Erect Sentence Examples
In 1836 he began to erect a grand conservatory 300 ft.
Anatole stood erect with staring eyes.
It is a tall perennial grass-like plant, giving off numerous erect stems 6 to 12 ft.
Natasha sat erect, gazing with a searching look now at her father and now at Pierre.
Not two minutes had passed before Prince Vasili with head erect majestically entered the room.Advertisement
The Acropolis had been dismantled as a fortress after the expulsion of Hippias; its defenders against the Persians found it necessary to erect a wooden barricade at its entrance.
When they erect a new habitation they fell the wood early in summer, but seldom begin building till towards the end of August.
The leaves are three or four in number, flat, lanceolate, erect and sheathing; and there is no stem.
Cars, however, are too valuable to be used in this way for more than a few hours, and it is usual to erect large storage bins at the mine, at concentration works and metallurgical establishments, in which the mineral may be stored, permitting cars, wagons and vessels to be quickly emptied or loaded.
The horns are somewhat erect and spiral, with an outward bend.Advertisement
Like the Arsacids the kings resided in Ctesiphon, where, out of the vast palace built by Chosroes I., a portion at least of the great hall is still erect.
The clusters of green flowers terminate the young shoots and are erect; the two wings of the fruit spread almost horizontally, and are smaller than in the sycamore.
Provision was made to erect a new building at a cost of $5,000,000.
If we place the base of the filament in each case on a base line in the order of the successive times of observation recorded, and at distances apart proportional to the intervals of time (8.30, 10.0, 10.30, 11.40, and so on) and erect the straightened-out filaments, the proportional length of each of which is here given for each period, a line joining the tips of the filaments gives the curve of growth.
The flowers of the horsechestnut, which are white dashed with red and yellow, appear in May, and sometimes, but quite exceptionally, again in autumn; they form a handsome erect panicle, but comparatively few of them afford mature fruit.Advertisement
But one of the first acts of the founder of the new dynasty, Ghias-ud-din Tughlak, was to erect a new capital about 4 m.
The committee have power to purchase land, erect a hospital, provide all necessary appliances, and generally administer a hospital for the purposes above mentioned.
But under an act of 1888 it is provided that it shall not be lawful in any urban district without the consent of the urban authority to erect or bring forward any house or building in any street or any part of such house or building beyond the front main wall of the house or building on either side thereof in the same street.
A chapel in a cave was superseded about 1146 by a wooden church, replaced about 1180 by a stone church, which was pulled down in 1793 to erect the present building.
The marked curvature of the vertebral column, by breaking the shock to the neck and head in running and leaping, likewise favours the erect position.Advertisement
In man the occipital foramen, through which passes the spinal cord, is placed just behind the centre of the base of the skull, which is thus evenly balanced in the erect posture, whereas the gorilla, which goes habitually on all fours, and whose skull is inclined forward, in accordance with this posture has the foramen farther back.
On the whole, Huxley's division probably approaches more nearly than any other to such a tentative classification as may be accepted in definition of the principal varieties of mankind, regarded from a zoological point of view, though anthropologists may be disposed to erect into separate races several of his widely-differing sub-races.
In some bamboos they are very numerous from the lower nodes of the erect culms, and pass downwards to the soil, whilst those from the upper nodes shrivel up and form circles of spiny fibres.
This mode of growth is the cause of the " tillering " of cereals, or the production of a large number of erect growing branches from the lower nodes of the young stem.
They are generally numerous, erect, cylindrical (rarely flattened) and conspicuously jointed with evident nodes.Advertisement
The function of the nodes is to raise again culms which have become bent down; they are composed of highly turgescent tissue, the cells of which elongate on the side next the earth when the culm is placed in a horizontal or oblique position, and thus raise the culm again to an erect position.
Melica uniflora has in addition to the ligule, a green erect tongue-like process, from the line of junction of the edges of the sheath.
They create and alter subdivisions, levy taxes, care for the poor, construct, maintain and make regulations for roads and bridges, erect and care for public buildings, grant franchises, issue licences, supervise county officers, make and enforce proper police regulations (but the authority does not extend to incorporated towns or cities), and perform such other duties as may be authorized by law.
The most simple test for the value of a system of fire-proof coverings, and of partitions and furrings, is to erect a large sample of the work and to subject it alternately to the continued action of an intensely hot flame which is allowed to impinge upon it, and to a stream of cold water directed upon it from the ordinary service nozzle of a steam fire engine.
As a rule it is not permissible to erect a building wider than the road, measured from building line to building line.
An inflorescence has the form of a dichotomouslybranched cyme bearing small erect cones; those containing the female flowers attain the size of a fir-cone, and are scarlet in colour.
He brought the Moldavian Church into more direct relation with the patriarch of Constantinople, but also showed considerable favour to the Latins, allowing them to erect churches at Suciava, Jassy and Galatz.
Among defeated amendments that are indicative of socio-political tendencies was one (1896) to authorize cities of a population of 30,000 or more to purchase, erect or maintain waterworks or lighting plants.
This cult probably originated in Crete, whence the god in the form of a dolphin led his Cretan worshippers to the Delphian shore, where he bade them erect an altar in his honour.
The then governor, Lord Charles Somerset, whose treaty arrangements with the Kaffir chiefs had proved unfortunate, desired to erect a barrier against the Kaffirs by settling white colonists in the border district.
When the goods to be weighed are very heavy, portable weigh - bridges or platform machines are inapplicable and it is necessary to erect the weighbridge on a solid foundation.
The grave is marked by two erect slabs of white marble.
In youth he was described as " a handsome young man, tall, slight, and very erect, bashful, but never awkward."
The morphologist may propose classifications, and the embryologist may erect genealogical trees, but all schemes which do not agree with the direct evidence of fossils must be abandoned; and it is this evidence, above all, that gained enormously in volume and in value during the last quarter of the 19th century.
A graceful granite column, still erect on the slope above the head of the promontory, commemorated the victory of Claudius Gothicus over the Goths at Nissa, A.D.
