The quail lays fifteen or twenty eggs and they are white.
The Lymexylonidae, a small family of this group, characterized by its slender, undifferentiated feelers and feet, is believed by Lameere to comprise the most primitive of all living beetles, and Sharp lays stress on the undeveloped structure of the tribe generally.
The mother bird lays her eggs in a nest and keeps them warm until the birdlings are hatched.
Like Wordsworth she lays us on the lap of earth and sheds the freshness of the early world.
The decree of the Congregation of Rites (May 18,1819) says nothing about apparels, but only lays down that the alb must be of white linen or hemp cloth.
He carefully establishes the necessity of revelation as a source of knowledge, not merely because it aids us in comprehending in a somewhat better way the truths already furnished by reason, as some of the Arabian philosophers and Maimonides had acknowledged, but because it is the absolute source of our knowledge of the mysteries of the Christian faith; and then he lays down the relations to be observed between reason and revelation, between philosophy and theology.
The theory of droit administratif lays down the principle that an agent of the government cannot be prosecuted or sued for acts relating to his administrative functions before the ordinary tribunals.
Accordingly Paul lays down rules which he regarded as embodying the Lord's commandment.
All that do not happen to attach themselves to a bee of the genus Anthophora perish, but those that succeed in reaching the right host are carried to the nest, and as the bee lays an egg in the cell the triungulin slips off her body on to the egg, which floats on the surface of the honey.
In some species of Copris it is stated that the female lays only two or three eggs at a time, watching the offspring grow to maturity, and then rearing another brood.
Usually the mother-beetle makes a fairly straight tunnel along which, at short intervals, she lays her eggs.
If by a two-thirds majority the action of a minister be arraigned, the president of the Imperial Council lays the case before the emperor, who decides.
The model " form of regulation " lays down the scales of the drawings and the information to be shown thereon.
The foundress of the nest lays eggs and at first feeds and rears the larvae, the earliest of which develop into workers.
In this he lays it down as a rule that it is bad husbandry to take two crops of grain successively, which marks a considerable progress in the knowledge of modern husbandry; though he adds that in Scotland the best husbandmen after a fallow take a crop of wheat; after the wheat, peas; then barley, and then oats; and after that they fallow again.
The female lays her eggs in a slit made by means of her "saw-like" ovipositor in the leaf or fruit of a tree.
The female lays her eggs beneath the scaly covering, from which hatch out little active six-legged larvae, which wander about and soon begin to form a new scale.
He lays it down that man, so far as he is rational, is to himself his own object of thought.
The Sidra Rabba lays great stress upon the duty of procreation, and marriage is a duty.
Klapalek (1904) lays stress on a supposed distinction between appendicular and non-appendicular genital processes.
The parent moth lays eggs, from which the young "worms" hatch out.
Each female lays a vast number of eggs, about 500,000 being the estimated amount.
The cadastral surveys in Canada are carried on by a commission of Crown-lands in the old provinces and by a Dominion land office, which lays out townships as in the United States, but with greater accuracy.
In it he discusses the "notes" which distinguish Catholic truth from heresy, and (cap. 2) lays down and applies the famous threefold test of orthodoxy - quod ubique, quod semper, quod ab omnibus credi-tum est.
He does not attain to a systematic exhibition of Christian doctrine, but he paves the way for it, and lays the first stones of the foundation.
After brushing away the loose stones and dirt from the root of the tree by means of a handful of twigs, the collector lays down large leaves for the latex to drop upon.
Chartier lays bare the abuses of the feudal army and the sufferings of the peasants.
The church lays down a rule of domestic policy, and neither gives nor pretends to give any absolute criterion for the validity of ordination.
By these distinctions Abelard hoped to escape the consequences of extreme Nominalism, from which, as a matter of history, his doctrine has been distinguished under the name of Conceptualism, seeing that it lays stress not on the word as such but on the thought which the word is intended to convey.
His treatise De anima, on which Haureau lays particular stress, is interesting as showing the greater scope now given to psychological discussions.
Heinze, 1899), in which he lays down the principle that union with Christ is effected by the three great mysteries of baptism, confirmation and the eucharist.
The interpretation of the titles here suggested removes an objection brought against the assumption of a Maccabaean date for certain psalms, which lays stress on the fact that some of them, e.g.
Reinhold lays greater emphasis than Kant upon the unity and activity of consciousness.
Except Gregory Magistros none of the Armenian sources lays stress on the dualism of the Paulicians.
But the Key lays more stress on the baptism.
He lays no claim to the position of an original artist painting from life or commenting on the results of his own observation.
The Elasmobranchs swallow infected molluscs or fish; pike and trout devour smaller fry; birds pick up sticklebacks, insects and worms which contain Cestode larvae; and man lays himself open to infection by eating the uncooked or partially prepared flesh of many animals.
The nest is a neat structure of coarse grass and moss, mixed with earth, and plastered internally with mud, and here the female lays from four to six eggs of a blue colour speckled with brown.
Macaulay's Lays of Ancient Rome gives a dramatic version of the story.
The cutting artist lays the piece of unfinished velvet on his bench, and proceeds to carve into the pattern with his chisel, just as though he were shading the lines of the design with a steel pencil.
He lays down the principles that should guide a Roman governor in Greece (viii.
He lays stress on the dimensional relations of the problem, pointing out that the phenomena which occur with large vanes in highly rarefied gas could also occur with proportionally smaller vanes in gas at higher pressure.
The ichneumon pierces the body of a caterpillar and lays her eggs where the grubs will find abundant animal food.
The female lays her egg in the egg of a small ermine moth (Hyponomeuta) and the egg gives rise not to a single embryo but to a hundred, which develop as the host-caterpillar develops, being found at a later stage within the latter enveloped in a flexible tube.
In two of the families - the Mutillidae and Thynnidae - the females are wingless and the larvae live as parasites in the larvae of other insects; the female Mutilla enters humble-bees' nests and lays her eggs in the bee-grubs.
The female, by means of her serrated ovipositor, lays her eggs in slits cut in the twigs of plants.
The insect is fixed by its proboscis, but moves its abdomen about and lays thirty to forty yellow eggs in small clusters.
The female is fertilized by the male and three or four days later lays a single egg - the winter egg - and then dies.
Winged Female which lives on leaves and buds of vine, and lays parthogenetically eggs of two kinds, one developing into a wingless female, the other into a male.
Moreover, Gunkel no longer lays emphasis on the Babylonian, but merely on the mythical origin of the details.
He lays no further burden on his readers than those required by the Apostolic Decree of Acts xv.
Hooker lays down (Survey, pt.
She often reads for two or three hours in succession, and then lays aside her book reluctantly.
The latter raises the moss and bark gently with his knife in search of insects; the former lays open logs to their core with his axe, and moss and bark fly far and wide.
It may be that he lays up no treasures in this world which will cool his summer drink in the next.
If any one of you lays a hand on her, you'll be answering to me.
They are brief, yet not wanting in that element of practical edification on which Chrysostom lays special weight as characteristic of the Antiochenes.