Sentence Examples with the word withered

St, Its withered flowering stem.

As our fairies give gold which changes into withered leaves, the Jan give onion peels which turn into gold.

I have watered the red huckleberry, the sand cherry and the nettle-tree, the red pine and the black ash, the white grape and the yellow violet, which might have withered else in dry seasons.

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Nymphs had planted elm-trees, facing towards Troy, which withered away as soon as they had grown high enough to see the captured city.

Bordeaux slid off to greet a withered old man.

It is said that to the dead body, crowned and robed in royal raiment, and enthroned beside the king, the assembled nobles of Portugal paid homage as to their queen, swearing fealty on the withered hand of the corpse.

In July and, August the plains of New Castile and Estremadura are sunburnt wastes; the roads are several inches deep with dust; the leaves of the few trees are withered and discoloured; the atmosphere is filled with a fine dust, producing a haze known as calina, which converts the blue of the sky into a dull grey.

The first has been explained as referring to the gloom of her abode, or the blackness of the withered corn.

But the account of Chosroes' mode of action makes it plain that the Hellenism once planted in Iran had withered away; representatives of Greek learning and skill have all to be imported from across the frontier.

The heat of the sun had withered the cut foliage and it was unsightly.