Rye is a tall-growing annual grass, with fibrous roots, flat, narrow, ribbon-like bluish-green leaves, and erect or decurved cylindrical slender spikes like those of barley.
The female prothalli, which are sometimes branched, consist of a thick cushion bearing thin, erect lobes, at the base of which the archegonia are situated.
Erect and creeping terrestrial plants and (From Strasburger's Lehrbuch der Botanik.) FIG.
G, Portion of a mature plant showing the creeping habit, the adventitious roots and the specialized erect branches bearing the strobili or cones.
The roots of the erect forms often grow downwards in the cortex of the stem to reach the soil.
Some ferns have a longer or shorter erect stem often clothed by the persistent bases of the leaves; in others the stem creeps on the surface of the substratum or is subterranean.
These are ferns of considerable size, the large leaves of which are borne on a short, erect, swollen stem (Angiopteris, Marattia), or arise from a more or less horizontal rhizome (Danaea, Kaulfussia).
The two genera of this group, Osmunda and Todea, have thick erect stems, covered with the closely crowded leaf bases.
Coveting the treasures of Bern, they sent Brune to invade Switzerland and remodel its constitution; in revenge for the murder of General Duphot, they sent Berthier to invade the papal states and erect the Roman Republic; they occupied and virtually annexed Piedmont.
It is an annual plant, with hollow, erect, knotted stems, and pro duces, in addition to the direct developments from the seedling plant, secondary roots and secondary shoots (tillers) from the base.
It has an erect stem, 20 to 80 ft.
It was not difficult to show that motives have meaning only with reference to a self, and that it is the self which alone has power to erect a desire into a motive, or that the attraction of an object of appetite derives much of its power from the character of the self to which it makes its appeal.
On the north-east coast many of the villages are tastefully kept, their whole area being clean swept, nicely sanded, and planted with ornamental shrubs, and have in their centre little square palaver places laid with flat stones, each with an erect stone pillar as a back-rest.
Ai, near Bethel, is taken after a temporary repulse, and Joshua proceeds to erect an altar upon Mt Ebal (north of Shechem).
At any point on the latus transversum erect an ordinate.
When attacked it seeks to escape either by rolling itself into a ball, its erect spines proving a formidable barrier to its capture, or by burrowing into the sand, which its powerful limbs enable it to do with great celerity.
In their direction they are erect or reflexed (with their apices downwards), spreading outwards (divergent or patulous), or arched inwards (connivent).
The length sometimes bears a relation to that of the pistil, and to the position of the flower, whether erect or drooping.
When the filament is continuous with the connective, and is prolonged so that the anther-lobes appear to be united to it throughout their whole length, and lie in apposition to it and on both sides of it, the anther is said to be adnate or adherent; when the filament ends at the base of the anther, then the latter is innate or erect.
Stamens, as regards their direction, may be erect, turned inwards, outwards, or to one side.
In Leontice thalictroides (Blue Cohosh), species of Ophiopogon, Peliosanthes and Stateria, the ovary ruptures immediately after flowering, and the ovules are exposed; and in species of Cuphea the placenta ultimately bursts through the ovary and corolla, and becomes erect, bearing the exposed ovules.
When there is a single ovule, with its axis vertical, it may be attached to the placenta at the base of the ovary (basal placenta), and is then erect, as in Polygonaceae and Compositae; or it may be inserted a little above the base, on a parietal placenta, with its apex upwards, and then is ascending, as in Parietaria.
In person Hamilton was rather short and slender; in carriage, erect, dignified and graceful.
Dawson, "On the Results of Recent Explorations of Erect Trees containing Animal Remains in the Coal Formation of Nova Scotia," Phil.
Hence Pigorini regards the terramara people as an Aryan lake-dwelling people who invaded the north of Italy in two waves from Central Europe (the Danube valley) in the end of the stone age and the beginning of the bronze age, bringing with them the building tradition which led them to erect pile dwellings on dry land.
Each unit would erect a new altar to the deity on the edge of the parade ground.
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Spanish bluebells are much more erect than the native plant; hybrids are intermediate.
Recently, I caught wind of a charity group planning to erect a new memorial cairn on the summit.
The pollen sheds Onto small erect female catkins on the same branch.
With the hood erect, interior noise levels are very civilized, in fact the car feels like a fixed head coupe.
For if the seated figure were erect, then he would 3 2/3 royal cubits high which would be four of these cubits high which would be four of these cubits.
A vigorous and invasive bamboo, with straight erect green culms that rise from the ground well spaced.
Pennies were collected from the town's children to erect a drinking fountain to her memory.
They wish to erect a detached dwelling on the garden to the rear of 34 Church Street with vehicular access being via Bramley Way.
I tried to erect a fence around the issue.
A. You need planning permission from your local council to erect a flagpole.
You're going to build a deck, add a porch, erect a gazebo or lay a patio.
This is a 100% cotton hammock with added comfort spreader bars complete with stable easy to erect powder coated steel stand.
How do I obtain a permit to erect hoardings?
The attempt to erect a lighthouse on a reef 12 miles off the coast was one of the heroic engineering feats of the day.
But we can hardly accept lumbago, since he was able to stand erect in a moment.
They may also need to erect a wind speed mast.
Early Proposals for a Memorial In 1949 there was a proposal to erect a monument to the American airmen.
The recumbent and both flankers are erect, and the recumbent is aligned on the major southern moonrise.
How did the Egyptians erect 100 foot granite obelisks?
Don't erect scaffolding without the prior permission of the Roads Authority.
An erect phallus, carved on the wall, stopped us in our tracks.
Often these bear erect phalluses, and some appear to be engaged in sexual activity.
Up to 1834 In 1728, a proposal to erect a poorhouse in Bury was rejected by the Vestry meeting.
Good sitting posture maintains the spinal curves usually present in the erect standing position.
The five-petalled, small white flowers grow in erect, oblong racemes.
The Parish Council soon got the District Council to erect the present railings.
How do I obtain a permit to erect scaffolding?
Users of tower scaffolding must either be persons trained to erect the scaffolding or persons accompanied by a trained individual.
