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  • It was the basis of the earliest specimen of Provençal literature.

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  • From this time onward he occupied himself with the composition of his chief work, The Light of Nature Pursued, of which in 1763 he published a specimen under the title of "Free Will."

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  • The aye-aye was discovered by Pierre Sonnerat in 1780, the specimen brought to Paris by that traveller being the only one known until 1860.

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  • (From specimen in the British Museum.

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  • The St Bernard attains as great a size as that of any other breed, a fine specimen being between 60 and 70 in.

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  • The wood is variable in quality and, though hard in texture, is less durable than the best oak of British growth; the heart-wood is of a light reddish brown varying to an olive tint; a Canadian specimen weighs 524 lb the cubic foot.

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  • The first choir was burned down in 1213, but was rebuilt in 1242 at the same time as the transept, and is a superb specimen of pointed Gothic. There are five towers with spires, which give the outside an impressive appearance, and much has been done towards removing the squalid buildings that formerly concealed the cathedral.

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  • Yet the bird remained practically unknown to ornithologists until figured in 1825, from a specimen belonging to Leadbeater, 2 by C. J.

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  • A third method consists in placing the specimen within bibulous paper, and enclosing the whole between two plates of coarsely perforated zinc supported in a wooden frame.

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  • As an instance of his method, Bacon gives an investigation into the nature and cause of the rainbow, which is really a very fine specimen of inductive research.

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  • The merchant families of Iannina are well educated; the dialect spoken in that town is the purest specimen of colloquial Greek.

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  • In mounting, the specimen is floated out in a flat white dish containing sea-water, so that foreign matter may be detected, and a piece of paper of suitable size is placed under it, supported either by the fingers of the left hand or by a palette.

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  • Voelcker yielded 34.92% tricalcium phosphate, a specimen of the shale 52.15% (Report of Brit.

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  • The chief points to be attended to are to have a plentiful supply of botanical drying paper, so as to be able to use about six sheets for each specimen; to change the paper at intervals of six to twelve hours; to avoid contact of one leaf or flower with another; and to increase the pressure applied only in proportion to the dryness of the specimen.

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  • When a specimen is too large for one sheet, and it is necessary, in order to show its habit, &c., to dry the whole of it, it may be divided into two or three portions, and each placed on a separate sheet for drying.

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  • The German pamphlet: Pansalim Fiirst der Finsterniss and seine Geliebte, published in 1794, is a fair specimen of the opinion of those who regarded him as the evil genius of Catherine and of Russia.

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  • It is convenient to place in a small envelope gummed to an upper corner of the sheet any flowers, seeds or leaves needed for dissection or microscopical examination, especially where from the fixation of the specimen it is impossible to examine the leaves for oilreceptacles and where seed is apt to escape from ripe capsules and be lost.

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  • The ordinary systematic arrangement possesses the great advantage, in the case of large genera, of readily indicating the affinities of any particular specimen with the forms most nearly allied to it.

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  • 26), who had seen a specimen in the Lisbon museum; and, though knowing it had already been received into scientific nomenclature, he called it anew Microdactylus marcgravii.

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  • Increase in size appears sometimes to be accompanied by the development of a new layer of fibres, whereas a difference in the method of preparation may give to a layer which appeared homogeneous in one specimen a decidedly fibrous aspect in another.

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  • When the leaves are finely divided, as in Conium, much trouble will be experienced in lifting a half-dried specimen from one paper to another; but the plant may be placed in a sheet of thin blotting paper, and the sheet containing the plant, instead of the plant itself, can then be moved.

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  • Microscopic examination of a specimen of mature cotton shows that the hairs are flattened and twisted, resembling somewhat in general appearance an empty and twisted fire hose.

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  • The principal portal is a fine specimen of 12th-century Romanesque, and the lower part of the nave is of the same period; the choir and the transept are striking examples of the style of the 13th century.

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  • The paper with the specimen is then carefully removed from the water by sliding it over the edge of the dish so as to drain it as much as possible.

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  • The castle of Helmond, built in 1402, is a beautiful specimen of architecture, and among the other buildings of note in the town are the spacious church of St Lambert, the Reformed church and the town hall.

