“Finding we could not weather the reef, and that _it was too late had it been in our power to give any assistance_; and still fearing that we might be embayed or entangled by the supposed chain or patches; all therefore that remained for us to do was either by dint of carrying sail to weather the reef to the southward, (meaning the Cato's Bank,) or, if failing in that, to push to leeward and endeavour to find a passage through the _patches of reef_ to the northward.”
“Hier, the sky was bright in patches and the sun shone down across the barren field below and cast clouds across the campagne.”
“The waggle-dance of these remarkable insects – a symbolic system of behavioral communication that conveys information on direction and relative distances to flower patches from the hive, and is perhaps the most complex form of communication known outside the world of humans – would not be discovered for another hundred years.”
“We had already adopted the Special Forces patch and rocker as the team patch but also approved patches from the 513th Military Intelligence”
“Thick, rich soil, with ferns and grasses and such things in patches higher than your head.”
“As for the rest of the ranch, the land was good in patches, where it was cleared, like the vegetable garden and the vineyard, but the rest of it was too much up-and-down.”
“You may be having visions of candy corn and pumpkin patches, but the retail industry is already knee-deep in Christmas spending forecasts.”
“Summer heat and dry weather affected pumpkin patches and other fall crops throughout the region this year, but the extent varied.”
“Google map showing pumpkin patches in Maryland and Virginia.”
“The pumpkin patches first spring up around the start of October.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘patches’.
Inspired by gangerh's extremely addictive list songbirds, this is the same type list, but for male names. Same rules apply:
Names of boys in song titles. Not in the lyrics, just in the title...
Names of girls in song titles. Not in the lyrics, just in the titles.
Just the name on the list, then the full title with any identifying notes in the comments, please.
Can be the same ...
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
My pets' names and nicknames past and present
Looking for tweets for patches.