The full time worker will erect a simple shelter in which to work.
Request to WLC to erect street signage in new estate.
Some of the women, he says, started to erect tents.
Most bryophytes have erect or creeping stems and tiny leaves, but hornworts and some liverworts have only a flat thallus and no leaves.
People protesting against an application to erect four wind turbines on farmland near Trimdon Grange asked Sedgefield Boro Council to object to the scheme.
The erect, flowering stems appear from July to late autumn and produce dense whorls of lilac flowers with a strong and pungent smell.
They erect windbreaks from whatever they have brought with them or whatever they can find.
The desert and time's collapsing a wooden shack and cross but leaving erect a flimsy wood windmill, is poetic license.
At his request the university determined to erect a fine equatorial telescope for the instruction of his class and for purposes of research, a scheme which, in consequence of Warren de la Rue's munificent gift of instruments from his private observatory at Cranford, expanded into the establishment of the new university observatory.
From the Conquest or even earlier they had, besides various lesser rights - (1) exemption from tax and tallage; (2) soc and sac, or full cognizance of all criminal and civil cases within their liberties; (3) tol and team, or the right of receiving toll and the right of compelling the person in whose hands stolen property was found to name the person from whom he received it; (4) blodwit and fledwit, or the right to punish shedders of blood and those who were seized in an attempt to escape from justice; (5) pillory and tumbrel; (6) infangentheof and r L outfangentheof, or power to imprison and execute felons; (7) mundbryce (the breaking into or violation of a man's mund or property in order to erect banks or dikes as a defence against the sea); (8) waives and strays, or the right to appropriate lost property or cattle not claimed within a year and a day; (9) the right to seize all flotsam, jetsam, or ligan, or, in other words, whatever of value was cast ashore by the sea; (10) the privilege of being a gild with power to impose taxes for the common weal; and (11) the right of assembling in portmote or parliament at Shepway or Shepway Cross, a few miles west of Hythe (but afterwards at Dover), the parliament being empowered to make by-laws for the Cinque Ports, to regulate the Yarmouth fishery, to hear appeals from the local courts, and to give decision in all cases of treason, sedition, illegal coining or concealment of treasure trove.
The two anther-cases in an orchis are erect and nearly parallel the one to the other; the pollen-masses within them are of course in like case, as may be thus represented II, but immediately the pollen-masses are removed movements take place at the base of the caudicle so as to effect the bending of this stalk and the placing the pollen-mass in a more or less horizontal position, thus -, or, as in the case of 0.
Nor did he hesitate to avail himself of the popular outburst, which immediately after the murder had consecrated the site of Caesar's cremation with a bustum, to erect on the spot a permanent temple to his adopted father, under the definitely religious title of divus Julius.
So great was the confidence in Franklin in this emergency that early in 1756 the governor of Pennsylvania placed him in charge of the north-western frontier of the province, with power to raise troops, issue commissions and erect blockhouses; and Franklin remained in the wilderness for over a month, superintending the building 1 The meeting between Franklin, the type of the shrewd, cool provincial, and Braddock, a blustering, blundering, drinking British soldier, is dramatically portrayed by Thackeray in the 9th chapter of The Virginians.
The rotate flowers are in close, erect spikes, sometimes branched.
Between these two extremes is every conceivable gradation, embracing aquatic and terrestrial herbs, creeping, erect or climbing in habit, shrubs and trees, and representing a much greater variety than is to be found in the other subdivision of seed-plants, the Gymnosperms.
Once the Jewish convoy had passed the smaller Arab group, they would rapidly erect a roadblock blocking the escape route.
I asked the switchboard operator who I should speak to in order to erect a banner on the railings.
Sunncamp Family Vario 500 A quick to erect tunnel tent, giving ample space for 5 people.
Unroll the condom a bit to check that it is the right way round before putting it near the erect penis.
The desert and time 's collapsing a wooden shack and cross but leaving erect a flimsy wood windmill, is poetic license.
Remove the Velcro strips once your baby has gotten strong enough to hold his head more erect.
In choosing fish, select ones that hold their fins erect, and avoid those with split fins, hold their fins tight against their bodies, hover at the bottom of the tank or hide in the corners.
The ears are set high on the small head and held erect.
He doesn't necessarily need to be able to hold his head up, but he should have enough room to stand erect, without bending his legs.
Exotic Pomeranians have sweet teddy bear-like faces with expressive dark almond-shaped eyes, small ears that stand erect on the head and short muzzles.
So too, in some legal jurisdictions, the erect penis is legally "nude" even when covered in an opaque fabric.
A. Emodi is dwarfer and hardier, its pale-red flowers with an orange throat being 2 inches long and held erect.
The fronds are held very erect upon hairy stems, are soft in texture, and dry prettily in the autumn, when the tiny glands on the under surface give out a pleasing fragrance to which the plant owes its name of the Hay-scented Fern.
Plants nearly allied to the following, but the stems of Asphodelus are leafless, while in Asphodeline the leaves are produced on erect stems.
R. sorbifolius is also pretty, with stout erect stems of about 18 inches, bearing elegant cut leaves and large white flowers, followed by conical fruits of fine appearance but of poor flavor.
It has slender-stalked leaves, broad leaflets, and in early summer dense erect clusters of pinkish fragrant flowers; a valuable hardy tree.
Its white, fragrant flowers are in long, erect plumes.
C. cordifolia attains 3 to 4 feet high, giving erect feathery plumes of whitish flowers.
C. simplex, from Japan, is one of the most elegant, the flowers pure white in erect spikes.
The flower-stems are erect, from 6 inches to 9 inches high; the flowers deep blue, and in a close spike.
The blossoms, at their best in September, are carried as erect spikes of about 4 inches, each spike holding about a score of small ivory-white flowers with reflexing petals and protruding stamens.
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.
C. caroliniana is a spreading dwarf species bearing in spring loose racemes of pretty rose flowers, and C. virginica (Spring Beauty) is a slender erect plant, with pink blossoms.
