Agilawood, the camphor tree, and ebony are also found in smaller quantities.
Small quantities of ebony and sandal-wood are exported.
It pained Dean to see her 30 pounds thinner, wearing an ill fitting wig in place of her waist-length ebony hair, but her indomitable spirit continued to leave him in awe.
One was black as ebony, with little bunches of fuzzy hair tied with shoestrings sticking out all over her head like corkscrews.
- The name "Costa Rica," meaning "rich coast," is well deserved; for, owing to the combination of ample sunshine and moisture with a wonderfully fertile soil, almost any kind of fruit or flower can be successfully cultivated; while the vast tracts of virgin forest, which remain along the Atlantic slopes, contain an abundance of cedar, mahogany, rosewood, rubber and ebony, with fustic and other precious dye-woods.
The neighbouring forests furnish ebony, molave, tindalo and other very valuable hardwoods.
There is a large trade in wood-carving, the material being generally Indian ebony in northern India, sandal-wood in southern India, and teak in Burma and elsewhere.
Rubber, ebony and other timber, cocoa and gum copal, come next in importance.
Markham, in his introduction to the narrative of Clavijo's embassy, states that his body "was embalmed with musk and rose water, wrapped in linen, laid in an ebony coffin and sent to Samarkand, where it was buried."
Rubber vines, mahogany, ebony and many valuable timber trees are found in the forest zone.
The forest vegetation, largely confined to the "Isle of Isles" and the southern uplands, includes the Adansonia (baobab), which in the Fazogli district attains gigantic proportions, the tamarind, of which bread is made, the deleb palm, several valuable gum trees (whence the term Sennari often applied in Egypt to gumarabic), some dyewoods, ebony, ironwood and many varieties of acacia.
The other biblical books do not mention the Sabaeans except incidentally, in allusion to their trade in incense and perfumes, gold and precious stones, ivory, ebony, and costly garments (Jer.
The great hardness of teak is due to the silica deposited in the heart-wood, and the special coloring matters of various woods, such as satinwood, ebony, &c., are confined to the heart-wood.
The Nile valley afforded a passage by ship or on foot into Nubia, where, however, little wealth was to be sought, though gold and rarities from the Sudan, such as ivory and ebony, came that way and an armed raid could yield a good spoil in slaves and cattle.
Among other valuable forest products are thingan wood (Hopea odorata), largely used for boat-building; damar oil, taken throughout Indo-China from the Dipterocarpus levis; agilla wood, sapan, rosewood, ironwood, ebony, rattan.
In southern Kordofan and in the higher parts of the Bahr-el-Ghazal the silag and ebony are also common, as well as African mahogany (homraya, Khaya senegalensis) and other timber trees.
The contents of the tombs have been nearly destroyed by successive plunderers; enough remained to show that rich jewellery was placed on the mummies, a profusion of vases of hard and valuable stones from the royal table service stood about the body, the store-rooms were filled with great jars of wine, perfumed ointment and other supplies, and tablets of ivory and of ebony were engraved with a record of the yearly annals of the reigns.
This contains a large variety of hard-wooded and valuable timber trees, including species of Weinmannia (Lalona 1), Elaeocarpus (Voanana), Dalbergia (Vbambbana), Nuxia (Valanirana), Podocarpus, a pine, the sole species in the island (Hetatra),Tambourissa (Amhara), Neobaronia (Harah¢ra), Ocotea (Varongy) and probably ebony, Diospyros sp., &c. The following trees are characteristic of Madagascar vegetation, some of them being endemic, and others very prominent features in the landscape: the traveller's-tree (Urania speciosa), with its graceful crown of plantain-like leaves growing like an enormous fan at the top of a tall trunk, and affording a supply of pure cool water, every part of the tree being of some service in building; the Raphia (rofia) palm (Sagus ruffia); the tall fir-like Casuarina equisetifolia or beef wood tree, very prominent on the eastern coast, as well as several species of screw-pine (Pandanus); the Madagascar spice (Ravintsara madagascariensis), a large forest tree, with fragrant fruit, leaves and bark; a beautiful-leaved species of Calophyllum; and the Tangena (Tanghinia veneniflua), formerly employed as a poison ordeal.
His heart, embalmed and enshrined in a coffin of ebony and silver, which she always kept beside her, was, at her death in 1290, buried with her in the precincts of the abbey, which thus acquired its name (Abbacia Dulcis Cordis, or Douxquer).
There are, too, valuable timber trees, such as the yellow pine (Podocarpus elongatus), stinkwood (Ocotea), sneezewood or Cape ebony (Pteroxylon utile) and ironwood.
Other wild fruits are the so-called Cape gooseberry (not native to Natal) and the kaw apple or Dingaan apricot, which grows on a species of ebony tree.
There are also timber trees such as mahogany, ebony, teak, lignum vitae, African cedars and planes, while oil, borassus and bamboo palms are abundant.