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  • own collection or the Imperial vivarium at Vienna - was at the pains to print at Pavia in his miscellaneous Deliciae Florae et Faunae Insubricae a Specimen Zoologicum 1 containing diagnoses, duly named, of the birds discovered and described by Sonnerat in his.

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  • A good specimen may be seen in Lazzaro Sebastiani's picture of the piazzetta, in the Museo Civico.

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  • Like this tragedy, The Broken Heart was probably founded upon some Italian or other novel of the day; but since in the latter instance there is nothing revolting in the main idea of the subject, the play commends itself as the most enjoyable, while, in respect of many excellences, an unsurpassed specimen of Ford's dramatic genius.

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  • A specimen in the Zoological Gardens of London had the back and tail dark grey, the tail tipped with black, and a rufous wash on the cheeks, shoulders, flanks and outer surface of the limbs, with the under surface white.

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  • Similar spraying is recom- (From a specimen in the British Museum.) mended for pear-leaf blister Pear Scab (Fusicladium pyrinum).

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  • If during this process part of the fronds run together, the beauty of the specimen may be restored by dipping the edge into water, so as to float out the part and allow it to subside naturally on the paper.

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  • - The same specimen viewed from the left front, so as to show the subanal tract (ff) of the larger nephridium, by which it communicates with the pericardium.

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  • 966 contained the king's mother, two archbishops, seven bishops, five ealdormen and fifteen ministri; and this is a fair specimen of the usual proportion" (Stubbs, Const.

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  • The phlogistonists endeavoured to introduce chemical notions to support it: Becher, in his Physica subterranea (1669), stated that mineral, vegetable and animal matter contained the same elements, but that more simple combinations prevailed in the mineral kingdom; while Stahl, in his Specimen Becherianum (1702), held the " earthy " principle to predominate in the mineral class, and the " aqueous " and " combustible " in the vegetable and animal classes.

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  • Simultaneously Hermann, a German chemical manufacturer, discovered the new metal in a specimen of zinc oxide which had been thought to contain arsenic, since it gave a yellow precipitate, in acid solution, on the addition of sulphuretted hydrogen.

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  • Of the numerous churches in the city the most interesting are the Stiftskirche, with two towers, a fine specimen of 15th-century Gothic; the Leonhardskirche, also a Gothic building of the 15th century; the Hospitalkirche, restored in 1841, the cloisters of which contain the tomb of Johann Reuchlin; the fine modern Gothic church of St John; the new Roman Catholic church of St Nicholas; the Friedenskirche; and the English church.

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  • The Triballi are described as a wild and warlike people (Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 227), and in Aristophanes (Birds, 1565-1693) a Triballian is introduced as a specimen of an uncivilized barbarian.

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  • 2 This specimen had been given to Canning (a tribute, perhaps, to the statesman who boasted that he had "called a New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old") by Mr Schenley, a diplomatist, and was then thought to be unique in Europe; but, apart from those which had reached Spain, where they lay neglected and undescribed, James Wilson says (Illustr.

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  • We could not choose a more perfect specimen of her style than the allegory under which she pictures the "might have been."

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  • The (Roman Catholic) church of St Theobald (1351) is an elegant specimen of Gothic, and has a remarkably fine tower (1450-1516), 266 ft.

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  • The Considerations sur l'ordre de Cincinnatus which Romilly translated was the only important work Mirabeau wrote in the year 1785, and it is a good specimen of his method.

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  • The very large assemblage of forms coming under this order comprises the most highly developed predaceous sea-snails, numerous vegetarian species, a considerable number of freshwater and some terrestrial forms. The partial dissection of a male specimen of the common periwinkle, Littorina littoralis, drawn in fig.

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  • Naturalists who deal specially with museum collections have been compelled, it is true, for other reasons to attach an increasing importance to what is called the type specimen, but they find that this insistence on the individual, although invaluable from the point of view of recording species, is unsatisfactory from the point of view of scientific zoology; and propositions for the amelioration of this condition of affairs range from a refusal of Linnaean nomenclature in such cases, to the institution of a division between master species for such species as have been properly revised by the comparative morphologist, and provisional species for such species as have been provisionally registered by those working at collections.

