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a substance that promotes drying (e

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We know that it can perfectly well withstand a little more heat or cold, dampness or dryness, for elsewhere it ranges into slightly hotter or colder, damper or drier districts.
"We are on the brink of detection," proceeded the captain, carefully mixing his colors with liquid glue, and with a strong "drier" added from a bottle in his own possession.
Alleyne, glancing round for shelter, saw a thick and lofty holly-bush, so hollowed out beneath that no house could have been drier. Under this canopy of green two men were already squatted, who waved their hands to Alleyne that he should join them.
Numerous species inhabit both salt and fresh water; but those to which I allude were found, even in the drier parts of the forest, beneath logs of rotten wood, on which I believe they feed.
The feathers and wings of birds are still drier and thinner leaves.
"Harkee, old trapper," interrupted Paul, pointing to a little distance, where the ground was drier, and the herbage had, in consequence, been less luxuriant; "just call them two horses.
This was the first fruit she had seen there, and the last she was ever likely to see; and unless she ate it up immediately, it would grow drier than it already was, and be wholly unfit to eat.
The said ranch is located at corner Davao-Bukidnon Highway and Sitio Pagan Drier.
The news that it is on the move is not all bad though as the Wales and the south west could see drier and brighter weather on the latest Bank Holiday Monday.
THE ground was "proper soft" after a day of rain at Aintree yesterday, but a drier outlook has been forecast for the remaining two days of the Grand National meeting.
Met Office head of climate services professor Jason Lowe said: "Over the UK we expect a move towards a greater chance of hotter, drier summers and warmer, wetter winters.
As the water table has receded, the ground or soil above it has become drier and drier over time.
The Reds boss expressed disappointment with Albion's decision not to water their pitch, bemoaned referee Stuart Atwell's refusal to send off Ahmed Hegazi for appearing to punch Ings and claimed Liverpool should have had a penalty."It was a difficult game as the pitch got drier and drier.
The rest of the week is shaping up to be drier, with even some sunshine and highs of a warm 14C.