The Bohemian Comfrey (S. bohemicum) is a handsome perennial, about 1 foot high, with, in early summer, erect twin racemes of brilliant reddish-purple flowers.
Conandron - C. ramondioides is a small Japanese plant allied to Ramondia, having thick wrinkled leaves, in flat tufts, from which arise erect flower-stems some 6 inches high, bearing numerous lilac-purple and white blossoms.
The flowers are on erect peduncles, which are as thick as a goose-quill and from 6 to 9 inches long; the flower-heads are a little over 2 inches across; remaining fresh on the plant for about six weeks.
In D. caeruleus the stems are erect and much branched, each branch terminating in a flat umbel of small flowers, of a pleasing clear blue color, which are borne freely from August to October.
It is covered from the base almost to the top with long, arching leaves, and in the flowering season is crowned with erect rigid spikes 6 1/2 inches long, so that it resembles an elongated ear of wheat.
The spreading leaves lie horizontally, while in the others they are more erect.
The brownish-violet flower panicles have at first erect branches, but as the flowers open these branches curve over gracefully and resemble a Prince of Wales Feather.
Amongst them we have tall erect sorts like Ce.
More erect than some other kinds, the flowers cluster together at intervals.
Gillenia - G. trifoliata is a Spiraea-like plant with numerous erect slender stems, about 2 feet high, and branching in the upper part into a loose panicle of white flowers.
Atriplicis, a vigorous Chinese annual, with erect reddish stem, slightly branched, over 3 feet in height, and with its young shoots and leaves covered with a rosy-violet powder, pretty in foliage in any soil.
Greek Mallow (Sidalcea) - A group of graceful herbs from North West America, with showy white, pink, or purple flowers in long erect spikes like a miniature Hollyhock.
S. malvaeflora is of stout erect growth and fine habit, with deep rosy-purple flowers nearly 2 inches across when fully expanded.
The appearance of the sexes (which are apart) is very different, the male plant bearing small oval leaves of dark green, with an erect habit, and the female much larger and broader leaves of yellow-green, and of a more diffuse habit.
The rigidly erect stems measure 2 to 3 feet, with glossy and finely-cut foliage and bright orange-yellow flowers in July.
Viburnum Dilatatum - A shapely shrub of erect growth, brought long ago from the East and fully hardy, yet almost unknown in our gardens.
H. pratensis has stout and erect flower-stems, about 1 foot high, and the brightest scarlet flowers, feathered here and there at the base with yellow.
Campanula Allioni - An alpine kind forming a network of succulent roots, with stemless rosettes of leaves an inch long, from which arise stalkless erect flowers.
Gargano Hairbell (Campanula Garganica) - A compact plant of prostrate habit, the starry erect flowers in branching racemes, pale blue, shading off to white towards the centre in summer, thriving in a rock garden or a border.
Heloniopsis - Dwarf perennial plants of the Lily order, from Japan, forming neat tufts of erect lance-shaped leaves of a few inches high, and carrying short spikes of flower in early spring.
Stake them before they get too high, tying them securely, so as to induce them to grow erect.
Hunnemannia - H. fumarioefolia is an erect perennial, 2 to 3 feet high, with glaucous foliage, like some of the Fumitories.
Meconopsis Principis - A plant first found by Franchet in Thibet; it comes near M. punicea, but is not so large a plant, and its smaller crimson flowers are held erect instead of nodding.
It forms an erect pyramid, the upper half of which is covered with pretty pale blue blossoms, drooping gracefully from slender branchlets.
It is known by its very glaucous foliage and erect single stems, with bright yellow flowers about 2 inches across.
The leaves are narrower than I. iberica, and for the most part erect, the stem being about 6 inches in length, more or less, but it seems to vary a good deal.
The fall is reduced to a narrow strap half an inch or less in width, but the standard is large, erect, and while the small fall is stout and firm, almost leathery, is delicate and flimsy in texture.
It is by no means showy, and its only recommendation for the garden is the singular form of its calyces, which are bell-shaped and densely arranged on erect stems about 1 foot in height.
It has leathery leaves, and its erect stems bear long, handsome, and slightly-drooping racemes of pure white flowers, rather like a Lily-of-the-Valley, half an inch across, ten or twenty of which are borne on a stem.
L. macrophylla is vigorous, with an erect stem nearly 3 1/2 feet high, and very large glaucous leaves, the yellow flowers borne in a long spike.
The type grows about 1 foot high, and has stout erect stems, which bear numerous narrow leaves, and are terminated by a bright orange-red flower, 5 or 6 inches across.
Gilliesii, another fine evergreen form from Chili, differs from that just described in its short erect trunk, and shorter fronds on pale green stalks.
M. Alcea, Moreni and mauritanica are worth growing in a full collection, and so is the annual M. crispa, 3 to 6 feet high-an erect pyramidal bush of broad leaves, with a crimped margin, pretty in groups or borders.
Marsh Swertia (Swertia) - S. perennis has slender erect stems, 1 to 3 feet high, terminated by erect spikes of flowers, which are greyish-purple spotted with black, and produced in summer.
The showy deep violet-purple flowers are borne in dense erect clusters for a long time.
The branches are erect, rather sturdier than in the true Tamarisks, and the leaves are of a pale glaucous hue, the flowers white or rosy in June.
After the flower has faded, the erect narrow leaves grow to a height of 1 foot or more.
H. millefolium is a very elegant New Zealand Fern, with a stout and wide-spreading rhizome, from which arise erect light green fronds, 1 to 1 1/2 feet high, very finely cut.
Some of its forms are more resistant, the hardiest of all being the Powerscourt variety, with a narrower and more glaucous leaf of erect growth, and about 6 feet long.
The tender Nierembergias are N. frutescens, a sub-shrubby plant of erect growth, and N. filicaulis, or gracilis, as it is called, which has slender drooping branches.
The flowers are in erect spikes, and shaped like those of a Bignonia of a delicate mauve purple, blotched inside with a deeper tint.
There is a kind with yellow berries, another kind with weeping branches, and a third of erect growth.
The flowers are clustered in erect spikes, are sessile, of a greenish-white, with the petals rather far apart.
