How To Use Mandrake In A Sentence

  • His experiences of living in Rome produced Limitatio, a painting that includes variations on the already fantastic shapes of mandrake roots, based on an illustration in a medieval manuscript at the Vatican Library.
  • In the Book of Venoms, he listed arsenic, aconite, hellebore, laurel, opium, bryony, mandrake, leopard's gall, and menstrual blood.
  • Millie picked up a piece of mandrake root and broke it.
  • Last summer at The Yard, an arts colony devoted entirely to dance, he spent a month making Mandragora Vulgaris, a work based on the medieval legend of the mandrake root.
  • And if Mandrake goes public, however ill founded his claims, it could be the ruin of my brokerage.
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  • Some preparations are adulterated with phenylbutazone, ephedrine, aminopyrine or mandrake root.
  • They say that, though so large and powerful, and so courageous against larger animals, it is afraid of a mouse; that its nature is so cold that it will never seek the company of the female until, wandering in the direction of Paradise, it meets with the plant called the mandrake, and eats of it, and that each female bears but one young one in her life. Christmas: Its Origin and Associations Together with Its Historical Events and Festive Celebrations During Nineteen Centuries
  • Asked, in what place this mandrake was, and what she had heard of it? she said that she had heard that it grew under the tree of which mention has been made, but did not know the place; she said also that she had heard that above the mandragora was a hazel tree. Jeanne d'Arc
  • Poppy-heads were used "with success" to relieve diseases of the head, and the root of the "mandrake," from its supposed resemblance to the human form, was a very ancient remedy for barrenness and was evidently so esteemed by Rachel, in the account given in Genesis 30: 14 ff. Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing
  • There is also a firewall application that can be easily configured from the Mandrake Control Center. Reflective Surface - Mandrake Linux 9.1
  • Wherefore the mandrake is a bewitching plant, which enchants the eyes, and charms away pains, sorrows, and all passions by sleep. Treatise on the Love of God
  • Plants, such as the mandrake, orchid, and sweet potato, have, as the history of folk medicine reveals, been credited with rejuvenating properties.
  • Recipes of love stimulants frequently contained such plants, especially henbane, mandrake, and in later times thorn apple.
  • Needless to say Mandrake's deferential, diplomatic I-say-old-chap twittering completely fails to sway Ripper or stop the megadeath-dealing behemoth he has set in motion. Tony Hendra: That Special Blair Bush Relationship; Shades of Doctor Strangelove.
  • The goddess Aphrodite was closely related to Cyprus; the mandrake was a magical plant there; and the cowry is so intimately associated with the island as to be called _Cypræa_. The Evolution of the Dragon
  • Flowers range from peonies, delphiniums, various brooms and gorses, mallows, asters and periwinkle through to buglosses, mandrake, daises, narcissi, irises and orchids.
  • For the same reason as that suggested by Calmet, Columella calls the mandrake _semihomo_: Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs: Three Essays on the Powers of Reproduction
  • This is true of many old medicinal plants like the mandrake, an herb which grows around the Mediterranean.
  • Colin, staring at a jar of mandrake roots, turns to her, smiling.
  • Among the plants and herbs that were sacred to Hecate was the mandragora or mandrake.
  • In the server arena, the common applications are also present in the modern versions, and the main advantage is that many of them can be directly configured from the Mandrake Control Center, the Mandrake Linux’s equivalent of Windows’ Control Panel. Reflective Surface - Mandrake Linux 9.1
  • Now add quassia chips, blessed thistle, mandrake root. Night World No. 1
  • Emetic herbs include bayberry, boneset, buckthorn, culver, false unicorn, lobelia, mandrake, mistletoe, mustard seed, pleurisy, quassia, rue and senega
  • Formerly known as Mandrake, Mandriva is notable for its cutting-edge software, excellent administration suite and 64-bit edition.
  • This species also includes tobacco, poisonous belladonna, and the toxic plants herbane, mandrake, and jimson weeds.
  • Some senseless piece of this place be; Make me a mandrake, so I may groan here, THE CALLIGRAPHER
  • The author suggests that the mandrake tradition may have originated in Persia, and other plants may have been previously similarly used in Northern Europe (e.g. bryony, Bryonia dioica) and in China (ginseng, Panax ginseng).
  • For venereal warts, medical doctors use extract of podophyllum, which is from the mandrake root. THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE
  • This discussion of mandrakes introduces the larger issues of the nature of magic and the magic of nature.
  • The first 32 issues featured Lee Falk's The Phantom stories, but thereafter, the title alternated between various King Features characters, including Mandrake, Flash Gordon, and Buz Sawyer. Archive 2010-04-01
  • What seems to link all these fantastic beliefs and customs with the story of the dog and the mandrake is the fact that they are closely bound up with the conception of the dog as the guardian of hidden treasure. The Evolution of the Dragon
  • Assistants held the patient securely and some sedation such as mandrake root or solution of opium was given, a concoction which probably stiffened the surgeon's resolve rather than mollified the patient.
  • The mandrake is a plant which has human-shaped roots. WMAM is back.
  • She's an old woman pulling out a maple sapling by its roots and trying to recall a song she once knew about mandrakes.
  • [258] "The Arabians call the mandrake 'the devil's candle,' on account of its shining appearance in the night. The Complete Poems of Sir Thomas Moore Collected by Himself with Explanatory Notes
  • In juxtaposition, Mandrake welcomes blue jeans, Toms and houses a minimalist environment to sip a brewski. Girl at a Bar: The Birthday Bar Conundrum
  • Mead was probably the first human-made intoxicant, barring potions brewed from various solanaceous psychoactives - peyote, khat, mandrake, poisonous toads, etc.
  • I have christened it the ‘Mandrake’ (the name used for the mayapple [Podophyllum peltatum] by various 16 th- and 17 th-century English poets).
  • Her dad Commissioner James Gordon gets his own one-shot, in the cumbersomely titled Batman: Battle for the Cowl—Commissioner Gordon, by Royal McGraw and Tom Mandrake with a cover by Ladronn. ‘Twas the Night Before Wednesday
  • Off Earwig must go to an adoptive home, a sinister bungalow occupied by the witch Bella Yaga and her bad-tempered, red-eyed companion, the Mandrake. A Prize Winner With a Poignant Sense of Loss
  • They are easily frightened, and can only be lured out of their nesting grounds with offerings of mandrake root.
  • It was thought that mandrakes sprang up beneath gallows, with the root taking on the shape of the person who'd been hanged.
  • Let a young maid pick of rosemary two roots; of monk's-hood --" A line had been drawn through this last word, and another word written above it; but the ink was so faded, the page so woolly and thin with use, that it was impossible to decipher the correction; perhaps it was "mother-wort," an herb Philly did not know; or it might be "mandrake"? The Voice
  • Millie picked up a piece of mandrake root and broke it.
  • Stronger liver-purging herbs include cascara sagrada, chebulic myrobalan called haritaki, one of the three substances in triphala, culver's root, and American mandrake root. THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE
  • In flight from Peruna, Mandrake Pills and Fletcherism - Christian Prejudices : first series,

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