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vine Sentence Examples

  • He caught the vine deftly and grinned.

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  • I happened to tell her the other day that the vine on the fence was a "creeper."

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  • A vine hung across the trail and when she reached to push it away, it fell on her arm.

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  • A vine hung across the trail and when she reached to push it away, it fell on her arm.

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  • The cultivation of the vine prevails far more in the province of Cagliari than in that of Sassari, considerable progress having been made both in the extent of land under cultivation and in the ratio of produce to area.

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  • The vine is cultivated as far N.

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  • Catching the toe of her hiking boots under a vine, she tripped and fell.

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  • Catching the toe of her hiking boots under a vine, she tripped and fell.

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  • You think I'm a regular clinging vine, don't you?

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  • Rough cedar posts that still had remnants of limbs supported the porch roof, and an old vine rocker sat beside the door.

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  • The vine grows generally in France, except in the extreme north and in Normandy and Brittany.

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  • Tchihatchef mentions that at Erivan in Russian Armenia the mean winter temperature is 7 0.1 C. and falls in January to - 30° C., and at Bokhara the mean temperature of January is 4° C. and the minimum -22° C., and yet at both places the vine is grown with success.

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  • She shrugged nonchalantly, snapping a dry vine off and examining it as though unaware of the mockery of his question.

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  • She shrugged nonchalantly, snapping a dry vine off and examining it as though unaware of the mockery of his question.

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  • The best known and longest cultivated species is the old-world grape-vine, Vitis vinifera; a variety of this, silvestris, occurs wild in the Mediterranean region, spreading eastwards towards the Caucasus and northwards into southern Germany, and may be regarded as the parent of the cultivated vine.

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  • The cultivation of the vine must also have been introduced into Italy at a very early period.

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  • He remembered that close by his window there was a climbing vine filled with beautiful sweet flowers.

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  • The vine is cultivated over the greater part of Hungary, the chief grape-growing districts being those of the Hegyalja (Tokaj), Sopron, and Ruszt, Merles, Somlyo (Schomlau), Bellye and Villany, Balaton, Neszmely, Visonta, Eger (Erlau) and Buda.

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  • She tossed the vine at him, along with a wry grin.

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  • A larger product of the vine was in the form of raisins and currants, of which quantities were exported to Russia.

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  • Greece being a mountainous land was favourable to the culture of the vine rather than to that of cereals.

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  • Greece being a mountainous land was favourable to the culture of the vine rather than to that of cereals.

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  • size.) loam, such as is suitable for the vine and the fig; this should be used in as rough a state as possible, or not broken small and fine.

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  • This circumstance is probably explained by the greater care and attention bestowed both on the cultivation of the vine and on the manufacture of the wine in northern countries than in those where the climate is more propitious.

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  • Not by a figure of speech but literally, every Israelite sat under the shadow of his own vine and fig-tree; whilst the country as a whole is described (2 Kings xviii.

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  • I remember his caressing touch as he led me from tree to tree, from vine to vine, and his eager delight in whatever pleased me.

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  • It is silent when hunting, and has long ears shaped like vine leaves.

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  • 315-558), and of the vine and olive; he was the protector of herdsmen and hunters; he warded off the evil effects of the dog-star; he possessed the arts of healing and prophecy.

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  • Chemicals sulphate of copper, employed chiefly as a preventive 01 certain maladies of the vine; carbonate of lead, hyper.

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  • The vine is cultivated in all the states, but chiefly in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

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  • The vine is cultivated chiefly on the slopes of the Taunus, in the south-west, where the names of several towns are well known for their winesSchierstein, Erbach (Marcobrunner), Johannisberg, Geisenheim, Riidesheim, Assmannshausen.

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  • (~) The vine region begins on the sunny slopes of the Alpine spurs and in those Alpine valleys open towards the south, extending over the plains of Lombardy and Emilia.

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  • The conqueror visits a cannibal kingdom and finds many marvels in the palace of Porus, among them a vine with golden branches, emerald leaves and fruit of other precious stones.

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  • The slopes of the Armenian highlands are clothed with fine forests, and the vine is grown at their base, while on the wide-stretching steppes the Turko-Tatars pasture cattle, horses and sheep. The lower part of the Kura valley assumes the character of a dry steppe, the rainfall not reaching 54 in.

