Usage examples for Plants

  1. Swift ways of travel, by earth, sea, and air; machines for doing whatever the hand of man now does, so that we shall do all but put souls into our wheel- work and watch- work; the modes of making night into day; of getting control over the weather and the seasons; the virtues of plants,- these are some of the easier things thou shalt help me do." – Septimius Felton or, The Elixir of Life by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  2. They come up at night and cut the young plants off just above the ground. – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  3. Nobody works as well, and I don't believe the plants and stock grow as well, while we are asleep." – The Late Mrs. Null by Frank Richard Stockton
  4. Now we come to the real use of sea plants. – On the Seashore by R. Cadwallader Smith
  5. Our Kitchen Garden: The Plants we Grow, and How we Cook Them. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  6. A number of native plants are very vital to the Fijian livelihood and some have modern economic importance. – A Racial Study of the Fijians by Norman E. Gabel
  7. Young plants are suitable for transplanting after the first year's growth. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  8. But the battle here is hard, and only very strong plants survive the force of wind and frosts. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. There stood a cart full of green plants; two men were carrying them into a dwelling- house. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  10. Then the next year there were many plants and many ears of corn. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  11. " The old woman said: 'My dear child, I cannot wait till you have enough sense to learn to understand these plants, for I love you as if you were my own daughter, and I want to leave you a secret which will cause you to live a long time. – The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Volume VI. Being the Historic Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  12. All Strong and Home- grown Plants. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  13. The same plants grow on each side, Dent. – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  14. They ran in and out, and up and down, and round and round about the plants just as they liked. – Lady Daisy and Other Stories by Caroline Stewart
  15. The custom of using animals and plants to represent human beings and to express human meanings is as old as folk- art itself. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  16. We have spoken of soul as the cause of the plant life in our bodies, but plants were not admitted by the Stoics to be possessed of soul in the strict sense. – A Little Book of Stoicism by St George Stock
  17. The old plants had run up till they had leaned over with their own weight, and fallen upon one another. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  18. The jungle was a delicious study to me, and when the deep talk of the gentlemen subsided enough to give me a chance, I got Mr. Dinwiddie to enlighten me as to the names and qualities of the various trees and plants. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  19. But I can't spend it for plants. – Trading by Susan Warner
  20. " Because if I lit up the world by day as well as by night the plants would produce neither fruit nor flower. – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko