Ripe Sentence Examples
The dried ripe seeds of this plant are also used in medicine.
It was that of a boy carrying a basket of ripe red cherries.
He found Newcastle ripe for his message.
His special pride was the big garden where, it was said, he raised the finest watermelons and strawberries in the county; and to me he brought the first ripe grapes and the choicest berries.
When chestnuts were ripe I laid up half a bushel for winter.Advertisement
The ripe fruit is about 2 in.
What's the point of living to a ripe old age if you can't enjoy yourself?
The seed is enclosed when ripe in the fruit, a development of the ovary as a result of fertilization of the egg-cell.
In the spring of 1798 he had judged the pear to be not ripe; in Brumaire 1799 it came off almost at a touch.
When ripe, the germ-cells are dehisced directly to the exterior.Advertisement
I was very fond of bananas, and one night I dreamed that I found a long string of them in the dining-room, near the cupboard, all peeled and deliciously ripe, and all I had to do was to stand under the string and eat as long as I could eat.
We're following a hunger and when it's ripe, all common sense and caution fly out the window.
Summer and autumn pears should be gathered before they are fully ripe, otherwise they will not in general keep more than a few days.
A ripe leaf easily cracks or shows a crease when folded between the fingers.
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Though he believed that the lower classes were not yet ripe for socialism, with the principles of which he (unlike James Mill and Bentham) was in general agreement, his whole life was devoted to the amelioration of the conditions of the working classes.
A, Branch bearing (a) young female cones, (b) ripe cones, reduced.
For all exposed sawfly larvae hellebore washes are most fatal, but they must not be used over ripe or ripening fruit, as the hellebore is poisonous.
The somewhat different question of the resistance of ripe spores or cells to extremes of heat and cold has received attention.
When ripe the two carpels separate in the form of two valves and liberate a large number of seeds, each provided at the base with a tuft of silky hairs, and containing a straight embryo without any investing albumen.Advertisement
When the battle was ripe, he would crush the Prussian centre and right between the Guard and D'Erlon's corps.
Matters were soon ripe for foreign intervention, and the notorious Cyril of Alexandria, in whom the antagonism between the Alexandrian and Antiochene schools of theology,' as well as the jealousy between the patriarchate of St Mark and that of Constantinople, found a determined and unscrupulous exponent, did not fail to make use of the opportunity.
Education was shamefully neglected, the masses being left in almost heathen ignorance - and this, too, at a time when the upper classes were greedily appropriating the ripe fruits of the Renaissance and when, to use the words of a contemporary, there were "more Latinists in Poland than there used to be in Latium."
The hungry disciples had so transgressed as they walked through the fields of ripe corn.
His philosophy was not one aspect of his intellectual life, to be contemplated from others; it was the ripe fruit of concentrated reflection, and had become the one all-embracing form and principle of his thinking.Advertisement
Yet behind these unconvincing shadows of an imperial court with its financial difficulties, of the classical Walpurgisnacht, of the fantastic creation of the Homunculus, the noble Helena episode and the impressive mystery-scene of the close, where the centenarian Faust finally triumphs over the powers of evil, there lies a philosophy of life, a ripe wisdom born of experience, such as no European poet had given to the world since the Renaissance.
The seeds must be from ripe fruit, and if fresh gathered should be freed from pulp by maceration in water.
The times were ripe for revolution, and the message which spoke of a religious democracy could not fail to suggest the social democracy also.
When once sexually ripe the axolotl are apparently incapable of changing, but their ancestral course of evolution is still latent in them, and will, if favoured by circumstances, reappear in following generations.
Chemical analysis, like common experience, shows that Indian corn is a very nutritious article of food, being richer in albuminoids than any other cereals when ripe (calculated in the dry weight).
It is extensively grown throughout India, both for the ripe grain and for use of the unripe cob as a green vegetable.
In fact the time was ripe; and, as often happens in similar circumstances, only a hint was necessary to complete the latent chain of thought.
As soon as the time was ripe - and that time could not be far off - He would send a saviour out of the house of the Prophet, the Mandi, who would restore Islam to its original purity.
On the point of gathering the ripe fruit, the Alids were suddenly pushed aside, and the fruit was snatched away by the Abbasids.
Each seed is contained in a separate cavity by the folding inwards of thewalls of the legume at equal intervals; the legume, when ripe,separates transversely into single-seeded portions.
Everything in short was ripe for the reception of a book that brought together, with masterly ease and vigour, the old and the new Homeric learning, and drew from it the historical proof that Homer was no single poet, writing according to art and rule, but a name which stood for a golden age of the true spontaneous poetry of genius and nature.
The Italians of the 14th century, more precocious than the other European races, were ripe for this emancipation of enslaved intelligence.
This does not mean that England was deficient in ripe and sound scholars.
When the grape is ripe, the sugar has attained to a maximum and the acidity is very much reduced; the tannin has entirely disappeared.
The proportion of sugar present in the juice of ripe grapes varies considerably according to the type of grape, the locality and the harvest.
This is produced by pressing a mixture of dried grapes and fully ripe grapes and fermenting the must so obtained.