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  • The slopes of the Armenian highlands are clothed with fine forests, and the vine is grown at their base, while on the wide-stretching steppes the Turko-Tatars pasture cattle, horses and sheep. The lower part of the Kura valley assumes the character of a dry steppe, the rainfall not reaching 54 in.

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  • The relative inferiority of the wines made at the Cape of Good Hope and in Australia is partly due to variations of climate, the vine not yet having adapted itself to the new conditions, - and partly to the deficient skill of the manufacturers.

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  • The vine requires a high summer temperature and a prolonged period in which to ripen its fruit.

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  • the vine, fig, mulberry, cherry, apricot, walnut; pulses, e.g.

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  • By nature it is a sun-steeped southern region, the home of the vine and olive, of the minstrelsy of the Provençal and the exuberance of Tartarin, distinct from the colder and more sober north.

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  • The estimated loss by the vine Phylloxera in the Gironde alone was £32,000,000; for all the French wine districts £IOO,000,000 would not cover the damage.

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  • Among the Hebrews it was the third and chief of the three annual pilgrimage festivals connected respectively with the harvesting of the barley (Passover), of wheat (Pentecost), and of the vine (Tabernacles).

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  • The vine, the cotton plant and barley are the main objects of cultivation.

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  • The vine is cultivated throughout the length and breadth of Italy, but while in some of the districts of the south and centre it occupies from 10 to 20% of the cultivated area, in some of the northern provinces, such as Sondrio, Belluno, Grosseto, &c., the average is only about I or 2% The methods of cultivation are varied; but the planting of the vines by themselves in long rows of insignificant bushes is the exception.

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  • Next to cereals and the vine the most important object of cultivation is the olive.

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  • The tendrils of a vetch and of a cucumber are analogous, and also homologous because they both belong to the category leaf; but they are only analogous to the tendrils of the vine and of the passion-flower, which belong to the category stem.

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  • Owing to the configuration of the soil, the climate of Moravia varies more than might be expected in so small an area, so that, while the vine and maize are cultivated successfully in the southern plains, the weather in the mountainous districts is somewhat rigorous.

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  • The vine is largely cultivated both in Europe and Asia, and much Turkish wine is exported to France and Italy for mixing purposes.

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  • I've found one on the end of a strange vine.

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  • 2 After a comparison of Israel to a worthless wild vine (xv.) come two allegories, one portraying idolatrous Jerusalem as the unfaithful spouse of Yahweh (xvi.), the other describing the fate of Zedekiah (xvii.).

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  • The vine flourishes chiefly on the hills of the south-east; the wines of Les Riceys, Bar-sur-Aube, Bouilly and Laines-aux-Bois are most esteemed.

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  • Lampsacus was the chief seat of the worship of Priapus, a gross nature-god closely connected with the culture of the vine.

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  • of the Dnieper) the vine.

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  • The other part comprehends inner Persis lying northwards; it enjoys a pleasant climate and has fertile and well-watered plains, gardens with trees of all kinds, rich pasturages and forests abounding with game; with the exception of the olive all fruits are produced in profusion, particularly the vine.

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  • The slopes of the hills were carefully terraced and irrigated wherever practicable, and on these slopes the vine and olive were cultivated with great success.

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  • These beetles, characterized by their skipping movements and enlarged hind femora, also attack the hop (Haltica concinna), the vine in America (Graptodera chalybea, Illig.), and numerous other species of plants, being specially harmful to seedlings and young growth.

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  • Most commonly Ariadne is represented asleep on the shore at Naxos, while Dionysus, attended by satyrs and bacchanals, gazes admiringly upon her; sometimes they are seated side by side under a spreading vine.

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  • The prosperity of the town depends chiefly on the vine culture in the neighbourhood, from which, besides the exportation of a large quantity of grapes, about 700,000 gallons of wine are manufactured annually.

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  • The fruit also is of excellent quality and in great variety, although the culture of the vine is limited to some of the warmer valleys in the southern districts.

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  • 25 a known as the Causses from the sunny region of Languedoc, where the olive, vine and mulberry flourish.

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  • The root of the French vine is attacked by the Phylloxera, but that of the American vine, whose epidermis is thicker, is protected from it.

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  • Among the revisions may be adduced some addition to our knowledge of dyspepsia, attained by analytic investigations into the contents of the stomach at various stages of digestion, and by examining the passage of opaque substances through the primae vine by the Rntgen rays.

