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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RIPENESS

I fear that the greenness of our argument will ludicrously contrast with the ripeness of our ages.

The birds bide the time when a blush upon the fruit betrays its ripeness.

This stage of ripeness is determined by means of a must-scale or saccharometer.

To her service he had dedicated the lees of his life and the ripeness of his knowledge.

Before the blade got fairly into them, they split of their own ripeness, with a delicious sound.

Midsummer warmth and ripeness brooded in the verdure of field and forest.

He died at his home on the 26th of July, 1826, in the ripeness of years and of honors.

A ripeness and sweetness we have never before tasted, even in Oxford.

The ripeness of the milk can also be determined by the use of the rennet test.

There was ripeness in the very tones that put you in mind of the fruit itself.

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