The time was ripe for a great change; scholasticism, long decaying, had begun to fall; the authority not only of school doctrines but of the church had been discarded; while here and there a few devoted experimenters were turning with fresh zeal to the unwithered face of nature.
When flax is cultivated primarily on account of the fibre, the crop ought to be pulled before the capsules are quite ripe, when they are just beginning to change from a green to a pale-brown colour, and when the stalks of the plant have become yellow throughout about two-thirds of their height.
He was still under attainder; and the temper of England was not yet ripe for the presence of a cardinal.
It was higher than all the rest, and was ripe enough to be gathered.
All the stalks which came from it showed ear before the usual time, and were ripe in the 6th moon.
The crop is said to be ready for gathering when the flowers appear; if gathered before, the fibre is weak, while if left until the seed is ripe, the fibre is stronger, but is coarser and lacks the characteristic lustre.
A system of rotation (cereal, roots, grass) is commonly followed, each division of land lying fallow one year as a rule; not more than two ripe grain-crops are commonly taken consecutively.
In September 1900 a fresh outburst of hostile feeling against Chile was created in Argentina by a note addressed by the Chilean government to Bolivia, intimating that Chile was no longer inclined to hand over the port of Arica or any other port on the Pacific, but considered the time ripe for a final settlement of the questions connected with the Chilean occupation of Bolivian territory, which had now been outstanding for sixteen years.
Hence it is that so-called artificial fertilization is possible; that is to say, fertilization will take place when ripe eggs and milt are artificially pressed from the oysters and allowed to fall into a vessel of sea-water.
The fruit is ripe in or shortly before the first week in October, when it falls to the ground, and the three-valved thorny capsule divides, disclosing the brown and at first beautifully glossy seeds, the so-called nuts, having a resemblance to sweet chestnuts, and commonly three or else two in number.
Skin 500 g very ripe tomatoes, remove the seeds, then chop the flesh finely.
The time is ripe for the imaginative thinking and innovation that can be derived from transport futurology.
Erysiphe, or the steeping in hot water of thoroughly ripe hard grains to which spores are attached, e.g.
Gymnosporangium sabinae, one of the rusts (Uredineae) passes one stage of its life-history on living pear leaves, forming large raised spots or patches which are at first yellow but soon become red and are visible on both faces; on the lower face of each patch is a group of cluster-cups or aecidia containing spores which escape when ripe.
They celebrated the festival of Demeter when the corn began to shoot, and the descent of Proserpine when it was ripe.
The ruthless suppression of the Magyar malcontents, in which there was little discrimination between the innocent and the guilty, had so crushed the spirit of the country that Leopold considered the time ripe for realizing a long-cherished ideal of the Habsburgs and changing Hungary from an elective into an hereditary monarchy.
Each has a small calyx in the form of a shallow rim, sometimes five-lobed or toothed; five petals, which cohere by their tips and form a cap or hood, which is pushed off when the stamens are ripe; and five free stamens, placed opposite the petals and springing from a fleshy ring or disk surrounding the ovary; each bears a twocelled anther.
The leaves on a plant decrease in age from below upwards, and all are not ripe at exactly the same time.
In high quality tobaccos the leaves are " primed " or picked singly as they ripen, but in the great bulk of American tobaccos the whole plant is cut close to the ground when the middle leaves are about ripe.
Both kinds of reproductive organs may occur in a single zooecium, and the reproductive elements pass when ripe into the body-cavity.
But once more Bolingbroke's "fortune turned rotten at the very moment it grew ripe," 4 and his projects and hopes were ruined by the king's death in June.
But after half a century's further experience, public opinion, stimulated by growing need for common action in relation to certain practical problems of home and foreign work, proved ripe for the realization of the earlier idea in its double form.
The ripe ears of the last hang so as to become almost parallel with the stem; they are narrower and longer than in (b), owing to the grains being placed farther apart on the rachis; it includes the Chevalier variety, one of the best for malting purposes.
All the flowers of each triplet of spikelets on both sides of the rachis are fertile and produce ripe fruits; hence the ear produces six longitudinal rows of grain.
For this use the fruits are annually gathered between the months of August and November, before they are quite ripe, and deprived of their husks.
The sprat spawns in the open sea from February to May and is only occasionally captured in the ripe condition.
In some Lamellibranchs - for instance, the European Oyster and the Pisidium pusillum - the sexes are united in the same individual; but here, as in most hermaphrodite animals, the two sexual elements are not ripe in the same individual at the same moment.
During the childbearing period of life some of these will be nearing the ripe condition, and if one such be looked at it will be seen to contain one large cell, the ovum, surrounded by a mass of small cells forming the discus proligerus.
Gram is largely cultivated in the East, where the seeds are eaten raw or cooked in various ways, both in their ripe and unripe condition, and when roasted and ground subserve the same purposes as ordinary flour.
About the beginning of September the crop is ripe, which is known by the withering of the leaves; the bulbs are then to be pulled, and exposed on the ground till well dried, and they are then to be put away in a store-room, or loft, where they may be perfectly secured from frost and damp.