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  • high; the ornament consists mainly of a most beautiful band of foliage, chiefly of the vine, with bunches of grapes; the ground is blue and the ornaments white; it was found at Pompeii in the house of the faun.

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  • As James and Kohler have pointed out, part of section 4 on the Vine is a Christian addition.

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  • VINE.

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  • - Vine.

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  • The conformation of the vine stem has elicited a vast amount of explanatory comment.

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  • According to this, the shoot of the vine is a "sympodium," consisting of a number of "podia" placed one over the other in longitudinal series.

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  • A vine, for instance, that produces bunches of grapes at each joint is preferable to one in which there are several barren joints, as a larger quantity can be grown within a smaller area.

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  • In endeavouring to trace the filiation and affinities of the vine, the characters afforded by the seed are specially valuable, because they have not been wittingly interfered with by human agency.

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  • The vine is hardy in Britain so far as regards its vegetation, but not hardy enough to bring its fruit to satisfactory maturity, so that for all practical purposes the vine must be regarded as a tender fruit.

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  • When the plant is grown under glass, the vine border should occupy the interior of the house and also extend outwards in the front, but it is best made by instalments of 5 or 6 ft.

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  • To prepare the vine for planting, it should be cut back to within 2 ft.

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  • The periodical thorough cleansing of the vine stems and every part of the houses is of the utmost importance.

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  • Vine leaf attacked by mildew, Uncinula necator (Erysiphe Tuckeri), which forms white patches on the upper face, reduced.

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  • The fungus assails all the green parts of the vine, and injures the leaves and young shoots as much as it does the grape itself.

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  • The mycelium of Sphaceloma grows just beneath the cuticle of the vine, through which it soon bursts, giving rise to a number of minute hyphae, which bear conidia.

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  • In their mode of attack, in the symptoms they produce, and in the result upon the grapes and the vine the two fungi are so much alike that for practical purposes they may be regarded as identical.

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  • Mycelium of the fungus attacking root of vine (reduced).

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  • Portion of vine root, showing masses of fructification (perithecia) of the fungus (reduced).

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  • - Charbon or Anthracnose of Vine, caused by Sphaceloma ampelinum.

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  • Among the other fungi which infest the vine may be mentioned Phyllosticta viticola and Ph.

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  • of cultivable lands in the alluvial valleys, where coffee, maize, tobacco, sugar-cane, the vine, vegetables, potatoes, and some of the cereals are grown with success.

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  • It may be the Spanish word for the hanging branches of a vine which strike root in the ground, or the name may have been given from a species of bearded fig-tree.

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  • Among fruit trees the vine, apricot, peach, apple, quince, fig and banana are cultivated in the highlands, and in the lower country the date palm flourishes, particularly throughout the central zone of Arabia, in Hejaz, Nejd and El Hasa, where it is the prime article of food.

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  • It is the centre of a prosperous agricultural district producing, chiefly, wheat and maize; the vine is also largely grown and excellent wine is made.

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  • CRY Ptostomata (Vine); Fossil.

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  • It was in this lofty rock-girt hollow that the gladiator Spartacus was besieged by the praetor Claudius Pulcher; he escaped by twisting ropes of vine branches and descending through unguarded fissures in the crater-rim.

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  • The culture of the vine increases, and the wines, which are characterized by a mildness of flavour, are in good demand.

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  • This part is occupied by the eastern outliers of the Alps, known as the Styrian hill country, and by the Windisch Biiheln, which is one of the most renowned vine districts in the whole of Austria.

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  • Near the town are the ruins of three famous castles, Ulrichsburg, Girsberg and Hohrappoltstein, which formerly belonged to the lords of Rappoltstein._ See Bernhard, Recherches sur l'histoire de la vine de Rappoltsweiler (Colmar, 1888); and Kube, Rappoltsweiler, das Carolabad and Umgebung (Strassburg, 1905).

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  • The culture of the mulberry and silk, of tobacco, of the olive and vine, of many kinds of fruits and cereals, has expanded enormously, and the Lebanon is now probably the most productive region in Asiatic Turkey in proportion to its area.

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  • The following full description of the only species which attacks the vine, the Phylloxera vastatrix, or grape-louse, is reprinted from the article Vine in the 9th edition of this encyclopaedia.