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  • The common mushroom (Agaricus campestris) is propagated by spores, the fine black dust seen to be thrown off when a mature specimen is laid on white paper or a white dish; these give rise to what is known as the "spawn" or mycelium, which consists of whitish threads permeating dried dung or similar substances, and which, when planted in a proper medium, runs through the mass, and eventually develops the fructification known as the mushroom.

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  • He is a magnificent specimen.

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  • Pulling gloves and a bag from his pocket, he proceeded to collect the grisly specimen.

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  • - Skins Of The Striped Domestic Cat, Giving The "Ticked" Breed And A Partially Albino Specimen.

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  • Their length is nearly equal to that of the longest pair of the ordinary form hitherto recorded, while the tip-to-tip interval is nearly double that of any other known specimen.

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  • Comparative anatomists have been learning to refrain from basing the diagnosis of a species, or the description of the condition of an organ, on the evidence of a single specimen.

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  • There is a species of Polypterus, and it is probable that the Protopterus or lung fish is also found there, though its existence has not as yet been established by a specimen.

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  • 17.-Dorsal aspect of a specimen of Fissurella from which the shell has been removed, whilst the anterior area of the mantle-skirt has been longitudinally slit and its sides reflected.

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  • The addition of a careful dissection of a flower greatly increases the value of the specimen.

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  • The paper, with the specimen upwards, is then laid on bibulous paper for a few minutes to absorb as much as possible of the superfluous moisture.

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  • For use, the mixture is warmed to render it fluid, and applied by means of a camel's hair brush to the under side of the specimen, which is then laid neatly on paper.

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  • The plant can then be at any time examined under the microscope without injuring the mounted specimen.

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  • There is considerable difficulty in removing mounted specimens of algae from paper, and therefore a small portion preserved on mica should accompany each specimen, enclosed for safety in a small envelope fastened at one corner of the sheet of paper.

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  • Lichens are generally mounted on sheets of paper of the ordinary size, several specimens from different localities being laid upon one sheet, each specimen having been first placed on a small square of paper which is gummed on the sheet, and which has the locality, date, name of collector, &c., written upon it.

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  • This mode has some disadvantages attending it; such sheets are difficult to handle; the crustaceous species are liable to have their surfaces rubbed; the foliaceous species become so compressed as to lose their characteristic appearance; and the spaces between the sheets caused by the thickness of the specimen permit the entrance of dust.

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  • In mounting collemas it is advisable to let the specimen become dry and hard, and then to separate a portion from adherent mosses, earth, &c., and mount it separately so as to show the branching of the thallus.

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  • They are then preserved in envelopes attached to a sheet of paper of the ordinary size, a single perfect specimen being washed, and spread out under the envelope so as to show the habit of the plant.

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  • A flight of iron steps enables the visitor now to examine this venerable specimen of early Christian art.

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  • Of the gates, called Bars, the best specimen is Micklegate Bar on the S.W., where the heads of traitors were formerly exposed.

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  • The Eure, which at this point divides into three branches, is crossed by several bridges, some of them ancient, and is fringed in places by remains of the old fortifications, of which the Porte Guillaume (14th century), a gateway flanked by towers, is the most complete specimen.

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  • Thomas, "Notes on the Type Specimen of Rhinoceros lasiotis, with Remarks on the Generic Position of the Living Species of Rhinoceros," Proc. Zool.

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  • or` more; the dimensions of an adult female specimen from the FIG.

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  • Its vaulted roof is a fine specimen of Saracenic brickwork.

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  • Bouillon is the only town on its banks, and since it is not navigable it has escaped the contamination of manufacturing life; its valley remains an ideal specimen of sylvan scenery and medieval tranquillity.

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  • In 1861, while conducting a spectroscopic examination of the residue left in the manufacture of sulphuric acid, he observed a bright green line which had not been noticed previously, and by following up the indication thus given he succeeded in isolating a new element, thallium, a specimen of which was shown in public for the first time at the exhibition of 1862.

