Chestnut sentence example
The olive and chestnut are the chief fruits.
She appeared to be in her early thirties, had chestnut brown hair that fell in soft waves around her shoulders with thin streaks of what looked like fire running through it.
The horses, being drenched by the rain, all looked black whether chestnut or bay.
The most common varieties of trees are the oak, walnut and chestnut.
We also went nutting, and I helped them open the chestnut burrs and break the shells of hickory-nuts and walnuts--the big, sweet walnuts!Advertisement
Extensive forest areas still remain both in the east and the west, In the east oak, maple, beech, chestnut, elm, tulip-tree (locally " yellow poplar "), walnut, pine and cedar trees are the most numerous; in the west the forests are composed largely of cypress, ash, oak, hickory, chestnut, walnut, beech, tulip-tree, gum and sycamore trees.
Palms are common, the chestnut abounds in many places, the cacti are almost as numerous as on the open plateau.
Notwithstanding the war carried on against the jay, its varied cries and active gesticulations show it to be a sprightly bird, and at a distance that renders its beauty-spots invisible, it is yet rendered conspicuous by its cinnamon-coloured body and pure white tail-coverts, which contrast with the deep black and rich chestnut that otherwise mark its plumage, and even the young at once assume a dress closely resembling that of the adult.
A few oaks and red beeches occur, while chestnut trees grow anywhere between 1000 and 5300 ft.
Apart from black and white face-markings, and the black tail and dorsal stripe, the prevailing colour of the Alpine chamois is chestnut brown in summer, but lighter and greyer in winter.Advertisement
The usual colour of the adult is yellowish-brown, but it may vary from a deep red or chestnut brown to an almost silvery grey.
The colour is red or chestnut, with at times darkish spots on the skin.
Its colour is dark chestnut, or coffee-brown.
Among the indigenous trees are the Abies excelsa, Abies microsperma, Pinus sinensis, Pinus pinea, three species of oak, five of maple, lime, birch, juniper, mountain ash, walnut, Spanish chestnut, hazel, willow, hornbeam, hawthorn, plum, pear, peach, Rhus vernicifera, (?) Rhus semipinnata, Acanthopanax ricinifolia, Zelkawa, Thuja orientalis, Elaeagnus, Sophora Japonica, &c. Azaleas and rhododendrons are widely distributed, as well as other flowering shrubs and creepers, Ampelopsis Veitchii being universal.
Its large variety of trees and shrubs, including oak, hickory, elm, maple, chestnut, birch, ash, cedar, pine, larch and sumach, its flower gardens, a palm house, ponds, a lake of 61 acres for boating, skating and curling, a parade ground of 40 acres for other athletic sports, a menagerie, and numerous pieces of statuary, are among its objects of interest or beauty.Advertisement
The elm, the hickory, the beech, the chestnut, and many others of the most characteristic and useful trees of the eastern states were originally entirely wanting in California.
Cotton and leather are manufactured; the country around is fertile, and in the neighbourhood are large forests of oak, beech, elm, chestnut and pine, the timber of which is partly used locally and partly exported to Constantinople.
On the plateau willows, poplars and chestnut trees grow near the streams, but nine-tenths of the country is treeless, except for scrub.
The general colour of the fur is greyish, with a deep tinge of chestnut from the middle of the back to the root of the tail.
In the less exposed localities, on northern slopes and sheltered valleys, the European forms become more numerous, and we find species of alder, birch, ash, elm, maple, holly, hornbeam, Pyrus, &c. At greater elevations in the interior, besides the above are met Corylus, the common walnut, found wild throughout the range, horse chestnut, yew, also Picea Webbiana, Pinus, excelsa, Abies Smithiana, Cedrus Deodara (which tree does not grow spontaneously east of Kumaon), and several junipers.Advertisement
Large herds of swine are fed in the oak and chestnut woods of Alemtejo; sheep and goats are reared in the mountains, where excellent cheeses are made from goats' milk.
The other group is marked by a round head, a broad face, a nose often rather broad and heavy, hazel-grey eyes, light chestnut hair; they are thick-set and of medium height.
