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With the dispersal of the spores the cone shrivels up, and then the stems starts to send out green branches.
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Diluted alcohol should always be first used with larv, since the pure alcohol shrivels them up.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
Space bows before such a man, and shrivels itself up into a mere nothing.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 7, MAY 14, 1870VARIOUS
We suppose it tells the story of love that exaggerates a common nature, clings to it, and shrivels away.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 85, NOVEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
All the species must have an abundance of water, or the foliage quickly shrivels.
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The pulp shrivels, and only a wrinkled skin of habit remains.
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
Care or sorrow, when it touches him, shrivels him up as completely as frost shrivels up the pumpkin.
THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD AND OTHER SOCIAL ESSAYS, VOL. I (OF 2)ELIZA LYNN LINTON
It will soon begin to sprout or send out new stems, and as these new stems grow the potato shrinks and shrivels up.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
Professor Goodwin, beating vague arms shrivels, sinks, his live cape filling about the stool.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
There is no virtue in a starveling piety which turns all beauty into ugliness and shrivels up every natural affection.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE

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