Crab-tree in a sentence

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As the man who administered the laughing gas was out at lunch, I prepared to go through with it in cold blood, and seated myself in the operating chair in the most natural attitude I could assume-something like the one I had taken under the crab-tree.
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If it doesn't turn out satisfactorily, I shall get a few lines-not too deep-put into the negative of the one taken under the crab-tree, and a little hair painted out-but not too much.
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Was graft with crab-tree slip, whose fruit thou art, And never of the Nevils' noble race.
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But I know how true it is that a tree must produce its fruit-that a crab-tree will bring forth crab apples, and that a man of meagre and acid mind, who writes a pamphlet or makes a speech, must make a meagre and acid pamphlet or a poor and sour speech.
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The rough road after the meadow of lilies, the stile into By-Path-Meadow, the night coming on, the thunder and the lightning and the waters rising amain, Giant Despair's apprehension of Christian and Hopeful, their dreadful bed in his dungeon from Wednesday morning till Saturday night, how they were famished with hunger and beaten with a grievous crab-tree cudgel till they were not able to turn, with many other sufferings too many and too terrible to be told which they endured till Saturday about midnight, when they began to pray, and continued in prayer till almost break of day;-John Bunyan is surely the best story-teller in all the world.
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Any tree planted in "our set," if it had been but a crab-tree, would have tempted Mr. Avenel's Eve to jump at its boughs.
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So when he arose, he getteth him a grievous Crab-tree Cudgel, and goes down into the Dungeon to them, and there first falls to rating of them, as if they were dogs, although they gave him never a word of distaste.
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Examples of Crab-tree

Example #1
I thought I would show them that there wasn't so much difference after all.
Example #2
But as I had arrayed myself in a black coat, with one of those white waistcoat slips, and a flowing tie with a pearl pin, I refused this offer, and we decided we wouldn't have a background at all.
Example #3
I am anxiously awaiting the result, and trying to get rid of the crick in my neck and to unbuckle the smile in the meantime.
Example #4
I don't feel quite the same confidence myself.
Example #5
Blunt-witted lord, ignoble in demeanour!
Example #6
And say it was thy mother that thou meant'st, That thou thyself was born in bastardy; And after all this fearful homage done, Give thee thy hire and send thy soul to hell, Pernicious blood-sucker of sleeping men!