Tree-trunk sentence example

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  • Death was almost seven feet tall, built more solid than a tree trunk with hair and eyes darker than a moonless night.

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  • Metamorphosis.It has already been pointed out that each kind of member of the body may present a variety of forms. For example, a stem may be a tree-trunk, or a twining stem, or a tendril, or a thorn, or a creeping rhizome, or a tuber; a leaf may be a green foliage-leaf, or a scale protecting a bud, or a tendril, or a pitcher, or a floral leaf, either sepal, petal, stamen or carpel (sporophyll); a root may be a fibrous root, or a swollen tap-root like that of the beet or the turnip. All these various forms are organs discharging some special function, and are examples of what Wolff called modification, and Goethe metamorphosis.

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  • Each house consisted of two apartments; the floor was formed of split stems of trees set close together and covered with mats; they were reached from the shore by dug-out canoes poled over the shallow waters, and a notched tree trunk served as a ladder.

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  • Hippocrates, writing in the 5th century B.C., says of the people of the Phasis that their country is hot and marshy and subject to frequent inundations, and that they live in houses of timber and reeds constructed in the midst of the waters, and use boats of a single tree trunk.

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  • At the top of the hill was a twisted tree trunk partly painted blue, with the word BLUE painted on a branch.

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  • This account does not by any means accord with one given by von Koppenfels, in which it is stated that while the old male gorilla sleeps in a sitting posture at the base of a tree-trunk (no mention being made of a bed), the female and young ones pass the night in a nest in the tree several yards above the ground, made by bending the boughs together and covering them with twigs and moss.

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  • During operation, these (numbered) stadia hairs are used to bracket either side of a tree trunk.

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  • If your dog likes to snuggle up with something cuddly, he'll have to dig these three little squirrels out of their cozy tree trunk.

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  • Dig a hole deeper and wider than the root system, create a small mound of soil in the middle and sit the plant upright into the hole so it is about two inches higher than the original soil line on the tree trunk.

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  • The first is hidden by a bunch of spiders that are surrounding a tree trunk.

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  • Have children draw the tree trunk and limbs on the brown piece of paper.

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