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General exclamations of surprise and doubt greeted him from our little circle, and this seemed to nettle him somewhat.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
A curious dark blue dead-nettle (Dracocephalum speciosum) was found on dry ground at the same altitude.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
"Not a word," said Neeld, grasping the nettle firmly this time.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
The Nettle needs no introduction; we are all too well acquainted with it, yet it is not altogether a weed to be despised.
Indeed, the temper of our eminently serene will feel the strain of a doldrum-dulness that is goaded to activity by a nettle.
He then searched upon the ground among the blades of grass, and at length found a nettle, which he pulled up by the roots.
The other is a little red ant, which stings like a nettle, and generally has its nest under the leaf of a shrub.
For her mother's question had been asked, very slightly varied, in a nettle-grasping sense.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
He wormed his way between the bricks, and tumbled head over heels into the nettle bed below the wall.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
She reflectively rubbed her chin, for it had been stung with a day-old beard that pricked like a nettle.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON

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