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ripe Sentence Examples

  • The dried ripe seeds of this plant are also used in medicine.

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  • saginata, showing ripe uterus; X 2.

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  • It was that of a boy carrying a basket of ripe red cherries.

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  • 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.

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  • What's the point of living to a ripe old age if you can't enjoy yourself?

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  • When chestnuts were ripe I laid up half a bushel for winter.

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  • He found Newcastle ripe for his message.

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  • The seed is enclosed when ripe in the fruit, a development of the ovary as a result of fertilization of the egg-cell.

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  • In the spring of 1798 he had judged the pear to be not ripe; in Brumaire 1799 it came off almost at a touch.

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  • "Isn't she ripe now?" asked Dorothy.

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  • We're following a hunger and when it's ripe, all common sense and caution fly out the window.

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  • 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.

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  • A ripe leaf easily cracks or shows a crease when folded between the fingers.

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  • When ripe, the germ-cells are dehisced directly to the exterior.

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  • The fruit is ripe in July, and is an oval, yellowish, fleshy berry, containing twelve or more seeds, each surrounded by a pulpy outer coat or aril.

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  • On some of the bushes might be seen a bud, a blossom, a baby, a half-grown person and a ripe one; but even those ready to pluck were motionless and silent, as if devoid of life.

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  • A, Branch bearing (a) young female cones, (b) ripe cones, reduced.

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  • Summer and autumn pears should be gathered before they are fully ripe, otherwise they will not in general keep more than a few days.

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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.

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  • Seven years later he felt himself a sufficiently ripe Greek scholar to begin the translation of Plato, by which his name is famous in the history of scholarship, and which is still the best translation of that author Italy can boast.

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  • Seven years later he felt himself a sufficiently ripe Greek scholar to begin the translation of Plato, by which his name is famous in the history of scholarship, and which is still the best translation of that author Italy can boast.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • When the battle was ripe, he would crush the Prussian centre and right between the Guard and D'Erlon's corps.

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  • B, Ripe cone scale with seeds, enlarged.

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  • But Prussia was not ripe for a struggle with Austria, even had Frederick William found it in his conscience to turn his arms against his ancient ally, and the result was the humiliating convention of Olmtitz (November 29th, 1850), by which Prussia agreed to surrender her separatist plans and to restore the old constitution of the confederation.

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  • But Prussia was not ripe for a struggle with Austria, even had Frederick William found it in his conscience to turn his arms against his ancient ally, and the result was the humiliating convention of Olmtitz (November 29th, 1850), by which Prussia agreed to surrender her separatist plans and to restore the old constitution of the confederation.

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  • It will fall of itself when ripe, but if picked unripe the apple is spoiled, the tree is harmed, and your teeth are set on edge.

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  • These various movements proved in the first place that the masses were by no means ripe for revolution, and that the idea of unity, although now advocated by a few revolutionary leaders, was far from being generally accepted even by the Liberals; and, secondly, that, in spite of the indifference of the masses, the despotic governments were unable to hold their own without the assistance of foreign bayonets.

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  • Lastly, (4) and most important, the times were ripe for revolution.

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  • 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.

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  • Specialists may here and there improve on a statement or a theory, but it will always remain a great authority, a monument of patient and exhaustive research of intellectual power, and f ripe and disciplined judgment.

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  • 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.

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  • The leaves on a plant decrease in age from below upwards, and all are not ripe at exactly the same time.

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  • Both kinds of reproductive organs may occur in a single zooecium, and the reproductive elements pass when ripe into the body-cavity.

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  • Corn sown about Yakutsk in the end of May is ripe in the end of August.

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  • long, contain a crimson pulp from which the Pimos and Papagos Indians prepare an excellent preserve; and they also use the ripe fruit as an article of food, gathering it by means of a forked stick attached to a long pole.

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  • "I did not know that you were ripe," answered the Prince, in a low voice.

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  • When ripe the seeds are much esteemed as a delicacy, while in France much oil of fine quality is extracted from them by pressure.

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  • As soon as the grapes were ripe, he squeezed the juice into a cup, and, raising it to his lips, mocked the seer, who retorted with the words, lIoXXa / �ra b Ira a Ki X K01 Kai xE6AEos aKpOU (" there is many a slip between the cup and the lip").

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  • In the case of the Crassane the crop should be gathered at three different times, the first a fortnight or more before it is ripe, the second a week or ten days after that, and the third when fully ripe.

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  • In the case of the Crassane the crop should be gathered at three different times, the first a fortnight or more before it is ripe, the second a week or ten days after that, and the third when fully ripe.

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  • When a mushroom is perfectly ripe and the gills are brown-black in colour, they throw down a thick dusty deposit of fine brown-black or purple-black spores; it is essential to note the colour.

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  • The leaves of the cypresses are scale-like, overlapping and generally in four rows; the female catkins are roundish, and fewer than the male; the cones consist of from six to ten peltate woody scales, which end in a curved point, and open when the seeds are ripe; the seeds are numerous and winged.

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  • That they did not found a universal religion was due, in part at least, to the fact that the time was not ripe for such a faith; but they left material that was taken up into later systems.

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  • At night it crawls about in search of food, which consists to a small extent of dead animal or vegetable matter, but principally, as gardeners are aware, of the petals and other parts of flowers of growing shoots and soft ripe fruit.

