Sentence Examples

  • The silver wattle grows freely in shifting sands and by its means waste lands, e.g.
  • The walls of the houses seem to have been made of wattle-work, supported by posts sometimes not more than a single foot apart.
  • A large part of the population led a pastoral life, and at the time of Verantius's visit to Walachia in the early part of the 16th century, the towns and villages were built of wood and wattle and daub.
  • Among trees introduced by the Dutch or British colonists the oak, poplar, various pines, the Australian blue-gum (eucalyptus) and wattle flourish.
  • Yet again, men came out of trees or plants or rocks: as from the Australian wattle-gum, the Zulu bed of reeds, the great tree of the Ovahereros, the rock of the tribes in Central Africa, the cave of Bushman and North-American and Peruvian myth, " from tree or stone " (Odyssey, xix.

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