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French Natural Remedies & Recipes from Beautiful Tasmania

By: Christiane Guise

...ht tea 35 Winter delight tea 36 Cool summer punch 38 Pectoral flowers tea 40 Digestive tea 41 Cleansing tea 42 ... ...lowers tea 40 Digestive tea 41 Cleansing tea 42 Herbs and Flowers in Capsules Egg shells to ease the st... ...base of the greatest perfumes? In spring, we pick hawthorn blossoms and elder flowers to make amazing remedies and delicious wines. young dandelio... ...with your favourite towel for your collect. Gather leaves when they are young, flowers as soon as they open, and fruit when they are ripe. But most... ... has anaesthetic property so it can be used locally to relieve toothache. Corn Poppy French people compare corn poppy to a vibrant heart. It symbo... ...self-seeding flower loving wheat fields. Collect its petals and famous seeds. Poppy is good against bronchitis and cough; and it is a gentle sedat... ...nd on regular basis, even though it does not have the narcotic effect of opium poppy, its cousin. Cowslip Cowslip is the Virgin Mary’s emblem. I... ...s. 1 Tsp. each of Mullein, Marshmallow, Linden, Plantain, Violet, and Corn poppy ½ Tsp. of Thyme Pour a litre of very hot water ov... ...bsp. each of Mullein, Marshmallow, Elderflower, Linden, Plantain, Violet, Corn Poppy, and Mallow Honey 1 Lemon Juice Infuse the flowers in half...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...eat, fruits, nuts, karakul pelts, wool, mutton; an illegal producer of opium poppy and cannabis for the international drug trade Major industries: sma... ...lf-sufficient; most rice grown in deltaic land; an illegal producer of opium poppy and cannabis for the international drug trade Fishing: catch 585,80... ...il, cotton, tobacco, sugar, tex- tiles, cattle and hides, bananas, fresh cut flowers Imports: $4.1 billion (c.i.f., 1985); trans- portation equipment,... ...on, corn, beans, sugarcane, bananas, livestock; an illegal producer of opium poppy and cannabis Fishing: catch 4,300 metric tons (1982) Major industri... ...t over 18 Communists: none Economy Agriculture: principal crops tomatoes and flowers (mostly grown under glass); sweet peppers, eggplant, plants, othe... ...ty; 510 million kWh produced, 9,620 kWh per capita (1986) Exports: tomatoes, flowers and ferns, sweet peppers, eggplant, other vegetables, plants Impo... ... cotton, jute, sugarcane, tobacco, tea, coffee; an illegal producer of opium poppy and cannabis for the international drug trade Fishing: catch 2.34 m... ...on, dates, raisins, tea, tobacco, sheep, goats; an illegal producer of opium poppy for the international drug trade Major industries: crude oil produc... ...products potatoes, cauliflower, grapes, wheat, barley, tomatoes, citrus, cut flowers, green peppers, hogs, poultry, eggs; generally adequate supplies ...

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Encyclopedia of Home Remedies for Better Life

By: Dr Izharul Hasan

...aspoons bee balm leaves 2 teaspoons peppermint leaves 2 teaspoons chamomile flowers 1 cup boiling water Combine the herbs in a container. Take o... ...rn you. All this will prevent anxiety attacks. Home remedies 1. California Poppy—Eschscholtzia californica • A tension-relieving, sedative, anti-... ...rove breathing make a tea with: 12. 1 quart boiling water. 1 tsp. chamomile flowers. 1 tsp. echinacea root. 1 tsp. mullein leaves. 1 tsp. pas... ...oves memory, especially in the elderly; shortens learning time. 2. California Poppy-Eschscholtzia californica • A gentle sedative that relieves psyc... ...ies for better life Author: Dr Izharul Hasan Page 105 2 tsp. of marigold flowers. 2 cups of boiling water. In a nonmetallic pot mix all in... ...gredients let sit for 20 minutes. Take one cup a day. 6. Mix 2 tbs. marigold flowers. 1 tsp. witch hazel leaves. 1 cup... ...ol level. 4. Mix 1 tsp. of roasted chicory root. 1 tsp. of lime flowers. ½ tsp. of fenugreek seeds. ½ tsp. ... ...with mustard (Sarson) oil before going to bed helps to overcome Insomnia. 2. poppy seeds (khus khus) dipped in water for an hour, grinded to form a ...

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Fire and für : The Last Sorcerer Dragony

By: Roger C. Schlobin

...These are the distillations of dragon imagination. They are our greatest flowers, our most bountiful fruits, our greatest eggs." “Stories.” Stor... ...g and planting the oasis. Even with magic, the sand didn't yield well to flowers. Some things he'd done by claw and muscle, feeling good to stretc... ...elebration with its cherry-flavored fruit and its coral-colored sprays of flowers, a coral that matched the faint shadows of skin beneath NÏ-kua's s... .... The jerboas, far nimbler than other rats, leaped and bounced among the flowers and scrubs. Occasionally one fell to the cats that moved like sli... ...t a soft slink, but the words were wrong. No, she moved as breeze- swayed flowers, like the poppy's deep-rose gossamer that bursts forth in the spri... ...t the words were wrong. No, she moved as breeze- swayed flowers, like the poppy's deep-rose gossamer that bursts forth in the spring. She covers me...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...station which had no windows, and faced out onto a pleasant looking ward with flowers and people walking by. In less than a minute, Dr. Raymond app... ...ks. At each place setting, gold goblets, and various arrangements of colorful flowers were present. Twelve soldiers sat around the table, plus, Gallu... ... them into the main room, equally magnificent, with garlands of multi-colored flowers surrounding the various Shinto deities. Except for the flowers... ...ces of his decision. The table was set as elegantly as a garden. Garlands of flowers weaved through the table like a river. Servants moved like sh... ...m the ceiling split apart revealing Oshiro sitting on a throne with pedals of flowers surrounding it. He rose and descended a few steps and walked c... ...vils who supplied them. Within twenty-four hours, every cocoa, marijuana, and poppy field was in flames. Every drug dealer, Cartel, or installation t...

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Signature for Sunshine

By: Christine Jones

...d this with chicken and chips. A teenage girl carrying a basket of single flowers interrupted his thoughts. “A rose for your lovely wife Sir?” She sm... ...h sauce, he looked at her. “You missed one.” His sights shifted to Elka. “Poppy said babies shouldn’t eat junk food.” “Oops.” Rick suddenly felt he’d... ...haraoh where not the three wise men and they didn’t give Mary chocolates, flowers or a helium balloon with happy mother’s day on it.’’ ‘‘I was just t... ..., he wanted to impress her by taking her out to celebrate. A big bunch of flowers was the first to come to mind, followed by wine, dine and dancing,... .... “You brought me an apricot cardigan with the most beautiful embroidered flowers on the collar. I still have it by the way and I recall telling Kat...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...t. Using time-lapse photography, a mushroom can be made to seem to explode. Flowers can seem to explode if the actual rate of time is speeded up. ... ...ou with birds singing, and the wind wafting delicate scents of sweet-smelling flowers into your nostrils as you breathe in the fresh air. But the su... ...a product of duplication, i.e.: mass production. … and what is left? Trees, flowers, grass? Grass is a mass- planting of the same species of plant... ...ine and never in his life ever came out, and never saw the sun, and never saw flowers, and never breathed fresh air that there is a better way of li... ... butterfly may exist only for a short time, but its delicate interaction with flowers have their own far-reaching creative consequences. Each form o... ...aveyards of the First World War are called Flanders fields? Because every poppy that grows there for a short year and dies: represents one-year ... ...he killing fields of Holland and Flanders where they fought and died. Every poppy worn on a veteran’s lapel over his heart: every red blossom repre... ...ed blossom represents the bloody bullet hole which killed one of them. Every poppy represents the wish of the undead scum called human entities; who...

