On that side of the road where the brook entered the wood, a group of oaks and chestnuts, matted thick with wild grape-vines
, threw a cavernous gloom over it.
Naziriteship is an ancient Jewish institution, established in the Bible in Numbers 6, where it is stated that a person who vows to become a nazirite is subject to three restrictions: He or she cannot drink wine (or anything "that is made of the grape-vine
, from the pressed grapes even to the grapestone"), cut his or her hair, or come into contact with a dead body.
And scheming Victor said: 'He's probably the most intelligent person here after me and I've heard through the grape-vine
that he's playing a game.
The Swifts will advertise the post, though Reynolds' phone has already been ringing with would-be applicants since news of Langford's departure spread through the non-League grape-vine
The average cost of a grape-vine
is about $4, but the extra labor cost to replace it after an animal destroys it is significant for growers.
Regular Internet users know about it through the grape-vine