"Afterwards, take a piece of smooth ivory--you have one prepared in your drawing-box: take your palette, mix your freshest, finest, clearest tints; choose your most delicate camel-hair
pencils; delineate carefully the loveliest face you can imagine; paint it in your softest shades and sweetest lines, according to the description given by Mrs.
Bees will act like a camel-hair
pencil, and it is quite sufficient just to touch the anthers of one flower and then the stigma of another with the same brush to ensure fertilisation; but it must not be supposed that bees would thus produce a multitude of hybrids between distinct species; for if you bring on the same brush a plant's own pollen and pollen from another species, the former will have such a prepotent effect, that it will invariably and completely destroy, as has been shown by Gartner, any influence from the foreign pollen.
John's off-the-grid life in the Judean wilderness included camel-hair
clothing and a diet of bugs and wild honey.
A museum with life-size sand sculptures of camels is also established, along with tents for viewing camel-hair
There are food stalls and souvenir shops, a petting zoo featuring the world's tallest and shortest camels, a museum with life-size sand sculptures of camels, tents for tasting camel's milk and viewing camel-hair
textiles, and a planetarium showing how Arabs rode camels through the desert guided by the stars.
It uses such devices as the protagonist's camel-hair
coat and his wife's chic semi-suburban outfits to tell a story grounded in its time.
Grant's language is lyrical and enormously evocative of Afghanistan and its people: hills 'like a camel-hair
blanket on an unmade bed', clouds like 'goats, herded from dawn to dusk grazing on the endless blue'.
By 1987 the company was spinning 10 million miles of yarn a year, producing luxury fibres such as alpaca, mohair, angora and camel-hair
I can smell the cigar smoke wafting back from the man in the camel-hair
coat who used to sit in front of us.
On the wall of the study is a small camel-hair
prayer rug from Mali.
One robed prince followed another in a sea of red and white headdresses, camel-hair
cloaks and gold trim as members of the expansive royal family stepped forward to offer a brief embrace to the full brothers of Crown Prince Sultan.
"I can wear my camel-hair
coat as chairman but I can't be a dictator.