To obtain a crop of bulbs for pickling, seed should be sown thickly in March, in rather poor soil, the seeds being very thinly covered, and the surface well rolled; these are not to be thinned, but should be pulled and harvested when ripe.
It was plain indeed that the fiscal question itself was ripe for the polls; Board of Trade statistics had been issued in profusion, and the whole case was before the country.
In the ripe fruit the carpels separate into five one-seeded portions (cocci), which break away from the central column, either rolling elastically outwards and upwards or becoming spirally twisted.
The time was not ripe for such a scheme, but in 1861 the principle of direct representation was introduced into the committees of review.
Towards the end of the 13th century the directors of the Christian world occupied the throne of St Peter for too short a time to be able to make their personal views prevail or to execute their political projects at leisure after ripe meditation.
The spermatozoa enter it and pass through its walls and traverse a minute duct formed of two accessory cells, and finally enter the ripe ovum.
The rude and barbarous northern peoples seemed to fall like "full ripe fruit before the first breath of the gospel."
When, through the introduction of the male plant from Japan, its fertilization was rendered possible, ripe berries, before unknown, became common ornaments of the shrub.
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 substance of the fungus is dry and opaque with a peculiar smell suggesting ripe apricots or plums. The flesh is whitish tinged with yellow.
The recent observations and exceedingly ingenious experiments of Falck have shown that the sporophores of the Basidiomycetesespecially the large sporophores of such forms as Boletus, Polyporus- contain quantities of reserve combustible material which are burnt up by the active metabolism occurring when the fruit-body is ripe.
Four ripe asci, a i, a2, with eight spores, a 3, a4, with yeast-like conidia abstricted from the spores.
In his own days Aldo's learning won the hearty acknowledgment of ripe scholars.
Although he really directed the policy of the various ministries, he evidently thought that the time was not ripe for asserting openly his own claims to direct the policy of the Republic, and seemed inclined to observe a neutral attitude as far as possible; but events hurried him on, and early in 1881 he placed himself at the head of a movement for restoring scrutin de lisle, or the system by which deputies are returned by the entire department which they represent, so that each elector votes for several representatives at once, in place of scrutin d'arrondissement, the system of small constituencies, giving one member to each district and one vote to each elector.
A small endowment was provided by the king, and the university, modelled on that of Paris and intended principally to be a school of law, soon became the most famous and popular of the Scots seats of learning, a result which was largely due to the wide experience and ripe wisdom of Elphinstone and of his friend, Hector Boece, the first rector.
The latter may be his original form, as a god of fertility, before whom the king ceremoniously breaks up the ground for sowing or cuts the ripe corn.
The most common of the fruits are dates, of which there are nearly thirty varieties, which are sold half-ripe, ripe, dried, and pressed in their fresh moist state in mats or skins.
For Russia was not ripe for liberty; and Alexander, the disciple of the revolutionist Laharpe, was - as he himself said - but " a happy accident " on the throne of the tsars.
He would divide with Alexander the empire of the world; as a first step he would leave him in possession of the Danubian principalities and give him a free hand to deal with Finland; and, afterwards, the emperors of the East and West, when the time should be ripe, would drive the Turks from Europe and march across Asia to the conquest of India.
But public opinion in England was not yet ripe, and the unsuccessful conference at Arras, with the consequent defection of Burgundy, strengthened the war party.
Filbert nuts required for keeping must be gathered only when quite ripe; they may then be preserved in dry sand, or, after drying, by packing with a sprinkling of salt in sound casks or new FIG.
Those intended for storing should be dug up as soon as they are fairly ripe, unless they are attacked by the disease, in which case they must be taken up as soon as the murrain is observed; or if they are then sufficiently developed to be worth preserving, but not fully ripe, the haulms or shaws should be pulled out, to prevent the fungus passing down them into the tubers; this may be done without disturbing the tubers, which can be dug afterwards.
Long before England was ripe to welcome deistic thought Lord Herbert of Cherbury earned the name "Father of Deism" by laying down the main line of that religious philosophy which in various forms continued ever after to be the backbone of deistic systems. He based his theology on a comprehensive, if insufficient, survey of the nature, foundation, limits and tests of human knowledge.
The palate had ripe fruit, honey, cream and toffee apples balanced with some refreshing acidity giving way to a long finish.
Ripe, juicy apples eaten at bedtime every night will cure some of the worst forms of constipation.
Look for the tightest of stretch jeans at Ssense, where they have leggings-like denim ripe for the picking.
Choose a large, ripe tomato from your healthiest plant of each cultivar and slice it in half.
The lunchroom is just ripe with opportunities to prank unsuspecting friends.
Use a fork to mash two ripe strawberries.
Monteagle at once started for Whitehall, found Salisbury and other ministers about to sit down to supper, and showed the letter, whereupon it was decided to search the cellar under the House of Lords before the meeting of parliament, but not too soon, so that the plot might be ripe and be fully disclosed.
The paired ovaries discharge their products into a median coelemic chamber with lateral branches (C), often called the uterus, from which the ripe ova are discharged by a median dorsal pore into the terminal region of the rectum (cloaca).
