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Quotes of bamboo

  1. With women, I've got a long bamboo pole with a leather loop on the end. I slip the loop around their necks so they can't get away or come too close. Like catching snakes. – Marlon Brando
  2. Bamboo is not a weed, it's a flowering plant. Bamboo is a magnificent plant. – Steve Lacy
  3. Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. – Bruce Lee
  4. God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. – Ramakrishna
  5. But I was also doing odd jobs around Portland, like spreading gravel and transplanting bamboo trees. – Elliott Smith
  6. Memory that yearns to join the centre, a limb remembering the body from which it has been severed, like those bamboo thighs of the god. – Derek Walcott
  7. Well, it was just, the bars was all just like the bamboo roofs and everything. You know. As I say, to me, it's completely spoiled all, all these places now. Make them all just tourist traps. – David Walker

Usage examples for bamboo

  1. The men were immediately ordered to take up their loads, and in a few minutes we had crossed the Rusugi, and were making direct for a bamboo jungle that appeared in our front. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  2. It was a light bamboo with a silver head. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  3. An experienced hand passed over the bamboo frame found a spring, and the panel slid back. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  4. She had gone where the piano stood in a bower of palm and bamboo with Signor Ceccherelli seated before it, busy wiping the sweat of his brow. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  5. The flooring of this room is the same as that of the public hall outside, and made of split palm or bamboo tied down with cane. – Children of Borneo by Edwin Herbert Gomes
  6. She lay among cushions on a charpoy of bamboo in the light of a shaded lamp. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  7. As he spoke he moved towards the door, and laying his hand upon the latch, he threw it open so that it struck loudly against the bamboo wall. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  8. At the back he could see the bamboo curtain which he remembered having noticed from the shop. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  9. Besides his bow and arrows, the Indian carries a little box made of bamboo which holds a dozen or fifteen poisoned spikes six inches long. – Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton
  10. Just by temple's side is little bamboo tree which have very nice story. – Little Sister Snow by Frances Little
  11. Kali's bamboo will have some work to do to- morrow. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  12. An oaken stairway winds a little to the room above, which is empty but for a few chairs and a bamboo settee. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  13. I think by a ladder and platform, the ladder anchored as we had it the day I came up with your assistance, and the platform arranged of bamboo poles, which I can carry down through the passage. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  14. 1539 1542 Bamboo mast, 1 spreat, 1 boat- hook, 1 steer- oar. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  15. When these fibres arrived in the United States they were carefully tested and a few of them found suitable but not superior to the Japanese bamboo which was then being exclusively used in the manufacture of commercial Edison lamps. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  16. Until we found the main trail into the town we kept close to the bamboo fences of these huts, and then, still keeping in the shadows, we followed the trail until it turned into a broad and well- paved street. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  17. Ninety were captured in one little bamboo village of a dozen houses. – A Soldier in the Philippines by Needom N. Freeman
  18. And so it went on, and the years went by, and from time to time new monasteries of bamboo were built and rebuilt, and the teak- trees grew bigger and bigger. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  19. Yes, yes; the man with the writing in a bamboo – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn

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