The largest known chestnut tree is the famous Castagno di cento cavalli, or the chestnut of a hundred horses, on the slopes of Mount Etna, a tree which, when measured about 1780 by Count Borch, was found to have a circumference of 190 ft.
The timber bears a striking resemblance to that of the oak, which has been mistaken for chestnut; but it may be distinguished by the numerous fine medullary rays.
Chestnut and walnut are rare and are found only near 2 This name is applied to a chain of lakes (the Rangeley, or Oquossoc, the Cupsuptic, the Mooselookmeguntic, the Molechunkamunk or Upper Richardson, the Welokenebacook or Lower Richardson, and the Umbagog) in Franklin and Oxford counties, in the western part of the state; the Umbagog extends into New Hampshire and its outlet helps to form the Androscoggin River.Advertisement
The commonest species of trees are such as grow in central Europe, namely, ash, fir, pine, beech, acacia, maple, birch, box, chestnut, laurel, holm-oak, poplar, elm, lime, yew, elder, willow, oak.
The lower slopes are, wherever possible, planted with vineyards, orchards and chestnut and almond groves.
A chestnut mare, after having a hybrid by a quagga, produced to a black Arabian horse three foals showing a number of stripes - in one more stripes were present than in the quagga hybrid.
In the absence of control experiments there is therefore no reason for assuming Lord Morton's chestnut mare would have produced less striped offspring had she been mated with the black Arabian before giving birth to a quagga hybrid.
To account for the stripes on the subsequent foals, it is only necessary (now that the principles of cross-breeding are better understood) to assume that in the cross-bred chestnut mare there lay latent the characteristics of the Kattiawar or other Indian breeds, in which stripes commonly occur.Advertisement
The principal fruits are the chestnut, which is largely exported, the olive and the walnut.
There are few indigenous fruits; the kei apple is the fruit of a small tree or shrub found in Kaffraria and the eastern districts, where also the wild and Kaffir plums are common; hard pears, gourds, water melons and species of almond, chestnut and lemon are also native.
His deep chestnut head and throat are diversified on either side by a line of buff, which, springing from the gape, runs upward to the eye, in front of which it forms a fork, one prong passing backward above and the other below, enclosing a dark glossy-green patch, and both losing themselves in the elongated feathers of the hind-head and nape.
The uniformly reddish or chestnut-brown specimens approach most nearly to the wild mouflon or urial in colour, but the chestnut extends over the whole of the underparts and flanks; domestication having probably led to the elimination of the white belly and dark flank band, which are doubtless protective characters.
Of fruit trees, besides the cocoanut, there may be mentioned the many varieties of the bread-fruit, of bananas and plantains, of sugar-cane and of lemon; the wi (Spondias dulcis), the kavika (Eugenia malaccensis), the ivi or Tahitian chestnut (Inocarpus edulis), the pine-apple and others introduced in modern times.Advertisement
Among indigenous trees, shrubs and vines that bear edible fruits or nuts the state has the blackberry, grape, pawpaw, persimmon, plum, crabapple, hickory, chestnut and hazel nut.
The hilly districts consist almost entirely of forest and pasture, the most common trees being the pine, beech, oak and chestnut.
Here only are to be found rich grassy meadows covered with flowers such as are seen in English fields, and here only do forests of oak, beech and chestnut cover a large proportion of the area.
Their sandy or chestnut colouring assimilates them to the horse, and separates them widely from the African wild asses, which are grey.
Eclipse was a chestnut horse with a white blaze down his face; his off hind leg was white from the hock downwards, and he had black spots upon his rump-this peculiarity coming down to the present day in direct male descent.Advertisement
Stockwell, who was a chestnut with black spots, was the sire of Blair Athol (1861), a chestnut, and also of Doncaster (1870), another chestnut, but with the characteristic black spots of his grandsire; and Doncaster was the sire of the chestnut Bend Or (1877).
As regards hue, the favourite colour of the ancients, according to Xenophon, was bay, and for a long time it was the fashionable colour in England; but for some time chestnut thoroughbreds have been the most conspicuous figure on English race-courses, so far as the more important events are concerned.