Plume Poppy (Bocconia) - B. cordata is a handsome and vigorous perennial of the Poppy order, growing in erect tufts 5 to over 8 feet high, with numerous flowers in very large panicles.
The plants differ in habit, some being nearly prostrate, and others erect or drooping, though the largest are not much over 2 feet high; their fruits also vary in density and texture.
R. Cantlioides is somewhat taller growing, the erect leafy stems being terminated by a cluster of yellow flowers of delicate beauty.
The plant is erect and its stems almost shrubby, 14 to 18 inches high.
The foliage of S. retusa is firm and compact, with small flowers borne in clusters at the tips of erect stalks; their narrow petals are usually a pale rose color, sometimes brighter.
From 1 to 2 feet high, the flower stems stout and erect, bearing on the upper part numerous pairs of nodding tubular flowers of a rich scarlet outside, but inclined to yellow within.
These are all 9 to 12 inches high, and their flowers are densely arranged on broad erect stems.
It is a bold plant, standing rigidly erect to a height of 5 or 6 feet, with large heart-shaped leaves and purple Thistle-like flower heads, wrapped in overlapping bracts.
It has erect, slender stems, rarely more than 6 inches high, bearing one to four flower-stems, each with a white or pink-tipped star-shaped flower in early summer.
Clethra Canescens - An erect deciduous bush, 4 feet or so high, native of China and Japan, whence it was introduced about 1870.
Tasmanian Laurel (Anopterus Glandulosa) - A vigorous evergreen shrub with dark, shining green leaves, bearing long, erect, terminal racemes of white cup-shaped flowers, resembling the blossoms of Clethra arborea, but larger.
Tricyrtis - T. hirta is an interesting Japanese perennial, about 3 feet high, with slender erect stems terminated by a few curiously-shaped pinkish blossoms, spotted with purplish-black.
Its showy flowers, of rich purplish-violet, are in long slender wreaths that rise erect from a tuft of broad leaves.
P. acinosa, the Indian Poke, comes from the Himalayas, and, while much resembling P. decandra, is a little less tall, with its berries in drooping clusters instead of held erect.
White Hellebore (Veratrum) - V. album is a handsome erect pyramidal perennial, 3 1/2 to 5 feet high, with large plaited leaves and yellowish-white flowers in dense spikes on the top of the stem, forming a large panicle.
N. advena is the N American ally of our yellow Water-Lily, and resembling it, but larger and with leaves which stand erect out of the water, and is a much finer plant.
Common Zelkowa (Zelkowa Crenata) - A quickgrowing, handsome tree of marked characteristics, the main branches rising erect from one point, and spreading so slightly as to give an easily recognised form, each branch a tiny tree in miniature.
Fothergilla Gardeni Major - A deciduous shrub 6 to 8 feet high, forming a rounded bush, with mostly erect stems.
The flowers, produced in May on erect cylindrical spikes, 1 to 2 inches long, terminating short lateral twigs.
Most prefabricated garage kits include all of the building materials necessary to erect the structure including the roof, interior and exterior walls, garage doors, hardware, windows and moldings.
The condom is unrolled over the erect penis before sexual intercourse.
Place the rolled condom over the tip of the erect penis.
Ejaculation-The process by which semen (made up in part of prostatic fluid) is ejected by the erect penis.
Another common method is to rub the erect penis against a smooth surface, such as a mattress or pillow until ejaculation is reached.
The body is held very erect, and the feet move in a sort of shuffle, only a few inches a time, to the 3 beat per measure rhythm of the samba.
Certain neurological conditions that are present at birth or develop later in life may interrupt the nerve impulses to the brain that in turn send messages to the penis to become erect.
However, those who do erect "trees of light" that are decorated with paper chains, flowers, and lanterns.
You read "confidence" from erect posture; concern, sadness, or some other insecurity from a drooping head and bent back.
The gatekeeper's job is to erect walls between you and his/her boss.
Keep your back erect and your abs tense throughout the performance of your repetitions.
A pole dance kit typically consists of a portable pole which you can erect in your living room, or take with you to the gym, a carrying case and a beginner's DVD.
Its legs were long and lean and its head was held low, ears erect.
The deer paused only a second when it saw her, and then bounded across the clearing, its white tail held erect.
Leo showed special favours to the Jews and permitted them to erect a Hebrew printing-press at Rome.
During the continuance of the lease Germany exercises all the rights of territorial sovereignty, including the right to erect fortifications.
General form dog-like, with the head elongated, the muzzle pointed, and the ears moderate, erect and triangular.
Especially striking are the huge pillars, of which a number still stand erect.
As the power station at Poldhu was then fully occupied with the business of long distance transmission to ships, the Marconi Company began to erect another large power station to Marconi's designs at Clifden in Connemara on the west coast of Ireland.
The licences merely condoned the infringement of the Telegraph Act 1869, and did not confer powers to erect poles and wires on, or to place wires under, any highway or private property.
All limitations of areas were removed and licensees were allowed to open public call offices but not to receive or deliver written messages, and they were allowed to erect trunk wires.
The Lombardy poplar is valuable chiefly as an ornamental tree, its timber being of very inferior quality; its tall, erect growth renders it useful to the landscape-gardener as a relief to the rounded forms of other trees, or in contrast to the horizontal lines of the lake or river-bank where it delights to grow.
In the erect position of the leaf the lower side has its cells extremely turgid, and the pulvinus thus forms a cushion, holding up the petiole.
Whilst she did all in her power to stimulate the hostility of the one strove to erect bulwarks against French aggression, the other was preparing the ground for fresh annexations.
The species C. torulosa of North India, so called from its twisted bark, attains an altitude of 150 ft.; its branches are erect or ascending, and grow so as to form a perfect cone.
It was not unnatural that the king who had his palace built by Tyrian artists should have proposed to erect a permanent temple to Yahweh.
Schweinfurth declares them the best-looking of the Nile nomads, and the men are types of physical beauty, with fine heads, erect athletic bodies and sinewy limbs.
