There Passepartout beheld beautiful fir and cedar groves, sacred gates of a singular architecture, bridges half hid in the midst of bamboos
and reeds, temples shaded by immense cedar-trees, holy retreats where were sheltered Buddhist priests and sectaries of Confucius, and interminable streets, where a perfect harvest of rose-tinted and red-cheeked children, who looked as if they had been cut out of Japanese screens, and who were playing in the midst of short-legged poodles and yellowish cats, might have been gathered.
And now, my readers, if ever I have any, I have brought you up the broad river, and through the screen of rushes, and down the green tunnel, and up the long slope of palm trees, and through the bamboo
brake, and across the plain of tree-ferns.
To counteract the audacity of this proceeding he led her to a bamboo
sofa in a less secluded part of the conservatory, and sitting down beside her broke a lily-of-the-valley from her bouquet.
A small group, bending down to look under the bamboo
doors, watching the fall of glass, and three pairs of violent legs, changed in a moment to a crowd.
The bamboos and the custard apples, the poinsettias and the mango-trees in the garden stood still while the warm water lashed through them, and the frogs began to sing among the aloe hedges.
I never saw him, but I could see the curtains between the rooms quivering where he had just passed through; I could hear the chairs creaking as the bamboos sprung under a weight that had just quitted them; and I could feel when I went to get a book from the dining-room that somebody was waiting in the shadows of the front veranda till I should have gone away.
Mowgli drove them on to the edge of the plain where the Waingunga came out of the jungle; then he dropped from Rama's neck, trotted off to a bamboo clump, and found Gray Brother.
They clambered up the Council Rock together, and Mowgli spread the skin out on the flat stone where Akela used to sit, and pegged it down with four slivers of bamboo, and Akela lay down upon it, and called the old call to the Council, "Look--look well, O Wolves," exactly as he had called when Mowgli was first brought there.
When I come down here again, I will wait for thee in the bamboos at the edge of the grazing-ground."
Next to rice, the bamboo
is regarded as the staff of life in many parts of Asia, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Caraitan of Badoc town has undergone training on Wednesday on how to establish and rejuvenate bamboo
plantations to sustain the town's agroforestry program.
Iloilo holds first ever bamboo
congress !-- -- Rhodina Villanueva (The Philippine Star) - August 15, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines A "bamboo
congress" is being heldthis weekin Iloilo City, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has announced.
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is eyeing the transformation of bamboo-rich Panay Island into the country's "bamboo
Colombo, June 14 -- After the successful and pioneering training for Sri Lanka's bamboo
craftsmen in early 2019, the second phase of the program will take-off in Colombo on Saturday 15 June.