Eclipse was a chestnut; Castrel, Selim and Rubens were chestnuts; so also were Glencoe and Pantaloon, of whom the latter had black spots on his hind quarters like Eclipse; and also Stockwell and Doncaster.
Birdcatcher was a chestnut, so also were Stockwell and his brother Rataplan, Manganese, Mandragora, Thormanby, Kettledrum, St Albans, Blair Athol, Regalia, Formosa, Hermit, Marie Stuart, Doncaster, George Frederick, Apology, Craig Millar, Prince Charlie, Rayon d'Or and Bend Or.
Its body looks too heavy for its limbs, which are free from the " feather " so much admired in the two other heavy breeds; it possesses a characteristic chestnut colour.Advertisement
The plants of which the floral organs or perfect fruits are preserved include the amber-bearing Pinus succinifera, Smilax, Phoenix, the spike of an aroid, i i species of oak, 2 of chestnut, a beech, Urticaceae, 2 cinnamons and Trianthera among the Lauraceae, representatives of the Cistaceae, Ternstroemiaceae, Dilleniaceae (3 species of Hibbertia), Geraniaceae (Geranium and Erodium), Oxalidaceae, Acer, Celastraceae, Olacaceae, Pittosporaceae, Ilex (2 species), Euphorbiaceae, Umbelliferae (Chaerophyllum), Saxifragaceae (3 genera), Hamamelidaceae, Rosaceae, Connaraceae, Ericaceae (Andromeda and Clethra), Myrsinaceae (3 species), Rubiaceae, Sambucus (2 species), Santalaceae, Loranthaceae (3 species).
But in most parts of the state there are mixed forests of white oak, red oak, ash, red gum, black gum, maple, hickory, chestnut, sycamore, magnolia, tulip tree, cherry, pecan, walnut, elm, beech, locust and persimmon.
A shaft of brilliant sunlight fell through the dusty layers of a horse chestnut tree, landing on the velvet vows of her shoes.
Customers can choose from willow, birch, cherry, alder, sweet chestnut, ash, beech chestnut, poplar or oak.
Horse Chestnut Extract - a natural astringent, its seed contains tannic acid, which has a soothing effect.Advertisement
Try making them a bit more exciting by serving them with crispy bacon, crispy cheese crumbs or sweet chestnut crumble.
Chestnut, on the ground floor of the converted barn, is very spacious for two people.
Sierra Rica, based near ancient, organic chestnut woods in southern Spain, sells cooked and peeled chestnuts in jars.
The shank is sweet chestnut with the bark stripped off.
First, the old chestnut - is there a ' middle Scotland?
One is a Spanish chestnut said to be over 300 yrs old ' .
A lock of his hair lay across his shoulder, a soft rich chestnut.
A grove of horse chestnut trees may become an asset too valuable for small boys to plunder!
Vicky is a 13.2hh, 31 year old, Section B, liver chestnut mare.
She has sold her lorry, but is keeping chestnut welsh cob Prince, and she and husband Colin are having a rest.
Otto is a chestnut roan colt who was born on the 15/05/06.
In addition to large stands of fast-growing conifers, there is extensive sweet chestnut coppice.
During the fall, wherever you find horse chestnut trees you'll find children playing conkers.
He cited the row of chestnut trees felled by Norwich council for fear that falling conkers might hurt passers-by.
An adjacent chestnut coppice worked on a 20 year rotation was unnoticed by the artist at the time of the commission.
Further along the main path, the firs give way to reveal sweet chestnut coppice.
Try making them a bit more exciting by serving them with crispy bacon, crispy bacon, crispy cheese crumbs or sweet chestnut crumble.
Quot you can better job by pianists Cyrus chestnut.
Once prosperous for the flour, wood and furniture it produced from the chestnut tree, the area is now becoming increasingly depopulated.
The acidic soils support sweet chestnut Castanea sativa, sessile oak Quercus petraea, and ash Fraxinus excelsior.
This could be done with colored tape or chestnut fencing, the latter held on posts fixed just outside the Scheduled Area.
William Smith a gypsy, charged with stealing a chestnut gelding from the Rev Buck at Lavenham.
