How to use Shelter in a sentence
The kid needed shelter and warmth.
Hopefully it would offer some kind of shelter from the threatening storm.
He built him a little hut for shelter at night and in stormy weather.
She wasn't in this alone, and it was impossible to shelter the children from it.
He was again forced to give his army rest and shelter, under cover of Murat's cavalry.Advertisement
It was a place where good people, and timid, helpless people could find shelter in time of war.
Under the shelter of the castle lies the modern village.
The harbour, though recently improved, offers little shelter to shipping.
These driver ants shelter in temporary nests made in FIG.
The man who independently plucked the fruits when he was hungry is become a farmer; and he who stood under a tree for shelter, a housekeeper.Advertisement
The oak requires shelter in the early stages of growth; in England the Scotch pine is thought best for this purpose, though Norway spruce answers as well on suitable ground, and larch and other trees are sometimes substituted.
The standard of life of the ordinary well-to-do middle class in England, for example, includes not only food, clothing and shelter of a kind different in many respects from that of a similar class in other countries and of other classes in England, but a highly complicated mechanism, both public and private, for ministering to these primary needs, habits of social intercourse, educational and sanitary organization, recreative arrangements and many other elements.
When concealment is no longer possible terrestrial species, like the Lycosidae, dart swiftly to the nearest shelter afforded by crevices in the soil, stones, fallen leaves or logs of wood, while those that live in bushes, like the Argyopidae, drop straight to the ground and lie hidden in the earth or in the fallen vegetation beneath.
It supported a large number of villages and small towns, whose remains are remarkably well preserved, and still serve to shelter a sparse pastoral population.
The streets of the entire business section of the city are roofed over in this manner, and in the summer months the shelter from the sun is very grateful, but in the winter these streets are extremely trying to the foreign visitor, owing to their darkness and their damp and chilly atmosphere.Advertisement
Take shelter under the cloud, while they flee to carts and sheds.
It wouldn't have been under shelter at my apartment, either.
We understand by economics the science which investigates the manner in which nations or other larger or smaller communities, and their individual members, obtain food, clothing, shelter and whatever else is considered desirable or necessary for the maintenance and improvement of the conditions of life.
Emmet's lack of discretion was shown by his revealing his intentions in detail to an Englishman named Lawrence, resident near Honfleur, with whom he sought shelter when travelling on foot on his way to Ireland.
He was moving quickly, around the building and seeking shelter among the rocks that lined one side of the moonlit beach to separate it from the property of the neighboring set of condos.Advertisement
It is connected by a branch line with the main railway of Schleswig, and possesses a good harbour, which affords shelter for a large carrying trade.
Red backed hawks and crested caracara competed for perches in the few yew trees I was camping in the shelter of.
The dvornik is on duty for sixteen hours at a stretch, during which he is not allowed to sleep or even to shelter in the porch.
These later stages, comprising the greater part of the larval history, are adapted for an inquiline or a parasitic life, where shelter is assured and food abundant, while the short-lived, active condition enables the newly-hatched insect to make its way to the spot favourable for its future development, clinging, for example, in the case of an oil-beetle's larva, to the hairs of a bee as she flies towards her nest.
After a desperate melee of some minutes, the rally was sounded, and the survivors of the charge, breaking their way a second time through the French infantry, eventually reached the shelter of their own lines, having lost rather more than half their numbers, but having saved the situation momentarily for their own army.Advertisement
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I decide to shelter in the relative calm of the British Council stand in case the scene turns ugly.
Between the magazines were two pairs of gun casemates (to shelter the guns in) flanked by two pairs of artillery general stores.
Nearly every building had broad, cool colonnades to shelter the Roman workers from the sun.
Three years ago I was asked, by a dairy farmer to collect an injured fox cub which had sought shelter in a barn.Advertisement
They were built to shelter and provide a lookout point for those guarding the burial ground from such depredations.
However, the shelter which is going to be used for cooking was rather dilapidated.
We were located downtown next to a homeless shelter.
There is an air raid shelter under the ramp in case enemy bombers attacked the emplacement.
Agree a list of key words, e.g. rationing, evacuation, air raid, Anderson shelter.Advertisement
Commission caught flack for letting audit firms provide certain tax consultancy services to public companies, especially tax shelter advice.
The German for shelter is Unterkunft.
Camp will be in a stone shelter used by the yak herders.
The igloo has long been known as a very efficient shelter shape to retain heat in cold weather.
It became necessary to enforce the terms of that convention, under which the fishermen of the United States could not pursue their avocations within the three miles' limit, tranship cargoes of fish in Canadian ports, or enter them except for shelter, water, wood or repairs.Advertisement
More than eighty churches, many of them of architectural value, are found scattered over the city, while the General Hospital, Women's Home, Children's Home, Children's Aid Shelter and Deaf and Dumb Institute speak of the benevolence of the citizens.
Its medieval importance as the only shelter between Portland Roads and the river Exe caused the burgesses to receive grants of quayage for its maintenance in 1335 and many subsequent years, while its convenience probably did much to bring upon Lyme the unsuccessful siege by Prince Maurice in 1644.
