Upstairs, in the living room, splintered logs of hemlock cackled and spat from inside the wood stove.
Horror aficionados may lap this up, but for me, hemlock Grove is about as appealing as curdled milk.
In the interim, Herring took a short break from the band to dabble in his side-project—rapping under the moniker hemlock Ernst.
As with House of Cards, all 13 episodes of hemlock Grove are available to stream today.
Before I reached for a bedtime Tylenol PM that night, I Googled the hemlock Society.
I have known them to nest on hemlock mast alone in Pennsylvania, and in Michigan on the pine mast after the beech mast was gone.
His speech availed not, and he was condemned to drink the hemlock.
Compare this picture with the serenity of Socrates drinking the hemlock in prison!
He cut some boughs of hemlock, growing near us, and spread them in a little hollow.
If no pines are to be found in the vicinity, cedar or hemlock may be substituted.
a poisonous plant, Old English (Kentish) hemlic, earlier hymlice, hymblice; of unknown origin. Liberman suggests from root hem- "poison," perhaps with the plant name suffix -ling or -ig. As the name of the poison derived from the plant, c.1600. The North American tree so called from 1776, from resemblance of its leaves to those of the plant.
(1.) Heb. rosh (Hos. 10:4; rendered "gall" in Deut. 29:18; 32:32; Ps. 69:21; Jer. 9:15; 23:15; "poison," Job 20:16; "venom," Deut. 32:33). "Rosh is the name of some poisonous plant which grows quickly and luxuriantly; of a bitter taste, and therefore coupled with wormwood (Deut. 29:18; Lam. 3:19). Hence it would seem to be not the hemlock cicuta, nor the colocynth or wild gourd, nor lolium darnel, but the poppy so called from its heads" (Gesenius, Lex.). (2.) Heb. la'anah, generally rendered "wormwood" (q.v.), Deut. 29:18, Text 17; Prov. 5:4; Jer. 9:15; 23:15. Once it is rendered "hemlock" (Amos 6:12; R.V., "wormwood"). This Hebrew word is from a root meaning "to curse," hence the accursed.