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  • The time was ripe for one which should be quite independent of the booksellers, and which should also aim at a higher standard of excellence.

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  • A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."

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  • A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."

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  • It is convenient to place in a small envelope gummed to an upper corner of the sheet any flowers, seeds or leaves needed for dissection or microscopical examination, especially where from the fixation of the specimen it is impossible to examine the leaves for oilreceptacles and where seed is apt to escape from ripe capsules and be lost.

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  • - Ripe Chick's head, 14 in.

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  • Erysiphe, or the steeping in hot water of thoroughly ripe hard grains to which spores are attached, e.g.

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  • 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.

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  • Proteaceae), an Australian genus of trees with very thick, woody, inversely pear-shaped fruits which split into two parts when ripe.

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  • They celebrated the festival of Demeter when the corn began to shoot, and the descent of Proserpine when it was ripe.

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  • 5); it flies back to the prunes to lay its eggs when the hops are ripe.

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  • When they are in flower, and onwards during the swelling of the berries, 85° may be taken as a maximum, running up to 90° with sun heat and the temperature may be lowered somewhat when the fruit is ripe.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Barley is cut, either with scythe or machine, when it is quite ripe with the ears bending over.

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  • The cubeb is cultivated in Java and Sumatra, the fruits are gathered before they are ripe, and carefully dried.

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  • Some have excluded all cooked foods, and have preached the virtues of fruits and nuts and grains in their natural ripe state.

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  • 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.

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  • 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."

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  • The harvest was past, the season of ripe fruits was over, and still Israel was not saved (Jer.

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  • 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.

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  • The sprat spawns in the open sea from February to May and is only occasionally captured in the ripe condition.

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  • - Several forms of plants included in the genus Brassica are cultivated for the oil which is present in their ripe seeds.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • in length, of a roundishoblong shape; the scales are very few in number, crimson in the young state, reddish-brown when ripe; the tree much resembles the European larch in general appearance but is of more slender growth; its trunk is seldom more than 2 ft.

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  • long, purplish or green in the immature state, and dark brown when ripe, the scales somewhat more numerous, the bracts all shorter than the scales.

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  • 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.

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  • The amount of nourishment required for this rearing is as follows: hatching to first moult, about 9 lb of leaves of tender growth, equal to 40 to 45 lb ripe leaves; first to second moult, 24 lb, representing roc) lb ripe leaves; second to third moult, 80 lb, representing 240 lb ripe leaves; third to fourth moult, 236 lb, representing 472 lb ripe leaves; fourth moult to mounting, 1430 lb, representing 1540 lb ripe leaves, totalling to about one ton of ripe leaves for a complete rearing.

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  • $ 1 5,357,9 0 7, and the value of shipments of domestic merchandise from Hawaii to the United States was $31,984,433, of which $30,111,524 was the value of brown sugar, $133,133 the value of rice, $601,748 the value of canned fruits, $124,146 the value of green, ripe or dried fruits, $117,403 the value of hides and skins, and $105,515 the value of green or raw coffee.

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  • The portion of the olive crop due to the landlord, whether by colonia or ordinary lease, is paid, not according to the actual harvest, but in keeping with the estimates of valuators mutually appointed, who, just before the fruit is ripe, calculate how much each tree will probably yield.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • For this the time was now ripe; and in it lay the true path of safety - eternal safety as before God, whatever man might say or do (xiii.

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  • The time was not ripe for such a scheme, but in 1861 the principle of direct representation was introduced into the committees of review.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The rude and barbarous northern peoples seemed to fall like "full ripe fruit before the first breath of the gospel."

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  • 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.

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  • Collinsia verna: hardy, I ft., white and azure; sow as soon as ripe.

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  • 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.

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  • Pull and store winter onions, if ripe.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Ripe zygospore (b) between the suspensors (a).

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  • Four ripe asci, a i, a2, with eight spores, a 3, a4, with yeast-like conidia abstricted from the spores.

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  • spermatia is that they are D, Ripe aecidiospore.

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  • fruit-bodies which only open after the spores are ripe and then often merely by a small pore.

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  • In his own days Aldo's learning won the hearty acknowledgment of ripe scholars.

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  • 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.

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  • himself with two "sisters" of ripe age and fair to look upon; but of allowing his presbyters and deacons also to contract platonic unions with Christian ladies.

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  • When ripe (about the month of out.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The succeeding caliph, Abul-Maimn Abd al-Majtd, ~ho took the title al-~Iafi~ lidin allah, was not the son but the cousin of the deceased caliph, and of ripe age, being about fifty-eight years old at the time; for more than a year he was kept in prison by the new vizier, a son of al-Af~aI, whom the army had placed in the post; but towards the end of II~lI this vizier fell by the hand of assassins, and the caliph was set free.

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  • Cairo was ripe for revolt; the pasha was hated for his tyranny and extortion, and execrated for the deeds of his troops, especially those of the Delis: the sheiks enjoined the people to close their shops, and the soldiers clamoured for pay.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The hungry disciples had so transgressed as they walked through the fields of ripe corn.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The seeds must be from ripe fruit, and if fresh gathered should be freed from pulp by maceration in water.

