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when political destabilization met with blight that eliminated more than three-quarters of the bee population, the industry was paralyzed.

Twig blight and Canker: On peaches and apricots the infection may spread to twigs, causing brownish, oval cankers that may girdle and kill
this high office." Richards 1929 pp. 186-187 Following Richards, poet and critic T. S. Eliot argued that the final lines were: a serious blemish on a beautiful poem, and the reason must be either that I fail to understand it, or that it is a statement which is untrue.

Scene 3: Ariel and Prospero Ariel explains that she has carried out Prospero's orders, and he further instructs her to restore the shipwrecked group with "Not a hair perished/ On their clothes no blemish”.

1978 The only blemish on Alabama's record in 1978 was a loss to Southern Cal.

There is a spur mark on the surface of this piece, but what would be considered a blemish in the West, often has a special appeal in the Far East where oddness is appreciated for its own sake and equated with character and pathos.

Next we use the magic wand with a suitable tolerance setting to select the 'blemish' area.

As he looks in the mirro, the only blemish he can see is a small scar where he landed on the fist of a Batman figure.

'A Lamb Without blemish': A Poem by Pearlie Duncan Walker.

One young woman I know, a keen sunbed enthusiast, needed to have a small, possibly cancerous blemish removed from her arm.

If you stop with the rubber in contact with the surface, it will stick and scar the surface, in which case you must let the work harden off, then sand the scarred area with silicon carbide paper to remove the blemish and then start again.

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