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87 examples of upa in sentences

And it delights in sending one into the gardenin search of roses or dahlias or upas-trees or something of the sort, of courseand thereby causing one to encounter the most unlikely people, and really, quite the last person one would have thought of meeting, as all frequenters of house-party junketings will assure you.

the two long lances sank feutred to the charge, the broad shields flashed, glittered and were still again; and from that great concourse a sound went upa hum, that swelled, and so was gone.

Now of a sudden above the hiss of flame, from the valley of Brand a cry went upa shouta roar of fear and amaze and thereafter rose a wild clamour; a babel inarticulate, split, ever and anon, by frantic trumpet-blast.

Let me tell you first about those barnacles that clog the wheels of society by poisoning the springs of rectitude with their upas-like eye.

Then she rose to prepare supper, and Kazan got upa little wearilyand went to the door.

Sir Maurice looked upa dark cloud spot suddenly crossed the planet, and he shuddered at the omen.

" They approached over the mossy turf, and presently Paul looked upa strong face, stern and self-contained; the face of a man who would always have a purpose in life, who would never be petty in thought or deed.

The resinous spores, or seeds of the Lepidodendra make upas said abovea great part of the bituminous coal.

I was afraid you were going to get upa girl I once had in a boat did so and we upset.

He would have tried a prescription of sleeping all night on wet grass under a upas tree, if such a remedy for rheumatism had come from Her.

She leaned farther out to make sure that the leaves of the small silver maple beneath her window were not turned wrong side upa sure sign of rain.

Notwithstanding the curse of slavery, which, like a poisonous upas, taints the very air they breathe with the murdered remains of its victims, the white citizens of the south are extremely sensitive of their civil and political rights, and seem to regard the palladium of independence secured by their progenitors as an especial benefit conferred by the Deity for their good in particular.

It was almost as if no one but himself had heard the scream at allas though the music had drowned it and swallowed it upas though after all perhaps he had not really screamed as loudly as he imagined, or had not screamed at all.

Fierce in dread silence on the blasted heath Fell UPAS sits, the HYDRA-TREE of death.

It is called, in the Malayan language, Bohon-Upas; with the juice of it the most poisonous arrows are prepared; and, to gain this, the condemned criminals are sent to the tree with proper direction both to get the juice and to secure themselves from the malignant exhalations of the tree; and are pardoned if they bring back a certain quantity of the poison.

The four lines at the end of the plant Upas are imitated from Dr. Young's Night Thoughts.

This destructive tree is called in the Malayan language Bohon-Upas, and has been described by naturalists; but their accounts have been so tinctured with the marvellous, that the whole narration has been supposed to be an ingenious fiction by the generality of readers.

During my residence there I received several different accounts of the Bohon Upas, and the violent effects of its poison.

The Bohon-Upas is situated in the island of Java, about twenty-seven leagues from Batavia, fourteen from Soura Charta, the seat of the Emperor, and between eighteen and twenty leagues from Tinksor, the present residence of the Sultan of Java.

After sentence is pronounced upon them by the judge, they are asked in court, whether they will die by the hands of the executioner, or whether they will go to the Upas tree for a box of poison?

He shews them a hill, which they are told to ascend, and that on the other side they will find a rivulet, which they are to follow, and which will conduct them directly to the Upas.

I shall not attempt a comment; but must observe, that all the Malayans consider this tree as an holy instrument of the great prophet to punish the sins of mankind; and, therefore, to die of the poison of the Upas is generally considered among them as an honourable death.

In this distressful situation, they had no other resource than to repair to the uncultivated parts round the Upas, and requested permission of the Emperor to settle there.

Experiments made with the Gum of the UPAS TREE.

There the judge passed sentence upon them, by which they are doomed to suffer death by a lancet poisoned with Upas.

With this instrument, it being poisoned with the gum of the Upas, the unhappy wretches were lanced in the middle of their breasts, and the operation was performed upon them all in less than two minutes.

I accordingly procured with great difficulty some grains of Upas.

From these experiments I have been convinced that the gum of the Upas is the most dangerous and most violent of all vegetable poisons; and I am apt to believe that it greatly contributes to the unhealthiness of that island.