The chief trade is in, and the principal exports are, palm oil and kernels, rubber, cotton, maize, groundnuts (Arachis), shea-butter from the Bassia parkii (Sapotaceae), fibres of the Raphia vinifera, and the Sansevieria guineensis, indigo, and kola nuts, ebony and other valuable wood.
Among the timber trees are species of pine, cedar, ebony, ironwood, stinkwood and sneezewood.
On the Blue Nile the forest trees alter, the most abundant being the babanus (Sudan ebony) and the silag (Anogeissus leiocarpus), while gigantic baobabs, called tebeldi in the Sudan, and tarfa (Sterculia cinerea) are numerous.
The more rugged districts and higher elevations are clad with such tropical forest trees as ebony, Spanish cedar, sandalwood, rosewood and mahogany.
There are several kinds of finely-grained wood, amongst which a very dark ebony is specially remarkable.
The bombax or silk-cotton tree attains gigantic proportions in the forests, which are the home of the indiarubber-producing plants and of many valuable kinds of timber trees, such as odum (Chlorophora excelsa), ebony, mahogany (Khaya senegalensis), African teak or oak (Oldfieldia africana) and camwood (Baphia nitida).
The natural and forest products of Mexico include the agave and yucca (ixtle) fibres already mentioned; the " ceibon " fibre derived from the silk-cotton tree (Bombax pentandria); rubber and vanilla in addition to the cultivated products; palm oil; castor beans; ginger; chicle, the gum extracted from the " chico-zapote " tree (Achras sapota); logwood and other dye-woods; mahogany, rosewood, ebony, cedar and other valuable woods; " cascalote " or divi-divi; jalap root (Ipomaea); sarsaparilla (Smilax); nuts and fruits.
The principal timber tree is the ebony (Diospyros ebeneum), which grows to a considerable size.
Indigo, cotton and tobacco are grown; the bamboo and the ratan-palm are common in the woods; and among the larger trees are sandal-wood, ebony, sapan and teak.
He seems to have been in London during the last weeks of Charles I., from whom he is said to have received his watch and some jewels which had ornamented the ebony case in which he kept his Bible.
Other peculiar trees prized for their wood are: the kauila (Alphitonia ponderosa), used for making spears, mallets and other tools; the kela (Mezoneuron kauaiense), the hard wood of which resembles ebony; the halapepe (Dracaena aurea), out of the soft wood of which the natives carved many of their idols; and the wiliwili (Erythrina monosperma), the wood of which is as light as cork and is used for outriggers.
The native flora is rich, and teak, ebony and canari trees are especially abundant; the fauna, which is similarly varied, includes the babirusa, which occurs in this island only of the Moluccas.
And the feeling of the age finds greater scope in private statues, many of which have a personal fascination about them, as in the seated figures at Cairo and Florence, and the freer work in wood, of which the ebony negress (Plate IV.
About half of this quantity comes from the forests of Burma, where large amounts of teak and other woods are annually extracted, chiefly through the agency of private firms. It is, however, only the more valuable of the woods, such as teak, sandal-wood, ebony and the like, which find a market abroad.
The forests contain valuable timber trees such as African oak or teak (Oldfieldia Africana), rosewood, ebony, tamarind, camwood, odum - whose wood resists the attacks of termites - and the tolmgah or brimstone tree.
boxwood lines and macassar ebony.
These instruments have ebony pegs (as well as fingerboard, nut & saddle ), which enables easier and more accurate tuning.
A simple face-framing ebony short wig may be on sale for $34, down $30-$40 from the original price.
Ebony has always dreamed of joining the US Air Force.
ebony black as he had been before.
When this ebony bird flew in it was beguiling my sad fancy into smiling by the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore.
ebony with boxwood inlays.
Great black beams, like polished ebony, support the ceiling.
Only the finest selected plain black ebony or Indian rosewood is used.
good black ebony has no discernable grain and has an excellent finish direct from the tooling.
ebony fingerboard fitted.
ebony wood and patchouli.
ebony door, where the Seraph leaves him.
ebony eyes stilled.
ebony trees and the unfortunate Dodo.
Curl mahogany veneers inlayed with boxwood lines and Macassar ebony.
The neck and scroll are carved from one piece of maple, and an ebony fingerboard fitted.
The Spirit also investigates how Ebony wound up in a sultan's harem and why Commissioner Dolan harbored a criminal in his house.
Chester Zoo has three jaguars:- Ebony - the only black jaguar at Chester Zoo was born in 1984 and came from Rome Zoo.
There is also a very slight curvature, but this is to be expected in a turned ebony shank of this age.
Vegetation is luxuriant; magnificent forests clothe the mountains, and sandalwood, ebony and lignum vitae, besides a variety of palms, are found in them.
Presentation table and vase Ebony and rosewood veneer table inlaid with silver and with feet of electroplated nickel silver.
You can then purchase ebony wood stain and get the china cabinet hutch you've dreamed of.
British colonial furniture is typified by hard, tropical woods, such as mahogany, teak, and ebony, which will withstand the humidity of the tropics.