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  • The Leiden copy of ~Omar Khayygms work on algebra was noticed as far back as i 742 by Gerald Meerman in the preface to his Specimen calculi fluxionalis; further notices of the same work by Sdillot appeared in the Nouv.

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  • 1904) is a favourable specimen of present-day German Roman Catholic scholarship. America: Professor C. A.

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  • Moreover, it is not constant, being an apparently arbitrary function of H or of B; in the same specimen its value may, under different conditions, vary from less than 2 to upwards of 5000.

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  • Demagnetization by Reversals.-In the course of an experiment it is often desired to eliminate the effects of previous magnetization, and, as far as possible, wipe out the magnetic history of a specimen.

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  • 539) of demagnetizing a specimen by subjecting it to a succession of magnetic forces which alternated in direction and gradually diminished in strength from a high value to zero.

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  • The specimen upon which an experiment is to be made generally consists of a wire having a " dimensional ratio " of at least 300 or goo; its length should be rather less than that of the magnetizing coil, in order that the field Ho, to which it is subjected, may be approximately uniform from end to end.

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  • On the other hand, the form of the third curve, with its large intercepts on the axes of H and B, denotes that the specimen to which it relates possesses both retentiveness and coercive force in a high degree; such a metal would be chosen for making good permanent magnets.

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  • The sample, arranged as a bundle of rectangular strips, is caused to rotate about a central horizontal axis between the poles of an upright C-shaped magnet, which is supported near 'its middle upon knife-edges in such a manner that it can oscillate about an axis in a line with that about which the specimen rotates; the lower side of the magnet is weighted, to give it some stability.

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  • When the specimen rotates, the magnet is deflected from its upright position by an amount which depends upon the work done in a single complete rotation, and therefore upon the hysteresis.

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  • Ii shows the relation of B to H in a specimen which has never before been magnetized.

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  • The fixed and suspended coils of the dynamometer are respectively connected in series with the magnetizing solenoid and with a secondary wound upon the specimen.

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  • When the magnetizing current is twice reversed, so as to complete a cycle, the sum of the two deflections, multiplied by a factor depending upon the sectional area of the specimen and upon the constants of the apparatus, gives the hysteresis for a complete cycle in ergs per cubic centimetre.

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  • Soc., 1892, 52, 228) and relate to an exceptional specimen containing nearly 99.9% of the pure metal.

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  • It follows that in testing iron for magnetic quality the greatest care must be exercised to guard the specimen against any accidental vibration.

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  • per cycle at an induction of 8000, being 1 6 times the loss shown by Ewing's specimen at the same induction.

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  • The specimen, which has the form of a turned rod, 4 in.

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  • The standard rod and the test specimen, which must be of the same dimensions, are placed side by side within two magnetizing coils, and each pair of adjacent ends is joined by a short rectangular block or " yoke " of soft iron.

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  • unit, the ratio of magnetization to magnetizing force remained sensibly constant at 6.4, wihch may therefore with great probability be assumed to represent the initial value of for the specimen in question.

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  • Heydweiller, 2 which appeared to indicate a reversal in weak fields (corresponding to I= 5, or thereabouts), have been shown by Honda and Shimizu to be vitiated by the fact that his specimen was not initially in a magnetically neutral state; they found that when the applied field had the same direction as that of the permanent magnetization, Heydweiller's fallacious results were easily obtained; but if the field were applied in the direction opposite to that of the permanent magnetization, or if, as should rightly be the case, there were no permanent magnetization at all, then there was no indication of any Villari reversal.

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  • The critical temperature for the specimen of nickel examined (which contained nearly 5 of impurities) was 310° C. F.

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  • Above these temperatures the little permeability that remained was found to be independent of the magnetizing force, but it /1, appeared to vary a little with the temperature, one specimen showing a permeability of 100 at 820°, 2.3 at 950°, and 17 at 1050°.

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  • Another point to which attention is directed is the exceptionally great effect which hardening has upon the magnetic properties of chrome steel; one specimen had a coercive force of 9 when annealed, and of no less than 38 when oilhardened.

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  • The first column contains the symbols of the various elements which were added to the iron, and the second the percentage proportion in which each element was present; the sample containing 0.03% of carbon was a specimen of the best commercial iron, the values obtained for it being given for comparison.