He is 6 years old, 16.1 chestnut gelding.
Mr Tuplin is a 5 yr old chestnut gelding, who belonged to a rather well known Shiek out in Dubai... .
Other trees including the horse chestnut and sycamore already have well-developed leaves.
It grows into a smaller tree than our common horse chestnut and has darker foliage.
Another commonly planted tree is Aesculus x carnea, red horse chestnut, and as the name implies has red flowers rather than white.
New species continue to arrive and spread rapidly, for example the horse chestnut leaf miner, which probably first appeared in 2002.
A striking 3-year-old chestnut colt by the French Guineas winner Vettori; proven after winning 5f maiden at Bath in October 2004.
Striking liver chestnut, 4 white stockings, flaxen mane & tail, good to shoe, box, traffic & handle.
Looking for chestnut mare called lucky born 1997 by Roberto Danish warmblood was at Peter Clark yard in Peterborough.
As i have contender can be and ii included morris chestnut quot.
The fence is made of split chestnut, with the lower rail mortised into the ' godfathers ', and the upper rails nailed.
An alternative method of erecting chestnut paling is to fasten it to strained wires.
Sand has been trapped using a series of wind breaks in the form of chestnut palings.
The fire baskets and canopies are made on site, as well as smaller items such as bellows, chestnut roasters or fire-irons.
The existing oak, ash, birch, and sweet chestnut were retained, and 400 English oak saplings were planted.
How I love the flavor of intelligent sea mammal with a chestnut stuffing...
Planted tree species included sycamore, Norway maple, beech, ash, lime, elm, Scots pine and horse chestnut.
Many botanists are even of opinion that the sweet chestnut, which now constitutes so large a part of the forests that clothe the sides both of the Alps and the Apennines, and in some districts supplies the chief food of the inhabitants, is not originally of Italian growth; it is certain that it had not attained in ancient times to anything like the extension and importance which it now possesses.
In all three zones occur the chestnut, aspen, willow (especially Salix laurea), hornbeam, birch, alder, juniper and yew; while the mountain ash, hazel, wild plum, wild pear and other wild fruit trees are found at rarer intervals.
Amongst the forest and other trees are the oak, which yields large quantities of galls, the beech, fir, pine, ash and alder, also the chestnut, walnut and filbert.
On the higher elevations the trees are mostly white pine, yellow pine and hemlock, but in the valleys and lower levels are oaks, hickories, maples, elms, birches, locusts, willows, spruces, gums, buckeyes, the chestnut, black walnut, butternut, cedar, ash, linden, poplar, buttonwood, hornbeam, holly, catalpa, magnolia, tulip-tree, Kentucky coffee-tree, sassafras, wild cherry, pawpaw, crab-apple and other species.
They grew also behind my house, and one large tree, which almost overshadowed it, was, when in flower, a bouquet which scented the whole neighborhood, but the squirrels and the jays got most of its fruit; the last coming in flocks early in the morning and picking the nuts out of the burs before they fell, I relinquished these trees to them and visited the more distant woods composed wholly of chestnut.
Or head to Banon, a small village famous for its goats cheese wrapped in dried chestnut leaves and tied with a raffia ribbon.
Here the winter birder should look for Pink-billed Larks with their warm chestnut or rufous underparts.
The most common variety has a white spotted chestnut coat, with a white rump patch and a fairly long tail.
The claret feathers of the breast are tipped with white, and the scapular feathers are also edged with chestnut.
Leading up to the present church with its slate roof is a row of horse chestnut trees.
Glasses chinked, and snoring noises came from under a chestnut where Mr. Witcher was contemplating his lunch.
Notable exceptions include that of Copenhagen, the chestnut stallion ridden by the first Duke of Wellington at Waterloo.
To bring up an old chestnut, The Day Today never used real celebrities in unreal situations.
Both sexes have a chestnut mantle and whitish underparts with brown streaks, but the female is duller than the male.
Consider a solid chestnut brown if you have blue or green eyes, and opt for a slighter deeper walnut hue if your eyes are brown.
Cut an "X" on each chestnut and then boil them for 6 minutes.
