canebrake


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a dense growth of cane (especially giant cane)

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DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES: Chatham County is requesting qualification proposals from qualified firms to perform Engineering Sen-ices for Canebrake Road Improvements Project which is located in Chatham County.
2) Specifically, they are the Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix), Canebrake rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus atricaudatus), Eastern Diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus), Pigmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius), and Cottonmouth or Water Moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus).
When the narrator and Fern reach the canebrake, the settling dusk prepares the narrator for a religious experience: "I felt strange, as I always do in Georgia, particularly at dusk.
One evening he approaches her, suggests they go for a walk through the canebrake, and sitting down under "a sweet-gum tree," takes her in his arms "[f]rom force of habit" (19).
Grass and snakes and children and mist and all the nights and days in the dead canebrake.
From ignorance and darkness, stupidity and fears; From chains of chattel slavery, and sullen evil years; From hopelessness, and helplessness, and brokenhearted tears; From desperate miasma of floundering under jeers; From stooping to the Sunday-folks and bending to the lash; From weeping over children lost, the desperate and the rash; From shuddering and shivering upon the auction stand; From walking in the shackled line and dying hand in hand; From bleeding in the battle lines and fighting in the fields; From slipping through the canebrake to the pittance sorrow yields; O God of earth and sky and sea, Great God of love and majesty, Thine humble servants everyone In mercy have we come.
The teddy bear brings melodramatic pleasure to adults because it exists for the purpose of returning the supposed gift of human love received from Roosevelt on that terrifying day in the 1902 swampy canebrake of the Mississippi Delta.
The third zone (Marsh habitat), bordered by a thin stand of canebrake (Arundinaria gigantea) and extending into the marsh, is characterized by red maple {Acer rubrum) and tupelo (Nyssa sp.
In contrast to their clandestine sexual meetings in the canebrake, Stone imagines Louisa bending over the hearth of what had been the slavery-era plantation cookery.
Another aptly named poem, "'The Land of Look Behind" reveals a look back that is deeply affectionate but does not romanticize any aspect of "slaving to purple ribbon cane," a process that includes "puncture" and "cutlassing" of human flesh "in canebrake.
Wharton came to be located on an area on the east bank of the Colorado River known as the Great Prairie Canebrake.
Three species of poisonous snakes are found in the swamp--cottonmouth, canebrake rattler, and the more common copperhead--along with 18 nonpoisonous species.
For the first time, researchers have tested a dueting species, the canebrake wren (Thrgothorus modestus zeledoni) in Costa Rica, to see whether its elaborate vocal performances include some version of song matching.
Heimpel renders these settlements, "cities by the edge of the canebrake," where we surely have small unwalled villages.