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  • Under- (Radicola) of Phylloxera, with proneath, between the legs, lies the boscis inserted into tissue of root rostrum, which reaches back to of vine.

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  • The insect is fixed by this rostrum, which is inserted into the root of the vine for the purpose of sucking the sap. The abdomen consists of seven segments, and these as well as the anterior segments bear four rows of small tubercles on their dorsal surface.

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  • After several moults the rudiments of two pairs of wings appear, and then the insect creeps up to the surface of the earth, and on to the vine.

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  • They fly about from July till October, living upon the sap of the vine, which is sucked up by the rostrum from the leaves or buds.

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  • These forms are termed the stock-mothers; they creep into the buds of the vine, and, as these develop intofthe young leaves, insert their proboscis into the upper side.

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  • Winged Female which lives on leaves and buds of vine, and lays parthogenetically eggs of two kinds, one developing into a wingless female, the other into a male.

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  • The particular species of phylloxera which attacks the vine is a native of the United States, probably originating among the wild vines of the Colorado district.

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  • Yet no imported vine has ever lived there more than five years, and in 1890 the phylloxera crossed the Rocky Mountains, and seriously damaged the vineyards of California, where it had previously been unknown.

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  • Insecticides, of which the bisulphide of carbon (CS 2) and the sulpho-carbonate of potassium (KS CS2) remain in use, were injected into the earth to kill the phylloxera on the roots of the vine.

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  • It is believed that the vine was introduced into this region by colonists from Italy and Morea in 1241.

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  • The vine flourishes chiefly in the east of the arrondissement of Sancerre.

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  • 33): allegory of the true vine; " Greater love than this hath no man, that he lay down his life for his friend "; the world's hatred; the spirit of truth shall lead them into all truth; " I came forth from the Father and am come into the world, again I leave the world and go to the Father"; " Be of good cheer, I have overcome the world."

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  • Wine is the blood of the new covenant, and He will drink the fruit of the vine new in the Kingdom of God (Mark xiv.

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  • 23-25); the vineyard where He Himself is the true Vine (Mark xii.

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  • The cultivation of the vine in Saxony is respectable for its antiquity, though the yield is insignificant.

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  • 90.5, of Soma) that it "cheers the heart of gods" (in the speech of the vine, Judg.

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  • During the four years for which he held that office, although he allowed the finances of the colony to get into confusion, he endeavoured to improve its condition by introducing the vine, sugar-cane and tobacco plant, and by encouraging the breeding of horses and the reclamation of land.

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  • Of these the hotel de vine, which is far the larger of the two, occupies the greater part of the south side of the square.

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  • Here the oscilla were hung on trees, such as the vine and the olive, oak and the pine, and represented the faces of Liber, Bacchus or other deity connected with the cultivation of the soil (Virg.

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  • and vine yards 6.8 sq.

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  • (In some versions it is respectively a vine and a rose which grow from either tomb and interlace midway.) We need have little wonder that this beautiful love-story was extremely popular throughout the middle ages.

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  • One of the most noted pieces of monumental art in the United States is the beautiful Tyler Davidson bronze fountain in Fountain Square (Fifth Street, between Walnut and Vine streets), the business centre of the city, by which (or within one block of which) all car lines run.

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  • The soil of Algeria everywhere favours the growth of the vine.

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  • The culture of the vine was early undertaken by the colonists, but it was not until vineyards in France were attacked by phylloxera that the export of wine from Algeria became considerable.

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  • Wheat sufficient for one-fourth of the population is grown, and the vine is extensively cultivated.

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  • The betel nut is the fruit of the Areca or betel palm, Areca Catechu, and the betel leaf is the produce of the betel vine or pan, Chavica Betel, a plant allied to that which yields black pepper.

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  • When chewed a small piece is wrapped up in a leaf of the betel vine or pan, with a pellet of shell lime or chunam; and in some cases a little cardamom, turmeric or other aromatic is added.

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  • It has been discovered that at the beginning of the Eocene the lake of Rilly occupied a vast area east of the present site of Paris; a water-course fell there in cascades, and Munier-Chalinas has reconstructed all the details of that singular locality; plants which loved moist places, such as Marchantia, Asplenium, the covered banks overshadowed by lindens, laurels, magnolias and palms; there also were found the vine and the ivy; mosses (Fontinalis) and Chara sheltered the crayfish (Astacus); insects and even flowers have left their delicate impressions in the travertine which formed the borders of this lake.