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  • The times were ripe for revolution, and the message which spoke of a religious democracy could not fail to suggest the social democracy also.

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  • Ripe pendulous fruit opening.

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  • The ripe fruit is about 2 in.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • It is extensively grown throughout India, both for the ripe grain and for use of the unripe cob as a green vegetable.

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  • 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.

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  • "Men of Kufa," he said, "I see before me heads ripe for the sickle, and the reaper - I am he.

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  • 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.

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  • On the point of gathering the ripe fruit, the Alids were suddenly pushed aside, and the fruit was snatched away by the Abbasids.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The Italians of the 14th century, more precocious than the other European races, were ripe for this emancipation of enslaved intelligence.

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  • This does not mean that England was deficient in ripe and sound scholars.

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  • When the grape is ripe, the sugar has attained to a maximum and the acidity is very much reduced; the tannin has entirely disappeared.

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  • The proportion of sugar present in the juice of ripe grapes varies considerably according to the type of grape, the locality and the harvest.

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  • This is produced by pressing a mixture of dried grapes and fully ripe grapes and fermenting the must so obtained.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • and the usurpation of Henry IV., combined with the jealousy of the rural inhabitants of Wales against the privileged dwellers of the towns, seem to have rendered the country ripe for rebellion.

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  • He was still under attainder; and the temper of England was not yet ripe for the presence of a cardinal.

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  • It was higher than all the rest, and was ripe enough to be gathered.

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  • All the stalks which came from it showed ear before the usual time, and were ripe in the 6th moon.

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  • Seeds are sown when ripe in well drained pans of sandy loam at a temperature of about 65°.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • r, a rodlet segmented in four, each segment containing one ripe spore.

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  • (After de Bary.) "1, fragments of filaments with ripe spores; 2-5, successive stages in the germination of the spores, the remains of the spore attached to the germinal rodlets.

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  • The somewhat different question of the resistance of ripe spores or cells to extremes of heat and cold has received attention.

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  • It is probable that all these cases of resistance of seeds, spores, &c., are to be connected with the fact that completely dry albumin does not lose its coagulability on heating to I Io° C. for some hours, since it is well known that completely ripe spores and dry heat are the conditions of extreme experiments.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Abies pectinata, &c.) the ripe cone differs from those of Pinus, Picea and Cedrus in the large size of the carpellary scales, which project as conspicuous thin appendages beyond the distal margins of the broader and more woody seminiferous scales; the long carpellary scale is a prominent feature also in the cone of the Douglas pine (Pseudotsuga Douglasii).

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  • Finally in the yew, as a type of the family Taxeae, the ovules occur singly at the apex of a lateral branch, enclosed when ripe by a conspicuous red or yellow fleshy arillus, which serves as an attraction to animals, and thus aids in the dispersal of the seeds.

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  • 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.).

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  • The ripe albuminous seed contains a single embryo with two or more cotyledons.

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  • Pinus and Picea) - in which the cone-scales persist for some time after the seeds are ripe - the cones hang down and so facilitate the fall of the seeds; in Cedrus, Araucaria and Abies the scales become detached and fall with the seeds, leaving the bare vertical axis of the cone on the tree.

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  • Damasonium derives its popular name, star-fruit, from the fruits spreading when ripe in the form of a star.

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  • 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.

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  • was to rule as far as possible on native lines, avoiding all changes for which the population was not yet ripe; but the grosser abuses of the old regime were stopped, the country was pacified, the laws were codified, and courts and schools were established.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • When the small winged fruits have been scattered the ripe, woody, blackish cones remain, often lasting through the winter.

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  • Pitt's parliaments were competent to discuss, and willing to pass, all measures for which the average political intelligence of the country was ripe.

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  • 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).

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  • When ripe, the grain is of an elongated oval form, with a few hairs at the summit.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • soon saw that the times were not ripe for a third party, and that to enforce real toleration would require an absolute power which they did not possess.

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  • But the countries were not ripe for union Nevertheless the choice of Ferdinand was a step forv,-ard towards union.

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  • endeavours to persuade the Federals, the Intransigeants, and even the Opportunists of Democracy that the times were ripe for a venture.

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  • 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.

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  • Mr Balfour, while reluctantly admitting the necessity of Mr Chamberlain's taking a freer hand, expressed his agreement in the desirability of a closer fiscal union with the colonies, but questioned the immediate practicability of any scheme; he was willing to adopt fiscal reform so far as it covered retaliatory duties, but thought that the exclusion of taxation of food from the party programme was in existing circumstances necessary, so long as public opinion was not ripe.

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  • When the pollen-grains are ripe, the anther dehisces and the pollen is shed.

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  • When the synangia are ripe dehiscence takes place along a median line between the two rows of loculi.

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  • 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.

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  • What's the point of living to a ripe old age if you can't enjoy yourself?

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  • We're following a hunger and when it's ripe, all common sense and caution fly out the window.

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  • And you, un-mated by the half-breed, are ripe for the picking.

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  • The wine smelled of ripe black cherries with a lovely sweet texture.

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  • The palate had ripe fruit, honey, cream and toffee apples balanced with some refreshing acidity giving way to a long finish.

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  • The palate is complex, with a combination of ripe fruit, citrus and oak, and a long and lingering aftertaste.

