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With the dispersal of the spores the cone shrivels up, and then the stems starts to send out green branches.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
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Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.

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nonesuchnoun | [nuhn-suhch ]SEE DEFINITION