Firewood and timber felled during the period of the German occupation fall to the State.
Here cedars were felled for him by the Syrian princes, and the Phoenicians paid homage before he returned home in triumph.
These forests of pinaster, apart from the production of timber in a once treeless district, have a great economic value as a source of turpentine, which is largely obtained from the trees by a process analogous to that employed in its collection from P. sylvestris; the resin is yielded from May to the end of September, the cuts being renewed as the supply fails, until the tree is exhausted; the trunks are then felled and used in the manufacture of charcoal and lamp black; much tar and pitch is also obtained from these pinaster forests.
The bark of the larch is largely used in some countries for tanning; it is taken from the trunk only, being stripped from the trees when felled; its value is about equal to that of birch bark; but, according to the experience of British tanners, it is scarcely half as strong as that of the oak.
Beavers are sociable animals, living in streams, where, so as to render the water of sufficient depth, they build dams of mud and of the stems and boughs of trees felled by their powerful incisor teeth.
Much of the finest timber was felled in the wars of1876-1878and of 1885, and the rights of grazing and wood-cutting also caused widespread destruction.
trees felled will be replaced with a coppice woodland.
Calisaya, known as the calisaya of Santa Fe, was strongly recommended for cultivation, because the shoots of felled trees afford bark containing a considerable amount of quinine; C. Pitayensia has been introduced into the Indian plantations on account of yielding the valuable alkaloid quinidine, as well as quinine.
The larch, elm and ash should be felled when the trees are between the ages of fifty and one hundred years.
Hybridization also is very uncertain, and is very difficult to carry out effectually; hence the method of propagating the best varieties by cuttings has been adopted, except in the case of those which do not strike readily, as in C. Ledgeriana, in which the plants are grown from the shoots of felled trees.
The decisive conflict, fought on the 20th of August 1794, near the rapids of the Maumee, is called the battle of Fallen Timbers, because the Indians concealed themselves behind the trunks of trees which had been felled by a storm.
The trees were formerly felled for building the ships of the navy and for feeding the iron furnaces of Sussex and Hampshire.
in half a century or less; one at Dunkeld felled sixty years after planting was 110 ft.
The trees felled will be replaced with a coppice woodland.
A few years ago a full-sized tree was felled in Fresno county, California, and contiguous transverse sections have been set up, one in the Museum of Natural History at New York, the other (upper one) in the British Museum of Natural History at South Kensington; the annual rings of the latter section have been carefully counted and found to indicate an age of 1335 years.
On the ground that peace was not sufficiently assured by the Pouilly meeting, a fresh interview was proposed by the dauphin and took place on the 10th of September 1419 on the bridge of Montereau, when the duke of Burgundy was felled with an axe by Tanneguy du Chastel, one of the dauphin's companions, and done to death by the other members of the dauphin's escort.
Malarial fevers make their appearance in places where the forest has been recently felled, or where the surface earth has been disturbed.
The higher lands form part of what is known as the "Rain Preserve," where, in order to attract and preserve the rainfall, the trees are never allowed to be felled.
Trees of good size are thus rendered nearly worthless, often showing little sign of unhealthiness till felled.
He cited the row of chestnut trees felled by Norwich council for fear that falling conkers might hurt passers-by.
copse of silver birch, some of which have been felled to create glades.
The weapons with which the bourgeoisie felled feudalism to the ground are now turned against the bourgeoisie itself.
The small birds like open ground for nesting sites and often nest in recently felled conifer plantations where there has been new planting.
New men felled me, burned me, cracked me, Left me fallen - now recumbent.
Ten cowardly ruffians I saw upon one unarmed man, beating him with their clubs, till they felled him to the ground.
in circumference; but the increase of the trunk is usually very much slower, and when grown for large timber oak can rarely be profitably felled till the first century of its growth is completed.
After a preliminary skirmish on Sunday the 23rd, in which Bruce distinguished himself by a personal combat with Sir Henry de Bohun, whom he felled by a single blow of his axe, the battle of Bannockburn was fought on Monday the 24th; and the complete rout of the English determined the independence of Scotland and confirmed the title of Bruce.
The rapidity of growth is still more variable: in Britain full maturity is attained in from seventy to one hundred and twenty years, but in Norway the trunk increases much more slowly; Schiibeler states that a tree felled in the Alten district (about 70 lat.), measuring 2 ft.
The series tackled Buffy's greatest weakness when her mother was felled by a brain aneurysm and Buffy found her body.
Clark was able to save Lana, only to realize that Jonathan was felled by a massive heart attack.
This invader downfall is reminiscent of the fate of many indigeous peoples of the New World, felled by Old World diseases brought by colonizers, only Wells turns it on its head.
It is Arwen who shepherds Frodo across the dangerous fields to Rivendell when he is felled by the Witch King and later, she refuses the journey to the West because she will not abandon the human she loves.
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