[poisonous plants] hemlock, hellebore, nightshade, belladonna, henbane, aconite; banewort^, bhang, ganja^, hashish; Upas tree.

He is tall, broad-shouldered, very well made, well set upa thorough soldier in appearanceand his manners are most courteous, and full of dignity.

Making a lowly curtsey she drew herself upa queenly figureand holding the hands of Lorenzo and Giuliano, on either side, made her way to where Messer Tommaso Soderini was standing.

Get away with that once an hour, your pay would go upa couple of hundred a week.

But one day an acquaintance of the Winchers' turned upa lady from Boston, who had come to Virginia on a botanizing tour; and from scraps of Miss Wincher's conversation with the newcomer, Undine, straining her ears behind a column of the long veranda, obtained a new glimpse into the unimagined.

These are as welcome as the brightness of newly minted coin to the eye which, in consulting grammar after grammar, has been condemned to meet under corresponding rules always the same examples, till they begin to produce that effect upon the nerves which all have experienced at the mention of the deadly upas-tree, or the imminence of the dissolution of the Union.

Such as are at this time endeavoring, by their swaggering and bullying, to cast on the fair fields of Kansas the deep curse of Slaverya curse which, like the poison of the deadly Upas, blights all within its influence: the colored and the white man, the slave and the master.

But the brutal manhood of Rome overshadowed and tainted the gentle exotic like a Upas-tree.

There's nothing worse than that; it is a very upas-breath, it puts on the brakes, and of course a chill and a restraint overcame them till Mr. Dudley was announced.

I was curious to discover whether it was occasioned by its flowing near one of the far-famed Poison trees (Upas antiar) of Java, but my informant could not satisfy my inquiry.

Perhaps Ann had given upas they were giving up.

She had never sung in a place designed to show offor to show upa singer's quality.

It was generally supposed at the time of his extradition that he had communicated with the Russian Embassy, with a view to giving himself upa foolish proceeding on his part, it would seem, since his whereabouts, indeed even his identity as the forger, had not been suspected.

When we sit down to the pleasant task of cutting opennot cutting upa book, we say, "If this won't turn out something, another will; no matter'tis an essay upon human nature.

So you don't want me to trim the trees upas some folks advise?" "O-h!"

I should be for ever miserable if my love proved a upas-tree.' 'A upas-tree!

I should be for ever miserable if my love proved a upas-tree.' 'A upas-tree!

Should the Triple Alliance break upas seems probable nowthis hour will soon have struck.[B]

The upas was the tree she really meant.

"And, having got it, you'll telephone me to let upas you did in the House Bill Twenty-nine fiasco.

Of course if the Upas tree could be uprooted and banished from our midst,if with a wave of his magic wand some sorcerer could make it disappear, so much the better.

But after all supposing that you can transform your Upas tree into a fruit-bearing one, will not this be even better than to cut it down?

And God will yet enable us to graft into this wretched and apparently worthless Upas stock, a bud which in coming years shall be loaded with fruit that shall be the marvel of the world.

Toward ten o'clock a breeze springs upa northwest wind and very favorableand Captain Spade gives an order to the boatswain.

CO2 as a noxious gas also mentioned and discussedcauses mythical 'upas' treesulphurous fumes attend final stages.

Certainly the scenery is not nearly so impressive as that of the Ferrar, but there are interesting features showing upa distinct banded structure on Mount Elizabeth, which we think may well be a recurrence of the Beacon Sandstonemore banding on the Commonwealth Range.

And Jehovah said, Thou carest for a gourd, for which thou hast not troubled thyself, nor hast thou brought it upa thing that came in a night and hath perished in a night.

Davis had begun the debate on the 7th of May by a savage onslaught on "Squatter Sovereignty"a fallacy, he said, fraught with mischief more deadly than the fatal upas, because it spread its poison over the whole Union.

The bread-fruit tree itself, the fig, the Indian fig, or banyan tree, and the deadly upas tree, are all relations of the mulberry.

" "Miss Harson," said Malcolm, "what is the upas tree like, and why is it called deadly?"

Travelers in that region would send home the wildest and most improbable stories of the poison tree, until the very name of the upas was enough to make people shudder.

He wrote an account of the valley in which the upas was said to be growing alone, for no tree nor shrub was to be found near it.