From the moment that Arnold of Brescia, absorbed in his chimerical project of reviving the ancient Roman republic, disregarded the imperial power and neglected to shelter himself behind the German in his conflict with the priesthood, his failure was certain and his fate foredoomed.
This castle, indeed, yielded a safe shelter to the pope in January 1400, when the Colonnas made their attempt to surprise Rome.
They gave employment to a body of conversi and labourers under the management of a monk, who bore the title of Brother Hospitaller - the granges, like their parent institutions, affording shelter and hospitality to belated travellers.Advertisement
Leaving his protection he sought shelter with Michael, despot of Epirus, and then repaired to Asia Minor,where his son-in-law Lascaris was holding his own against the Latins.
An extension of the former mole, and the construction of another from the foot of Montjuich, have embraced a portion of the sea outside of the bank, and a convenient shelter is thus afforded for the heaviest battleships.
A range of low hills affords shelter on the west and south-west; but on every other side there are drained, though still unhealthy, marshes, stretching away to meet the central Walachian plains.
The policy of the government which protects game, both in the park and in the surrounding national forests, has induced elk, deer, antelope, mountain-sheep, bears, porcupines, coyotes, squirrels, gophers and woodchucks to take shelter here.
It is well also to have an open exposure towards the east and west, so that the garden may enjoy the full benefit of the morning and evening sun, especially the latter; but shelter is desirable on the north and north-east, or in any direction in which the particular locality may happen to be exposed.Advertisement
In some places the south-western gales are so severe that a belt of trees is useful as a break wind and shelter.
Care should be taken, however, not to hem in the garden by crowded plantations, shelter from the prevailing strong winds being all that is required, while the more open it is in other directions the better.
These subordinate divisions furnish, not only shelter but also shade, which, at certain seasons, is peculiarly valuable.
The shelter afforded by a wall, and the increased temperature secured by its presence, are indispensable in the climate of Great Britain, for the production of all the finer kinds of outdoor fruits; and hence the inner side of a north wall, having a southern aspect, is appropriated to the more tender kinds.
It is adapted for storing plants in winter, for nursing small plants in summer and for the culture of melons and other crops requiring glass shelter.
In the rock beneath the city there are some remarkable catacombs in part of pre-Christian origin, but containing evidence of early Christian burial; and a grotto, reputed to have given shelter to the apostle, is pointed out below the church of San Paolo.
Its detached forts shelter the city from bombardment, and so long as sea communication is open with England, Antwerp would be practically impregnable.
Novogeorgievsk is a strongly fortified camp which requires a garrison of 12,000 men, and may shelter an army of 50,000 men.
The period of gestation is twenty weeks, when the female, beneath the shelter generally of a projecting rock, produces one and sometimes two young.
The first was originally built in the 13th century by King Haakon Haakonsson, and subsequently enlarged; and still bears marks of an English attack when a Dutch fleet was driven to shelter here in 1665.
In this more general respect, an arboretum or woodland affords shelter, improves local climate, renovates bad soils, conceals objects unpleasing to the eye, heightens the effect of what is agreeable and graceful, and adds value, artistic and other, to the landscape.
The strange dependants to whom he had given shelter, and to whom, in spite of their faults, he was strongly attached' by habit, dropped off one by one; and, in the silence of his home, he regretted even the noise of their scolding matches.
After satisfying himself of Rolle's sanity, Dalton's father provided him with food and shelter and a hermit's dress.
He now made the mass of the people of both towns find shelter at Syracuse.
By a general outbreak on the death of William the Good, the Saracens, especially those of Palermo, were driven to take shelter in the mountains, where they sank into a wild people, sometimes holding points of the island against all rulers, sometimes taking military service under them.
In 1530 the Sicilian island of Malta became the shelter of the Knights of Saint John driven by the Turk from Rhodes, and Sicily has received several colonies of Christian Albanians, who have replaced Greek and Arabic by yet another tongue.
Navigation is dangerous owing to the frequency and violence of the storms, and the almost total absence of shelter.
Another followed in the next reign; and in 115, during Trajan's sojourn in the place with his army of Parthia, the whole site was convulsed, the landscape altered, and the emperor himself forced to take shelter in the circus for several days.
Formerly the island appears to have been wooded, but it now presents only a few bushes (Edwardsia, Broussonetia, &c.), ferns, grasses, sedges, &c. The natives grow bananas in the shelter of artificial pits, also sugar-canes and sweet potatoes, and keep a few goats and a large stock of domestic fowls, and a Tahitian commercial house breeds cattle and sheep on the island.
David regained the shelter of Carlisle, a legate from Rome made peace, and Prince Henry received the investiture of Northumberland, without the strong fortresses of Bamborough and Newcastle.
Again, it was like the tiny mustard-seed which grew out of all proportion to its original size, till the birds could shelter in its great branches.
As an ornamental feature in landscapes, it is worthy of notice; and the pleasing shelter it affords and the beauty of its blossoms have frequently been alluded to by poets.
Madras surrendered almost without a blow, and the only settlement left to the British was Fort St David, a few miles south of Pondicherry, where Clive and a few other fugitives sought shelter.
It is built partly on level ground near the shore, and partly on the slopes of Worlebury Hill, which aids in giving shelter from the north and east.