Ae. Indica, the Indian Horse Chestnut, is as handsome as Ae.
The Chestnut thrives best in airy and warm situations, and upon stony or free soils, not caring much for chalk or heavy soils.
Chinese Chestnut (Xanthoceras) - X. sorbifolia is a beautiful dwarf hardy tree, but not a rapid grower; its leaves are elegant, and its flowers white marked with red, borne in erect clusters.
Golden Chestnut (Castanopsis Chrysophylla) - A beautiful evergreen tree of the Pacific Coast of N.America, coming between the Oaks and the Chestnuts.
The leaves, as the specific name implies, resemble those of the Horse Chestnut, and at maturity assume a rich bronzy-green.
Leaf dark green, blotched with chestnut above and on the stems, and reddish below.
It is available in a wide range of colors such as grain, deep chestnut, olive, steel blue, stone, copper, sagebrush, charcoal.
It comes in colors including Mountain green, british tan, midnight, deep chestnut, and buckskin.
It comes in colors such as terra cotta, blue, rawhide, charcoal, sagebrush, timber, lodge red, otter, deep chestnut.
Available in the woodsy tones of either dark chestnut or ancient elm, it is an all-cotton coat with a notch collar, center vent and half-back lining.
The opaque colors available are blue, chestnut brown, green, hazel, honey and sapphire blue.
Acuvue also offers a dark brown shade called Chestnut Brown.
You can also purchase this look in a classically beautiful chestnut frame.
You may even be able to find extinct or rare woods like American chestnut or elm.
The jade tree has always been a favorite choice as has the pachira aquatic tree (Malabar chestnut).
Chocolate brown hair will easily come alive with the presence of chestnut highlights.
Brunette shades with copper, chestnut and honey tones are all popular right now.
The hotel's well-appointed rooms are decorated in soothing blue and chestnut tones.
Displaying their characteristic beige on chestnut monogram it seems as if these satchels, messengers and handbags are resting on the forearms and shoulders of everyone.
His luggage was famous for its beige on chestnut "LV" monogram that soon became a trademark for the upcoming luxury brand.
The pattern is woven in shades of chestnut, brown, and black.
Two colors are available in this style; espresso (a deep brown), and hazel (a beautiful burnt chestnut).
For example, colors like sand and chestnut are some of the most popular.
The Classic, Essential and Ultra Short Boots come in sand, chestnut and black.
Several colors are available in this shoe, including chestnut and dark brown.
It comes in Hi, Lo, and Mini heights and a a variety of colors including chocolate, charcoal, mushroom, black and chestnut.
They're available in black, sand, and chestnut.
Available in black and chestnut, these fantastic, neutral slippers retail for $39.95 each.
Then there's that old chestnut called "social stigma".
In addition to healing shea butter, it also contains chestnut extract and wheat protein.
With combinations like wood-smoked trout with caramelized cherries, or acorn squash and chestnut risotto, you will have a hearty meal yet still feel good about yourself after an active day.
Among the most important trees of this area are the white and chestnut oaks, the black walnut, the yellow poplar, and the cherry, the southern portion of the state containing the largest reserve supply.
Hickory, chestnut, locust, maple, beech, dogwood, and pawpaw are widely distributed.
The chestnut covers considerable areas in Prigord, Limousin and Beam; resinotis trees (firs, pines, larches, &c.) form fine forests in the Vosges and The indigenous fauna include the bear, now very rare but still found in the Alps and Pyrenees, the wolf, harbouring chiefly in the Cvennes and Vosges, but in continually decreasing areas; the fox, marten, badger, weasel, otter, the beaver in the extreme south of the Rhne valley, and in the Alps the marmot; the red deer and roe deer are preserved in many of the forests, and the wild boar is found in several districts; the chamois and wild goat survive in the Pyrenees and Alps.
The hilly regions of Limousin, Prigord and the Cvennes are the home of the chestnut, which in some places is still a staple food; walnuts grow on the lower levels of the central plateau and in lower Dauphin and Provence, figs and almonds in Provence, oranges and citrons on the Mediterranean coast, apricots in central France, the olive in Provcnce and the lower valleys of the Rhneand Durancc. Truffles arc found under Silk Cocoons.