The argument of Otis on the writs of assistance Americans, including Charles Francis Adams and Edward Everett, and also various descendants of Cotton, united to restore the southwest chapel of St Botolph's church, and to erect in it a memorial tablet to Cotton's memory.
The flowers, which are borne in the leaf-axils at the ends of the stem, are very handsome, the six, generally narrow, petals are bent back and stand erect, and are a rich orange yellow or red in colour; the six stamens project more or less horizontally from the place of insertion of the petals.
Throughout the northern regions of both hemispheres there are several breeds of semi-domesticated dogs which are wolf-like, with erect ears and long woolly hair.
Mastiffs are powerful, heavily built dogs, with short muzzles, frequently protruding lower jaws, skulls raised above the eyes, ears erect or pendulous, pendulous upper lips, short coats and thin tails.
The build is rather slighter than that of the English mastiff, and the ears are small and carried erect.
Also it is purely arbitrary to erect the consequences of these six principles into a separate science.
The plants generally have an erect stem with a crown of leaves which are often leathery; the anthers open introrsely and the fruit is a berry or capsule.
Luzuriagoideae are shrubs or undershrubs with erect or climbing branches and fruit a berry.
In 1629 the inhabitants, impoverished by their losses, obtained licence to erect a port.
His wars in Sicily and Africa left him time to do something for the relief of the poorer citizens at the expense of the rich, as well as to erect new fortifications and public buildings; and under his strong government Syracuse seems to have been at least quiet and orderly.
The ovary bears a sessile stigma and is more or less completely two-celled, with two erect ovules in each cell.
When centrifugals were adopted for purging the whole crop (they had long been used for curing the second or third sugars), the system then obtaining of running the sugar into wagons or coolers, which was necessary for the second and third sugars' cooked only to string point, was continued, but latterly " crystallization in movement, a development of the system which forty years ago or more existed in refineries and in Cuba, has come into general use, and with great advantage, especially where proprietors have been able to erect appropriate buildings and machinery for carrying out the system efficiently.
Palladio inaugurated a school of followers who continued to erect similar buildings in Vicenza even down to the French Revolution.
The solitary ovule springs erect from the base of the ovarian cavity.
Among them are the small ears, elongated head, the presence of a deep groove alongside the nostrils, the small size of the thumb, and the great length of the arm, which reaches half-way down the shin-bone (tibia) in the erect posture.
In the Diversarum Speculationum Mathematicarum et Physicarum (1585), by the Venetian Giovanni Battista Benedetti, there is a letter in which he discusses the simple camera obscura and mentions the improvement some one had made in it by the use of a double convex lens in the aperture; he also says that the images could be made erect by reflection from any plane mirror.
The use of the convex lens, which is given as a great secret, in place of the concave speculum of the first edition, is not so clearly described as by Barbaro; the addition of the concave speculum is proposed for making the images larger and clearer, and also for making them erect, but no details are given.
The zoarium may rise up into erect growths composed of a single layer of zooids, the orifices of which are all on one surface, or of two layers of zooids placed back to back, with the orifices on both sides of the fronds or plates.
But avicularia or vibracula may also occur in other places - on the backs of unilaminar erect forms, along the sutural lines of the zooecia and on their frontal surface.
Spencer tries to express in a sweeping general formula the belief in progress which pervaded his age, and to erect it into the supreme law of the universe as a whole.
They form a consecutive series from rude unhewn stones to highly finished obelisks, of which the tallest still erect is 60 ft.
The Synod of Dort (1619) not only condemned Arminianism, but its defenders were expelled from the Netherlands; only in 1625 did they venture to return, and not till 1630 were they allowed to erect schools and churches.
The so-called colubrine venomous snakes, which retain in a great measure an external resemblance to the innocuous snakes, have the maxillary bone not at all, or but little, shortened, armed in front with a fixed, erect fang, which is provided with a deep groove or canal for the conveyance of the poison, the fluid being secreted by a special poison-gland.
If now we wish to represent the variations in some property, such as fusibility, we determine the freezing-points of a number of alloys distributed fairly uniformly over the area of the triangle, and, at each point corresponding to an alloy, we erect an ordinate at right angles to the plane of the paper and proportional in length to the freezing temperature of that alloy.
It is in northern Siberia that its remains have erect position, with the soft parts and hairy covering entire, have been brought to light.
In 1557 the Portuguese were permitted to erect factories on the peninsula, and in 1573 the Chinese built across the isthmus the wall which still cuts off the barbarian from the rest of the island.
C. giganieus, the largest and most striking species of the genus, is a native of hot, arid, desert regions of New Mexico, growing there in rocky valleys and on mountain sides, where the tall stems with their erect branches have the appearance of telegraph poles.
Pilocereus, the old man cactus, forms a small genus with tallish erect, fleshy, angulate stems, on which, with the tufts of spines, are developed hair-like bodies, which, though rather coarse, bear some resemblance to the hoary locks of an old man.
About the beginning of the 19th century Dr Wollaston invented a simple form of the camera lucida which gives bright and erect images.
The papal tiara (a Greek word, of Persian origin, for a form of ancient Persian popular head-dress, standing high erect, and worn encircled by a diadem by the kings), the triple crown worn by the popes, has taken various forms since the 9th century.
Real,inverted,diminished same size „ magnified Virtual, erect, magnified Erect, same size Position of Image.
Between F and A A Virtual Virtual, erect, diminished Erect, same size CO Between oc and A A a superficial account of the traffic in indulgences, and a rough and ready assumption, which even Kostlin makes, that the darkness was greatest just before the dawn.
When on the ground, to pass from one clump of trees to another, they do not run on all fours, but stand erect, The Crowned Sifaka (Propithecus diadema coronatus).
It joined with Naples to erect one of the finest porticoes of Constantinople at the time of its construction.
The ears are short, erect, and the grain thin and coarse; the straw is also short.
The ears are erect, about 22 in.
It is also easier to erect.
Waddell has shown that, in some cases, it is convenient to erect simple independent spans, by building them out as cantilevers and converting them into independent - (5) The Poughkeepsie bridge over the Hudson, built 1886-1887.