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  • Through no fault of mine I am now looking for my 3rd home at the ripe old age of 9 months.

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  • am now looking for my 3rd home at the ripe old age of 9 months.

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  • Ripe, juicy apples eaten at bedtime every night will cure some of the worst forms of constipation.

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  • Tasting Notes: Light yellow in color with ripe apricot, peach and vanilla pod aromas.

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  • Sandwiches avocado Mash the flesh of a ripe avocado with a fork.

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  • Banana Jam Cut up 2 cups of ripe banana Jam Cut up 2 cups of ripe bananas, 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon juice.

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  • In other fields autumn sown barley is already nearly ripe.

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  • berryy the blue, ripe berries are here picked.

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  • blackberryunch just by Bromford Road Bridge, and the children found large numbers of ripe blackberries nearby.

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  • Each ripe pod contains many brazils arranged like the segments of an orange.

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  • broad-leaved dock can produce up to 60,000 ripe seeds per year.

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  • His goal scoring heroics in Tuscany were enough to earn him an international call-up at the ripe old age of 29.

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  • cassis on the nose are followed by a medium-bodied supple wine with beautiful ripe concentration.

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  • Tasting Notes: This has intensely focused flavors showing citrus, biscuits, toast and ripe fruits.

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  • At its best in the middle of a field of ripe golden corn, it is also familiar from roadsides and verges.

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  • Given such prodigious credulity, can anyone doubt that human minds are ripe for malignant infection?

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  • custard apple trees, the fruit aren't quite ripe yet.

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  • Huge nose, lovely ripe damsons, cherries, red currants and soft plums on the palate, nice spice and length.

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  • damson flavors, wrapped in ripe tannins.

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  • A large mature broad-leaved dock can produce up to 60,000 ripe seeds per year.

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  • Eurocentric history, if not already dead, is ripe for execution.

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  • That heart now threatens, like the ripe fig he grows on the Tyne, to overwhelm his work with sweetness.

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  • flavourflavors on the palate of ripe, lush cherry fruit with some cocoa notes.

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  • flavourwine is deep and rich and shows ripe berry flavors on tasting.

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  • Skin 500 g very ripe tomatoes, remove the seeds, then chop the flesh finely.

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  • fortifyd of Production: A light white wine was made with very ripe Palomino grapes and fortified with neutral spirit.

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  • Quite lip-smacking ripe fruit on the palate with very notable sandy tannins.

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  • fruity with aromas of ripe black plums and licorice.

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  • The time is ripe for the imaginative thinking and innovation that can be derived from transport futurology.

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  • garnet in color with a spicy ripe nose.

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  • Tasting Note: deep garnet in color with a spicy ripe nose.

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  • Trees that line the street collect the light rain and then suddenly release large globs of water like ripe fruit.

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  • When a ripe greengage landed on his head I made him Isaac Newton.

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  • Both euthanasia and abortion are subjects ripe for debate, although unfortunately opposing sides are often intolerant of each other!

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  • juicy with ripe black fruit flavors and silky tannins.

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  • This might seem a minor point but it is an apparent loophole which appears ripe for exploitation.

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  • Despite using four ripe mangos, I can't taste them.

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  • The fruit also has a sweet scent like a ripe melon.

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  • mulberry Jam Unless very ripe Mulberries are used, the jam will have an acid taste.

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  • Its ripe fruit with a hint of creamy, toasty oak should be ideal.

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  • oaky background to the ripe rounded fruit flavors on the palate.

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  • Here he lived to a ripe old age suffering the classic fate of a surviving unsuccessful revolutionary - almost total oblivion.

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  • Through no fault of mine I am now looking for my 3rd home at the ripe old age of 9 months.

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  • let p be the claim that when others look at ripe tomatoes, their experiences have Q R.

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  • Perched on your cousin's roof, truths as fast as stars falls like ripe papaya.

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  • Oh by the way, a gently poached ripe peach is much sharper than you expect.

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  • peachy aromas, plenty of ripe, spicy, buttery fruit on the palate and a zesty finish.

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  • Apple & pear Core and cut into quarters 1 ripe pear and 1 eating apple.

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  • Wood pigeons have been seen taking ripe beech seeds high up on the tall trees.

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  • The cheese platter was a little under ripe for my taste.

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  • Ask to see his knees as they were the color of ripe plums.

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  • Oh by the way, a gently poached ripe peach is much sharper than you expect.

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  • The ripe seed pods burst open with a loud pop, throwing the seeds several feet.

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  • raspberry Note: Heaven scented nose of ripe, fresh crushed raspberries and morello cherry intertwining beautifully with earthy, mushroomy aromas.

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  • raspberrylts have a fondness for fermenting fruit which brings them into gardens to feed on fallen apples and ripe raspberries.

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  • Wonderful with any roasted red meats, all game, truffle dishes and ripe cheese.

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  • Just perfectly ripe lawson squash blossoms are some very.

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  • In other fields autumn sown barley is already nearly ripe.

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  • The question is not yet ripe for settlement in Scotland.

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  • fully ripe they taste like a rich apricot jelly.

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  • Anyone who has ever seen Siegfried and Roy perform will realize that their act is absolutely ripe for parody.

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  • Their number is not yet full, and the world is not yet quite ripe for its doom.