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The Lamp and the Bell : A Drama in Five Acts

By: Edna Saint Vincent Millay

...altogether. Sing us the song, Fidelio, that you made Last night,—a song of flowers, and fair skies, And nightingales, and love. FIDELIO FIDELIO FIDELI... ...d and the phlox is seed, Nothing’s left of the clover, And the path of the poppy no one knows,— I would blossom if I were a rose! Summer for all your ... ...heard off-stage singing a bridal song.] SONG SONG SONG SONG SONG: Strew we flowers on their pathway! Bride and bride-groom, go you sweetly. There are ... ... Arianna and Claudia, laden with garlands, flowering boughs and baskets of flowers. They met Anselmo coming from another direction, also bearing flowe... ...imbing the bank with them. [The ladies cluster about Anselmo and smell the flowers.] LIL LIL LIL LIL LIL. Oh! VIO VIO VIO VIO VIO. Ah! CL CL CL CL CLA... ...t of breath As a babe new-born! Whew! Let me catch the air! [She drops her flowers and seats herself beside them.] 28 The Lamp and the Bell CAR CAR C... ...ura! You must not fall asleep! [to Raffaele] Have done, you devil! Is it a poppy that you have there? [to Laura] Look you, We must be starting back! [...

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The Girl with the Golden Eyes

By: Honoré de Balzac

...erself. Like Nature herself, this social nature is busied with insects and flowers of a day—ephemeral trifles; and so, too, it throws up fire and flam... ...ks, a white complexion, a distinguished caste of features, render them the flowers of the human race, magnificent to behold against the mass of other ... ...im into a sort of litter, conveyed him across a garden. He could smell its flowers and the perfume peculiar to trees and grass. The silence which reig... ...s, in plaits going in and out, and bound at the top and bottom by bands of poppy-colored stuff, on which were designs in black arabesque. Below the mu... ...ored stuff, on which were designs in black arabesque. Below the muslin the poppy turned to rose, that amorous color, which was matched by window-curta... ...ndian muslin lined with rose-colored taffeta, and set off with a fringe of poppy-color and black. Six silver-gilt arms, each supporting two candles, w... ... on it. The furniture was covered in white cashmere, relieved by black and poppy-colored ornaments. The clock, the candelabra, all were in white marbl... ...ere had a cloth of cashmere. Elegant flower-pots held roses of every kind, flowers white or red. In fine, the least detail seemed to have been the obj... ...o to the Indies, there where spring is eternal, where the earth grows only flowers, where man can display the magnificence of kings and none shall say...

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The Princess

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

...ng Walter showed the house, Greek, set with busts: from vases in the hall Flowers of all heavens, and lovelier than their names, Grew side by side; a... ...ut the town; Found a still place, and plucked her likeness out; Laid it on flowers, and watched it lying bathed In the green gleam of dewy-tasselled t... ...frieze, with ample awnings gay Betwixt the pillars, and with great urns of flowers. The Muses and the Graces, grouped in threes, Enringed a billowing ... ...colours gayer than the morning mist, The long hall glittered like a bed of flowers. How might a man not wander from his wits Pierced through with eyes... ... talked to thus: Y et will we say for children, would they grew Like field-flowers everywhere! we like them well: But children die; and let me tell yo... ...’ For I was drenched with ooze, and torn with briers, More crumpled than a poppy from the sheath, And all one rag, disprinced from head to heel. Then ...

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Enoch Arden

By: Alfred Lord Tennyson

...ring hardly more Than his own shadow in a sickly sun. A land of hops and poppy-mingled corn, Little about it stirring save a brook! A sleepy land wh... ...silence—free of alms her hand— The hand that robed your cottage-walls with flowers Has often toil’d to clothe your little ones; How often placed upon ... ... craft would shoot From havens hid in fairy bowers, With naked limbs and flowers and fruit, But we nor paused for fruit nor flowers. ... ...flower.’ Read my little fable: He that runs may read. Most can raise the flowers now, For all have got the seed. And some are pretty enough, And... ...sweet, Scatter the blossom under her feet! Break, happy land, into earlier flowers! Make music, O bird, in the new-budded bowers! Blazon your mottos o... ...wers, And gathering all the fruits of peace and crown’d with all her flowers. 64 Tennyson A DEDICATION Dear, near and true—no truer Time himsel...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...hee. 24 THE WILD ROSE AND THE SNOWDROP The Snowdrop is the prophet of the flowers; It lives and dies upon its bed of snows; And like a thought of spr... ...s being meant: Divided not by months that intervene, But linked by all the flowers that bud between. Forever smiling thro’ its season brief, The one i... ...assing hours T o the ever-present sky; – Weep—and let the showers Wake thy flowers. Sing of glories gone:- No more the blazoned fold From the banner i... ...th, And virtuous culture unto youth! Youth! in whose season let abound All flowers and fruits that strew the ground, Voluptuous joy where love consent... ...e: Ancestral oak, broad-foliaged elm, Rich meadows sunned and starred with flowers, The cottage breathing tender smoke Against the brooding golden air... ... Of Darkness whirled her away, On a reaped afternoon of the year, Nigh the poppy-droop of Day. 202 O and naked of her, all dust, The majestic Mother ... ...may meet Behind suborned battalions, ranked as wheat Where peeps the weedy poppy, him of the sea; Earth’s power to baffle Ocean’s power resume; Victor...

