TIMBER


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TIMBERTriplex Interference Mapping by Binding Element Replacement (DNA)
TIMBERTree Improvement Based on Lignin Engineering
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Stripped of their lighter timbers, both vessels have been used for the construction of huts, erected on the nearest land.
The numerous signs of beaver met with during the recent search for timber gave evidence that the neighborhood was a good "trapping ground.
But he had reckoned too much upon his strength, and then he realized how serviceable the timber had been to him.
If we could obtain permission from the Municipal Council to make a hard road, so as to put us in communication with the highway to Grenoble, the deputy-mayor would be the first gainer by it; for instead of dragging his timber over rough tracks at a great expense, a good road through the canton would enable him to transport it more easily, and to engage in a traffic on a large scale, in all kinds of wood, that would bring in money--not a miserable six hundred francs a year, but handsome sums which would mean a certain fortune for him some day.
Near the end of March, 1845, I borrowed an axe and went down to the woods by Walden Pond, nearest to where I intended to build my house, and began to cut down some tall, arrowy white pines, still in their youth, for timber.
As he drew closer to the cry he went more slowly, with caution in every movement, till he came to an open place among the trees, and looking out saw, erect on haunches, with nose pointed to the sky, a long, lean, timber wolf.
Springing from timber to timber, he at last reached the point of obstruction.
Now, here it is: What could I do, with this old timber I hobble on?
He was crouching on the edge of the timber jam and glowering his hatred at us.
It hangs from the ship's side at the end of a heavy, projecting timber called the cat-head, in the bight of a short, thick chain whose end link is suddenly released by a blow from a top-maul or the pull of a lever when the order is given.
The timber beyond clothed the mountain in solid green to what they took to be the top.
And while he discussed within his own mind what sort of shape or similitude it were well to bestow upon this excellent piece of timber, there came into Drowne's workshop a certain Captain Hunnewell, owner and commander of the good brig called the Cynosure, which had just returned from her first voyage to Fayal.