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orpine

(ôr`pĭn): see stonecropstonecrop,
common name for members of the Crassulaceae (also called orpine, or hen-and-chickens, family), a family of succulent, fleshy herbs and shrubs mostly inhabiting arid regions in many parts of the world.
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It did not occur to her to think he might have grown tired of being with her the livelong day.
"Thus through the livelong day to the going down of the sun we feasted our fill on meat and drink, but when the sun went down and it came on dark, we camped upon the beach.
Unmindful of all her provoking caprices, forgetful of all her conquests and inconstancy, with all her winning little vanities quite gone, she nestled all the livelong day in Emma Haredale's bosom; and, sometimes calling on her dear old grey-haired father, sometimes on her mother, and sometimes even on her old home, pined slowly away, like a poor bird in its cage.
All the livelong day, and for hours after it had grown dark, Oliver paced softly up and down the garden, raising his eyes every instant to the sick chamber, and shuddering to see the darkened window, looking as if death lay stretched inside.
'I have prayed to Him, many, and many, and many a livelong night, when she has been asleep, He knows.
Whenever there's a bit of sunshine the brook catches it, and it's always full of sparkles the livelong day.
One joyful night, therefore, I noted down the music of the parliamentary bagpipes for the last time, and I have never heard it since; though I still recognize the old drone in the newspapers, without any substantial variation (except, perhaps, that there is more of it), all the livelong session.
when the mirth has lasted the livelong night, it is time to be grave in the morning.''
You can't drink and drink and drink your whole livelong life and not pay for it.
How dreary to be somebody How public like a frog To tell your name the livelong day To an admiring bog.
A Hen-Keeper's Lament (With apologies) 'EVERY working man who has a fair-sized backyard should keep a few hens on the intensive system in order to obtain fresh eggs daily for his household requirements.' Walking one day in my backyard I was struck with a bright idea -I would purchase a hen and teach it To lay through the livelong year.
"It has been one of our busiest years since 2008 and I know some of the events will livelong in thousands of people's memories.