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The Light That Failed

By: Rudyard Kipling

...e was picking grass-tufts and throwing them down the slope at a yellow sea-poppy nodding all by itself to the illimitable levels of the mud-flats and ... ...requently, but he had never seen kisses exchanged before. The yel- low sea-poppy was wiser, and nodded its head ap- provingly. Considered as a kiss, t... ...itting on the grass between the mouth of a cannon and a nodding yellow sea-poppy. The pic- tures passed before him one by one, and the last stayed the... ... ‘The whole thing, lock, stock, and barrel, isn’t worth one big yellow sea-poppy below Fort Keeling.’ Maisie flushed a little. ‘It’s all very well for... ...ine. ‘I know,’ said Dick. ‘You want to do your fancy heads with a bunch of flowers at the base of the neck to hide bad modelling.’ The red-haired girl... ...ther her blue roses. Half the world I wandered through, Seeking where such flowers grew; Half the world unto my quest Answered but with laugh and jest... ...ked and swung in the tide-way. On the white beach-sand dried stumps of sea-poppy shivered and chattered. ‘I don’t see the old breakwater,’ said Maisie... ...eadows, the clay by the bank of the river was caked to brick, the roadside flowers were long since dead, and the roses in the garden hung withered on ... ...l spoil mine too.’ The rose continued to nod it the futile way peculiar to flowers. There was no earthly reason why Dick should not disport himself as...

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The Trespasser

By: D. H. Lawrence

... his black violin-case he hurried down the street, then halted to pity the flowers massed pallid under the gaslight of the market-hall. For himself, t... ...t wonderful thing on earth, and her small hands, silken and light as wind- flowers, would be his tomorrow, along with the sea and the downs. He clung ... ...It was no time; it was Romance, going back to T ristan. Women, like crocus flowers, in white and blue and laven- der, moved gaily. Everywhere fluttere... ...melted in his blood, and his blood ran bright for her. His dreams were the flowers of his blood. Hers were more detached and inhuman. For cen- turies ... ... the chair beside her, leaning forward, his hands hanging like two scarlet flowers listless in the fire glow, near to her, as she knelt on the hearth,... ...d loosened it, shook it free from sand, spread, and laughed like a fringed poppy that opens itself to the sun. She let the wind comb through its soft ...

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American Notes

By: Rudyard Kipling

... he got his revenge when he said:—”How would I play with you? From all the poppy-cock Anglice bosh you talked about poker, I’d ha’ played a straight g... ...rs on foot. Imagine mighty green fields splattered with lime-beds, all the flowers of the summer growing up to the very edge of the lime. That was our... ... preadamite monsters, still pools of turquoise-blue stretches of blue corn-flowers, a river that coiled on itself twenty times, pointed bowlders of st... ... It was a circus really, but that the worshippers did not know. There were flowers all about the building, which was fitted up with plush and stained ... ...pagan rites and ceremonies. He—I was ordered by the office to describe the flowers, and wreaths, and so on, that had been sent to a dead man’s funeral...

