- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of send up.
“During the summer it sends up a round naked flower stalk, from two to four feet high, which is crowned with numerous flowers, of a yellow color, succeeded by seed vessels not very disssmilar to those of the common tobacco stalk.”
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.
“Think of it as you read — not of the surface-world, but of the world as it is, as it sins and weeps, and curses and suffers and sends up its long cry to God.”
“We do not know what impulse sends up the water-lily from the stagnant ooze in glistening white, and lays a mauve mantle over the wistaria that feeds upon corruption; nor why two plants of the same genus in the same conditions should be so differently coloured as are the blue and yellow gentian.”
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