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There was much excess tobacco in Virginia itself, some tobacco even rotting on the farms.
Sometimes the rain soaks into the stalk, rotting it so that the leaves fall off, injuring them for wrappers.
One instant more, and there were glimpses below us of the rotting pine copses and mossy bogs surrounding Petersburg.
Through a magnificent colonnade I could see a second court on one side, where were the offices; the door was rotting.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
It was littered with rotting straw and plum stones and melon seeds.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
Twenty thousand a year in her own right, too, left her by that diamond chap, just for taking his rotting name.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
You find the teeth of the young children rotting in their heads, and having to be pulled out before their second teeth come.
Plenty of Rebel knapsacks and haversacks lie rotting upon the ground; and there are Rebel graves in the woods near by.
The bodies shut up in these trunks become dry without rotting, and form a kind of mummies without the help of embalming.
Perhaps she even assails other larvae, inhabitants, like the foregoing, of heaps of rotting vegetable-matter.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE

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