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The Analects of Confucius ( is a book of pithy sayings attributed to Confucius and recorded by his disciples.

The raw nuts, with their pithy skin around the seed, are somewhat astringent.

What rasa actually is, in a theoretical sense, is not discussed and given
making cakes both sweet and savoury.

Shrinkage from the pith outwards, or radially, is usually considerably less than tangential shrinkage, while longitudinal (along the grain) shrinkage is so slight as to be usually neglected.

The green epidermis or rind of each stalk is carefully peeled off to reveal the inner pith, but a single lengthwise strip of rind is left in place to provide support for the fragile pith.

The pith helmet remains in use for ceremonial parade positions only.

However, the pith will become sweet when the fruit is fully ripe, and the pith's color will turn red.

He rode a used ladies Schwinn and wore a long-sleeved shirt, trousers, woolen long underwear and a silver pith helmet.

OUR PAST Centurion Safety Products was established at Thetford in 1879 as the Patent Pulp Manufacturing Company, producing a range of pulpware products including pith helmets for the army.

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