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  • Brought to the country as an ornamental plant in the mid-1800s, the vine's bright orange berries look pretty on the Thanksgiving table, but in parks, recreation areas and residential yards, Oriental bittersweet is a mass murderer.

    Art with a bittersweet twist: Couple turn a pesky vine into sculptures

  • It was viewed as the vine's product but the narrator pointed out that they ended in themselves because they fundamentally could not send anything beyond themselves in space and time.

    Societies, Religion, and History: Central East Tanzanians and the World They Created, c. 200 BCE to 1800 CE

  • He added that even after you've ripped it off the walls, it can be tough to get rid of the mud-colored tracks left by the vine's rootlets.

    How to can keep your house from looking old, neglected

  • To Cadmus all praise I offer, because he keeps this spot hallowed, his daughter's precinct, which my own hands have shaded round about with the vine's clustering foliage.

    The Bacchantes

  • Marnier-Lapostolle drastically reduced each vine's yield, from nearly 60 bunches of grapes to about eight.

    Invasion Of The Vintners

  • Efrain observed the monkey-ladder's convoluted bark and traced the vine's winding course into the treetops but saw nothing unexpected.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Such clear directives, reminiscent of L. Emmett Holt's very specific instructions for feeding babies, may have something to do with L.vine's popularity.

    Evangelists for Kids

  • The disease's pathogens clog up water-carrying vessels in vines with a black goo that eventually chokes off nourishment, causing a decline in the vine's health before killing the plants if they are put under any environmental stress.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • During the flame vine's distraction, Irene whipped the spout of her watering can in and delivered a good dollop to its soil.

    Zombie Lover

  • The flame vine's flower whipped around, because those bright little flies were its kind.

    Zombie Lover

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