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  • ripe for the picking.

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  • ripe for rediscovery.

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  • ripe for redevelopment.

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  • ripe for the taking.

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  • ripe for parody.

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  • ripe for exploitation.

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  • ripe tannins.

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  • ripe mangos, I can't taste them.

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  • ripe tomatoes are easily damaged in shipping.

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  • ripe bananas, 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon juice.

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  • ripe peach is much sharper than you expect.

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  • All the objects can be stored in drama resource boxes and used when the time seems ripe.

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  • Usually taken in late spring and early summer from young shoots before they start to become ripe, or woody and hard.

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  • The seedpod is almost the same size as a ripe seedpod, but is still green and hard.

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  • Wonderfully silky in texture it offers a superbly exotic medley of ripe fruits.

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  • Skin 4 or 5 ripe tomatoes then squish them through a sieve with the back of a spoon.

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  • Meanwhile, chop 1 red onion, dice 3 ripe tomatoes and 2 celery stalks.

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  • strawberry while walking through our 3.5 acres of all edible, organic gardens, I noticed many varieties of ripe strawberries.

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  • I felt envious, but a local character came to the rescue with green tangerines which tasted surprisingly ripe.

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  • The palate balances ripe, sweet fruit with a finish showing pronounced tannins - this is a well structured wine with lovely texture.

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  • The 2000 is another good effort with lovely soft fruit highly complemented by the soft, ripe tannins.

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  • The palate is concentrated, rich and juicy with ripe black fruit flavors and silky tannins.

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  • Shows supple, soft, ripe and rounded tannins.

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  • Fully ripe on departure, their sugar levels decrease rapidly in transit, leaving them often tasteless, even bitter, on arrival.

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  • Real, ripe tomatoes are easily damaged in shipping.

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  • 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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  • Enjoy a refreshing bath or shower filled with the delicious fragrance of ripe summer fruits. £ 3.20 More details Coconut Bath/Shower Gel go tropical!

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  • Vintage: 2003 Price: £ 14.00 Shiraz (Australia) Salisbury Ripe, plummy fruit on the nose with cedary oak undertones.

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  • Tasting Notes: On the nose are aromas of fragrant red berries, ripe watermelon and a hint of creamy vanilla.

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  • Tasting Notes: On the nose are aromas of fragrant red berries, ripe watermelon and a hint of creamy vanilla.

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  • When a mushroom is perfectly ripe and the gills are brown-black in colour, they throw down a thick dusty deposit of fine brown-black or purple-black spores; it is essential to note the colour.

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  • long, obovate-lanceolate in shape and yellowish-green; the dioecious flowers, which are small and nearly of the same colour but,yellower, appear in February and March; the white berry when ripe is filled with a viscous semitransparent pulp (whence bird-lime is derived).

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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.

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  • The fruit is ripe in July, and is an oval, yellowish, fleshy berry, containing twelve or more seeds, each surrounded by a pulpy outer coat or aril.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • These various movements proved in the first place that the masses were by no means ripe for revolution, and that the idea of unity, although now advocated by a few revolutionary leaders, was far from being generally accepted even by the Liberals; and, secondly, that, in spite of the indifference of the masses, the despotic governments were unable to hold their own without the assistance of foreign bayonets.

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  • When ripe, the germ-cells are dehisced directly to the exterior.

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  • - The gonophores are reduced in varying degree, it may be to sporosacs; they are budded successively from the blastostyle, and each in turn, when ripe, protrudes the spadix.

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  • The seed is enclosed when ripe in the fruit, a development of the ovary as a result of fertilization of the egg-cell.

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  • Erysiphe, or the steeping in hot water of thoroughly ripe hard grains to which spores are attached, e.g.

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  • - Ripe Chick's head, 14 in.

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  • deep. Propagation is effected by seed or increase of corms; the seed should be sown as soon as it is ripe in June or July.

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  • The dried ripe seeds of this plant are also used in medicine.

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  • Lastly, (4) and most important, the times were ripe for revolution.

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  • The leaves of the cypresses are scale-like, overlapping and generally in four rows; the female catkins are roundish, and fewer than the male; the cones consist of from six to ten peltate woody scales, which end in a curved point, and open when the seeds are ripe; the seeds are numerous and winged.

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  • The young involucre surrounds the female flower and the stalk supporting the spike of male flowers, and when ripe has the appearance of bluish-white porcelain.

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  • Summer and autumn pears should be gathered before they are fully ripe, otherwise they will not in general keep more than a few days.

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  • 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.

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  • Proteaceae), an Australian genus of trees with very thick, woody, inversely pear-shaped fruits which split into two parts when ripe.

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  • They celebrated the festival of Demeter when the corn began to shoot, and the descent of Proserpine when it was ripe.

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  • The latter, when ripe, was pulled up by the roots, and the grain was separated by means of an implement resembling a comb.

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  • In the cattle classes, aged beasts of huge size and of considerably over a ton in weight used to be common, but in recent years the tendency has been to reduce the upper limit of age, and thus to bring out animals ripe for the butcher in a shorter time than was formerly the case.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 5); it flies back to the prunes to lay its eggs when the hops are ripe.

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  • A, Branch bearing (a) young female cones, (b) ripe cones, reduced.

