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O ne critic sniffed that their globe-trotting indie pop "emit(ted) the putrescent stench of old money, of old politics, of old-guard high society.
These biopesticides include products based on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), which has become widely used in agriculture but is only beginning to establish a market presence in the home and garden segment; and natural pesticides and repellents based on such products as neem oil, garlic oil and putrescent egg solids, in addition to better-known products such as citronella based repellents.
One favorite repellent sold at plant nurseries is Bonide's Organic Repels-All, a concoction of dried blood, putrescent whole egg solids and garlic oil.
20)) the principal causes of death in Maori before European settlements (and especially 1840) as drowning, injury, war injuries, tattooing sequelae, stingray ('reputed'), dysentery and other alimentary disorders (including those from putrescent food); plus Makutu, a term used for death of supernatural origin (somewhat like that "later known of as The Rapidly Fatal Melancholia of the South Sea Islander" (7(p.
Certainly not a substance that was known as wurstgift, or sausage poison, when it was first isolated from a putrescent frankfurter in 1820s Germany.
It plunges its accursed beak into the putrescent carcasses of crime and virtue, and it parades it all before a waiting world.
Indeed, the Hotel Earle, with its infernal heat, peeling wallpaper, persecutory mosquito, putrescent color scheme (Bergan 140; Ciment and Niogret 101), and, finally, flaming corridors, is intended as a vision of Hell.
When an early critic of Le Corbusier called him boring, he dismissively denounced the doctrine of "life with its many facets and unending variety; life, two-faced or four-faced, putrescent or healthy, limpid or muddy; the exact and the arbitrary, logic and illogicality, the good God and the good Devil; everything in confusion; pour it all in, stir well and serve hot and label the pot 'Life.
Free grace has no need for the putrescent causality of such resources.
Materials that do clog up landfill sites are paper, wood-based products, putrescent waste and construction debris - materials which contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.
In the past, researchers have successfully used chemical deterrents such as putrescent egg compound and other big game repellents to inhibit animals from consuming materials in roadside pools.