He took her hand and pricked her finger.
His blood boiled more at the memories that pricked his mind.
Mechanically, he rolled his sleeve and pricked his wrist.
An erect or pricked ear.
This one slid through the lemon like it was tissue paper and pricked her finger on the other side.
When he jumped up he did not run at once, but pricked his ears listening to the shouting and trampling that resounded from all sides at once.
The blister if unbroken was heated, pricked, and then rubbed level with a burnisher; if, as sometimes happened, the silver had flaked away it was replaced by coatings of pure leaf silver rubbed in with a burnisher.
It is from having ample room that pricked out transplanted seedlings often make the finest plants.
He followed the White Rose and was knighted at the crowning of King Edward IV., who pricked him for sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk.
Those of them which are in danger of becoming leggy should be speedily removed to a cooler frame and placed near the glass, the young plants being pricked off into fresh soil, in other pots or pans or boxes, as may seem best in each case.
Each of them needed money, but Charles V., pricked by conscience on his death-bed, forbade the levying of the hearth-tax (1380).
The usual ornament is a conventional flower pattern, pricked in from paper and dusted along the pricking.
Tears pricked her eyes, but she forced them back.
Sow also in heat mustard and cress for salads, onions for salads; tomatoes, celery to be pricked out for an early crop; and Early Horn carrot and kidney-beans on slight hotbeds.
The head should be light and lean, and well set on; the ears small and pricked, but not too short; the eyes full; the forehead broad and flat; the nostrils large and dilating; the muzzle fine; the neck moderate in length, wide, muscular, and yet light; the throat clean; the windpipe spacious and loosely attached to the neck; the crest thin, not coarse and arched.
His horse and the horse of the hussar near him pricked their ears at these shouts.
The young plants developed on the prothalli should be carefully pricked out into other pans and later transferred to 3-in.
The spores may be sown as soon as ripe, and when the young plants can be handled, or rather can be lifted with the end of a pointed flat stick, they should be pricked out into well-drained pots or pans filled with similar soil and should be kept moist and shady.
The head and legs are very short, and the body short, thick and wide; the jowl is heavy, the ears pricked, and the thin skin laden with long silky, wavy, but not curly, hair, whilst the tail is very fine.
All vegetable roots not designed to be left in the ground during the winter should be dug up, such as beets, carrots, parsnips, sweet potatoes, &c. The cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce plants grown from seed sown last month should be pricked out in cold frames.
Mehemet Ali's power in Syria had collapsed like a pricked bubble; and with it had gone for ever the myth of his humane and enlightened rule.
They are propagated by cuttings, or from the leaves, which are cut off and pricked in welldrained pots of sandy soil, or by the scales from the underground tubes, which are rubbed off and sown like seeds, or by the seeds, which are very small.
They require to be sown in the summer months, about June or July, in order to get established before winter; they should be pricked out as soon as large enough, and should have ample space so as to become hardy and stocky.
The skin is pricked at the sites of the allergens and the skin reaction after several minutes is observed.
As soon as the seedlings are large enough they should be pricked off thickly into a shady border, in a light rich soil; the second year they should be transplanted to their permanent place, and in the third season most of them will bloom.
If the baby moves unexpectedly during the procedure, it's possible for him to get pricked by the needle.
pricked up a few ears.
The design was pricked through from the traced plan onto the fresh bed, the pricked holes joined up using red ochre.
pricked ears of a tiger effectively funnel sounds to the inner ear.
When seedlings of vigorous plants have to be " pricked out," a dibble or dibber is the best implement to be used.
Bake the cupcakes until the edges are beginning to brown and a toothpick pricked in their middles comes out clean, about 22 minutes.
It may be sown in September and pricked off into pots for winter for transplanting in spring, or again in the open ground in March and April, the seedlings being thinned out about 1 foot apart.
With us it rarely ripens seed, but is easily increased in spring by cuttings of the roots, an inch long, pricked into pans of light sandy soil and placed on a shelf in the greenhouse.
For example, one person may look at a rose and think of its sweet fragrance while another person may look at the same rose and only consider the pain of getting pricked by one of the rose's thorns.
There were even rumors of unsuspecting movie goers being pricked by the person sitting behind them in the theater.
In all cases, the procedure was relatively the same: the skin of the person being tattooed would be cut or pricked by one of several different types of sharp objects.
Once it was seriously questioned, our success rate would plummet like a pricked balloon.
Or these cut-back plants may be earthed up and later pulled to pieces and pricked out in boxes of sandy soil.
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