The abbeybuildings were rebuilt in the 17th and 18th centuries, and now shelter the lycee.
During the winter no shelter is necessary for live-stock, nor, during summer, for the grains that are harvested in June and July, and may lie for weeks or months in the field.
The chief name in the island's history is that of Robert Bruce, who found shelter in the King's Caves on the western coast.
As an answer Yahweh "appoints" a small quickly-growing tree with large leaves (the castor-oil plant) to come up over the angry prophet and shelter him from the sun.
By giving shelter to the fugitive Eadgils, a rebel against his uncle the king of the " Swain " (the Swedes, dwelling to the north of the Gautar), Heardred brought on himself an invasion, in which he lost his life.
In the previous year (39) his mother had been banished by order of her brother Caligula (Gains) on a charge of treasonable conspiracy, and Nero, thus early deprived of both parents, found shelter in the house of his aunt Domitia, where two slaves, a barber and a dancer, began his training.
The great parks are a favourite range and shelter.
His vehement opposition to the Augsburg Interim (1548) led him to take temporary shelter at Rudolstadt with Catherine, countess of Schwarzburg.
Several of these birds bred, and they almost all lived in the woods the whole year through, refusing to take shelter in a house constructed for their use.
Since the removal of their guano deposits they have become practically worthless, except where they serve to shelter anchorages.
Among the marine productions on the southern coast, a species of kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, merits special mention because of its extraordinary length, its habit of clinging to the rocks in strong currents and turbulent seas, and its being a shelter for innumerable species of marine animals.
In England the pine is largely employed as a " nurse " for oak trees, its conical growth when young admirably adapting it for this purpose; its dense foliage renders it valuable as a shelter tree for protecting land from the wind; it stands the sea gales better than most conifers, but will not flourish on the shore like some other species.
Abounding on the higher slopes of the Bavarian and Tirolese Alps, it is a favourite shelter for the chamois; the hunters call it the " latschen," from its recumbent straggling habit.
On the drift-sands of France, especially in the Gironde, forests have been formed mainly of this pine; the seeds, sown at first under proper shelter and protected by a thick growth of broom sown simultaneously, vegetate rapidly in the sea-sand, and the trees thus raised have, by their wind-drifted seed, covered much of the former desert of the Landes with an evergreen wood.
Karim was still obliged to take shelter in Shirz, and to employ artifice in order to supply the place of the force in which he was deficient.
Tile rebellion of the asafu d-daula, maternal uncle of the shah, was punished by exile, while his son, after giving trouble to his opponents, and once gaining a victory over them, took shelter with the Turcomans.
In the civil wars of the 1st century B.C. the Ephesians twice supported the unsuccessful party, giving shelter to, or being made use of by, first, Brutus and Cassius, and afterwards Antony, for which partisanship or weakness they paid very heavily in fines.
The young (which, as in other marsupials, leave the uterus in an extremely small and imperfect condition) are placed in the pouch as soon as they are born; and to this they resort temporarily for shelter for some time after they are able to run, jump and feed upon the herbage which forms the nourishment of the parent.
About half the population of the city, it was estimated, spent the nights while the fire was in progress out of doors, with practically no shelter.
Rendsburg came into existence under the shelter of a castle founded by the Danes about the year 1100 on an island of the Eider, and was an object of dispute between the Danish kings and the counts of Holstein.
There were also frequent and imperious demands for the surrender of fugitives who had sought shelter from the wrath of Attila within the limits of the empire.
The fugitives from these cities, but especially from the last, seeking shelter in the lagoons of the Adriatic, laid the foundations of that which was one day to become the glorious city of Venice.
Formerly this method of providing soldiers with shelter was rarely employed on active service, though the normal method in "winter quarters," or at seasons when active military operations were not in progress.
In the field, armies lived as a rule in camp (q.v.), and when the provision of canvas shelter was impossible in bivouac. At the present time, however, it is unusual, in Europe at any rate, for troops on active service to hamper themselves with the enormous trains of tent wagons that would be required, and cantonments or bivouacs, or a combination of the two have therefore taken the place, in modern warfare, of the old long rectilinear lines of tents that marked the restingplace and generally, too, the order of battle of an 18th-century army.
Roch Castle having been captured and burned by the parliamentary forces in 1644, Lucy Walter found shelter first in London and then at the Hague.
This effort made under the direction of the Bureau of Education has been eminently successful, and in the future the reindeer seems certain to contribute very greatly to the food, clothing, means of shelter and miscellaneous industries of the natives; and not less to the solution of the problems of communication and transportation throughout the interior.
East of the public garden is Fort St Germain, named after an officer killed in the insurrection of the Zaatcha in 1849; it is capable of resisting any attack of the Arabs, and extensive enough to shelter the whole of the civil population, who took refuge therein during the rebellion of 1871.
The houses in the principal streets are built of hewn stone, and are several storeys high, with projecting eaves that give shelter from both sun and rain.
The southern exposure of this littoral region, the shelter afforded against the bitter winds of the north by the lofty Caucasus range, and the copious rainfall all combine to foster a luxuriant and abundant vegetation.
