IDESIA POLYCARPA (syns Flacourtica japonica and Polycarpa Maximowiczii).--A Japanese tree of small growth, and only introduced to this country in 1866.
In 1882 Mr. H. Fladd, of St. Louis, patented a method which is the inverse of the Boucherie process (experiment No.
297, 309, 347, 383; estates, size of, v. 165, n. 2, 176, n. 2, 412, n. 2; fabulous tradition, v. 171; Fladda, v. 172, 412, n. 2; forest, v. 237; Fort Augustus, Johnson visits it, v. 134-5; has a good night there, iii.
Dow I doff by widter fladdels, Ad I dod by subber close; Thed for weeks ad weeks together Vaidly try to blow by dose.
It had been his pride to give them the largest allowance of any girls at the school, not even excepting the granddaughter of Fladden the Borax King, and his soul recoiled from this discipline as it had never recoiled from the ruder method of the earlier phase.
He was defeated with great loss at Fladenheim.
flado; see Ducange (Supplement).
fladonem (flatonem); cp.
Ad Flaeirmum indeed!
When, the other day, this same South Carolina lowered the colors of the United States, and unfurled the Palmetto flag, Mr. Buchanan himself proclaimed (how could he do otherwise?)
Then, it may be the wish of the chiefs to impress our flag- bearers with an idea of their force."
Defects like these but show how soon The purpose droops, the spirits flag-- We like a jaw that's made of steel, Just so it's not inclined to wag.
And now came Constance: "Nan, where on earth is Fl--?
Few allusions, fl.150- Diatessaron, 'Address to Greeks.'
Few fragments fl.157- Apparent traces of chiefly preserved 180.
Clement of Several considerable fl.185- Four Gospels as Alexandria works.
fl.198- Four Gospels as 210.
flaga, aslab of stone.
Correct Sears, in the division of the following words: "A-quil-a, hear-ty, drea-ry, wor-my, hai-ry, thor-ny, phil-os-o-phy, dis-cov-e-ry, re-cov-e-ry, ad-diti-on, am-biti-on, au-spici-ous, fac-titi-ous, fla-giti-ous, fru-iti-on, sol-stiti-al, ab-o-liti-on.
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A runaway, seated outside a cafe amidst a group of eager questioners, recounts that the barricade at the Neuilly bridge has been attacked by sergents de ville dressed as soldiers, and Pontifical Zouaves carrying a white flag.--"A parliamentary flag?"
arrow, CM, MD; +fla+, MD; +flon+, pl.,
He did not choose the most appropriate place for this operation, for his sister-in-law rather pathetically remarked: "He melted the lead which he used over the fire in the grate of my front parlor, and, in his operation of casting the type, he spilled some of the heated metal upon the drugget, or loose carpeting, before the fireplace, and upon a flagbottomed chair upon which his mould was placed."
The N.E.D. quotes this passage with a reference to the adjective 'flaberkin' = puffed out, puffy, and a suggestion that it is akin to the substantive 'flab' = something thick, broad, fat.
p. 211 flabber.
To say that this debonair, good-looking young gentleman was flabbergasted would be putting it more than mildly.
June 1st we were joined by the Flamborough, Captain Pearse; the Phoenix, Captain Fanshaw; the Tartar, Captain Townshend; and the Squirrel, Capt.
Some are entirely over-arched by laurel trees and the gorgeous flamboyan, making long tunnels of shade "through whose broken roof the sky looks in."
He had a way of stepping into a case before the principals knew he was there, and of solving it in a manner which savored not at all of flamboyance.
Time after time he tore up a page of bombast or erased ridiculous flamboyancies.
67, the stout woman apparently increases her breadth by wearing a flamboyant corsage, and she hides the most exquisite lines of her arm with her sleeves.
For all over the flimsy wooden houses, the wretched palings, the galvanized iron roofing, the ugly verandas, hang gorgeous draperies of the giant acacias, the brilliant flamboyantes, the bountiful, yellow allamanda, the generous breadfruit, and the uplifting glory of the cocoanut-trees, while magnificent vines and creepers cover the tawdry paint of the facades and embower the homes in green and flower.
Instead of being able to see only that one type of beauty which first appealed to us, our eyes have become so instructed that we now see the beauty of all the other types as well; and we no longer scorn as Philistine the taste of the man in the street for the beauty that is robustly vital and flamboyantly contoured.
At this ranch there was a tannery; a slaughter-house; a cannery; a church; buildings of various kinds and all degrees of comfort for the thirty or forty families who made the place their headquarters; and the handsome, white, two-story big house, standing among lemon-trees and flamboyants on the river-brink.
The five Flamboys.
Looking across the sea eastward, the light-keepers here must have seen that thick cloud of convolving browns and purples, perhaps mixed with small tongues of fire, slowly walking the water, its roof in the clouds, upon them: for this headland is in precisely the same longitude as London; and, reckoning from the hour when, as recorded in the Times, the cloud was seen from Dover over Calais, London and Flambro' must have been overtaken soon after three o'clock on the Sunday afternoon, the 25th July.
was the first exclamation which bust 4th from my lips; for I hope to be flambusticated if I hadn't gone and paid $50 for a lot of brown paper, rapt up into patent medesin advertisements, printed like greenbax.
The third, that lay Massy above, seem'd porphyry, that flam'd Red as the life-blood spouting from a vein.
Ford is certainly a most astonishing fellow; he quite flabbergasts me--handbooks, review's, and I hear that he has just been writing a 'Life of Velasquez' for the 'Penny Cyclopaedia'!"
Were Brussels boys made of flabbier stuff?
Still, he was a good man; and she endeavoured to persuade herself that she considered his goodness to atone for his flabbiness and his fleshiness and his interminable verbosity--which she didn't.
The face of fat features was of porcine cast; the forehead low and slanted sharply back into bristles of black hair, the snout long and blunt, the lips flabby, the chin retreating, the jowls pendulous; the eyes a pig's, little, cunning, and predaceous; the complexion sallow and pimply from unholy living, with an incongruous over-layer of sunburn.
In summing up the case he certainly was not 'flabby';--so little so, that he left no doubt on the minds of any who heard him of the verdict at which he had himself arrived.