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The plants ripen very fast and emit an aromatic odor, increasing in strength as the plants ripen.
They never top their tobacco, and the leaves never ripen together.
I perceive that the amount of nicotine in a great measure depends on the extent to which the leaf is allowed to ripen.
(p. 443) The leaves ripen sooner if the plant is topped, while the quality is much better.
Our Indian corn will not ripen and all I saw of it was a few little garden patches.
Lady Peveril did not say "be comforted," but she ventured to promise that the blossom should ripen to fruit.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
It is the fruit of a decadence, not the mature product of a full-blown art, which has taken centuries to grow and ripen.
Year by year the god was killed in order that the seed might ripen and the harvest be secured.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
Thus, of erections occurring before the reproductive glands ripen, not all are of a sexual nature.
These must be allowed to grow far enough and vigorously enough to ripen good fruit buds.

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