their perishable

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  • Raspberries, for instance, never become really cheap in the market because of their perishable nature. Cited from If You're Going to Live in the Country, by Ormsbee and Huntley
  • However, many tropical fruits cannot be shipped to the Northern States because of their perishable nature. Cited from Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5
  • If they can be shipped alive to any point, they are perfectly safe to use, although quite high in price because of their perishable nature. Cited from Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
  • Wooden and wicker containers were also used, although because of their perishable nature none was unearthed. Cited from New Discoveries at Jamestown, by John L. Cotter and J. Paul Hudson
  • The business rules set by the wireless carrier will dictate the circumstances when/if earlier top ups could have their perishable dates extended.
  • Much of this funding came from local peach growers who stood to gain from a rail connection to transport their perishable crop to market.
  • From their perishable nature, they are used only when other materials cannot be procured, and where it is important to place the troops speedily under cover from the enemy's fire. Cited from Elements of Military Art and Science, by Henry Wager Halleck
  • She visits independently, and by fits and starts; and I am afraid she thinks more of comforting their perishable bodies than of feeding their souls. Cited from Hard Cash, Charles Reade
  • For the prospectors who had rushed here to find their fortune, one challenge was to extend the life of their perishable foods -- hence the invention of the Coolgardie safe.
  • A further reason for indulging in this hope consists in the fact that they relate for the most part to animals hitherto very little known, whether from their rarity or from their perishable nature, and that they bear upon many curious physiological points. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol.1, by Leonard Huxley
  • Between the carriages at the curb and the hotel doors moved others, escorting fluttering butterfly women in elaborate toilets, heads bare, skirts daintily gathered above their perishable slippers. Cited from The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Initially envisioned as a video clip search engine, the company currently seeks to help publishers "extend the life of their perishable content in a secure and controllable platform, while giving users the ability to share the content they are interested in".
  • The number of airlines, hotels and car rental company participants in the name your own price program has increased as these suppliers utilize this opaque market Priceline created to sell their perishable inventory without lowering prices through other traditional sales channels.
  • Your description of the National Assembly and of the Champ de Mars were both admirable; but the altar of boards and canvass seems a type of their perishable constitution, as their air-balloons were before. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V4,Horace Walpole
  • The villagers, who had come down with baskets of fresh rolls and berries and bottles of cream, to supply hungry passengers whose means or inclination prevented their eating the steamer food, had but scant opportunity to dispose of their perishable wares. Cited from Russian Rambles, by Isabel F. Hapgood
  • "Their duty done, and Ocean's dangers o'er, What ships soe'er shall have escaped, to bear The Dardan chief to the Laurentian shore, Shall lose their perishable form, and wear The sea-nymphs' shape, like Galatea fair And Doto, when they breast the deep." Cited from The Aeneid of Virgil, by Virgil