Two long piers shelter the harbour, and vessels drawing 25 ft.
Roe-deer, foxes and wolves find shelter in the forests, where bears are not uncommon; and chamois frequent the loftiest and most inaccessible peaks.
The solitudes of Upper Egypt, where numerous monasteries and hermitages had been planted, seem at this time to have been his chief shelter.
The latter, pursued by the jealous Hera, after long wandering found shelter in Delos (originally Asteria), where she bore a son, Apollo, under a palm-tree at the foot of Mount Cynthus.
The Public Money Drainage Acts 1846-1856 authorized the advance of public money to landowners to enable them to make improvements in their lands, not only by draining, but by irrigation, the making of permanent roads, clearing, erecting buildings, planting for shelter, &c. The rapid absorption of the funds provided by these acts led to further legislative measures by which private capital was rendered available for the improvement of land.
The lambs have the shelter of a lambing shed for a few days.
Geelong slopes to the bay on the north and to the Barwon river on the south, and its position in this respect, as well as the shelter it obtains from the Bellarine hills, renders it one of the healthiest towns in Victoria.
To the student of political science, however, they have a special interest of their own, as they show that when men had shaken themselves loose from the chain of habit and prejudice, and had set themselves to build up a political shelter under which to dwell, they were irresistibly attracted by that which was permanent in the old constitutional forms of which the special development had of late years been.
And can it continue to shelter persons who by these flagrant acts place themselves beyond the pale of common rights?
The basin of the Tarim contains, indeed, numerous other streams, most of them summer torrents seaming the flanks of the encircling mountains, but once no doubt affluents of the Tarim, though now all swallowed up in the desert soon after quitting the shelter of the mountains.
The Assembly found shelter in the church of St Louis, where it was joined by the main body of the clergy and by the first of the nobles.
But Louis let himself be persuaded into betraying his own cause and retiring with his family under the shelter of the Assembly.
A few bears and wild boars and lynxes find shelter in the remoter forests, with many badgers, wolves, foxes, wildcats, martens and weasels.
The harbour, which is defended by the Carlisle and Camden Forts at its entrance, and by Fort Westmoreland on Spike Island, can shelter a large fleet.
Owing to the lack of shelter in its open roadstead, the port has not become the great commercial centre which its position otherwise qualifies it to be.
The Churchs patronage provided some with a refuge from violence; others ingratiated themselves with the rich for the sake of shelter and security; others again sought place and honor from men of power; while women, churchmen and warriors alike claimed the kings direct and personal pro tection.
The fact was that between the kings inability to defend the kingdom, and the powerlessness of nobles and peasants to protect themselves from pillage, every man made it his business to seek new protectors, and the country, in spite of Charles the Balds efforts, began to be covered with strongholds, the peasant learning to live beneath the shelter of the donjon keeps.
At Thebes Antiope now suffered from the persecution of Dirce, the wife of Lycus, but at last escaped towards Eleutherae, and there found shelter, unknowingly, in the house where her two sons were living as herdsmen.
The Apennines shelter it from the cold north winds, and the prevailing winds in the west, blowing in from the Tyrrhenian Sea, are warm and humid, though Florence is colder and more windy than Rome in the winter and hotter in summer, owing to its being shut in among the mountains.
The hippopotamus and crocodile abound in the swamp regions, which also shelter many kinds of water-fowl.
Shelter against severe storms is needed.
In England red-clover hay, or, better still, crimson-clover or lucerne hay, is liberally fed to farm horses with about io lb per day of oats, while they usually run in open yards with shelter sheds.
There is one good harbour, a magnificent land-locked shelter called Nancowry Harbour, formed by the islands of Camorta and Nancowry (both known to natives as Nankauri).
Its coasts for the most part, especially towards the south, are bold, and frequently indented with splendid bays and harbours, affording ample shelter and safe anchorage for ships.
They killed and skinned the otter and, taking the skin with them, sought shelter for the night with Rodmar the giant.
The female produces three to five young ones in March or April, and brings them up in a nest formed of grass or other herbage, usually placed in a hollow place in the bank of a river, or under the shelter of the roots of some overhanging tree.
What my wife neglected to state was the ongoing need for the big three of food, clothing and shelter and that our New York jobs, even if they felt absurd by comparison, were needed in support of attaining them.
He found God, started a church and homeless shelter in Philadelphia, and confessed to every rape he'd committed.
Ginger wasn't as facially pretty as Paulette but her figureâ€”stately and fullâ€”and her dressâ€”expensive and tastefulâ€” paled her sister-in-law like a queen visitor at a homeless shelter.
Occasionally a deer would wander under the shelter and eat some of it, but the J-shaped feeders protected most of it.
The kind ruler of Tiyan welcomed those without food and shelter.
He thought it might be a shelter that Civil War soldiers had built.
The groups inhabit areas near man, for example town centers or industrial complexes, and are reliant on him for food and shelter.
Many climbers and walkers owe their lives to the shelter afforded by MBA maintained bothies.
It provides shelter from the sun, as well as being an outdoor classroom and a source of fun.
The site is teeming with fish, which use the numerous overhangs as shelter between their hunting forays out on the reef.