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The Lily of the Valley

By: Honoré de Balzac

...estic soil, whose earliest buds are torn apart by rancor- ous hands, whose flowers are touched by frost at the mo- ment of their blossoming? What poet... ... tapestry. A trembling bridge of rotten planks, the abutments swathed with flowers, and the hand-rails green with perennials and velvet mosses droopin... ... facets in a set- ting of the Indre, standing on wooden piles concealed by flowers. Farther on, in a hollow, I saw the romantic masses of the chateau ... ...ike that of Joconda, teemed with unuttered thoughts, restrained feel- ings—flowers drowning in bitter waters. The eyes, of a green tinge flecked with ... ...en the bold- est of them, were born in that room, as perfumes emanate from flowers; there grew the mysterious plant that cast upon my soul its fructif... ...hing in the soul. From the bosom of this torrent of love rises the scarlet poppy, its tassels about to open, spreading its flaming flakes above the st...

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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...unes enfolds her, the fragrant breath of her briony paths, filled with the flowers of each passing season, exhales at every step; she fills your mind,... ... it is in the same condition as that of the Cordova leather, but a few red flowers and the green foliage can be distinguished. Perhaps a thorough clea... ...them is filled with planks painted blue, on which twine garlands of golden flowers. T wo old buffers face each other; on their shelves, rubbed with Br... ... none the worse for it. The autumn of her beauty presented a few perennial flowers of her springtide among the richer blooms of summer. Her arms becam... ... painted white, with the arched head-board surmounted by Cupids scattering flowers, and the canopy above it adorned with plumes; the hangings of blue ... ...empire. Here was the deli- cate campanula, or the lily, beside the scarlet poppy; a tur- quoise near a ruby. In a moment, as it were,—at first sight, ...

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The Muse of the Department

By: Honoré de Balzac

...able carved and gilt, brocade window curtains, and a Japanese bowl full of flowers on the round table among a selection of the new- est books; when th... ...usual; and they found their expectations surpassed when, behind a bower of flowers, they saw these catacombs full of old things, piled up as Sommerard... ...walked her guests round and round the lawn, ornamented with large vases of flowers, which lay in front of the Chateau d’Anzy. “How is it,” said Louste... ...; they cannot fertilize the ground, but they supply food for the etiolated flowers of our desert souls. Never believe in indifference! Indifference is... ...d by curiosity. What invalided ribbons, what ancestral laces, what ancient flowers, more imaginative than imitative, were boldly dis- played on some p... ...on a warm dress.” 104 The Muse of the Department Dinah turned as red as a poppy, and Madame Piedefer assumed a stern expression. “Poor Bianchon! he i...

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Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence

...rdens of Willey Green, currant- bushes were breaking into leaf, and little flowers were com- ing white on the grey alyssum that hung over the stone wa... ...bliterated. In the opening of the doorway was a shower of fine foliage and flowers, a whiteness of satin and lace, and a sound of a gay voice saying: ... ... cried the vulgar women below, carried sud- denly into the sport. She, her flowers shaken from her like froth, was steadying herself to turn the angle... ...s were ringing, making the air shake. Ursula wondered if the trees and the flowers could feel the vibration, and what they thought of it, this strange... ...ng cake that towered up in the middle of the table shedding its artificial flowers. ‘He has no pain, but he feels tired,’ replied Winifred, the girl w... ...n?—the Duch- ess of Portland?’ ‘No.’ ‘Oh, not her? Well you’ll have a rare poppy-show if you put all the things you’ve mentioned into your bouquet.’ ‘... ...ut all the things you’ve mentioned into your bouquet.’ ‘Yes, I want a rare poppy-show.’ ‘You do! Then there’s no more to be said.’ The next day Winifr...

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In the South Seas

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...e under way, appearing motive in herself. From close aboard arose the bleating of young lambs; a bird sang in the hillside; the scent of the land and ... ...rpetually ruffling its green fans, carpets it (as for a triumph) with fallen branches, and shades it like an arbour. A road runs from end to end of th... ...nder a lianaed cliff. The beach was lined with palms and a tree called the purao, something between the fig and mulberry in growth, and bearing a flow... ...nd yet that was not his name, but only the wand of his false position. As soon as he was appointed chief, his name—which signified, if I remember exac... ...ld see, through the landward door, an- other lady of the household at her toilet under the green trees; who presently, when her hair was arranged, and... ...lly running between the borders. Another step of decay, and he must leave his garden also. Instantly a new occupa- tion was devised, and he sat in the...

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