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  • 18, " I will not drink of the generation of the vine," or Phil.

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  • The inhabitants of Kalocsa and its wide-spreading communal lands are chiefly employed in the cultivation of the vine, fruit, flax, hemp and cereals, in the capture of water-fowl and in fishing.

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  • The vine, olive, mulberry and all sorts of fruit trees are cultivated, as also many exotic plants (eucalyptus, cork-oak, camellia, and even tea).

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  • But the words which follow have an antique ring: " Amen, I say unto you, I will no more drink of the fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new in the kingdom of God."

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  • First concerning the cup: - We give thanks to thee,our Father, for the holy vine 1 of David thy servant, which thou didst make known to us through Jesus thy servant; 2 to thee be the glory for ever.

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  • The cup is not the blood of Jesus, but the holy vine of David, revealed through Jesus; and the holy vine can but signify the spiritual Israel, the Ecclesia or church or Messianic Kingdom, into which the faithful are to be gathered.

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  • Agriculture, and specially viticulture, is the principal occupation of the population, and the vine is here planted not only in regular vineyards, but is introduced in long lines through the ordinary fields and carried up the hills in terraces locally called ronchi.

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  • In addition to agriculture and cattlebreeding, the vine and mulberry are extensively grown.

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  • It is worthy of remark that Homer names, as adorning the garden of Alcinous, seven plants only - wild olive, oil olive, pear, pomegranate, apple, fig and vine.

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  • 3), obviously fails to connect a spring festival of joyousness with the autumn vine harvest.

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  • The south-western plain, though rendered unhealthy by lagoons, and central Aetolia yield good crops of currants, vine, maize and tobacco, which are conveyed by railway from Agrinion and Anatolikon to the coast.

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  • Many wild plants characteristic of the warmer parts of middle Europe are seen to flourish along with the vine.

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  • In taking a slip or cutting the gardener removes from the parent plant a shoot having one or more buds or " eyes," in the case of the vine one only, and places it in a moist and sufficiently warm situation, where, as previously mentioned, undue evaporation from the surface is prevented.

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  • On the same principle the use of small pots to confine the roots, root-pruning and lifting the roots, and exposing them to the sun, as is done in the case of the vine in some countries, are resorted to.

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  • When employed for making vine borders, loam of a somewhat heavier nature can be used with advantage, on account of the porous materials which should accompany it.

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  • Plant vine eyes for propagation in a brisk heat.

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  • Fruit trees and grape vines generally should be pruned; and, if the wood of the vine is wanted for cuttings, or scions of fruit trees for grafts, they should be tied in small bundles and buried in the ground until spring.

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  • Thomson, The Grape Vine; Thos.

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  • Barron, Vines and Vine Culture; G.

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  • (After Harper.) From Vine's Students' Text Book of Botany, by permission of Swan Sonnenschein & Co.

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  • Though the Rhineland is par excellence the country of the vine, beer is largely produced; distilleries are also numerous, and large quantities of sparkling Moselle are made at Coblenz, chiefly for exportation to England.

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  • Hence the vine is everywhere cultivated in these districts.

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  • The vine flourishes as far as the 51 N., but only yields good wine in the districts of the Rhine and Danube.

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  • The culture of the vine is almost confined to southern and western Germany, and especially to the Rhine district.

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  • direction through Cassel to the southern foot of the Vine.

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  • above sea-level, the upper limit of the members of the orange tribe; the second ascends to about 3300 ft., the limit of the growth of wheat, the vine and the hardier evergreens; and the third, that of forests, reaches from about 3300 ft.

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  • The limit in height of the olive is about 2700 ft., and that of the vine about 3500 ft.

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  • The vine grows well, and in ancient times was largely cultivated for wine; oranges, lemons and pomegranates also abound.

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  • The vine was much cultivated in early times, and the vintage is a subject frequently depicted.

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  • The vine flourishes best in the valley of the Maros.

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  • Ermani), elder, poplar, elm, wild cherry (Prunus padus), Taxus baccata and several willows are mixed with the conifers; while farther south the maple, mountain ash and oak, as also the Japanese Panax ricinifolium, the Amur cork (Philodendron amurense), the spindle tree (Euonymus macropterus) and the vine (Vitis thunbergii) make their appearance.

