Pick Elegant Words
40 adjectives to describe  lumbering

40 adjectives to describe lumbering

In the first, while he thanks his correspondent for the advice he had given him, he professes his resolution "to go a little beyond it, by destroying all his useless lumber of literature, and never using his pen again but in the law;" and in the other, declaring his settled conviction that the papers of Rowley were genuine, he asks him to return the copy which had been sent him.

It proved a dismal, crowded hole in which we were quartered like so many cattle, it being merely a small space forward, hastily boxed off by rough lumber, the sides and ends built up into tiers of bunks, the only ventilation and light furnished by the open hatch above.

Destructive lumbering is never practiced in these forests.

CHAPTER XIII SOLVING OUR FORESTRY PROBLEMS A system of forestry which will provide sufficient lumber for the needs of our country and keep our forest land productive must be built on the extension of our public forests.

I am a dray-horse if I was not ashamed of the indigested, dirty lumber, as I toppled 'em out of the cart, and blessed Becky that came with 'em for her having an unstuffed brain with such rubbish.

These small details, appropriate enough in works written for specialists, are commonly dry and uninteresting; they are wearisome to the general reader, and are properly soon forgotten, as mere lumber which confuses rather than instructs.

The ticking of many clocks among the curious lumber of the shop, and the faint rushing of the cabs in a near thoroughfare, filled up the interval of silence.

The plank was made by splitting trees, until intercourse with the whites enabled them to obtain sawed lumber.

I am a dray-horse if I was not ashamed of the indigested, dirty lumber, as I toppled 'em out of the cart, and blessed Becky that came with 'em for her having an unstuffed brain with such rubbish.

As a consequence, very little lumber, fish, rice, and other of our products went abroad to pay for the immense quantity of foreign-made goods that came to us.

And are my vices only to direct my life, and my virtues to lie without effect, like some passive lumber of the mind?

The woodwork of all cars, first, second, and third class, is plain matched lumber, like our flooring, painted or stained and varnished.

"The slaves usually lived in a two-room house made of native lumber.

The box had appeared filled with odd small lumber of which a part was a dozen or so grey paper wrappers, such as are used, I believe, for carrying samples of corn; though I have seen them put to other purposes, as, indeed, was now the case.

At intervals are busy saw mills with thousands of feet of odorous lumber piled up in orderly rows.

It was built of pine lumber, and contained but one room, to which one window gave light and one door admission.

of our poplar lumber.

The Legislature had, about this time, directed the Executive to cause a search through the government buildings, with a view to the discovery of old state papers and manuscripts, which, having been consigned, time out of mind, to neglect and oblivion, were known only as heaps of promiscuous lumber, strewed over the floors of damp cellars and unfrequented garrets.

of the raw lumber which it buys.

He found the coffee ready, and the cigars also; but the Major was busy, in his shirt sleeves, unpacking and arranging jars, nets, microscopes, and what not of scientific lumber; and Tom proffered his help.

Seasoned hardwood lumber of all kinds, rough handles, wagon stock, etc., made partially or entirely of sapwood, are often reduced in value from 10 to 90 per cent by a class of insects known as powder-post beetles.

The roads were new and rough, and our best public conveyances only the slow lumbering stage-coach; yet, notwithstanding these inconveniences, there was an innumerable crowd gathered at that place.

" Accordingly several articles of stray lumber were removed from the chamber, which the ladies arranged with care, and which when completed presented quite a respectable appearance.

To him a rude, uncivil, impolite, ungracious, uncourteous, unpolished, uncouth, boorish, blunt, bluff, gruff, brusk, or burly person was as the unplaned lumber or the unpolished gem; and we imitative moderns still call such a man rough.

A good deal of useful lumber was stowed in the lower hold, though the mill by this time furnished a pretty good home supply.

We could save about one and one-half billion board feet of valuable hardwood lumber annually if all the 85,000,000 untreated railroad ties now in use could be protected in this manner.

Wasteful lumbering finally sapped the resources of these productive timberlands.

" AUGE`AS, a legendary king of Elis, in Greece, and one of the Argonauts; had a stable with 3000 oxen, that had not been cleaned out for 30 years, but was cleansed by Hercules turning the rivers Peneus and Alpheus through it; the act a symbol of the worthless lumber a reformer must sweep away before his work can begin, the work of reformation proper.

I'm glad, by the way, that I preserved you from wasting your time among the atrocious lumber of that so-called treasury.

And coming to meet the outgoing cargo were long lines of unloaded goods being lined up as they arrivedhills of coal coming from England, sacks of cereal from the Black Sea, dried codfish from Newfoundland sounding like parchment skins as they thudded down on the dock, impregnating the atmosphere with their salty dust, and yellow lumber from Norway that still held a perfume of the pine woods.

It was a big, two-story building, the lower half being "jest cobblestones," as the neighbors sneeringly remarked, while the upper half was "decent pine lumber."

The original Filipino hand-sawyers were ultimately replaced by small portable mills, and these in turn by large modern mills to which logs are brought by skidding engines or overhead cables, yet it is true to-day, as it has always been true, that no sawmill has ever been able to furnish dry lumber, for the simple reason that the green output is purchased as fast as it can be sawed.

The timber is used for railroad ties, furniture, and in general construction work where tough, durable lumber is needed.

Both types are necessary to the production of finished lumber, and to both union organization is an imperative necessity.

Were it not, however, for the distiller, the winch boiler would simply be idle lumber at sea.

Let the worshipper of relics beware lest his treasures some day turn on his hands to so much irksome lumber, and true sorrow be thus humiliated.

[Absence, or want of Order, &c] Disorder N. disorder; derangement &c 61; irregularity; anomaly &c (unconformity) 83; anarchy, anarchism; want of method; untidiness &c adj.; disunion; discord &c 24. confusion; confusedness &c adj.; mishmash, mix; disarray, jumble, huddle, litter, lumber; cahotage^; farrago; mess, mash, muddle, muss [U.S.], hash, hodgepodge; hotch-potch^, hotch-pot^; imbroglio, chaos, omnium gatherum

The design of this paper, in the New Monthly Magazine, is by no means novel; but the fine, cutting satirethe pleasant, lively banter on our vices and follieswhich pervades every page of the article, is a set-off to the political frenzy and the literary lumber of other Magazines of the month.

I will tell the captain that you have arrived, and he would not thank me for bringing any live lumber on board just at present.

In a few years the supplies of marketable lumber in that region were considerably reduced.