CLOVE


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CLOVECouncil of Local Organizations for Volunteer Enhancement (Mankato, MN)
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A downward cut clove the soft head of a kaldane, and another severed the taut rope beneath the panthan's feet.
Bits of surf-harried beach clove the worn granite, or whatever the rocks of Cape Farewell may be composed of, and as I followed the ebbing tide down one of these soft stretches, I saw the thing.
I had sat in that very conning-tower and directed the efforts of the sweating crew below when first her prow clove the sunny summer waters of the Pacific; and now this creature of my brain and hand had turned Frankenstein, bent upon pursuing me to my death.
A parang swung close to Number Twelve, but his own, which he had now learned to wield with fearful effect, clove through the pursuing warrior's skull splitting him wide to the breast bone.
The leaves of the camphor, pepper, cinnamon, and clove trees were delightfully aromatic; and the bread-fruit, the jaca, and the mango, vied with each other in the magnificence of their foliage.
They saw a man about forty years of age, standing under a willow tree, eating bread that had been rubbed with a clove of garlic.
His hand was on her mouth, but that was needless, for her tongue clove to its roof, and her power of utterance was gone.
Weller to the tap, where they were soon occupied in discussing an exhilarating compound, formed by mixing together, in a pewter vessel, certain quantities of British Hollands and the fragrant essence of the clove.
She was considerably older than I, and besides, she always kept a clove or something in her mouth.
Bobbing up and down in that sea, Pip's ebon head showed like a head of cloves.
I then took leave of him, and exchanging my merchandise for sandal and aloes wood, camphor, nutmegs, cloves, pepper, and ginger, I embarked upon the same vessel and traded so successfully upon our homeward voyage that I arrived in Balsora with about one hundred thousand sequins.
I then took cloves of garlic, though with a great aversion, both from the taste and smell.