Instead of growing in a dismal valley by itself, the graceful-looking upas tree is found in the most fertile spots, among other trees, and very often climbing plants are twisted round its trunk, while birds nestle in the branches.

One of his stories was that the criminals on the island were employed to collect the poison from the trunk of the tree; that they were permitted to choose whether to die by the hand of the executioner or to go to the upas for a box of its fatal juice; and that the ground all about the tree was strewed with the dead bodies of those who had perished on this errand.

" "Oh," exclaimed Edith, "wasn't that dreadful?" "The story was dreadful, dear, but it was only a story, you know: the upas tree did not kill people at all; and to turn the milky juice into a dangerous poison took a great deal of time and trouble.

There are a number of Dutch settlers there, because the island was conquered by the Dutch nation, but while war with the natives was going on they suffered terribly from these poisoned arrows; so that the very name of upas caused them to tremble.

The word 'upas,' in the language of the natives, means poison, and there is in the island a valley called the upas, or poison, valley.

The word 'upas,' in the language of the natives, means poison, and there is in the island a valley called the upas, or poison, valley.

This upas valley is about half a mile in circumference, and the vapor that escapes through the cracks and fissures is fatal to every living thing.

And now," added Miss Harson, "I have given you this account to make you understand that the famous upas valley of Java is not a valley of upas trees, but one of poisonous vapors.

And now," added Miss Harson, "I have given you this account to make you understand that the famous upas valley of Java is not a valley of upas trees, but one of poisonous vapors.

" "And the deadly upas," said Malcolm, "is not deadly, after all!

The aspect of these blasted monuments of ruined vegetation is strange and peculiar; and the air of desertion and desolation which pervades their neighbourhood, reminds one of the stories that are told of the Upas valley of Java, for here too not a bird is to be seen.

" "No! a bullet is too honourable a death for a brigand," cried the angry general: "a cart with the shafts turned upa cord round your neckthat is the fitting reward.

And to know it a man must live here, and he will see the promising and ardent men sinking one after another in a deadly torpor, wrapped up in self-contemplation, dead to their Redeemer, and useless to His Church, under the baneful breath of this accursed upas tree.

The hot water that cooled the tuyรจres came into it, some fifty yards upa tumultuous, almost boiling affluent, and the steam rose up from the water in silent white wisps and streaks, wrapping damply about them, an incessant succession of ghosts coming up from the black and red eddies, a white uprising that made the head swim.

A miniature cyclone is whirling it upa column of hay twisting in a circle and rising above the trees.

He died as she came upa big, pallid, red-headed zouave, whose blanket, soaked with blood, bore dreadful witness of his end.

"Abel at first looked rather foolish, but quickly recovering himself, said, "'All vegetable substances are not proper for food: you would not taste the poison-oak, or sit under the upas-tree of Java.'

[Footnote 2: "The Botanic Garden," a poem by Dr. Darwin; chiefly remembered for Mr. Gladstone's favourite "Upas-tree," a plant which has not, and never had, any existence except in the fancy of some traveller, who hoaxed the too-scientific poet with the story, which, years afterwards, hoaxed the orator also.]

It will mean a general tie-upa" From Najib's blank face, the American saw his more or less technical explanation was going wide.

The face of my dream was yet easily called upa swarthy face with bright black eyes and a great brow.

A commercial traveler picked me upa kind fellow, but dn him, he wouldn't leave me afterwardswanted to talk to me all night.

UPAS TREE, a poison-yielding-tree, at one time fabled to exhale such poison that it was destructive to all animal and vegetable life for miles round it.

It spread like an illimitable ocean in soundless billows out of which weird rocks stood upa dream-world of fantastic possibilities, but petrified into stillness by the spell of its solitudesa world that once surely had thrilled with magic and now was dead.

" A prayer went upa champion's.

I have a bantering thought!though I am told Thou art inflexible, and stern, and bold; And that thy upas breath Rides on the vital air; Monarch and Prince of universal clime, Executor of the decrees of Time Sin's dark, eternal heir.

self is of such size that it is said all the guests at a round-upa festival of note in these barbaric regionscan be easily seated around it.

"Don't you know, Bainrothe, I am a fatal upas-tree to the wives of my bosom?