The female heads are spinose with long pungent bracts, fall entire when ripe and are carried away by wind or sea, becoming finally anchored in the sand and falling to pieces.
But matters were clearly ripe for a wider application of the view that the peasant ought to stick to the soil, and the restoration of the Muscovite empire under the Romanovs brought with it the consolidation of all rural arrangements around this principle.
In the ripe seed the integument assumes the form of a fleshy envelope, succeeded internally by a hard woody shell, internal to which is a thin papery membrane - the apical portion of the nucellus - which is easily dissected out as a conical cap covering the apex of the endosperm.
The ripe seed, which grows as large as a rather small plum, is enclosed by a thick, fleshy envelope covering a hard woody shell with two or rarely three longitudinal keels.
The nucleus of the microspore divides and gives rise to a small cell within the large cell, a second small cell is then produced; this is the structure of the ripe pollen-grain in some conifers (Taxus, &c.).
The ripe albuminous seed contains a single embryo with two or more cotyledons.
If that were done, on a given date myriads of cattle more beautiful than those destroyed would issue from the earth, while great fields of corn, ripe and ready for harvest, would instantly appear.
Indeed, the time was not ripe for such discussions, still less for the tracing of lines of descent and their embodiment in a genealogical classification.
In this development of brachial extensions of the theca the genital organs were involved, and their ripe products formed at the ends of the brachia or in the branches therefrom.
These are likely to have been produced by the ripe genital glands, which may have extruded their products directly through the membranous integument of the under side.
When the small winged fruits have been scattered the ripe, woody, blackish cones remain, often lasting through the winter.
Pitt's parliaments were competent to discuss, and willing to pass, all measures for which the average political intelligence of the country was ripe.
Like Schleiermacher he substitutes collective guilt for original sin; and he attaches great dogmatic value to the assertion that sin has two stages - ignorance, in which it is pardonable, and obduracy, when it is ripe for final sentence (probably annihilation).
When ripe, the grain is of an elongated oval form, with a few hairs at the summit.
The outermost layer of the cell-wall of the ripe spore splits along spiral lines, giving rise to the elaters; these two long strips of wall, attached by their middle points to the spore, tend to straighten out in dry, and close round the spore in damp air.
While a number of ferns can be multiplied vegetatively, by buds formed on the leaves and in other ways, the regular mode of propagation is by sowing the spores shed from the ripe sporangia.
The ripe fruit or grain, sometimes called the "berry," the matured state of the ovary and its contents, is oblong or ovoid, with a longitudinal furrow on one side.
The seed is sown very thickly at the beginning of winter and pulled, not cut, about the end of May, before the ear is ripe.
In the first class the ripe grain readily detaches itself from the chaff-scales, while in the spelts it is more or less adherent to them, or not readily separable from them.
With regard to the chemical composition of the ripe grain, the Rothamsted experiments reveal a singular uniformity, even under very varied conditions of manuring, and even where much diversity was apparent in the constitution of the straw.
When we go farther back into Persian antiquity we find an immortal bird, amru, or (in the Minoi-khiradh) sinamru, which shakes the ripe fruit from the mythical tree that bears the seed of all useful things.
But the countries were not ripe for union Nevertheless the choice of Ferdinand was a step forv,-ard towards union.
Seor Moret now considered the time ripe for a dissolution; the king, however, refused to consent, and on the 9th of February 1910 the ministry resigned.
When the pollen-grains are ripe, the anther dehisces and the pollen is shed.
When the synangia are ripe dehiscence takes place along a median line between the two rows of loculi.
When the male plants are ripe they are pulled, put up into bundles, and steeped in a similar manner to flax, but the female plants are allowed to remain until the seed is perfectly ripe.
And you, un-mated by the half-breed, are ripe for the picking.
The wine smelled of ripe black cherries with a lovely sweet texture.
The palate is complex, with a combination of ripe fruit, citrus and oak, and a long and lingering aftertaste.
Through no fault of mine I am now looking for my 3rd home at the ripe old age of 9 months.
In other fields autumn sown barley is already nearly ripe.
Each ripe pod contains many brazils arranged like the segments of an orange.
His goal scoring heroics in Tuscany were enough to earn him an international call-up at the ripe old age of 29.
At its best in the middle of a field of ripe golden corn, it is also familiar from roadsides and verges.
Given such prodigious credulity, can anyone doubt that human minds are ripe for malignant infection?
A large mature broad-leaved dock can produce up to 60,000 ripe seeds per year.
Eurocentric history, if not already dead, is ripe for execution.
That heart now threatens, like the ripe fig he grows on the Tyne, to overwhelm his work with sweetness.
Trees that line the street collect the light rain and then suddenly release large globs of water like ripe fruit.
When a ripe greengage landed on his head I made him Isaac Newton.
Both euthanasia and abortion are subjects ripe for debate, although unfortunately opposing sides are often intolerant of each other!
This might seem a minor point but it is an apparent loophole which appears ripe for exploitation.
Despite using four ripe mangos, I can't taste them.
The fruit also has a sweet scent like a ripe melon.