Among deciduous trees the state is noted for its sugar maples; birch and beech are common on the hills, and oaks, elm, hickory, ash, poplar, basswood, willow, chestnut and butternut on the less elevated areas.
The chestnut oaks of America represent a section distinguished by the merely serrated leaves, with parallel veins running to the end of the serratures.
Throughout this tract the Apennines are generally covered with extensive forests of chestnut, oak and beech; while their upper slopes afford admirable pasturage.
A nearer view will reveal the rich chestnut of the mantle and upper wing-coverts, and the combination of colours thus exhibited suggests the term "tortoise-shell" often applied to it - the quill-feathers being mostly of a dark brown and its lower parts pure white.
The olive and the chestnut are rare; but the beech reappears, and the Pinus pinaster recalls the Italian pines.
Of the extremely limited Samoan fauna, consisting mainly of an indigenous rat, four species of snakes and a few birds, the most interesting member is the Didunculus strigirostris, a ground pigeon of iridescent greenish-black and bright chestnut plumage, which forms a link between the extinct dodo and the living African Treroninae.
Chestnut woods are found in the Selino district, and forests of the valonia oak in that of Retimo; in some parts the carob tree is abundant and supplies an important article of consumption.
The trees of the greatest commercial value are oak and chestnut at the foot of the mountains and yellow pine on the uplands of the Coastal Plain.
But mixed with the oak and chestnut or higher up are considerable hickory, birch and maple; farther up the mountain sides are some hemlock and white pine; and on the swamp lands of the Coastal Plain are much cypress and some cedar, and on the Coastal Plain south of the Neuse there is much long-leaf pine from which resin is obtained.
Beech, black walnut, butternut, chestnut, catalpa, hemlock and tamarack trees are also common.
The chief exports are chestnut extract for tanning, cedrates, citrons, oranges, early vegetables, fish, copper ore and antimony ore.
The manakins are nearly all birds of gay appearance, generally exhibiting rich tints of blue, crimson, scarlet, orange or yellow in combination with chestnut, deep black, black and white, or olive green; and among their most obvious characteristics are their short bill and feeble feet, of which the outer toe is united to the middle toe for a good part of its length.
The general colour is blackish, with a more or less marked grey or brownish tinge on the hair of the shoulders, and sometimes of chestnut on the head.
While the winter plumage is of a sober greyish-brown, the breeding-dress is marked by a predominance of bright bay or chestnut, rendering the wearer a very beautiful object.
In these the predominant trees are the fir and pine, but many others, such as the chestnut, are well represented.
The sooty-grey colour that, deepening into blackish-brown on the crown and quills, pervades the whole of its plumage - the lower tailcoverts, which are of a deep chestnut, excepted - renders it a conspicuous object; and though, for some reason or other, far from being a favourite, it is always willing when undisturbed to become intimate with men's abodes.
The colours range from deep black to pure white, passing through chestnut or bay, and many tints of brown or ashy-grey, while often the feathers are more or less closely barred with some darker shade, and the black is very frequently glossed with violet, blue or green - or, in addition, spangled with white grey or gold-colour.
In the Catskills and in the farming regions the lumber product consists largely of hardwoods (mostly oak, chestnut and hickory), smaller amounts of hemlock and pine, and a very little spruce.
A large extent of woodland consists of ash and chestnut plantations, maintained for the growth of hop poles.
Other prairie birds are the prairie chicken, and there are a great many birds that sing while flying; among them are the horned lark, bobolink, Smith's longspur and chestnut collared longspur, lark-sparrow, lark-bunting and Sprague's pipit.
Among the more common trees are several species of oak, pine, hickory, gums and maple, and the chestnut, the poplar, the beech, the cypress and the red cedar; the merchantable pine has been cut, but the chestnut and other hard woods of West Maryland are still a product of considerable value.
