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I could imagine his giving a friend a little pinch of the latest vegetable alkaloid, not out of malevolence, you understand, but simply out of a spirit of inquiry in order to have an accurate idea of the effects.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I must have read very perspicuously, or the poor soul must have been deeply interested, for I remember she had a cloudy impression, after I had done, that they were a sort of vegetable.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Next, he opened a gate into a large vegetable enclosure, and thence the koliaska emerged into a square near a wooden church, with, showing beyond the latter, the roofs of the manorial homestead.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Tom Slattery owned no slaves, and he and his two oldest boys spasmodically worked their few acres of cotton, while the wife and younger children tended what was supposed to be a vegetable garden.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
When the nettle is young, the leaf makes an excellent vegetable; when it is older, it has filaments and fibres like hemp and flax.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The clouds of white dust that blew up the street, the gusts of hot wind that withered his vegetable garden, never disturbed his calm.
It was the united products of infinitesimal vegetable causes, and these were neither stems, leaves, fruit, blades, prickles, lichen, nor moss.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Further away still, vegetable gardens abounded, with frequent small plantations of orange or lemon trees intervening.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
The similarity in the symptoms of tetanus and poisoning by vegetable substances is so great, that were I obliged to affirm by oath what I have now stated, I should hesitate; I therefore repeat to you, I speak not to a magistrate, but to a friend.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
In the end, wisely and carefully we shall readjust the balance of animal and vegetable life to suit our human needs.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context