The finishes are usually light colors, but you can find ebony paint finishes as well.
This pallet mixes beautiful, rich, dark brown with ebony and softer tones of green, gold and off-white.
Ebony skin looks best with a brownish red and the ivory skin tones should save red lipstick for only those special occasions calling for some extra drama.
Ebony beauty techniques offer similarities and differences to most accepted forms of makeup advice.
Although too much makeup certainly takes away from the natural exotic beauty of ebony skins, a little enhancement will help all bring out their best appearance.
This large variety is a major component in finding the best types of makeup for ebony beauty.
The darkest of ebony skins tends to have a strong grey or reddish undertone.
When selecting a foundation for an ebony beauty, it is important to match the skin color exactly.
Don't be in a hurry to buy; taking the time to select the best foundation color is the more important ebony beauty decision you can make.
For this reason, an important makeup for ebony beauty is the cover stick.
For the best in ebony beauty, dark translucent powders are your choice.
Another enticing look for ebony eyes is our article on Smoky Eye Makeup.
Eyebrows are also an important part of the ebony beauty routine.
In turn, sparse eyebrows on an ebony beauty can be almost completely invisible.
The absolute best feature on an ebony beauty is her lips.
Whether you're pale, or ebony toned, chances are, you'll find your match in their line.
Line upper and lower lash lines with MAC eye pencil in Ebony for definition that won't upstage your blue peepers.
Kelly's Bellies (winning team) versus Ebony Flame: Former Taxi star Jeff Conaway, from Kelly's Bellies, left the show mid-season to enter into a drug rehabilitation program.
It features high end details like a bookmatched ash body, ebony fingerboard, gold hardware and two super 80 pickups.
Stains can make bamboo flooring look like other types of wood, such as ebony.
Baseball Hat with Signature Web and Cotton Lining comes in beige and ebony GG fabric with green and red web and brown leather trim.
Cap with Grommets is made from beige and ebony GG fabric with brown leather trim and silver hardware.
It comes in another version that is beige and ebony GG print with tattoo print, brown netting and brown leather trim.
This ebony pair is extremely angular and gets excellent to very good marks for its condition.
To top it all off, Dante wields two custom pistols named Ebony and Ivory.
In addition to varied hair color, a solid color in a vibrant shade such as platinum, scarlet, or shiny ebony will enhance the bob shape while adding an inarguable level of sophistication.
The blender comes in Brushed Chrome (WPB05BC), Ebony (WPB09), Chrome (WPB05), and Chili Red (WPB04) colors.
The PBB Series comes in Retro Green (PBB212), Ebony (PBB209), Chili Red (PBB204), and Quite White (PBB201).
Marble, glass, alabaster, sandalwood, plastic, ivory, rosewood, crystal, and ebony are among the most beautiful and durable chess materials.
Pearl gemologists estimate there may be as many as 40 shades of black, from light gray to rich ebony, all of which have deep layers of color and iridescence to add to their mystique.
Titanium's natural color is a medium gray or grayish white hue, but by creating an alloy with various rare earth metals, that color can be deepened to a charcoal or ebony shade.
Black comes in many hues from a smoky gray to the deepest ebony, and many black pearls have overtones of red, blue, pink, green, or yellow.
In fact, to help disapprove that assumption, all you need to do is take a look at the Ebony & Ivory purse; it's shaped to give the appearance of a piano keyboard.
This site offers ebony breast forms, something you may not find on all sites.
Ebony's boyfriend Josh is still a child himself and makes life more difficult for the soon-to-be teen mom.
Once the baby arrives the fighting between Ebony and Josh escalates.
Ebony chastises her baby's daddy about being immature and selfish, then urges him to start acting like a father.
The exports are chiefly groundnuts, rubber of inferior quality, sesamum and other oil seeds, tortoise-shell and ebony.
Common species in the woodbush are three varieties of yellow wood (Podocarpus), often growing to an enormous size, the Cape beech (myrsine), several varieties of the wild pear (Olivia) and of stinkwood (Oreodaphne) ironwood and ebony.
His style has been characterized with justice as dark and resplendent like ebony.
It was a posh room for Hell, carved of smooth ebony stone that was characteristic of all the buildings in Hell.
Slightly off center in the room stood a breathtaking, nine-foot, ebony Steinway concert grand piano.
curvaceous women, or the black side-kick, Ebony White... Which would you rather I talk about?
While Josh skips school and jeopardizes his chance of graduating, Ebony is hard at work trying to finish her courses and enroll in college, all while coming to terms with the fact that her life is about to change forever.
Pre-Cape Rocks principally the yellow wood (Podocarpus)., sneezewood (Pteroxylon utile), stinkwood (Oreodaphne bullata), black ironwood (Olea laurifolia), white ironwood (Vepris lanceolata), and umtomboti (Exoecaria africana); all are very useful woods, and the yellow wood, sneezewood, stinkwood and ironwood when polished have grain and colour equal to maple, walnut and ebony.
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