Its ripe fruit with a hint of creamy, toasty oak should be ideal.
Here he lived to a ripe old age suffering the classic fate of a surviving unsuccessful revolutionary - almost total oblivion.
Perched on your cousin's roof, truths as fast as stars falls like ripe papaya.
Oh by the way, a gently poached ripe peach is much sharper than you expect.
Apple & pear Core and cut into quarters 1 ripe pear and 1 eating apple.
Wood pigeons have been seen taking ripe beech seeds high up on the tall trees.
The cheese platter was a little under ripe for my taste.
Ask to see his knees as they were the color of ripe plums.
The ripe seed pods burst open with a loud pop, throwing the seeds several feet.
Just perfectly ripe lawson squash blossoms are some very.
The question is not yet ripe for settlement in Scotland.
Anyone who has ever seen Siegfried and Roy perform will realize that their act is absolutely ripe for parody.
Their number is not yet full, and the world is not yet quite ripe for its doom.
All the objects can be stored in drama resource boxes and used when the time seems ripe.
Usually taken in late spring and early summer from young shoots before they start to become ripe, or woody and hard.
The seedpod is almost the same size as a ripe seedpod, but is still green and hard.
Wonderfully silky in texture it offers a superbly exotic medley of ripe fruits.
Skin 4 or 5 ripe tomatoes then squish them through a sieve with the back of a spoon.
Meanwhile, chop 1 red onion, dice 3 ripe tomatoes and 2 celery stalks.
I felt envious, but a local character came to the rescue with green tangerines which tasted surprisingly ripe.
The palate balances ripe, sweet fruit with a finish showing pronounced tannins - this is a well structured wine with lovely texture.
The 2000 is another good effort with lovely soft fruit highly complemented by the soft, ripe tannins.
The palate is concentrated, rich and juicy with ripe black fruit flavors and silky tannins.
Fully ripe on departure, their sugar levels decrease rapidly in transit, leaving them often tasteless, even bitter, on arrival.
Real, ripe tomatoes are easily damaged in shipping.
Now, at the ripe old age of 54, actor Jane Seymour dared to go topless on screen for the first time.
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Pericles also incurred unpopularity because of his rationalism in religious matters; yet Athens in his time was becoming ripe for the new culture, and would have done better to receive it from men of his circle - Anaxagoras, Zeno, Protagoras and Meton - than from the more irresponsible sophists.
Apparently his birth was humble, but when the obscure figure of the young Artamon emerges into the light of history we find him equipped at all points with the newest ideas, absolutely free from the worst prejudices of his age, a ripe scholar, and even an author of some distinction.
It is frequently raised at once by sowing the acorns on the ground where the trees are required, the fruit being gathered in the autumn as soon as shed, and perfectly ripe seeds selected; but the risk of destruction by mice and other vermin is so great that transplanting from a nursery-bed is in most cases to be preferred.
Robur, and are dark-brown when ripe; the hemispherical cups are covered with long, narrow, almost bristly scales, giving them a mossy aspect; the fruit ripens the first autumn.
For this emissary Tone drew up a memorandum on the state of Ireland, which he described as ripe for revolution; the paper was betrayed to the government by an attorney named Cockayne to whom Jackson had imprudently disclosed his mission; and in April 1794 Jackson was arrested on a charge of treason.
Notwithstanding this powerful cast, the success of the new work was not brilliant, for it carried still further the principles embodied in Der fliegende Hollander, and the time was not ripe for them.
This was due partly to a sense that only here and there was there a body of believers ripe for the congregational form of church-fellowship, which Luther himself regarded as the New Testament ideal (Dale, pp. 40-43), partly to fear of Anabaptism, the radical wing of the Reformation movement, which first strove to recover primitive Christianity apart altogether from traditional forms.
Between 1580 and 1581, when Browne formed in Norwich the first known church of this order on definite scriptural theory, and October 1585, when, being convinced that the times were not yet ripe for the realization of the perfect polity, and taking a more charitable view of the established Church, he yielded to the pressure brought to bear on him by his kinsman Lord Burghley, so far as partially to conform to parochial public worship as defined by law (see Browne, Robert), the history of Congregationalism is mainly that of Browne and of his writings.
If, on the other hand, it was, as in ancient Jewish times, the first after the earliest ears of the barley harvest would be ripe, it would have varied with the forwardness or backward If the Passover celebration could, be anticipated by one day in a private Jewish family (and we know perhaps too little of Jewish rules in the time of Christ to be able to exclude this possibility), the evidence of the synoptic Gospels would no longer conflict with that of St John.
In the annals of precocious genius there is no greater prodigy on record than Hugo Grotius, who was able to make good Latin verses at nine, was ripe for the university at twelve, and at fifteen edited the encyclopaedic work of Martianus Capella.
The sugar in ripe grape juice is practically invert sugar, i.e.
From the meaning of "top" or "head," as applied to a plant, herb or rower, comes the common use of the word for the produce of cereals or other cultivated plants, the wheat-crop, the cotton-crop and the like, and generally, "the crops"; more particular expressions are the "white-crop," for such grain crops as barley or wheat, which whiten as they grow ripe, and "green-crop" for such as roots or potatoes which do not, and also for those which are cut in a green state, like clover (see Agriculture).