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  • About the cliffs and precipices of the Panja valley near Kala Khum the wild vine, cerasus, and pomegranate are to be found, and the plane tree and mulberry flourish in groups near the villages.

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  • The vine is successfully grown in the warm upland valleys, both for its fruit and for the production of wine.

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  • By way of compensation, Zeus presented his father with a team of immortal horses (or a golden vine).

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  • The vine, fig and olive grow well in this region.

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  • The culture of the vine - formerly an important staple, as is proved by the countless ancient wine-presses scattered over the rocky hillsides of the whole country - fell to some extent into desuetude, no doubt owing to the Moslem prohibition of wine-drinking.

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  • Various kinds of rubber vine are found.

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  • Noah was the first to cultivate the vine and to experience the consequences of over-indulgence in its products, an occasion which called forth the filial respect of two of his sons and the irreverence of the third.

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  • The lemon and wild vine are also here met with, but are more common on the northern mountains.

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  • The vine is cultivated to some extent, and good pasturage is found on the Andean slopes.

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  • The garden of Eden is placed in the valley of the Araxes; Marand is the burial-place of Noah's wife; at Arghuri, a village near the great chasm, was the spot where Noah planted the first vineyard, and here were shown Noah's vine and the monastery of St James, until village and monastery were overwhelmed by a fall of rock, ice and snow, shaken down by an earthquake in 1840.

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  • The vine yields rich produce everywhere, except in the higher districts.

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  • Agriculture, and the cultivation of fruit, including the vine and olive, are thus in a very backward condition; but Badajoz possesses more livestock than anyotherSpanish province.

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  • c rcaos, vine, and 61/46, appearance, as it resembles the grape-vine in habit), a genus of the vine order Ampelideae and nearly allied to the grape-vine.

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  • The present article deals solely with wine derived from the grape (see Vine) .

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  • In ancient times the cultivation of the vine indicated a relatively settled and stable form of civilization, inasmuch as the vine requires a considerable maturation period.

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  • The Nabataeans were forbidden to cultivate the vine, the object being to prevent any departure from their traditional nomadic habits.

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  • With regard to the introduction of the vine into other parts of Europe, it appears that it was brought to Spain by the Phoenicians, and to Italy and southern Gaul from Greece.

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  • In the earliest Roman times the vine was very little cultivated in Italy, but gradually Rome and Italy generally became a great wine country.

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  • The cultivation of the vine in more northern parts (i.e.

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  • We know very little of the ancient methods of cultivating the vine, but the Romans-no doubt owing to the luxuriant ease with which the vine grows in Italy-appear to have trained it on trees, trellis work, palisades, &c. The dwarf form of cultivation now common in northern Europe does not appear to have obtained to any extent.

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  • The character of a wine depends mainly (a) on the nature of the soil; (b) on the general type of the climate; (c) on the variety of vine cultivated.

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  • Of all these factors, that of the nature of the soil on which the vine is grown is perhaps the most important.

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  • The same vine, exposed to practically identical conditions of climate, will produce markedly different wines if planted in different soils.

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  • On the other hand, different varieties of the vine, provided they are otherwise not unsuitable, may, if planted in the same soil, after a time produce wines which may not differ seriously in character.

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  • Diseases Diseases of the Vine.

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  • - The vine is subject to a number of diseases some of which are due to micro-organisms (moulds, bacteria), others to insect life.

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  • - These are numerous, and may be derived either directly from the vine, from an abnormal constitution of the grape juice, or to subsequent infection.

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  • million acres, and roughly one-fifth of this is under the vine.

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  • The method of vine cultivation is peculiar and characteristic. The vines are kept very low, and as a rule only two branches or arms, which are trained at right angles to the stem, are permitted to form.

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  • The cultivation of the vine in the Champagne is of very ancient date.

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  • The chief white vine is the Pineau, also known as Chardonay.

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  • The influence of the soil on one and the same vine is interestingly illustrated by the different character of the vines grown in those districts, the Beaujolais wines having far greater distinction than those of Macon.

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  • The present output amounts to roughly 150 million gallons, and the acreage under the vine has increased from 107,048 hectares in 1890 to 167,657 hectares in 1905.

