WORD OF THE DAY
This pressure leads to the filling of the vessels of the wood of both root and stem in the early part of the year, before the leaves have expanded, and gives rise to the exudation of fluid known as bleeding when young stems are cut in early spring.
The early authorities represent the Stigmata not as bleeding wounds, the holes as it were of the nails, but as fleshy excrescences resembling in form and colour the nails, the head on the palm of the hand, and on the back as it were a nail hammered down.
At about ten they were covered with blood from head to foot, several elder men bleeding themselves for the purpose.
It is a powerful local haemostatic, but it only checks haemorrhage when brought directly in contact with the bleeding point.
For bleeding haemorrhoids tannic acid suppositories are useful, or tannic acid can be dusted on directly.
"I know what you think of me sending him off bleeding and all, but he wasn't going to die or anything," she said.
Winter pruning is effected when the tree is comparatively at rest, and is therefore less liable to " bleeding " or outpouring of sap. Summer pruning or pinching off the tips of such of the younger shoots as are not required for the extension of the tree, when not carried to too great an extent, is preferable to the coarser more reckless style of pruning.
In 1653 the weakness and disorder of Poland, which had just emerged, bleeding at every pore, from the savage Cossack war, encouraged Alexius to attempt to recover from her secular rival the old Russian lands.