The tariff reform movement itself was now, however, outside the purely official programme, and Mr Chamberlain (backed by a majority of the Unionist members) threw himself with impetuous ardour into a crusade on its behalf, while at the same time supporting Mr Balfour in parliament, and leaving it to him to decide as to the policy of going to the country when the time should be ripe.
The adults have a fondness for fermenting fruit which brings them into gardens to feed on fallen apples and ripe raspberries.
When ripe these wash rind cheeses have a distinctive smell and luscious creamy interiors.
Fully ripe they taste like a rich apricot jelly.
The Teesside club offered a fee of £ 5million not long ago but they now feel that Derby County are ripe for the picking.
Now, with the release of a terrific retrospective, she is ripe for rediscovery.
There are plenty of brown field sites ripe for redevelopment.
Thanks to Roman politics, greed and tyrrany Britain was now ripe for the taking.
The coastal areas chosen for the farms are usually mangrove swamps, seen as useless areas ripe for exploitation.
Recently while walking through our 3.5 acres of all edible, organic gardens, I noticed many varieties of ripe strawberries.
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She is looking for ripe, red cherries, in among the unripe olive green colored fruit.
The palate is full of ripe berry fruit and a touch of vanillin oak.
A piece of fruit that is too ripe will smell too sweet, as the sugars in the fruit become more intense as it ages.
A fresh or ripe vegetable has a bright, natural color and firm, healthy skin.
Almost all supermarkets buy vegetables when slightly under ripe and ship them to warehouses where they are treated with gasses as a preservative and stored in environments where temperatures and humidity levels are tightly controlled.
When your cat reaches the ripe old age of thirteen, he is considered a senior.
Fortunately, these names are not copyrighted and are ripe for a potential pet owner's picking.
On the other hand, a computer that is routinely connected to shared Internet and is also used for personal banking and other similar tasks is a ripe tool for a hacker to use in an attempt to steal an identity.
In the late summer, these low-growing shrubs produce juicy blueberries ripe for the picking.
Lipstick stains promise kiss proof color with a naturally ripe tint.
It could also be the tell-tale sign of a newbie player ripe for a bluff.
Some people actually prefer these classic veggies compared to ripe tomatoes!
We live an average of half of that time span and count ourselves as living to a ripe old age.
The coconut fruit is at first green and then turns brown when ripe.
Like many fruits and vegetables, corn is best served ripe.
You'll know it is ripe by the color of its husk, the green leaves surrounding the corn itself.
Choosing fall fruits and vegetables to use as accents, such as ripe grapes, gourds, pumpkins, apples, nuts, and other colorful produce.
Adding other fall plants, such as ripe grasses (wheat, rye, etc.), twigs, or pine cones to arrangements.
At the ripe age of 10, Lindsay found herself with a regular role on the NBC soap opera Another World.
In 1999, at the ripe old age of 31, Hawk stopped competing in contests.
It's a world of burning wood, falling leaves and ripe apples ready to be picked.
Otto the oldest dog, at least according to Guinness World Records, passed away on January 14, 2010 at the ripe old age of 20.
The culms are brown when ripe; the leaf-sheaths are hairy, and the petiole of the leaf is yellow.
Increase by suckers, layers, and ripe autumn cuttings rooted under a handlight in sandy soil.
The small greenish-yellow flowers appear as dense clusters, followed by fruits at first like a green Walnut in size and appearance, turning purple when fully ripe and hanging for many months.
The berries are two-seeded and black when ripe.
It is propagated by seeds sown as soon as they are ripe, or by its fleshy roots, which, if cut into pieces, in spring, will form good plants much quicker than seedlings.
Those in cultivation are perennials, but do best if frequently renewed from seed sown as soon as ripe, the seedlings being wintered in a frame, and planted out in spring.
A yellow-fruited kind differs from the type in the fruits being yellow instead of red when ripe.
The flowers are not showy, but give place to oval red berries, blackish-purple when ripe.
China, and is hardy, thriving in light moist humus, and covered during early summer with white funnel-shaped flowers in small clusters, followed by fragrant oval berries, at first red, but black and sweet when ripe.
Best increased by seeds, sown as soon as ripe.
It seems to do best in a light gritty soil, and the seed should be sown directly it is ripe.
Separate flowers do not last long, but a few expand at a time, and it is fully a month before they are all expanded at the base, by which time the seeds of those which opened first are nearly ripe.
Increase by seeds sown as soon as ripe, or division of the roots in autumn or spring; this last is a work of care, the plants being somewhat averse to disturbance.
The seed should be sown, as soon as ripe, in a frame.
For preserving, the stems should be gathered before the seeds are too ripe.
Increase by division of the creeping root-stock, or seed sown in cold frames as soon as ripe.
P. pleianthum is from China, its spreading leaves rising to nearly 2 feet in height, with large drooping bunches of purple flowers and heavy grey-green fruits turning purple when fully ripe.