Unable to remove his capital to Rome or to Bologna, he began to erect a great palace at Avignon.
In its structure and cranial capacity it is entitled to a higher place in the zoological scale than any anthropoid, for it almost certainly walked erect; and, on the other hand, in its intellectual powers it must have been much below the lowest of the human race at present known.
Thus encouraged, he took out a patent for his process, and leaving the College of Chemistry, a boy of eighteen, he proceeded, with the aid of his father and brother, to erect works at Greenford Green, near Harrow, for the manufacture of the newly discovered colouring matter, and by the end of 1857 the works were in operation.
Furia, in feudal law, was the right granted to tenants having major jurisdiction to erect a gallows within the limits of their fief.
On July 31, in a reply to the German Chancellor Michaelis, he admitted that in 1917 an agreement had been made with the Tsar to erect the German territories on the left bank of the Rhine into an autonomous state, but denied that there had been any question of their annexation to France.
The planing mill industry is increasing rapidly, as it is found cheaper to erect mills near the forests; between 1900 and 1905 the capital of planing mills in the state increased 117'2% and the value of products increased 142.8%.
The horns are very erect, and sometimes slightly spiral, inclining inwards and to such an extent in some cases as to cross.
According to Clavijo, ninety captured elephants were employed merely to carry stones from certain quarries to enable the conqueror to erect a mosque at Samarkand.
The conventional fleur-de-lis, as Littre says, represents very imperfectly three flowers of the white lily (Lilium) joined together, the central one erect, and each of the other two curving outwards.
The yellow stamen-bearing flowers are in sessile, nearly spherical catkins; the fertile ones vary in colour, from red or purple to greenish-white, in different varieties; the erect cones, which remain long on the branches, are above an inch in length and oblong-ovate in shape, with reddish-brown scales somewhat waved on the edges, the lower bracts usually rather longer than the scales.
On the first alarm of danger it sits erect to reconnoitre, when it either seeks concealment by clapping close to the ground, or takes to flight.
The spikelets are borne on a compound or branched spike, erect at first but afterwards bent downwards.
In a street of Benares similar devotions meet the eye, as dainty maidens pour out phials of holy water over erect stones of the same obscene pattern that was common also in Greece and Italy.
The bishop and clergy choose a suitable spot, and erect twelve large stones unwrought and unpolished around the central rock of the altar, and on these the walls of the church are laid.
In Avignon he began to erect himself a suitable residence, which, with considerable additions by later popes, developed into the celebrated papal castle of Avignon.
Without risking any revolt of Hellenic feeling, the new " captain-general " of Greece could erect a monument of his triumph in the very heart of the Panhellenic sanctuary.
The ears are rather small, ovate and erect; and there is no external appearance of a tail.
When erect, the mast is steadied by means of three guy ropes.
So long as it stands erect, its possessor is well, but if it falls from its position the misfortunes of ill-health and madness at once assail him.
The paraphyses; (which may be absent entirely in the Pyrenolichens) are erect, colourless filaments which are After Tulasne, from De Bary's Vergleichende Morphologie and Biologie der Pilze, Mycetozoen and Bacterien, by permission of Wilhelm Engelmann.
The fifth is an example where the bud to which the shoot should be cut back is badly placed; a shoot resulting from a bud left on the upper side is apt instead of growing outwards to grow erect, and lead to confusion in the form of the tree; to avoid this it is tied down in its proper place during the summer by a small twig.
Sometimes in very favourable soils and with vigorous trees two pairs of branches may be obtained in one season by summerstopping the erect shoots and selecting others from the young growths thus induced, but more commonly the trees have to be built up by forming one pair of branches annually.
The shoots are not at first lowered to the horizontal line, but are brought down gradually and tied to thin stakes; and while the tree is being formed weak shoots may be allowed to grow in a more erect position than it is ultimately intended they should occupy.
Handsome liliaceous plants, with fleshy roots, erect stems, and showy flowers, thriving in any good garden soil.
C. pulla, 6 in., purplish, nodding, on slender erect stalks; C. turbinata, 9 in., purple, broad-belled; C. carpatica, i ft., blue, bfoad-belled; C. nobilis, 12 ft., long-belled, whitish or tinted with chocolate; C. persicifolia, 2 ft., a fine border plant, single or double, white or purple, blooming in July; and C. pyramidalis, 6 ft., blue or white, in tall branching spikes, are good and diverse.
An erect flowered form is called gloxinioides.
Of erect habit are Oe.
The flowers are borne on erect branching stems and are chiefly white in colour.
Young standard trees should be tied to stakes so as to prevent their roots being ruptured by the windwaving of the stems and to keep them erect.
The plant is a small, dark brown, erect structure (receptacle) of a few cells; and 1-10 mm.
The 123rd Novel of Justinian, promulgated about the end of the 5th century, decreed "that if any man should erect an oratory, and desire to present a clerk thereto by himself or his heirs, if they furnish a competency for his livelihood, and nominate to the bishop such as are worthy, they may be ordained."
To protect it from molestation Abbot Schaw (or Shaw) induced James IV., a frequent visitor, to erect it into a burgh of barony in 1488, a charter which gave it the right to return a member to the Scots parliament.
The lion belongs to the genus Fells of Linnaeus (for the characters and position of which see Carnivora), and differs from the tiger and leopard in its uniform colouring, and from all the other Felidae in the hair of the top of the head, chin and neck, as far back as the shoulder, being not only much longer, but also differently disposed from the hair elsewhere, being erect or directed forwards, and so constituting the characteristic ornament called the mane.
He was tall and erect in figure, and lived on the whole a temperate life, though he used to say that he had been drunk about a hundred times.
The emperor is empowered to erect fortresses in any part of the empire.
Its head office is in Berlin, and it is entitled to erect branch offices in any part of the empire.
Proceeding a step farther in the same direction, he now promised to erect no new toll-centre, or mint, on the lands of the spiritual princes, and to allow no towns to be built thereon.