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  • B, Ripe cone scale with seeds, enlarged.

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  • In the spring of 1798 he had judged the pear to be not ripe; in Brumaire 1799 it came off almost at a touch.

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  • These pickers go carefully over the field, usually just before the second picking, and gather ripe cotton from the best plants only; this selected seed cotton is ginned separately, and the seed used for sowing the next year's crop.

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  • .o K il -ju tong-chin A B Longitude East 14 of Greenwich C 8° 3: E 44 legend, were bathing one day in a lake under the Chang-pai-Shan mountains when a passing magpie dropped a ripe red fruit into the lap of one of them.

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  • 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.

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  • - (I) Inflorescence of Forget-me-not; (2) ripe fruits.

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  • He found Newcastle ripe for his message.

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  • It is convenient to place in a small envelope gummed to an upper corner of the sheet any flowers, seeds or leaves needed for dissection or microscopical examination, especially where from the fixation of the specimen it is impossible to examine the leaves for oilreceptacles and where seed is apt to escape from ripe capsules and be lost.

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  • That they did not found a universal religion was due, in part at least, to the fact that the time was not ripe for such a faith; but they left material that was taken up into later systems.

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  • In that scheme the rise and growth of capitalism was considered to be a necessary preliminary to social revolution, and it was thought that Russia had hardly entered that stage: therefore it was not ripe for a social upheaval.

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  • The nectarine is a variation from the peach, mainly characterized by the circumstance that, while the skin of the ripe fruit is downy in the peach, it is shining and destitute of hairs in the nectarine.

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  • The protamines are a wellcharacterized class of albumins found in the ripe spermatozoa of fishes.

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  • Corn sown about Yakutsk in the end of May is ripe in the end of August.

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  • Marryat brought ripe experience and unimpaired vivacity to his work when he began to write novels.

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  • 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.

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  • Specialists may here and there improve on a statement or a theory, but it will always remain a great authority, a monument of patient and exhaustive research of intellectual power, and f ripe and disciplined judgment.

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  • 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.

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  • When they are in flower, and onwards during the swelling of the berries, 85° may be taken as a maximum, running up to 90° with sun heat and the temperature may be lowered somewhat when the fruit is ripe.

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  • saginata, showing ripe uterus; X 2.

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  • As a general rule the ripe proglottides are detached in chains and replaced by others which in their turn become detached, the process being repeated for a year or so until the worm weakens and is cast out.

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  • A ripe leaf easily cracks or shows a crease when folded between the fingers.

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  • The leaves on a plant decrease in age from below upwards, and all are not ripe at exactly the same time.

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  • 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.

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  • When ripe the seeds are much esteemed as a delicacy, while in France much oil of fine quality is extracted from them by pressure.

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  • At night it crawls about in search of food, which consists to a small extent of dead animal or vegetable matter, but principally, as gardeners are aware, of the petals and other parts of flowers of growing shoots and soft ripe fruit.

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  • c, Nearly ripe cercariae; cc, cystogenous cells; dr, daughter-redia; dt, limbs of the digestive tract; f, head-papilla; h, eye-spots; h', same degenerating; k', germinal cell; 1, cells of the anterior row; m, embryo in optical section, gastrula stage; n, pharynx of redia; o, digestive sac; oe, oesophagus.

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  • Both kinds of reproductive organs may occur in a single zooecium, and the reproductive elements pass when ripe into the body-cavity.

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  • The time was ripe for one which should be quite independent of the booksellers, and which should also aim at a higher standard of excellence.

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  • 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.

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  • A special interest belongs to the Macedonian kingdom as it was shaped by Philip, since it forestalls a system which was not to find the time ripe for it in European history till many centuries later - the national kingdom quickened with the culture developed by the ancient city-states.

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  • As soon as the grapes were ripe, he squeezed the juice into a cup, and, raising it to his lips, mocked the seer, who retorted with the words, lIoXXa / �ra b Ira a Ki X K01 Kai xE6AEos aKpOU (" there is many a slip between the cup and the lip").

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  • In the ripe perfection of humanity, the two impulses will be perfectly adjusted.

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  • 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.

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  • long, contain a crimson pulp from which the Pimos and Papagos Indians prepare an excellent preserve; and they also use the ripe fruit as an article of food, gathering it by means of a forked stick attached to a long pole.

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  • When the battle was ripe, he would crush the Prussian centre and right between the Guard and D'Erlon's corps.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Barley is cut, either with scythe or machine, when it is quite ripe with the ears bending over.

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  • The cubeb is cultivated in Java and Sumatra, the fruits are gathered before they are ripe, and carefully dried.

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  • Some have excluded all cooked foods, and have preached the virtues of fruits and nuts and grains in their natural ripe state.

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  • 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.

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  • 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."

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  • 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.

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  • The harvest was past, the season of ripe fruits was over, and still Israel was not saved (Jer.

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  • 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.

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  • The sprat spawns in the open sea from February to May and is only occasionally captured in the ripe condition.

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  • - Several forms of plants included in the genus Brassica are cultivated for the oil which is present in their ripe seeds.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • in length, of a roundishoblong shape; the scales are very few in number, crimson in the young state, reddish-brown when ripe; the tree much resembles the European larch in general appearance but is of more slender growth; its trunk is seldom more than 2 ft.