Lower littoral fringe The Pelvetia (in shelter) or Porphyra (exposed) belt.
If one favored a deeper shelter, why not a better gas mask, a more rapid firing machine gun, a faster tank?
The calf nestled against the adult giraffe, trying to shelter underneath her.
The dust grains may provide the shelter for molecules to form.
Imagine your poor old gran waiting for a bus in the pouring rain with nothing to shelter under.
The shivering grasshopper has no food or shelter, so he dies out in the cold.
We took shelter from the sun and drank green tea with a local who spoke of cave about 2 days walk south near Laos.
I have no desire to shelter from the British sun and it is rarely cold enough to need headgear.
It starts with the need for shelter in the often inhospitable climate.
Some 600 million city dwellers are today without adequate shelter and over 400 million do not have access to the simplest latrines.
This gives plenty of cover for the young leverets to shelter from their enemies.
The bushy scrub provides shelter and food for migrating birds in spring and autumn and supports small numbers of breeding linnets and stonechats.
You don't want minimalism when you're trying to find shelter from the cold.
As well as improving standards of sewage treatment, the reeds should offer shelter for bird species including moorhens, coots, and warblers.
Many sought shelter at churches or public schools after their homes were destroyed by mudslides, officials said.
She has a little muff In which, from breezes rough, Her hands find shelter.
He was bundled into a snow hole for shelter and was subsequently successfully treated for ' frost nip ' .
I've met many people working for Shelter who are fiercely passionate and dedicated to the organization they work for.
To get more food, people would plant a vegetable patch on top of their Anderson shelter.
Shelter We missed the tide and had a short portage over the spit at Oronsay.
Open This page from an air raid precaution book had instruction for building an Anderson Shelter.
A frost proof shelter measuring four feet x four feet is attached to the flight at the rear.
Each smoking shelter comes complete with a cigarette butt receptacle to keep the area free from cigarette litter.
Some students may join low-paid workers, who, according to a recent news report have begun to seek shelter in the hostels.
During the brief reprieve, the basement had filled with people seeking shelter, some of whom were wounded from bomb shrapnel.
They can be encouraged by the provision of refugia comprising sheets of bitumen roofing felt on the banks, beneath which they will shelter.
Repair or build a drystane dike to provide shelter for animals and plants such as wall rue, lichens or mosses.
Some are already wearing their school uniforms and have satchels are their backs, ready to go straight to school from their shelter.
By evening a gale running down both sides of the Scottish mainland and small coastal vessels scuttled for shelter.
A mile or so inland will bring you into Friston Forest, which will provide shelter from strong sea breezes.
These rocky reefs provide shelter for a tremendous variety of marine animals and plants and make an excellent place to study the seashore.
The full time worker will erect a simple shelter in which to work.
Once again we sought shelter in the lee of a wood.
In Albuquerque a homeless shelter refused $ 1,200 raised by a drag show.
I then saw out two aircraft from their HAS (hardened aircraft shelter) which were undertaking a training sortie.
He made his way through the bombing, to a deep underground shelter in the basement of the Herbert Art Gallery.
Our air raid shelter We were a very large family, Dad was provided with materials to build a double air-raid shelter.
The air raid shelter gave me the idea for the secret room the friends discover in The Secret Room Part 1.
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There was a 1940s bomb shelter at the bottom of the garden, which was better presented than some of the house.
Most old postcards of Broad Street show this cabmen's shelter, which stood in the middle of the street from 1885 to 1912.
This was where the bee skep or hives were kept to shelter them from the rain.
In adverse weather many ships seek shelter in the bay illuminating the night skyline.
The shelter door opened to rough sleepers at 8.00pm to 8.00am for the first time on 15th March.
Refusing food and shelter, and forcing people to suffer starvation is as bad as killing people with bullets in a dictator's regime.
The animals lived in anything from a proper brick sty, to a rough back yard shelter.
A partly subterranean dome about 10 meters in diameter, similar to the hogan of the Navajo, was the uniform shelter.
We can use the tarp to build a shelter.
They are the largest tax shelter adviser in the UK placing around £ 200 million in gross tax shelter investment.
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The scouts had also been sent worksheets on how to build tepees to shelter under while they waited for their turns.
We walked up to a shelter as the rain became torrential.
The pele tower, built to shelter the family from the border raiders, dates from 1340.
Certainly in the 16th century Eilean Mor provided shelter to the houses and barns of a farming township.
The need for water, food and shelter remains urgent.
You can retreat to the gardens, shelter in one of the conservatories, admire the vistas cleverly created by the original designer.
A simple vivarium can be provided with the light source on one end and a shelter on the other.
Other creatures which live among the plants for shelter and food include water beetles, leeches and flat worms.
Will they perch openly in wet weather or take some shelter?
The young people worked with Groundwork staff and outreach youth workers to chose a shelter design, was then adapted to fit their requirements.
In Lombardy and France tall hedges are sometimes formed of this poplar for shelter or shade, while in the suburban parks of Britain it is serviceable as a screen for hiding buildings or other unsightly objects from view; its growth is extremely rapid, and it often attains a height of Too ft.
