Sentence Examples


  • Tile chief textile plants are hemp, flax and cotton.
  • Salt, flax, cotton and currants are also mentioned among the produce.
  • Flax is almost of as much importance as wheat, and the potato is more cultivated than in any other part of Russia.
  • Selby is the centre of a rich agricultural district, and its industries include rope and twine making, flax-scutching, boatbuilding, iron-founding, tanning and brewing.
  • Dvina, which falls into the sea below Riga, is shallow above the rapids of Jacobstadt, but navigation is carried on as far as Vitebsk - corn, timber, potash, flax, &c., being the principal shipments of its navigable tributaries (the Obsha, Ulla and Kasplya).