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  • long, purplish or green in the immature state, and dark brown when ripe, the scales somewhat more numerous, the bracts all shorter than the scales.

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  • 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.

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  • The amount of nourishment required for this rearing is as follows: hatching to first moult, about 9 lb of leaves of tender growth, equal to 40 to 45 lb ripe leaves; first to second moult, 24 lb, representing roc) lb ripe leaves; second to third moult, 80 lb, representing 240 lb ripe leaves; third to fourth moult, 236 lb, representing 472 lb ripe leaves; fourth moult to mounting, 1430 lb, representing 1540 lb ripe leaves, totalling to about one ton of ripe leaves for a complete rearing.

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  • $ 1 5,357,9 0 7, and the value of shipments of domestic merchandise from Hawaii to the United States was $31,984,433, of which $30,111,524 was the value of brown sugar, $133,133 the value of rice, $601,748 the value of canned fruits, $124,146 the value of green, ripe or dried fruits, $117,403 the value of hides and skins, and $105,515 the value of green or raw coffee.

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  • The portion of the olive crop due to the landlord, whether by colonia or ordinary lease, is paid, not according to the actual harvest, but in keeping with the estimates of valuators mutually appointed, who, just before the fruit is ripe, calculate how much each tree will probably yield.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • For this the time was now ripe; and in it lay the true path of safety - eternal safety as before God, whatever man might say or do (xiii.

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  • The time was not ripe for such a scheme, but in 1861 the principle of direct representation was introduced into the committees of review.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The rude and barbarous northern peoples seemed to fall like "full ripe fruit before the first breath of the gospel."

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  • 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.

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  • Collinsia verna: hardy, I ft., white and azure; sow as soon as ripe.

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  • 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.

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  • Pull and store winter onions, if ripe.

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  • 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.

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  • Passing over the locomotor activity of zoospores (Pythium, Peronospora, Saprolegnia) we often find spores held under tension in sporangia (Pilobolus) or in asci (Peziza) until ripe, and then forcibly shot out by the sudden rupture of the sporangial wall under the pressure of liquid behind - mechanism comparable to that of a pop-gun, if we suppose air replaced by watery sap. Even a single conidium, held tense to the last moment by the elastic cell-wall, may be thus shot forward by a spurt of liquid under pressure in the hypha abstricting it (e.g.

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  • 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.

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  • Ripe zygospore (b) between the suspensors (a).

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  • Four ripe asci, a i, a2, with eight spores, a 3, a4, with yeast-like conidia abstricted from the spores.

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  • fruit-bodies which only open after the spores are ripe and then often merely by a small pore.

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  • In his own days Aldo's learning won the hearty acknowledgment of ripe scholars.

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  • 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.

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  • himself with two "sisters" of ripe age and fair to look upon; but of allowing his presbyters and deacons also to contract platonic unions with Christian ladies.

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  • When ripe (about the month of out.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The true fact seems to be that the first introduction of such legislation was undoubtedly due to the desire for the promotion of humanity, but that the principle, for the recognition of which the time was not yet ripe, had to be excused in the eyes of the public by the plea that cruelty had a demoralizing effect upon spectators (see A.

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  • 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.

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  • The succeeding caliph, Abul-Maimn Abd al-Majtd, ~ho took the title al-~Iafi~ lidin allah, was not the son but the cousin of the deceased caliph, and of ripe age, being about fifty-eight years old at the time; for more than a year he was kept in prison by the new vizier, a son of al-Af~aI, whom the army had placed in the post; but towards the end of II~lI this vizier fell by the hand of assassins, and the caliph was set free.

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  • Cairo was ripe for revolt; the pasha was hated for his tyranny and extortion, and execrated for the deeds of his troops, especially those of the Delis: the sheiks enjoined the people to close their shops, and the soldiers clamoured for pay.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The hungry disciples had so transgressed as they walked through the fields of ripe corn.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The seeds must be from ripe fruit, and if fresh gathered should be freed from pulp by maceration in water.

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  • The times were ripe for revolution, and the message which spoke of a religious democracy could not fail to suggest the social democracy also.

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  • Ripe pendulous fruit opening.

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  • The ripe fruit is about 2 in.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • It is extensively grown throughout India, both for the ripe grain and for use of the unripe cob as a green vegetable.

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  • 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.

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  • "Men of Kufa," he said, "I see before me heads ripe for the sickle, and the reaper - I am he.

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  • 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.

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  • On the point of gathering the ripe fruit, the Alids were suddenly pushed aside, and the fruit was snatched away by the Abbasids.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The Italians of the 14th century, more precocious than the other European races, were ripe for this emancipation of enslaved intelligence.

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  • This does not mean that England was deficient in ripe and sound scholars.

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  • When the grape is ripe, the sugar has attained to a maximum and the acidity is very much reduced; the tannin has entirely disappeared.

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  • The sugar in ripe grape juice is practically invert sugar, i.e.

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  • The proportion of sugar present in the juice of ripe grapes varies considerably according to the type of grape, the locality and the harvest.

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  • This is produced by pressing a mixture of dried grapes and fully ripe grapes and fermenting the must so obtained.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • and the usurpation of Henry IV., combined with the jealousy of the rural inhabitants of Wales against the privileged dwellers of the towns, seem to have rendered the country ripe for rebellion.