The moist soil encourages luxuriant thickets of willows (Salicineae), surrounded by dense chevaux-de-frise of wormwood and thornbearing Compositae, and interspersed with rich but not extensive prairies, harbouring a great variety of herbaceous plants; while in the deltas of the Black Sea rivers impenetrable beds of reeds (Arundo phragmites) shelter a forest fauna.
At whatever spot an insect becomes entangled in the frame, the vibration set up by its struggles is transmitted along the nearest radiating thread to the centre and thence up the trap line to the shelter where the occupant lurks awaiting the signal.
The central idea of his teaching was that naval supremacy is the condition precedent of all vigorous military offensive across the seas, and, conversely, that no vigorous military offensive can be undertaken across the seas until the naval force of the enemy has been accounted for - either destroyed or defeated and compelled to withdraw to the shelter of its own ports, or at least driven from the seas by the menace of a force it dare not encounter in the open.
Believing himself secure behind this screen, he advanced from Vitry along the roads leading down the valley of the Marne, with his columns widely separated for convenience of subsistence and shelter - the latter being almost essential in the terrible weather prevailing.
No attempt was made to entrench the position systematically, but on the left the 2nd and 3rd Corps made some disconnected shelter trenches and gun-pits, while the 4th Corps in the centre began to improve available cover about an hour before the battle began, and the 6th corps on the right, not yet having received any entrenching tools, could do no more than improvise a few loopholes in the walls of the villages of St Privat and Roncourt with such tools as the sappers could obtain from the inhabitants.
For the larvae of their makers the galls provide shelter and sustenance.
The pursuit of science needed a more tranquil shelter; and on the raising of the blockade, Kepler obtained permission to transfer his types to Ulm, where, in September 1627, the Rudolphine Tables were at length given to the world.
The hills surrounding the city on all sides shelter it from the sandstorms which afflict some parts of New Mexico, and its pleasant climate, attractive mountain scenery and historical interest make it a favourite resort.
In April 1585 Sir Amyas Paulet was appointed to the office of which Sadler, accused of careless indulgence, had requested to be relieved; and on Christmas Eve she was removed from the hateful shelter of Tutbury to the castle of Chartley in the same county.
Sow vegetable marrows and hardy cucumbers on a warm border in the last week; sow cardoons in trenches, or (in the north) in pots under glass shelter; sow chicory for salading.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
We may imagine a time when, in the infancy of the human race, some enterprising mortal crept into a hollow in a rock for shelter.
Each morning, when they were numbed with cold, I swept some of them out, but I did not trouble myself much to get rid of them; I even felt complimented by their regarding my house as a desirable shelter.
I now first began to inhabit my house, I may say, when I began to use it for warmth as well as shelter.
I'll go and look for shelter.
A third section scattered through the village arranging quarters for the staff officers, carrying out the French corpses that were in the huts, and dragging away boards, dry wood, and thatch from the roofs, for the campfires, or wattle fences to serve for shelter.
Indonesian quake survivors pray at a temporary shelter in Klaten, central Java, May 29, 2006.
Less disturbance of forest ecosystem and greater shelter for regenerating seedlings.
A small waiting shelter was provided on the down side.
Some people go to an animal shelter with a specific breed in mind.
However, if someone is looking for a more common breed of cat such as a Persian or Siamese, it is possible to find one in a shelter.
I adopted him from a shelter, and he looks and acts like a Maine Coon.
Check with your local shelter or humane society.
Maine Coon cat rescue organizations exist to provide care and shelter for Maines that are homeless, abused, or in need of care for some reason.
This rescue has a Buy a Brick program to help them build a new shelter on land that they currently own.
All cats are fostered; there is not a central shelter per se.
This enables you to sponsor a variety of activities and needs that the shelter may have.
It can be difficult to find a breeder locally. this is also not a cat that you are likely to find at the local animal shelter, although that can happen.
Although owning a Ragdoll cat has many advantages, there are times when an owner can no longer care for a cat, and the animal is placed in a rescue center or animal shelter for adoption.
If at all possible, go to the shelter and see the cat in its environment.
The process for adoption will vary from shelter to shelter or person to person.
If you are adopting through a non-profit animal shelter, most have an adoption process.
If the shelter director has seen a lot of abuse cases, this is more likely.
The last thing you, the shelter or the cat wants is to see the cat wind up back in another shelter.
If the breeder or shelter where you got the kitten had already begun litter training, try to find out which brand of litter they used.
Ask the shelter or breeder which type of food the kitten has been eating.
If you plan to adopt a cat from a local shelter, talk to the director and ask if you can bring a small blanket or bedding for the cat to sleep on for a few days before you pick her up.
No matter which breed your cat may be, whether a purebred or a cat from the shelter, she will need some basic care from day one.
These needs include primary issues such as providing food, shelter, litter and water.
Shelter workers who do not wash their hands between contact with individual cats can also spread these microorganisms.
However, your chances of acquiring a cat that harbors respiratory disease is infinitely higher when you select your animal from a shelter or pet store where exposure to other cats and animals is high and difficult to regulate.
Teach your child the importance of giving to others by selecting books from the Scholastic order form that he or she can donate to the local library, a children's homeless shelter, or a low-income preschool.