Mr Wilson, who saw them in China, says they have the curious and interesting faculty, when ripe, of shooting out the seed at a distance of several feet.
Increase by careful division of old plants, or seeds sown in a cold frame as soon as ripe.
The Polyanthus may easily be raised from seed, which should be sown as soon as ripe, say about the end of June.
Then a second crop of ripe fruit appears late in autumn, when the leaves turn yellow, showing the Rose in another pretty aspect.
It has rather long spikes of creamy-white flowers, succeeded by fruit-clusters similar in size and shape to Indian Corn, but composed of ripe Blackberries.
Many people find it hard to tell when watermelon fruits are ripe.
They turn from green to brown when the melon is ripe.
It starts to look dull when it is ripe, and the area touching the ground turns yellow.
Harvesting tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, beans, eggplants and all the other goodies as soon as they are ripe ensures that the plant will continue producing them.
Blossoms attract pollinators and ripe fruit will attract pests as well.
Most will change color several weeks prior to being fully ripe.
Tomato diseases strike green or ripe tomatoes and leave telltale signs.
If you'd prefer a rolling harvest rather than all berries ripe at once, try Ever-Bearing plants.
Harvest ripe strawberries frequently, and don't wait too long once you spy red berries in the patch.
Birds, insects and even wasps and yellow jackets love fresh, ripe strawberries and may grab them before you do!
The chord structures are often straight ahead and the melodies are ripe for singing harmonies.
The game industry is ripe with stories about EA, and certainly it's gone through its eras and developmental stages.
On the PC, all the game data is right there on your hard drive, ripe for the modifying.
But what is even more amazing, is his video game ability at the ripe old age of 3 years old.
Wine Spectator commented "Big and ripe, a mouthwatering wine with tingly acidity bringing harmony to a wash o plum, blackberry, cherry and dusky spice flavors, which persist on the fine-grained, not terribly tannic finish."
The wines also have buttery texture, and may contain notes of vanilla and ripe fruits.
Ripe blackberry, jam, and anise highlighted a very well rounded wine.
The wine has very good fruit, with ripe blackberries and lucious cassis.
Other drinkers suggested that the wine was rich and velvety with the flavor of ripe blackberries, ligonberry and cassis.
Ripe blackberries and cassis dominate the taste.
The ripe nose tells a different story showing lush melon, peach and banana flavors.
I don't usually like Californian versions of typically Italian grapes but this wasn't bad as it managed to have some acidity that balanced out the reasonably ripe fruit.
Certainly ripe black berries, currants, blueberry jam and dried cherries dominate the attack.
With flavors of ripe melon and butterscotch with notes of minerality, the Wine News rated this Chardonnay at 87 points.
For $11 you get an honest bottle of ripe, fruity somewhat earthy wine that goes well with food, which is a nice change as often Californian wines seem to be made with cocktail hour in mind rather than dinnertime.
Showing lively acidity and plenty of lemon, lime and tart apple, the 2004 is much less ripe than the 2003, which displayed lush melon and stone fruit.
Full-bodied offering sweet ripe tannins, the palate reflects plum, raspberries, cherries, pepper spice and black licorice.
Fruit notes are dominated by ripe blackberry and cassis with hints of dried cherry.
It rounds out with some tobacco and chocolate, and calls it a wrap with ripe tannins.
Easy to drink, the 2004 version from Excelsior shows a well-managed nose with ripe fruit aromas of plums and currants with vanilla oak essences.
In the mouth, the Syrah was flush with ripe blackberries and raspberries, thyme, white pepper, and smoked oak flavors.
The mouth starts slightly chewy but softens with ripe cherry and cassis flavors that take a side step with hints of chocolate and tar.
There's a multitude of flavors that come through, the mouth leads with ripe blackberries, plums, and cassis that almost reaches syrupy nectar but that falls back, held in check by smooth tannins.
The Paringa Shiraz's nose pops with ripe cherries and plums coupled with spice and tarry smoked oak.
The mouth is ripe with dark berry and plum fruit and a peppery lift.
Ripe pear, pineapple, papaya and fig dominate the palate.
The flavors are black, ripe fruit and spice.
The full-bodied wine begins slightly tight but then opens up, offering a round, well-balanced mouth of ripe berries, brambles, pepper, and a hint tobacco.
The palate is full-bodied with ripe blackberries, plums, and currants that move along with underlying pepper, tobacco, light vanilla, and a smooth velvet texture.
It is very ripe and walks the edge of the cliff but doesn't quite fall over.
The wine opens quickly with an opulent perfume of ripe cherry fruit, a floral bouquet and earthy brambles.
The 2004 Sonoma Coast makes a great food wine and warms the spirit with an aromatic nose of ripe dark fruit, spice, and earthiness.
Anise, chocolate, ripe plum, and eucalyptus dominate the attack, which is formidable.
Supple with ripe tannins and bright acidity, the wine has a layered structure and an endearing and lengthy finish to make you reminisce.
Barossa Valley's 2001 vintage was good, with the kind of heat that pushes ripe and full-bodied wines.
Its dark purple in color and the ripe boysenberry fruit is lush in the mouth with peppery spice and leather tones.
