Of Kirkby, from whom he learned the rudiments of English and Latin grammar, he speaks gratefully, and doubtless truly, so far as he could trust the impressions of childhood.
Lubbock traced at least twenty moults in Cloeon; at about the tenth rudiments of the wingcases began to appear.
The eggcell or oosphere is a large cell containing a single large nucleus, and in the green plants the rudiments of plastids.
The wing-rudiments develop visibly outside the cuticle.
He received the rudiments of his education at the monastery of Caltagirone in Sicily, but was expelled from it for misconduct and disowned by his relations.
Farther up, within the velar area, the rudiments of the cerebral nerve-ganglion ng are seen separating from the ectoderm.
In some embryos there is but a single pair of these rudiments (or vestiges) situate on the first abdominal segment, and in some cases they become invaginations of a glandular nature.
The presence of rudiments of the genital ducts of both sexes in the embryo of either sex is interesting and suggestive.
Young animals always unlike parents, the wing-rudiments developing beneath the larval cuticle and only appearing in a penultimate pupal instar, which takes no food and is usually passive.
Save for the barest rudiments of reading and writing, he tells us that he had no master; yet we find him at Verona in 1521 an esteemed teacher of mathematics.
His earliest tastes were literary rather than scientific, and he learned the rudiments of geometry during his first year at the college of Turin, without difficulty, but without distinction.
The envoys returned to Kiev in 912 after being shown the splendours of the Greek capital and being instructed in the rudiments of the Greek faith.
He first opened an English school in which the Bible was the centre of the school work, and along with it all kinds of secular knowledge were taught from the rudiments upwards to a university standard.
After several moults the rudiments of two pairs of wings appear, and then the insect creeps up to the surface of the earth, and on to the vine.
Other Gentile converts would require instruction in the very rudiments of ethical and monotheistic religion.
The dawn of the science covers the first observation of facts and the rudiments of true interpretation.
They are all such rudiments as Aristotle might well polish into the more developed expositions in the first four books of the Nicomachean Ethics.
At the age of ten he was apprenticed to a tailor, his spare hours being spent in acquiring the rudiments of an education.
It was there that he had to pick up such rudiments of knowledge as formed his first equipment in life, but from his earliest years he was indefatigable in the work of self-cultivation.
The young shoots from these buds are to be gently brought to a horizontal position, by bending them a little at a time.
Until he was fifteen he could have acquired only the simplest rudiments of education, and those chiefly from his parents.
Hostages were given, oaths of fealty renewed, while many accepted Christianity, and the rudiments of an ecclesiastical system were established.