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  • As soon as we were out of town the road deteriorated into a random pattern of craters on a wide, bumpy highway lined with elms and robinia.

    Wildwood

  • Albany Project blogger robinia notes that this you can forget tweaks to individual programs.

    NY Gov. Paterson's Budget Calculator: a Case Study in Pretend Participation

  • He said that, if London were destroyed to-morrow, in ten years 'time its site would be covered with a forest of maple, sycamore, robinia, showing an undergrowth of Persian willow-herb.

    The Life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke, Volume 2

  • Roberts, mentioned robinia species rockeries rollers root-crops root cuttings root-galls

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Probably the pitch-pine of the Northern States, in conjunction with some of the American oaks, birches, and poplars, and especially the robinia or locust, would prove very suitable to be employed on the sand-hills of Cape Cod and Long Island.

    Earth as Modified by Human Action, The~ Chapter 05 (historical)

  • I see her also cutting bits out of the robinia, the quince-tree and the cherry-tree.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • In the construction of cells, on the other hand, I see smooth leaves predominating, notably those of the wild briar and of the common acacia, the robinia.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • The very much indented leaves, whose projections can be completely removed with a dexterous snip of the scissors, generally furnish the various layers of the barricade; the little robinia-leaves, with their fine texture and their unbroken edges, are better suited to the more delicate work of the cells.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • The White-girdled Leaf-cutter likes the robinia, to which she adds, in lavish proportions, the vine, the rose and the hawthorn and sometimes, in moderation, the reed and the whitish-leaved rock-rose.

    Bramble-Bees and Others

  • Megachile when cutting her neat ellipses out of the delicate material for her wallets, the robinia-leaves?

    Bramble-Bees and Others

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