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  • There appears to be no predominant and distinct type of vine, such as is the case in other viticultural districts, but a number of varieties, mostly yielding grapes of a medium size are common to the Douro vineyards.

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  • The latter is produced from the black Burgundy vine, the Pineau.

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  • In the Rheingau the predominant vine is the Riessling.

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  • The best of these is the celebrated Lacrima Christi, which is grown on the slopes of Vesuvius from a vine bearing the same name.

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  • The vine from which Tokay is made is the Furmint.

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  • Wines Of The United States The cultivation of the vine has made very rapid strides in the United States during the past half-century.

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  • At the same time, there is no doubt that much of the wine produced in the United States is of very fair quality, and this is largely due to the fact that the Americans have been at great pains to introduce the latest scientific methods in regard to the vine and wine-making.

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  • Riesling, Hermitage, Sauternes, Chianti, &c., in accordance with the district of origin of the vine.

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  • At the present time there are about 280,000 acres under the vine in California, and the number of vines is about 90 millions.

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  • There are about 75,000 acres under the vine in this state, and roughly 5 million gallons are produced annually.

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  • At the present time a great part of the industry is devoted to the cultivation of the currant vine (Vitis corinthiaca).

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  • The vine is cultivated all the way from Atacama and Coquimbo, where excellent raisins are produced, south to Concepcion, where some of the best wines of Chile are manufactured.

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  • Agriculture was the one resource of the colony, and wheat was grown for export to Peru, but the land was concentrated in the hands of a few big landowners, and the cultivation of the vine and olive was forbidden.

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  • Nothing is being done to improve the vine, and the Persian wines, until recently of world-wide reputation, are yearly getting thinner and poorer.

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  • Of non-indigenous flora are the oak, poplar, bluegum, the Australian wattle, the vine, and almost every variety of fruit tree and European vegetables.

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  • The grape vine also is grown, and the manufacture of wine is a rising industry.

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  • Thorode, Notice de la vine d'Angers (Angers, 1897).

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  • Some identify Pentheus with Dionysus himself in his character as the god of the vine, torn to pieces by the violence of winter.

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  • In addition to agriculture, which (with the exception of the Usuri Cossacks) is sufficient to supply their needs and usually to leave a certain surplus, they"carry on extensive cattle and horse breeding, vine culture in Caucasia, fishing on the Don, the Ural, and the Caspian, hunting, bee-culture, &c. The extraction of coal, gold and other minerals which are found on their territories is mostly rented to strangers, who also own most factories.

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  • Among the cultivated trees and shrubs the most valuable economically are the vine, peach, pomegranate, fig, olive (up to 1500 ft.

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  • Walnuts grow up to an altitude of 5400 ft., the vine and mulberry up to 3250 ft., the lime and ash to 4000 ft.

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  • The valleys near the sea are well adapted for agriculture; oranges, lemons, almonds and other fruit trees thrive; silk is produced in the west; and the vine is extensively cultivated, less for the production of wine than to meet the foreign demand for white Almeria grapes.

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  • Among the many varieties of trees and plants found are the date palm, mimosa, wild olive, giant sycamores, junipers and laurels, the myrrh and other gum trees (gnarled and stunted, these flourish most on the eastern foothills), a magnificent pine (the Natal yellow pine, which resists the attacks of the white ant), the fig, orange, lime, pomegranate, peach, apricot, banana and other fruit trees; the grape vine (rare), blackberry and raspberry; the cotton and indigo plants, and occasionally the sugar cane.

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  • DIONYSUS (probably = " son of Zeus," from Otos and vvvos, a Thracian word for " son "), in Greek mythology, originally a nature god of fruitfulness and vegetation, especially of the vine; hence, distinctively, the god of wine.

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  • As soon as Dionysus was grown up, he started on a journey through the world, to teach the cultivation of the vine and spread his worship among men.

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  • Lycurgus was blinded by Zeus and soon died, or became frantic and hewed down his own son, mistaking him for a vine.

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  • The former story has been connected with the sailors' custom of hanging vine leaves, ivy and bunches of grapes round the masts of vessels in honour of vintage festivals.

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  • Remusat, Histoire de la vine de Khotan (Paris, 1820); and Sven Hedin, Through Asia (Eng.

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  • It is doubtful whether or not a species of vine is indigenous to the Cape.

