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The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is a vile world because it is an under-educated world, unreasonable, suspicious, base and ferocious.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
In ordinary work, however, it is safer to base the distinction upon size than upon structure.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
If he married that base-born creature Dorothy, no respectable person would ever enter the house.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
There might be in the school boys base enough to charge that he lacked spirit in his attitude of armed neutrality.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
How exceeding base art thou become, going the same ways over again!
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The French had the advantage of a broad base with lines of retreat either on Burgos or Madrid.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
From this time onwards Aragon became the base from which was organised the conquest of Catalonia and Valencia.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The veil had slipped and might easily have been mistaken for a ribbon confining the queue at the base of the head.
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