They are annual and perennial erect herbs containing a milky juice, with lobed or cut leaves and generally long-stalked regular showy flowers, which are nodding in the bud stage.
Of its coins the most ancient bear the Phoenician inscription abdrt with the head of Heracles (Melkarth) and a tunny-fish; those of Tiberius (who seems to have made the place a colony) show the chief temple of the town with two tunny-fish erect in the form of columns.
But there are canons for the punishment of such as might induce the sovereign so to erect any town into a city, solely with the view of becoming bishop thereof.
The monument was an open-air altar, a terrace with portico, dated about zoo B.C. Many votive terra-cotta statuettes were obtained, the commonest being the figure of a sheep dressed as a woman, erect with a basket on its head, no doubt a ceremonial costume of worshippers.
The pilgrimage thither must have attained great importance as early as the 15th century; for the popes of the Renaissance found themselves constrained to erect an imposing pilgrim church above the "Holy House."
Not only did he erect the Propylcien at Munich in her honour, but he also helped her in the most generous way both with money and diplomatic resources.
The leaves form a radical rosette as in Primula (primrose, cowslip, &c.), or there is a well-developed aerial stem which is erect, as in species of Lysimachia, or creeping, as in Lysimachia Nummularia (creeping jenny or money-wort).
In his days the Mahratta horsemen began to ravage the country, and the British at Calcutta obtained permission to erect an earth-work, which is known to the present day as the Mahratta ditch.
The images are erect.
In 1857 the Roman Catholic bishops in England received faculties, renewed quinquenially, permitting them to erect the stations with the accompanying indulgences, and they often delegate this faculty to priests.
Between the rotunda and the Hall of Representatives is the National Hall of Statuary (formerly the Hall of Representatives), in which each state in the Union may erect statues of two "of her chosen sons"; and between the rotunda and the Senate Chamber is the room of the Supreme Court, which until 1859 was the Senate Chamber.'
Man differs from them in the absence of a hairy coat; in the development of a large lobule to the external ear; in his fully erect attitude; in his flattened foot with the non-opposable great toe; in the straight limb-bones; in the wider pelvis; in the marked sigmoid flexure of his spine; in the perfection of the muscular movements of the arm; in the delicacy of hand; in the smallness of the canine teeth and other dental peculiarities; in the development of a chin; and in the small size of his jaws compared to the relatively great size of the cranium.
As cultivated it is an annual with an erect stalk rising to a height of from 20 to 40 in., with alternate, sessile, narrowly lance-shaped leaves, branching only at the top, each branch or branchlet ending in a bright blue flower.
They are grass-like herbs, sometimes annual, but more often persist by means of an underground stem from which spring erect solitary or clustered, generally three-sided aerial stems, with leaves in three rows.
As the leaves unfold from the centre of the rosette the impression of the marginal spines is very conspicuous on the still erect younger leaves.
The leaves are rather short, curved, and often twisted; the male catkins, in dense cylindrical whorls, fill the air of the forest with their sulphur-like pollen in May or June, and fecundate the purple female flowers, which, at first sessile and erect, then become recurved on a lengthening stalk; the ovate cones, about the length of the leaves, do not reach maturity until the autumn of the following year, and the seeds are seldom scattered until the third spring; the cone-scales terminate in a pyramidal FIG.
But the ambitious men, whose goal was to erect their own sovereignty on the ruins of the republic, took up the project.
Jim's eyes stuck out as much as those of the Sawhorse, and he stared at the creature with his ears erect and his long head drawn back until it rested against his arched neck.
Of course you have read about the "Gordon Memorial College," which the English people are to erect at Khartoum.
When I made most noise he would stretch out his neck, and erect his neck feathers, and open his eyes wide; but their lids soon fell again, and he began to nod.
Shall we with pains erect a heaven of blue glass over ourselves, though when it is done we shall be sure to gaze still at the true ethereal heaven far above, as if the former were not?
Her enormous figure stood erect, her powerful arms hanging down (she had handed her reticule to the countess), and only her stern but handsome face really joined in the dance.
Yes, I will throw you back beyond the Dvina and beyond the Dnieper, and will re- erect against you that barrier which it was criminal and blind of Europe to allow to be destroyed.
Another time, general attention was attracted by a small brown dog, coming heaven knows whence, which trotted in a preoccupied manner in front of the ranks with tail stiffly erect till suddenly a shell fell close by, when it yelped, tucked its tail between its legs, and darted aside.
The most common form of masturbation, especially in circumcised males, is to wrap one or both hands or several fingers and thumb around the erect penis and stroke it up and down until ejaculation.
Sometimes the areola may get darker or the nipples may change in size or become more erect as well.
Remember, condoms are designed to be put on an erect penis.
After the male ejaculates, he should withdraw his penis while it is still erect.
Alex was momentarily taken by surprise, but appeared to have no problem maintaining his erect status in the saddle.
Land was probably acquired for a military post and store depot at Woolwich in 1667, in order to erect batteries against the invading Dutch fleet, although in 1664 mention is made of storehouses and sheds for repairing ship carriages.
In life, however, its appearance must be wholly unlike, for it rarely flies, hops actively on the ground or among bushes, with its tail erect or turned towards its head, and continually utters various and strange notes, - some, says Darwin, are "like the cooing of doves, others like the bubbling of water, and many defy all similes."
In the genus Abies, the silver firs, the cones are erect, and their scales drop off when the seed ripens; the leaves spread in distinct rows on each side of the shoot.
The large cones stand erect on the branches, are cylindrical in shape, and have long bracts, the curved points of which project beyond the scales.
To secure for themselves the command of trade the leading commercial families resolved to erect themselves into a close gild, which should have in its hands the sole direction of the business concern, the exploitation of the East.
The lower jaw should be strongly protruding, the ears should be small and erect, the forehead deeply wrinkled with an indentation between the eyes, known as the "stop."
In females and young males the horns are smaller, and their bases separated by a space in the middle of the forehead, The ears are small, erect, pointed, and nearly concealed in the hair.
Ears of moderate size, oval, erect, prominent, placed near the occiput.