It is forward, ripe Granny Smith apple and pear fruit accented by warm oak spice tones.
For the price, the zinfandel fruit zings through, and honestly it's really about the ripe, red fruit.
Ripe soft grape tannins were backed up by a fair amount of wood tannins.
For example, ripe pears would result in a pear wine that really tastes like pears and not apples.
If you buy a bottle of young Pinot Noir, expect it to be full of ripe berry flavors with forward fruit and little complexity.
This wine has an interesting aroma that has been described as a combination of honey, peach blossoms and ripe melons.
It is a dense, ripe wine with dark fruit flavors and a broad, long finish.
It is full-bodied with several layers of ripe fruit.
This Australian Shiraz is spicy, bold and loaded with ripe fruit flavors that burst on the palate.
The fruit grown in Australia is usually very ripe, so many wines from Australia are very fruity and juicy wines.
It is a warm wine growing region, yielding ripe, fruity grapes that make big, juicy wines.
Pinot Noir wines from Orgeon feature bold flavors redolent with mushrooms, leather, and dark cherries, while California Pinot Noir wines tend to be ripe, lush, and juicy.
Less ripe grapes tend to have vegetal flavors such as green bell pepper, while very ripe grapes may display flavors of jam, black currants, plum and dark cherries.
Her competition career began at the ripe old age of thirteen, and she continues to dance today, enjoying a much larger-scale career.
A closet that's stuffed so full of clothing and other items that you must lean on the door to force it closed is ripe for taking the time to declutter and organize.
These designers include Tummi, Haute Mama, Ripe, and more.
However, considering the health ramifications of being too thin, these standards may be ripe for yet another change.
One of the best things about tween/teen swimwear bikini styles is that they are ripe with details.
But the guy lived to the ripe old age of 94, so it least it didn't seem to have hurt him.
Pauling himself is said to have taken 3 grams (3,000 milligrams) of vitamin C daily, and he lived to the ripe old age of 93 before finally succumbing to prostate cancer.
A basic infomercial touting the glories of the Snuggie was starting to generate interest, but some people saw it as ripe for parody.
If you shop around, you will find bright colors ripe for the picking.
Candle making, on the other hand, is ripe for experimentation.
Atlanta is ripe with topics applicable to a variety of publications.
Available in rich chocolate, light sienna, and ripe cherry red.
While brand new items (that is, items that are from current seasons) are usually not immediately available, products from recent seasons are almost always ripe for the picking.
Handbags, a personal favorite that she began daydreaming about at the ripe age of 10, were something she knew and loved.
For example, let's say conditions are ripe, astrologically speaking, for a big change this year.
Think Christopher Paolini, writer of Eragorn (written at the ripe age of 15), Kristen Stewart who filmed some of Twilight while still in high school, and the Jonas Brothers, musicians who finished their schooling on the road.
These victims truly yearn for genuine help, but their vulnerability makes them ripe targets for these types of cons.
If one or more of your senses felt stronger than some of the others, these are the senses that are currently the most developed and most ripe for sharpening into true psychic abilities.
Adolescents are ripe with emotions and chemical reactions taking place in their bodies.
Cut bananas that are too ripe into chunks, then freeze them in a plastic storage container.
When bananas get too ripe to eat, peel them and cut into small chunks.
Luxury watches are always ripe for cloning.
F&S's (Field and Stream) focus on outdoor adventurers who require a high degree of reliability, durability and functionality means that affordable watches for the great outdoors are ripe for the taking.
I like having an hour-glass figure instead of one that resembles a ripe pear.
Mash ripe bananas and place them in a freezer-safe container, then freeze for several hours; the result has a taste and texture similar to ice cream.
With the average lifespan increasing all the time, keeping yourself fit and healthy is a major concern if you want to get to a ripe old age while also being in good health.
Not only will it help you live to a ripe old age, you'll have fewer broken bones and chronic sicknesses along the way as well.
Harvesters cut open the ripe pods from the trees and harvest the seeds and pulp within them.
Look for firm, ripe pickling cucumbers and go over them with a fine toothed comb before you pickle them.
Especially in the years 1995-6, the culture of the 'ladette' was ripe; where women all over the nation were standing up for their Fender-loving, beer drinking tendencies, and set out to show men that girls can rock too.
The community features tons of different songs from a number of popular artists and includes fully customizable avatars and a lush 3D environment ripe for exploration.
At the ripe old age of 18, Brooke is already a seasoned songwriter.
Lil Wayne is also the president of New Orlean's hugely successful Cash Money Records and CEO of Young Money Entertainment, making him one of hip hop's most successful businessmen, all at the ripe old age of 24.
At the ripe young age of 20 in 2007, Joss Stone (real name Jocelyn Eve Stoker) has made quite an impression on the music industry.
In fact, he claims that his love affair with music began when he received a guitar as a Christmas present at the ripe old age of two.
Nick was discovered at the ripe old age of six while he was singing in a local barber shop.
Discovered online, Bieber sparked a bidding war between mega stars and was breaking chart records by the ripe old age of 15.