It was one of the many oddities about her father that she'd accepted over the years.
Despite her oddities, she drew him with her large eyes and quick wit.
The oddities of Tiyan made him recall the wives' tales told about the city's magical powers.
They display, in a rather irregular style and with some oddities of dialect and phrase, extraordinary narrative skill and a high degree of ability in that special art of the 17th century - the drawing of verbal portraits or characters.
He himself published the fruit of his studies and travels in a voluminous collection of notebooks, in which he showed a lively eye for the oddities of his fellow kings.