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  • in thickness, which occurred on the outside of the specimen, and the exceptional magnetic quality which has been claimed for aluminium-iron cannot yet be regarded as established.

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  • Soc., 1903, 71, 30), experimenting with wires of iron, steel and nickel, showed that in weak fields the change of resistance was proportional to a function a12-+b14-{-cl', where a, b and c are constants for each specimen.

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  • Soc., 1897, 60, 425) worked with a similar specimen of bismuth, and their results for a constant temperature of 19° agree well with those of Henderson.

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  • Nickel was believed by Thomson to behave oppositely to iron, becoming negative when magnetized; but though his conclusion was accepted for nearly fifty years, it has recently been shown to be an erroneous one, based, no doubt, upon the result of an experiment with an impure specimen.

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  • 49), would throw light on this matter; but the specimen recently carefully studied by the writer and Pocock reveals neither gill-bearing limbs nor stigmata.

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  • A single specimen was found in the harbour of Copenhagen in the 18th century, having presumably been carried over by a ship to which it clung.

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  • The meeting of the coxae of all the prosomatic limbs in front of the pentagonal sternum; the space for a genital operculum; the pair of pectens, and the absence of any evidence of pulmonary stigmata are noticeable in this specimen.

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  • Sci., Igor.) orifices of the lung-chambers of modern scorpions, can be found in the Scottish specimen of Palaeophonus, which presents the ventral surface of the animal to view.

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  • COLUMBIUM, or Niobium (symbol Cb or Nb, atomic weight 94), one of the metallic elements of the nitrogen group, first detected in 1801 by C. Hatchett in a specimen of columbite (niobite) from Massachusetts (Phil.

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  • It is built of brick, is a fine specimen of Pointed Gothic, and was designed by Agostino and Agnolo.

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  • He could do more with a single specimen of a rare animal (e.g.

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  • The best specimen of this work, of which the outstanding characteristics are sheer whimsicality and topsy-turvy humour, is The Ballad of Kynd Kittok.

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  • In the Flyting of Dunbar and Kennedie, an outstanding specimen of a favourite northern form, analogous to the continental estrif, or tenzone, he and his rival reach a height of scurrility which is certainly without parallel in English literature.

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  • did little to connect his name with the history of London, although the erection of the exquisite specimen of florid Gothic at Westminster Abbey has carried his memory down in its popular name of Henry VII.'s chapel.

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  • 4 Howell's suggestion that the population of London in 1631 was a million and a half need only be mentioned as a specimen of the wildest of guesses.

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  • Under such conditions the pillar begins to yield, and fragments of mineral fly off with explosive violence, exactly as a specimen of rock will splinter under pressure in a testing machine.

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  • The following is an analysis of a specimen of English pressed glass; S102, 70.68%; Na 2 0, 18.38%; CaO, 5.45%; BaO, 4.17%; Al 2 0 3, 0.33%; and Fe203, o.

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  • Dr Petrie has called attention to two technical peculiarities to be found in almost every specimen of early glass-ware.

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  • Nearly every specimen shows traces of the pressure of a tool on the outside of the neck, as well as signs of the base having been closed by melting.

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  • The specimen in the Rijks Museum at Amsterdam has an eagle and two lions.

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  • The specimen in the Germanic Museum at Nuremberg has two lions and a griffin.

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  • A specimen is in the Indian section of the South Kensington Museum.

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  • The Megatheriidae, which include a number of genera, are collectively Megatherium, from the specimen in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

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  • He was one of the earliest composers for stringed instruments, and Kircher has given one specimen of this class of his works in the Musurgia.

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  • He applied this principle to the motion of fluids, and gave a specimen of its application at the end of his Dynamics in 1743.

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  • He is described as a grand specimen of the Rajput gentleman, and "the most conservative prince in conservative Rajputana."

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  • It is an old-fashioned town with many quaint wooden houses, notable among them the "Northeimhaus," a beautiful specimen of medieval architecture.

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  • Between Battel's time and 1846 nothing appears to have been heard of the gorilla or pongo, but in that year a missionary at the Gabun accidentally discovered a skull of the huge ape; and in 1847 a sketch of that specimen, together with two others, came into the hands of Sir R.

