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  • That flower-pot looks really stoned or just plain crazy.

    Matthew Yglesias » Green Jobs

  • Sheng Qi, who after the events of Tiananmen, cut off his finger and buried it in a flower-pot before leaving China only to return to his country years later.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Flowerpot is one word, but so is flower-pot and flower pot.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In addition I sowed different kinds of basil in the Eva Solo flower-pot we got for Christmas.

    Flowers, seeds, bike and glasses.

  • When you plant the best seed of the tallest tree in a flower-pot, you get a replica of the tallest tree, only inches tall.

    Muhammad Yunus - Nobel Lecture

  • I have bought some very pretty metal tables with tile tops, and cute enameled tin flower-pot holders.

    Care and Feeding - Filling in the Gaps

  • In the fifteenth century, that naive and vigorous age, names were given to the various formats as well as to the different sizes of type, names that bear the impress of the naivete of the times; and the various sheets came to be known by the different watermarks on their centres; the grapes, the figure of our Saviour, the crown, the shield, or the flower-pot, just as at a later day, the eagle of

    Two Poets

  • Then he connected one of the wooden pipes with the bottom of the flower-pot by way of a clay joint, in such a way that the mouth of the elder stem was just under the hole of the flower-pot; you might have compared it to a big tobacco-pipe.

    The Magic Skin

  • He went up to a fruit-tree and took down a little phial in which the druggist had sent him some liquid for catching ants; he broke off the bottom and made a funnel of the top, carefully fitting it to the mouth of the vertical hollowed stem that he had set in the clay, and at the opposite end to the great reservoir, represented by the flower-pot.

    The Magic Skin

  • Quite absorbed by his idea, Planchette took an empty flower-pot, with a hole in the bottom, and put it on the surface of the dial, then he went to look for a little clay in a corner of the garden.

    The Magic Skin

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