The most obvious distinctions between Totaninae and Tringinae may be said to lie in the acute or blunt form of the tip of the bill (with which is associated a less or greater development of the sensitive nerves running almost if not quite to its extremity, and therefore greatly influencing the mode of feeding) and in the style of plumage - the Tringinae, with blunt and flexible bills, mostly assuming a summer-dress in which some tint of chestnut or reddish-brown 1 These are Phalaropus fulicarius and P. (or Lobipes) hyperboreus, and were thought by some of the older writers to be allied to the Coots (q.v.).
In certain parts of the plateau there are narrow anticlinal uplifts, an outlying effect of mountain-making compression; here a ridge rises if the exposed strata are resistant, as in Chestnut ridge of western Pennsylvania; but here a valley is excavated if the exposed strata are weak, as in Sequatchie Valley, a long narrow trough which cuts off a strip of the plateau from its greater body in Tennessee.
In the Alleghanian Transition zone the chestnut, walnut, oaks and hickories of the South are interspersed among the beech, birch, hemlock and sugar maple of the North.
In the south of England, the larch is much planted for the supply of hop-poles, though in parts of Kent and Sussex poles formed of Spanish chestnut are regarded as still more lasting.
Thus the protoand per-salts of iron, as well as the protoand per-salts of tin, including also a large variety of tannin, sumac, divi-divi, chestnut, valonia, the acacias (Areca Catechu and Acacia Catechu from India), from which are obtained cutch and gambier, &c., are no longer used solely as mordants or tinctorial matters, but mainly to serve the object of converting the silk into a greatly-expanded fibre, consisting of a conglomeration of more or less of these substances."
An academy of agriculture, with a natural history museum and botanic garden attached, is established in the palace of Clemensruhe at Poppelsdorf, which is reached by a fine avenue about a mile long, bordered on both sides by a double row of chestnut trees.
This bird, believed to be the second kind of ibis spoken of by Herodotus, is rather smaller than the sacred ibis, and mostly of a dark chestnut colour with brilliant green and purple reflections on the upper parts, exhibiting, however, when young none of the rufous hue.
In other species of the genus, 14 to 17 in number, the bill is mostly particoloured - green, yellow, red, chestnut, blue and black variously combining so as often to form a ready diagnosis; but some of these tints are very fleeting and often leave little or no trace after death.
Here the sexes also differ in coloration, the males having the head and breast black, and the females the same parts chestnut; but all have a yellow nuchal crescent (whence the name of the group).
In colour it is usually brownish black above, with the nose, chin, cheeks and throat tending to whitish, and the under parts brownish chestnut; while the feet and tail are black and blackish.
The northern groups and the Diamond Mountain are heavily timbered, but the hills are covered mainly with coarse, sour grass, oak and chestnut scrub.
The horse was an old, worn-out chestnut, with an ill-kept coat, and bones that showed plainly through it; the knees knuckled over, and the forelegs were very unsteady.
A bird sits on the next bough, life-everlasting grows under the table, and blackberry vines run round its legs; pine cones, chestnut burs, and strawberry leaves are strewn about.
It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln--they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad--with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.
The Emperor, surrounded by his suite of officers and courtiers, was riding a bobtailed chestnut mare, a different one from that which he had ridden at the review, and bending to one side he gracefully held a gold lorgnette to his eyes and looked at a soldier who lay prone, with blood on his uncovered head.
One in a black uniform with white plumes in his hat rode a bobtailed chestnut horse, the other who was in a white uniform rode a black one.
He had a look at all the details of the hunt, sent a pack of hounds and huntsmen on ahead to find the quarry, mounted his chestnut Donets, and whistling to his own leash of borzois, set off across the threshing ground to a field leading to the Otradnoe wood.
The hazel bushes parted behind the hounds and Daniel's chestnut horse appeared, dark with sweat.
What sportsmen! and as if scorning to say more to the frightened and shamefaced count, he lashed the heaving flanks of his sweating chestnut gelding with all the anger the count had aroused and flew off after the hounds.
But when he saw that the horsemen did not dismount and that the wolf shook herself and ran for safety, Daniel set his chestnut galloping, not at the wolf but straight toward the wood, just as Karay had run to cut the animal off.
Daniel galloped up silently, holding a naked dagger in his left hand and thrashing the laboring sides of his chestnut horse with his whip as if it were a flail.