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  • That cohesiveness is what gives pasta its close-textured silkenness.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • That cohesiveness is what gives pasta its close-textured silkenness.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The softest are the close-textured sponges; for, by the way, the so-called sponges of Achilles are harder than these.

    The History of Animals

  • Of sponges there are three species; the first is of loose porous texture, the second is close textured, the third, which is nicknamed ‘the sponge of Achilles’, is exceptionally fine and close-textured and strong.

    The History of Animals

  • And this accounts for the fact that the sponges found in the Hellespont are rough and close-textured; and, as a general rule, sponges found beyond or inside Cape Malea are, respectively, comparatively soft or comparatively hard.

    The History of Animals

  • This species has the large open and visible pores, but all the rest of the body is close-textured; and, if it be dissected, it is found to be closer and more glutinous than the ordinary sponge, and, in a word, something lung like in consistency.

    The History of Animals

  • And membrane resembles a thin close-textured skin, but its qualities are different, as it admits neither of cleavage nor of extension.

    The History of Animals

  • And, by the way, the close-textured sponges are weaker than the more openly porous ones because their attachment extends over a smaller area.

    The History of Animals

  • I made coffee for us both and drank mine looking at her neat face, her blonde curving hair and her close-textured skin; and I wondered without confidence what I looked like to her.

    Shattered

  • The hard indestructible siliceous grains, of which sand is composed, form a soil of an open texture, through which water readily permeates; while clay, from its fine state of division, and peculiar adhesiveness or plasticity, gives it a close-textured and retentive character, and their proper intermixture produces a light fertile loam, each tempering the peculiar properties of the other.

    Elements of Agricultural Chemistry

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