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Sometimes they cut down trees of the largest size and then cull the branches, the bark of which is most to their taste.
The first leaf he cut down released Scraps, and on seeing her the Shaggy Man threw back his shaggy head, opened wide his mouth and laughed so shaggily and yet so merrily that Scraps liked him at once.
When he cut down the second leaf he rescued the Glass Cat, and Bungle was so frightened that she scampered away like a streak and soon had joined Ojo, when she sat beside him panting and trembling.
I should like to see Sotherton before it is cut down, to see the place as it is now, in its old state; but I do not suppose I shall.
Our grandchildren will ask us why we watched as indigenous and medicinal herbs in our forest were being cut down for timber,' Kimulwo says.
The district and tehsil governments both led by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz have jointly planned the development of a family park for which the Koh-i-Bahra forests forests are being cut down.
HEBRON, December 17, 2017 (WAFA) - Israeli forces on Sunday cut down tens of trees, including almonds, oak and hawthorn owned by a Palestinian from the town of Beit Ummar, to the north of Hebron in the West Bank, according to local sources.
Summary: New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the ministry is looking at ways to cut down the expenses on diesel by speeding up the electrification process,
But the building company violated the laws and illegally cut down 54 trees and destructed greenery in the area.
I wanted to cut down a common pecan tree in my yard, and the City of Austin told me, no, I could not cut it down and I had to pay money to the City of Austin to add more trees to my yard because I wanted to cut down one very common tree that was in a bad location," Abbott said on WBAP Morning News last week.
SIDON, Lebanon: Residents of the southern port city of Sidon were shocked after some 10 Ficus trees, roughly 50-years-old each, were cut down.
According to details TESCO cut down the electricity connections of more than 4000 shops in the market some five month ago and still the electricity was not available to these shops.