Usage examples for grafting

  1. Grafting of cacti is very simple. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  2. So somebody had to furnish some skin for a skin- grafting job, and I did it. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  3. They may, indeed, have perfected the system by grafting the column upon it, but it is at least probable that they took it in the first place from those who had practised it from time immemorial, from men who taught them the traditional methods of shortening and facilitating the labour of execution. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  4. Her flavor is as subtle and vanishing as pistachio, but there is no richness, no depth, no mellowness, no suggestion of generations of grafting or of orchards whose very sites are forgotten. – What Dreams May Come by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  5. I therefore tried grafting ovaries from straight- eared females into lop- eared individuals. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  6. We could live in Paris, where great grafters live and grafting pays- where, if you've got wit and fifty thousand dollars, and happen to be a " darn sight prettier," you can just spin the world around your little finger! – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  7. The study of these forms of harmonious functioning of the human organism has its roots, of course, in the science of psychology, but comes, nevertheless, to a different flower, because of the grafting on of the element of aesthetic value. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  8. The method of grafting and details of care follow: Details of care. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  9. Apples for grafting appear to have been selected commonly, not so much for their spirited flavor, as for their mildness, their size, and bearing qualities,- not so much for their beauty, as for their fairness and soundness. – Wild Apples by Henry David Thoreau
  10. In every vineyard there are, in these days of many varieties, vines which have proved inferior, yet by grafting into them some superior variety, they may be made very valuable. – The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines by George Husmann
  11. During the first year of my father's married life he had carried on a farm on the opposite side of the highway, and it was from Captain Hyde that he obtained his knowledge of budding and grafting and some knowledge of the art of gardening. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  12. Of which not only the advantage, as I said before, but also the cultivation and the nature itself delight me; the rows of props, the joining of the heads, the tying up and propagation of vines, and the pruning of some twigs, and the grafting of others, which I have mentioned. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome by Various
  13. Hitherto we have been dealing directly only with the conscious mind, feeding it with information, grafting on to it useful accomplishments. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  14. Having selected the branch for cleft grafting and the point at which the scions are to be inserted, the branch should be carefully and smoothly cut off. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  15. Grafting goes on before my face, I know it exists, and yet it is impossible to find it. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  16. Use a little grease to prevent the grafting wax and grafting cloth from sticking to the hands. – The Pecan and its Culture by H. Harold Hume
  17. The fruits are brought to perfection, as there is the same care taken in pruning and grafting the finest kinds as in our gardens in England. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  18. He had bought a thousand acres, with an idea of grafting on to Southern environment his own ideas of luxurious living. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey