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crazy-quilt,' because the patches and colors are so mixed up.
His clothes had been made of some stuff that was brown holland probably, but it was covered with patches all over, with bright patches, blue, red, and yel- low,--patches on the back, patches on front, patches on elbows, on knees; colored binding round his jacket, scar- let edging at the bottom of his trousers; and the sun- shine made him look extremely gay and wonderfully neat withal, because you could see how beautifully all this patching had been done.
As for the rest of the ranch, the land was good in patches, where it was cleared, like the vegetable garden and the vineyard, but the rest of it was too much up-and-down.
There was plenty of pasturage all over the ranch, and there were several cleared patches, amounting to about fifteen acres in all, where he grew as much mountain hay as could be found.
While patch software is an important part of the patch management system, it is only one component A patch management system manages the patch process throughout the organization to ensure software patches are installed in an orderly and timely fashion to all systems that need it.
You'll use this to pry up loose paint and open up hollow patches in walls; it's also handy in cleaning paint rollers.
Never use iron-on patches to repair tears at stress points, such as crotch seams or pocket seams.
The new localization provides Chinese and Swedish-language businesses and government organizations with a powerful, independent software tool that manages patches for critical Microsoft operating systems.
NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-40, Procedures for Handling Security Patches.
In an unusual test of a conservation strategy called wildlife corridors, strips of habitat boosted insect movement, plant pollination, and seed dispersal among patches of the same ecosystem.
The patches dispense the same ingredients as the pill and work just as well, a spokesman for Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday.