Wattle sentence example

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  • This wattle thrives well in most localities, but especially in the highlands of central Natal.
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  • These lakes are expansions of the river Erne, which enters the county from Cavan at Wattle Bridge.
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  • Greytown (2436), a wool and wattle trading centre, is in central Natal.
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  • More men collected behind the wattle fence of the Eighth Company than anywhere else.
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  • For leave to sit by their wattle they demanded contributions of fuel.
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  • Brick and more rarely stone took the place of wood and wattle.
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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 walls are of stake construction with hazel wattle woven round them.
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  • Some species have rather elegant blossoms, known to the settlers as " wattle."
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  • The head and neck are destitute of feathers, and the former, which is much flattened above, is in the male crowned with a caruncle or comb, while the skin of the latter in the same sex lies in folds, forming a wattle.
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  • The west end had close studded, timber framing with wattle and daub infill.
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  • Wattle hurdles for sheep fencing and garden use are available from hurdle makers, but are normally too expensive for bankside revetment work.
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  • After dinner we split into groups and we did wattle and daub and bread making and basket weaving.
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  • The building dates to the early 18th century and has exposed wattle and daub.
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  • The black wattle has been extensively planted and flourishes at elevations of from 1000 to 3000 ft.
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  • In 1905 the production of wattle bark was 13,620 tons, and the area planted with the tree over 60,000 acres.
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  • In August 1903 the Hime ministry resigned and was succeeded by a cabinet under the premiership of Mr (afterwards Sir) George Sutton, the founder of the wattle industry in Natal and one of the pioneers in the coal-mining industry.
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  • Among the most successful of the imported trees are citrus trees, the Australian wattle and the eucalyptus.
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  • The usual habitation built both by Arabs and Nubas is the tukl, a conical-shaped hut made of stone, mud, wattle and daub or straw.
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  • A large part of the population led a pastoral life, and at the time of Verantius's visit to Walachia in the early part of the 16th century, the towns and villages were built of wood and wattle and daub.
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  • Among trees introduced by the Dutch or British colonists the oak, poplar, various pines, the Australian blue-gum (eucalyptus) and wattle flourish.
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  • The present day Crown Hotel was built after the Great Fire but you can still see the original wattle and daub construction.
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  • For sugar, tea and wattle growing, farming, coalmining and other industries indentured Indian labour appeared to be essential.
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  • - Owing to the fact that houses were built entirely of perishable materials, wood and wattle, we are necessarily dependent almost wholly upon literary evidence for knowledge of this subject.
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  • Dismounting at a cottage on whose wattle fence hung a signboard, GENERAL STAFF, and throwing down his reins, he entered a dark passage.
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  • The French were making a stand there behind a wattle fence in a garden thickly overgrown with bushes and were firing at the Cossacks who crowded at the gateway.
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  • And the Cossacks looked round in surprise at the sound, like the yelp of a dog, with which Denisov turned away, walked to the wattle fence, and seized hold of it.
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  • Heave away, boys!... but despite their united efforts the wattle hardly moved, and in the silence that followed the heavy breathing of the men was audible.
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  • Some twenty men of the Sixth Company who were on their way into the village joined the haulers, and the wattle wall, which was about thirty- five feet long and seven feet high, moved forward along the village street, swaying, pressing upon and cutting the shoulders of the gasping men.
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  • A wattle built across a stream to retain fish (4) 16.
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  • More attractive ones can be made from wattle hurdles or woven branches.
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  • Finally a wattle fence was built on top of the bank.
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  • In two years, enough money had been raised to build the Lady Chapel on the site of the wattle church.
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  • All the timber in the barn, including the wattle walls, is oak.
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  • The outer field boundaries were either wattle fencing or live hedges.
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  • The tail, the wings and the wattle are all you really need to create with the paper.
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  • European fruit trees and vines flourish in certain localities, while in the drier regions the Australian wattle, gum trees and pepper trees have been introduced with success.
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  • 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.
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  • Gradually, as time went on, and probably with the influx of refugees from the mainland, bricks made of lagoon mud came to take the place of wattle and reeds in the construction of the houses.
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  • More important is the cultivation of the black wattle (Acacia mollissima), which began in 1886, the bark being exported for tanning purposes, the wood also commanding a ready sale.
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  • The chief exports, not all products of the province, are coal, wool, mohair, hides and skins, wattle bark, tea, sugar, fruits and jams. The import trade is of a most varied character, and a large proportion of the goods brought into the country are in transit to the Transvaal and Orange Free State, Natal affording, next to Delagoa Bay, the shortest route to the Rand.
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  • The silver wattle grows freely in shifting sands and by its means waste lands, e.g.
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  • Some fifteen men with merry shouts were shaking down the high wattle wall of a shed, the roof of which had already been removed.
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  • The wattle wall the men had brought was set up in a semicircle by the Eighth Company as a shelter from the north, propped up by musket rests, and a campfire was built before it.
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