Complicated designs like those with octagonal or hexagonal shapes or designs that include a shelter of some sort are more challenging for a first time woodworker.
If you know that bad weather is coming try to put the cushions inside or under shelter.
That said, keeping them under shelter or putting them inside during inclement weather will keep them looking good for longer.
If you know that bad weather is coming try to put the cushions inside or under a cover or shelter.
Self-sufficiency is a way of life in which you depend on less on outside resources to provide you with things like food, shelter and clothing.
You will need to provide food and safe shelter for the chickens and be ready to deal with a lot of droppings.
Wetlands are transitional areas between deep water and drained uplands that provide home and shelter to fish, shellfish and migrating bird populations.
Several tour options are available, including 1-Hour Panorama tour for $24, 90-Minute Insights for $32, 3-Hour Behind the Scenes for $60, 90 Minute Desert Walk for $32, and a 2-Hour Desert Shelter Tour for $40.
If you don't take care of your pet you won't get a knock on your door from the local animal shelter, and the chances of you flushing your computer down the toilet are small.
You can't uninstall or "quit" your pet and if you neglect it it will be taken to a shelter.
You can't get rid of your pet by uninstalling it, and neglect means it will be taken to a shelter to be cared for.
A mother's love is like an unending hug, a nurturing shelter that always welcomes.
Volunteer programs- such as working at a historical center, museum, animal shelter or hospital.
Check with your local hospital, library, animal shelter, senior center, YMCA or anywhere else you might be interested in helping out.
The next time you see a coconut tree, use your imagination and think of all the tasteful treats you can make from its fruit, roofs and timber that can build shelter, and the oils that keep our skin soft.
His Bar Mitzvah was held at a homeless shelter.
A call to the local humane society or shelter can be useful, and veterinarians and breeders will also be able to direct guests to dog friendly areas.
Visitor QuestionWe took care of a friend's dog this weekend, and also adopted a dog from the shelter.
This year, Helen Woodward Animal Center will team with Iams, Academy Award-winner Diane Keaton and Kristen Bell, star of the hit TV show Veronica Mars, to encourage prospective pet parents to take a shelter pet home for the holidays.
I applaud all the shelter and rescue groups who have made this program the success that it is.
Some will find themselves ill-prepared to meet the needs of their new charge, become discouraged with the amount of care and training needed, and end up dropping the dog off at a shelter.
The Bungalow, offered at Cozy Cat Furniture is a suitable outdoor shelter for both dogs and cats.
Just make sure any shelter you choose offers adequate space for your pet, or he won' be able to use it at all.
However, some of us prefer the do-it-yourself route, and take great pleasure in building our pet's shelter with our own hands.
All-About-Dog-Houses.com offers a variety of dog house plans for do-it-yourself types that are a bit more involved, but still yield a quality shelter.
That said, when you adopt a puppy from any shelter you should still expect certain requirements and fees to be involved.
If you have a specific breed in mind, it will be more expedient to visit a breed rescue website, rather than an all breed shelter.
The shelter will use the information you provide to make an educated decision whether you can provide a particular pet with the care it needs and deserves.
In some cases, a more in depth application may signal that you are dealing with a better shelter, one that isn't quick to unload a puppy to the first person that comes along.
However, be on guard against a shelter that asks very invasive questions.
You could wind up paying hundreds of dollars depending on what's involved, so make sure the shelter is willing to provide you with documentation for all charges involved.
If only the fur is involved, then I recommend you begin with the breeder or rescue shelter you got your dog from, and see what they think about the current changes in your dog's coat.
Should she return it to the shelter she got it from, or is there another solution?
I recently took my little sisters to adopt a puppy at the animal shelter in our town.
I really don't want to return him to the shelter, but that's what it looks like mom is going to make us do.
It sounds as though this shelter probably started out with good intentions, but is now caught in a very bad situation due to lack of operating funds.
If you absolutely cannot keep your puppy, please ask your mom to take you to a shelter in a different town.
Girl and Boy Scouts do a lot of community service projects, and they might be willing to pool together to do a food and necessities collection to help the animals in your local shelter.
If you simply want to breed in order to add another dog to your household, why not consider adopting another needy pup from a shelter?
Consider adopting a homeless Pitbull puppy from a rescue or shelter, especially if you are not planning on competing in shows.
One of the big advantages of adopting from a rescue group or shelter is that the people there often know quite a good deal about the animal you are considering adopting.
These groups often have a screening process for animals that come into their shelter.
Dog rescue shelter organizations are not focused on customer service, the people at the shelter are there to advocate for the dog and try to insure a secure future for him.
Maybe there isn't an animal shelter near you, but you still want to take in a pet that might not otherwise find a home.
If the dog does not show promise, he or she will ideally be brought to a greyhound adoption shelter.
Consider adopting a rescue dog or shelter dog.
Another place to look for a Portuguese Water Dog is at your local rescue shelter.
The group usually has a family sign a contract agreeing to never place the dog in an animal shelter and is willing to take the dog back, at any time, if the family can no longer care for it.
Getting a dog from a shelter is one way to combat the plethora of unwanted pets as well.When looking at a mixed breed dog, you won't usually be able to go by breed characteristics.
