Chinese Cornbind

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A perennial herb used in traditional Chinese medicine, the roots, stems, and leaves of which are used for anaemia, premature grey hair, colitis, constipation, infertility, insomnia, malaria, nocturnal emission, postpartum pain, rheumatic complaints, skin infections, spermatorrhea, vaginal discharge, vertigo; some data suggest that cornblind may be antibacterial
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And now, fragments of ruinous enclosure, yawning window-gap and crazy wall, deserted houses, leaking wells, broken water-tanks, spectral cypress-trees, patches of tangled vine, and the changing of the track to a long, irregular, disordered lane where everything was crumbling away, from the unsightly buildings to the jolting road--now, these objects showed that they were nearing Rome.
Hundreds of times before had Tarzan been to this secluded spot, which was so densely surrounded by thorn bushes and tangled vines and creepers of huge girth that not even Sheeta, the leopard, could worm his sinuous way within, nor Tantor, with his giant strength, force the barriers which protected the council chamber of the great apes from all but the harmless denizens of the savage jungle.
Taking the rope and leading the way, I passed through a glade of tangled vines and bushes that ran between two wooded knolls.
The ravine was so overgrown with tangled vines and wildwood that had there ever been a pathway it was now completely obliterated; and it was with difficulty that the man forced his way through the entangling creepers and tendrils.
Between the slash, tangled vine maple, reprod (short for reproduction, or young trees planted after a logging operation is completed), and prehistoric ferns, it was, literally a jungle in there.
The trek was adventure at its best - we had to cross a broken bridge over a creek, trudge through deep mud, and climb over fallen trees while avoiding tripping on tangled vines.
The ceiling with the empty birdcage and tangled vines.
a contemporary fashion company known for its Style House and Tangled Vines brands, has relocated its showroom from 485 Seventh Avenue to a 1,700 s/f on the 10th floor of 530 Seventh Avenue.
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EYES STILL ATTUNED TO THE dashboard light, you plunge night-blind into the wood duck swamp to please the dog, walking by feel between trees and tangled vines, feet seeking the compacted hardness of the path, following the rustle of the dog's feet as she trots ahead, then stops to wait.
The museum would have been more worthy of a visit if it had stocked Flash Gordon's rocket pack, a smattering of space hoppers and the tangled vines Tarzan used to navigate the African jungle.
The arch with its tangled vines, the intimate touch of the wind, an overwhelming sense of presence, Something was there.