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  • Opposite the Rathaus, on the inner side of the Ring, is the new court theatre, another specimen of Semper's Renaissance work, finished in 1889.

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  • In 1822 Wollaston examined a specimen of those beautiful copper-like crystals which are occasionally met with in iron-furnace slags, and declared them to be metallic titanium.

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  • Others again assert the buffaloes to have been there from time immemorial; in which case it is very desirable that a specimen should be submitted for examination.

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  • The church of Santa Maria Maggiore, built in 1627-1682, is a characteristic specimen of Jesuit architecture; the church of Sant' Antonio Nuovo, built in 1827-1849, is in the Greek style, as also the Greek Orthodox church, built in 1782, which is one of the handsomest Byzantine structures in the whole of Austria.

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  • The adjacent mosque is a beautiful specimen of Moorish art.

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  • The value and interest of the Perceval romances stand very high, not alone for their intrinsic merit, though that is considerable - Chretien's Perceval, though not his best poem, is a favourable specimen of his work, and von Eschenbach's Parzival, though less elegant in style, is by far the most humanly interesting, and at the same time, most deeply spiritual, of the Grail romances - but also for the interest of the subject matter.

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  • He estimates the rank of a specimen by the quality of the chisel-work.

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  • The threads extend only to the outlines of each figure, and it follows that every part of the pattern has a rim of minute holes like pierced lines separating postage stamps in a sheet, the effect being that the design seems to hang suspended it1 the groundlinked into it, as the Japanese term implies.i A specimen of this nature recently manufactured by Kawashimas weavers measured 20 ft.

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  • They are family names, and though the dates we have given indicate the eras of the most noted ceramists in each family, amateurs must not draw any chronological conclusion from the mere fact that a specimen bears such and such a name.

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  • But at Owari the experts were content with an inferior color, and their blue-and-white porcelains never enjoyed a distinguished reputation, though occasionally we find a specimen of great merit.

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  • Japanese connoisseurs indicate the end of the 17th century as the golden period of the art, and so deeply rooted is this belief that whenever a date has to be assigned to any specimen of exceptionally fine quality, it is unhesitatingly referred to the time of Joken-in (Tsunayoshi).

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  • A specimen from Chittagong acquired in 1872 by the Zoological Society of London was named R.

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  • No specimen of this species has ever been brought alive to Europe.

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  • The classical specimen of an advanced cosmogony is to be found in the Rig Veda (x.

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  • Claudius Marcellus in 222 over the Gauls in a play called Clastidium, he gave the first specimen of the fabula praetexta in his Alimonium Romuli et Remi, based on the most national of all Roman traditions.

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  • Escaping by way of Strassburg he found an asylum in England, where he was made a prebendary of Canterbury, received a pension from Edward VI.'s privy purse, and composed his chief work, A Trajedy or Dialogue of the unjust usurped Primacy of the Bishop of Rome (1549) This remarkable performance, originally written in Latin, is extant only in the translation of John Ponet, bishop of Winchester, a splendid specimen of nervous English.

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  • His views on the problems of Arianism, and his attempt to reconcile it with orthodox theology, are contained in A Specimen of True Philosophy (1730, reprinted in Metaphysical Tracts, 1837) and Logology, or a Treatise on the Logos in Seven Sermons on John i.

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  • This was the state of opinion when the celebrated arguments against the possibility of motion, of which that of Achilles and the tortoise is a specimen, were propounded by Zeno, and such, apparently, continued to be the state of opinion till Aristotle pointed out that time is divisible without limit, in precisely the same sense that space is.

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  • The curse of Ernulphus or Arnulphus of Rochester (c. r loo), often quoted by students of English literature, is a very fair specimen of that class of composition.

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  • Less than a mile from the station is Groote Schuur, a typical specimen of the country houses built by the Dutch settlers in the 17th century.

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  • The best extant specimen is the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius; the most characteristic is the Alexandra or Cassandra of Lycophron, the obscurity of which is almost proverbial.

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  • Ameghino that the specimen really belongs to a lemuroid.