When you are looking at a dog, whether at a breeder's home or in a shelter, it can be easy to fall in love with the wagging tail, the soft eyes and the puppy cuteness.
If the dog is to remain outside, check the regulations for your neighborhood so you understand the leash laws and requirements about shelter.
You will also need to invest in a dog house or other shelter where the animal can seek cover from heat, cold or inclement weather.
If the dog house is your pet's main shelter, it needs to be extra sturdy and a comfortable temperature, especially in excessively cold or hot climates.
Although significantly less costly than pet shops or breeders, animal shelter do require fees for adoptions.
It roots firmly, by means of strong woody fibres, and prefers peaty soil mingled with shale or rough gravel, and shady humid positions, such as are afforded by a high rock garden with a north aspect, or by the shelter of a north wall.
In cold places a spot at the foot of a south wall is best, and shelter for the leaves from cutting winds should be considered even where the extra warmth is unnecessary.
The plants named afford them shelter from spring frosts, which is important.
In cold places it needs the shelter of a wall, but is fairly hardy, and so beautiful as to be worth trying anywhere.
Sun they must have, and the shelter must be without shade.
In cold districts it is well to give it shelter, but in the south and west it does not require this.
To do well the soil should be light and warm, with full sun and some shelter.
The silvery and down-covered kinds do best in dry corners and fully exposed, while others, such as the large-leaved, tall-growing herbs, thrive in rich moist soil at the waterside, with some shelter from wind.
Viburnum Cotinifolium - A spreading shrub or low tree of 20 feet, found high on the Himalayas, yet so tender as to need shelter or a place on a warm wall during our winters.
In October lift all it is desired to save, and lay them close together in a slanting direction, at an angle of about 45 degree, in a warm, mellow soil at the foot of a wall or hedge, where, in hard weather, shelter can easily be given.
Sun it must have, but as its slender stalks suffer from winds, it should have shelter without shade.
Their effect in masses near the shelter of walls is very fine in autumn.
A very exposed position is not suitable for this heavy-foliaged tree, and shelter from cold winds is desirable.
Where the evergreen Magnolia does best is in the nooks between bay windows or irregular fronts of dwelling-houses, buttresses on extra high walls also affording a good shelter.
Mexican Orange-flower (Choisya Ternata) - A handsome shrub; in the south and west often thrives with the shelter of a wall and a southern or western aspect, and in high ground, at least, as a bush.
In a special bed the near shelter of hedges is desirable, though their roots should be kept away.
Bare borders are not the places where this noble Lily does or looks best-there is no shelter or support for plants which in their own country have many shrubs for companions and are sheltered by the finest trees of the northern world.
Though hardy in the south of Britain, where it makes a shapely lawn tree, in the north it needs shelter, and is safest against a wall.
It likes shelter, and grows best in warm loam, though hardy anywhere.
To do well with us the Photinias should have a light, well-drained soil, shelter, and sunshine.
A slightly shaded spot should be selected, where they might be planted among flowering plants suitable for the same treatment and affording the needed shelter.
A good plant is strong enough to cover a high fence or wall, but it likes best to scramble about freely among other shrubs which give it support and shelter.
The flowers are four to six on a spike, and the plant varies from 6 to 10 inches high, according to the soil and warmth and shelter of the position.
When young it grows well in the shade of other trees, and it is an excellent tree to plant for shelter, as it will grow in the most exposed situations.
It should have shelter and as warm a soil as we can give it, although it grows well near the sea and sea gales have power to injure it.
A well-drained subsoil with a porous surface soil suits them best, and shelter from hard frost and nipping winds is of great service.
They like shelter, even from southerly winds, and peaty soil suits them best, though they grow well in loam.
In this case, it is important to select cultivars with short growing seasons or to prepare to shelter your tomato plants from frost in the fall.
Normally, a south-facing location up against an existing shelter.
Planting larger plants in order to provide shelter to more fragile plants is another reason gardeners use companion plants.
Ideally, choose a spot that offers protection from the elements, or over which you can place some type of shelter.
If there is a shelter provided, it must allow the animal to be comfortable and have natural movement.
Review the layout of your home with your family and make sure that everyone understands where they should seek shelter if tremors should start.
You will want to take shelter underneath a desk or other heavy piece of furniture or next to an inside wall so that objects are less likely to fall on you.
When you take shelter, make a point of shielding your face by tucking it into the crook of your arm.
In a situation where you are outside when the earthquake hits, find a spot that is away from buildings, power lines or trees to take shelter.
Think about what you need to do to keep you and your family safe and practice finding safe spots in your home to take shelter.
If you are at home or in a small building, seek shelter in a basement away from any windows.
Make certain that you are not under heavy objects on the floors above you, such as refrigerators, or pianos.If the structure does not have basement seek shelter in a small room, such as a closet or bathroom, or in a bathtub if possible.
If you are in a large building such as an office or apartment building, a school or hospital seek shelter in an area, such as a bathroom or an interior stairwell, in the center of the building on the lowest level that you can access.
If you live in a mobile home, leave it and seek shelter at a community storm shelter or any nearby permanent building.
If there is not a shelter or permanent structure nearby, lie flat the ground on your stomach.