Bower was stopped by some of the headmen of the Tibetan pastoral tribes (here under the rule of Lhasa), and obliged to make a long circuit to the north well out of Lhasa territory, and then eastward - till he struck the road to Chiamdo through Gyade or Chinese Tibet.
Rejoining his caravan he turned westward, and passing through the country previously traversed by Bower and Littledale he reached Leh on the 10th of December Igo 1.
He waited on them in their hall and accompanied them in the chase, served the lady in her bower and followed the lord to the camp.'
The main work continued to be done in Latin, and to better purpose by Hector Boece (q.v.), John Major and George Buchanan (q.v.) than by the earlier annalists Fordun (q.v.) and Bower (q.v.).
His story is one "Which never yet was heard in tale or song From old or modern bard, in hall or bower."
Lord Lyttelton's letter to Mr Bower is a well-known panegyric on Festiniog.
The name of Bower was derived from a queen's residence attached to the ancient royal hunting-lodge in the vicinity.
After making a long detour north, often crossing the roads previously travelled by Bonvalot and Bower, and passing by Riwoche, he came to Chiamdo and Tachienlu.
Bonvalot in 1887, Littledale in 1888, Cumberland, Bower and Dauvergne, followed by Younghusband in succeeding years, extending to 1890; Dunmore in 1892 and Sven Hedin in 1894-1895, have all contributed more or less to Pamir geography; but the honours of successful inquiry in those high altitudes still fall to Lord Curzon, whose researches in 1894 led to a singularly clear and comprehensive description of Pamir geography, as well as to the best map compilation that till then had existed.
These materials were used by a continuator who wrote in the middle of the 15th century, and who is identified with Walter Bower,' abbot of the monastery of Inchcolm.
Among the contributors in successive years were Canning, Scott (who reviewed himself), Robert Southey, 1 Archibald Bower (1686-1766) was educated at Douai, and became a Jesuit.
Crossing the Sining-Lhasa road a little south of the Dang la range, and about two days' journey north of Nagchuka, Captain Bower crossed the Su chu, and following a course parallel to the Giama-nu chu, he made his way to Riwoche and thence to Chiamdo, from which town he followed the Lhasa-Tachienlu high road to the latter town, which he reached on the 10th of February 1892.