- It originated on a farm near Philadelphia, afterwards owned by a Mr. Seckel. (Wiktionary)
“Here is another entry for a different condition called Virchow-Seckel Syndrome.”
“She has never waxed poetic about the blush on a ripe Seckel pear, or the creamy lushness of a ripe avocado.”
“Black Rock Orchard will have three types of tender pole beans: slender French, yellow and green mixed Italian and purple string beans, plus Seckel and Bartlett pears for two more weeks.”
“I wasn't sure whether to file this under watercress or pears, but in the end the interesting-sounding tiny Seckel pears in the Watercress, Pear and Brie Salad created by Susan of Food Blogga really got my attention.”
“According to Al Seckel, a research fellow at the California Institute of Technology, “the visual system represents or encodes objects primarily in terms of their contours…and the sudden reversal that you perceive may be due to your shift of attention on the shape of the contour.””
“Seckel pears poached with caramel were laced with a passion-fruit sauce that kicked the pears into action.”
“Picasso Museum, Barcelona, May 10-June 14, 1988, Catalog of the exhibition by HÃ©lÃ¨ne Seckel, by William Rubin. others”
“All this does not touch the main fact: our scholars come chiefly from a privileged order, just as our best fruits come from well-known grafts, -- though now and then a seedling apple, like the Northern Spy, or a seedling pear, like the Seckel, springs from a nameless ancestry and grows to be the pride of all the gardens in the land.”
“But the connoisseur buys the Seckel in place of it.”
“Thus far -- mountain-ash: beyond -- Seckel pear;" and if, in October, you will walk in the garden again with me, I will show you among the scarlet berries, bending heavily toward you, the clustered succulence of the”
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