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  • He was still under attainder; and the temper of England was not yet ripe for the presence of a cardinal.

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  • It was higher than all the rest, and was ripe enough to be gathered.

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  • All the stalks which came from it showed ear before the usual time, and were ripe in the 6th moon.

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  • Seeds are sown when ripe in well drained pans of sandy loam at a temperature of about 65°.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • r, a rodlet segmented in four, each segment containing one ripe spore.

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  • The true spore or endospore begins with the appearance of a minute granule in the protoplasm of a vegetative cell; this granule enlarges and in a few hours has taken to itself all the protoplasm, secreted a thin but very resistive envelope, and is a ripe ovoid spore, smaller than the mother-cell and lying loosely in it (cf.

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  • The ripe spores of Schizomy y 0 cetes are spherical, ovoid or long-ovoid in ab shape and extremely minute (e.g.

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  • (After de Bary.) "1, fragments of filaments with ripe spores; 2-5, successive stages in the germination of the spores, the remains of the spore attached to the germinal rodlets.

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  • The somewhat different question of the resistance of ripe spores or cells to extremes of heat and cold has received attention.

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  • It is probable that all these cases of resistance of seeds, spores, &c., are to be connected with the fact that completely dry albumin does not lose its coagulability on heating to I Io° C. for some hours, since it is well known that completely ripe spores and dry heat are the conditions of extreme experiments.

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  • 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.

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  • The ash of the unripe fruit contains 58.77, that of the ripe kernel 61.74, and that of the green shell 75.9 1% of potash (E.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • Of those with only bisexual flowers, many are strongly protogynous (the stigmas protruding before the anthers are ripe), such as Alopecurus and Anthoxanthum (fig.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Abies pectinata, &c.) the ripe cone differs from those of Pinus, Picea and Cedrus in the large size of the carpellary scales, which project as conspicuous thin appendages beyond the distal margins of the broader and more woody seminiferous scales; the long carpellary scale is a prominent feature also in the cone of the Douglas pine (Pseudotsuga Douglasii).

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  • Finally in the yew, as a type of the family Taxeae, the ovules occur singly at the apex of a lateral branch, enclosed when ripe by a conspicuous red or yellow fleshy arillus, which serves as an attraction to animals, and thus aids in the dispersal of the seeds.

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  • 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.).

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  • The ripe albuminous seed contains a single embryo with two or more cotyledons.

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  • Pinus and Picea) - in which the cone-scales persist for some time after the seeds are ripe - the cones hang down and so facilitate the fall of the seeds; in Cedrus, Araucaria and Abies the scales become detached and fall with the seeds, leaving the bare vertical axis of the cone on the tree.

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  • Damasonium derives its popular name, star-fruit, from the fruits spreading when ripe in the form of a star.

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  • 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.

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  • was to rule as far as possible on native lines, avoiding all changes for which the population was not yet ripe; but the grosser abuses of the old regime were stopped, the country was pacified, the laws were codified, and courts and schools were established.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • When the small winged fruits have been scattered the ripe, woody, blackish cones remain, often lasting through the winter.

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  • Pitt's parliaments were competent to discuss, and willing to pass, all measures for which the average political intelligence of the country was ripe.

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  • 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).

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  • When ripe, the grain is of an elongated oval form, with a few hairs at the summit.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • soon saw that the times were not ripe for a third party, and that to enforce real toleration would require an absolute power which they did not possess.

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  • But the countries were not ripe for union Nevertheless the choice of Ferdinand was a step forv,-ard towards union.

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  • endeavours to persuade the Federals, the Intransigeants, and even the Opportunists of Democracy that the times were ripe for a venture.

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  • 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.

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  • Mr Balfour, while reluctantly admitting the necessity of Mr Chamberlain's taking a freer hand, expressed his agreement in the desirability of a closer fiscal union with the colonies, but questioned the immediate practicability of any scheme; he was willing to adopt fiscal reform so far as it covered retaliatory duties, but thought that the exclusion of taxation of food from the party programme was in existing circumstances necessary, so long as public opinion was not ripe.

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  • 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.

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  • When the pollen-grains are ripe, the anther dehisces and the pollen is shed.

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  • When the synangia are ripe dehiscence takes place along a median line between the two rows of loculi.

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  • 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.

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  • Tasting Note: Heaven scented nose of ripe, fresh crushed raspberries and morello cherry intertwining beautifully with earthy, mushroomy aromas.

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  • The adults have a fondness for fermenting fruit which brings them into gardens to feed on fallen apples and ripe raspberries.

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  • Wonderful with any roasted red meats, all game, truffle dishes and ripe cheese.

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  • When ripe these wash rind cheeses have a distinctive smell and luscious creamy interiors.

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  • The question is not yet ripe for settlement in Scotland.

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  • Fully ripe they taste like a rich apricot jelly.

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  • Anyone who has ever seen Siegfried and Roy perform will realize that their act is absolutely ripe for parody.

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  • Their number is not yet full, and the world is not yet quite ripe for its doom.

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  • The Teesside club offered a fee of £ 5million not long ago but they now feel that Derby County are ripe for the picking.

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  • Now, with the release of a terrific retrospective, she is ripe for rediscovery.

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