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  • Beyond the colony proper there are promising vine stocks in the Gordonia division of Bechuanaland and in the Umtata district of Tembuland.

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  • The vine is cultivated in the neighbourhood to some extent, and there is also some trade in fruit and vegetables.

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  • Some of the slopes are covered with extensive thickets of the pomegranate, and the wild vine climbs to a great height round the trunks of the forest trees.

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  • The vine is cultivated to some extent in the south-west corner, and tobacco is also grown.

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  • The vine is grown on the lower slopes sheltered from the north wind, the wines of Jurancon, near Pau, being the most renowned.

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  • Liber was originally an old Italian god of the productivity of nature, especially of the vine.

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  • Attempts are also made to cultivate the vine.

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  • Finally, about Khojent and in Ferghana, where the climate is milder still, the vine and the pistachio tree cover the hills, while agriculture and horticulture have reached a high degree of perfec See Krasnov's researches in Izvestia of Russ.

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  • Though rocky and difficult, Upper Galilee is not barren, the soil of the plateaus is rich, and the vine flourishes in the higher hills, especially in the neighbourhood of Kefr Bir'im.

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  • The inhabitants of Viterbo are chiefly dependent on agriculture; hemp is a specialty of the district, and tobacco and various grains are largely grown, as well as the olive and the vine.

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  • The vine and maize are everywhere cultivated, as well as olives and other southern products.

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  • The vine and maize are cultivated in favourable situations, and wheat and other kinds of grain are generally grown.

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  • The winters are here long and cold; the vine and maize are no longer cultivated,the principal crops being wheat, barley, oats, rye, hemp and flax.

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  • The older story, however, continues with another step in the history of civilization, and to Noah is ascribed the cult of the vine, the abuse of which leads to the utterance of a curse upon Canaan and a blessing upon Shem and Japheth (ix.

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  • Of fruit trees the apple, pear, plum, cherry, medlar, pomegranate, fig, quince, as well as two kinds of vine, grow wild; oranges, sweet and bitter, and other Aurantiaceae thrive well in gardens and plantations.

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  • In Lemnos they fostered the vine and fruits of the field, and from their connexion with Hermes in Samothrace it would also seem that they promoted the fruitfulness of cattle.

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  • In that year the total area under the vine was 3,546,375 acres, in 1908 it was 3,136,470 acres.

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  • In the hey-day of the cultivation of the vine Spain sent the bulk of her wine exports to France.

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  • The hill-sides were clothed with vine and fir, and the rich broad plain of Hermus produced large quantities of corn and saffron.

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  • The summer is so hot that the vine grows at much higher altitudes than it does in western Europe, and the cotton tree and all southern fruit trees are cultivated in the deeper valleys.

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  • In some polypetalous corollas, as that of the vine, the petals are separate at the base and adhere by the apices.

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  • In the autumn a single fertile egg is laid by apterous females in a crevice of the bark of the vine where it is protected during the winter.

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  • Here is grown a peculiar dwarf vine, whose fruit, the " currant " (from " Corinth ")") of commerce, forms the chief resource and staple export of Zante, as well as of the neighbouring mainland.

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  • The vine, which grows to a height of 3 ft., begins to yield in seven years and lasts for over a century.

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  • Besides this species, there are nearly forty different kinds of vine and ten of the olive, including the karudolia, which yields the best edible olive berry.

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  • For instance, Pterocarya caucasica does not grow nearer than the Caucasus, where it is associated with the wild vine - also found at Tegelen; Magnolia Kobus is confined to the north island of Japan; another species of Magnolia cannot be identified and may be extinct.

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  • He is also said to have been the first priest of Dionysus, and to have introduced the cultivation of the vine and fruit trees (Pliny, Nat.

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  • 1; A 2, the Cedar and Vine Vision = xxxvi.

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  • They were still hunters, but had domesticated animals; they were fairly skilful metallurgists, casting bronze in moulds of stone and clay; they were also agriculturists, cultivating beans, the vine, wheat and flax.

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  • You think I'm a regular clinging vine, don't you?

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  • Rough cedar posts that still had remnants of limbs supported the porch roof, and an old vine rocker sat beside the door.

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  • I've found one on the end of a strange vine.

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  • She tossed the vine at him, along with a wry grin.

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  • He caught the vine deftly and grinned.

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  • abide in the vine?

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  • almond, olive, vine and orange terraces.

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