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First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Bondad sua, seor, I'll be sworn there is not one fit to tie the latchet of your shoe in the whole army.
But these hidden passions were before young farmer Wurzel, in his blue tie and white hat, had proposed to her.
His foot caught; it is unknown in what,—in a twisted tie, or perhaps in a crevice of the cracking earth.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
At the head they insert a bamboo knot, with its point well sharpened into two edges.
It was the only thing I needed to snap my last tie with England and brace me for the struggle in America.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
This is called the "Investiture of the Top-knot," and is always attended by solemn ceremonies.
In accordance with that statement, he had decided that on the next day his son should be formally "invested" with the top-knot.
He went down the road, collected his little knot of listeners, and began the Song of the Girl.
I asked sharply, and MacRae flung the same query over one shoulder as he fumbled at the tight-drawn latigo-knot.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR

WORD OF THE DAY

machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION