Sentence Examples

  • Digging up some of these quince bushes.
  • The French Paradise is the best dwarfing stock for apples, and the quince for pears.
  • The neighbouring plain is famous for its fruitfulness, and the quince is said to derive its name Cydonia from the town.
  • In the same way the physic garden presents the names of the medicinal herbs, and the cemetery (p) those of the trees, apple, pear, plum, quince, &c., planted there.
  • Strong-growing pears, for instance, are grafted on the quince stock in order to restrict their tendency to form " gross " shoots and a superabundance of wood in place of flowers and fruit.