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  • Such stories obtained credence from the fact that so late as the year 1760, when Linnaeus named the principal species apoda, or "footless," no perfect specimen had been seen in Europe, the natives who sold the skins to coast traders invariably depriving them of feet and wings.

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  • The chief secular buildings are the town-hall (Rathaus), which dates from the i 5th century and was restored in 1883-1892, adorned with frescoes illustrating the history of the city; the Tempelherrenhaus, in Late Gothic erroneously said to have been built by the Knights Templars; the Knochenhaueramthaus, formerly the gild-house of the butchers, which was restored after being damaged by fire in 1884, and is probably the finest specimen of a wooden building in Germany; the Michaelis monastery, used as a lunatic asylum; and the old Carthusian monastery.

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  • 180, and whose Ada are at once the earliest documents of the Church of Africa and the earliest specimen of Christian Latin.

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  • form Lampetra, which occurs in ichthyological works of the middle ages; the derivation from lambere petras, to lick stones, is a specimen of etymological ingenuity.

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  • Lysippus worked out the finest type of sculptured Hercules, of which the Farnese by Glycon is a grand specimen.

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  • It has been restored, and is considered by some authorities, although others make the same claim on behalf of Huy, the most complete specimen in Belgium of pointed Gothic architecture.

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  • His most important work, the New Phrynichus (1882), dealing with the Atticisms of the grammarian, was supplemented by his Babrius (1883), a specimen of the later Greek, which was the chief subject of C. A.

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  • The cathedral, close by, is a fine specimen of Italian Gothic begun in 1277, but not completed internally until 1511, while the facade was not begun until 1880.

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  • Vitus, rising above the castle (Hrad) on the heights of the Hradcany (Prague), is a magnificent specimen of Gothic. The beautiful church of St.

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  • The earliest specimen of the Polish language is the so-called Psalter of Queen Margaret, discovered in 1826 at the convent of St Florian.

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  • A purified specimen of such Debreczin soda was found to contain as much as 90% of real carbonate, NaCO 3, and 4 of common salt.

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  • To take another specimen: the Mekilta on Ex.

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  • "The so-called ` tablet of warning to kings against injustice ' gives a fair specimen of connected discourse, e.g.

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  • He seems to have been induced to this change of view mainly through a specimen of the bird sent to him by John White, the brother of Gilbert White; but the opinion published in 1769 by Scopoli (Ann.

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  • (1802/3); he calculated a table to 14 places, but only a specimen of it which appeared in the Supplement was printed.

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  • All the fossil plants and animals of every kind are brought from this continent into a great museum; the latitude, longitude and relative elevation of each specimen are precisely recorded; a corps of investigators, having the most exact and thorough training in zoology and botany, and gifted with imagination, will soon begin to restore the geographic and physiographic outlines of the continent, its fresh, brackish and salt-water confines, its seas, rivers and lakes, its forests, uplands, plains, meadows and swamps, also to a certain extent the cosmic relations of this continent, the amount and duration of its sunshine, as well as something of the chemical constitution of its atmosphere and the waters of its rivers and seas; they will trace the progressive changes which took place in the outlines of the continent and its surrounding oceans, following the invasion§ of the land by the sea and the re-emergence of the land and retreatal of the seashore; they will outline the shoals and deeps of its border seas, and trace the barriers which prevented intermingling of the inhabitants of the various provinces of the continent and the surrounding seas.

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  • (Specimen presented to the American Museum of Natural History by the Royal Museum of Stuttgart through Professor Eberhard Fraas.) FIG.

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  • One specimen of a CentralAmerican inscription may give a general idea of them all, whether it be from the sculptured façade of a temple sketched by Catherwood, or from the painted deerskin called the Dresden Codex (reproduced in Kingsborough), or from the chapter of Diego de Landa where he professes to explain and translate the characters themselves.

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  • Of earlier buildings, the most distinguished are the Eski Serai, an ancient and half-ruined palace of the sultans; the bazaar of Ali Pasha; and the 16th-century mosque of the sultan Selim II., a magnificent specimen of Turkish architecture.

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  • There are several houses of interest, notably the Priory and Dr Awbrey's residence (now called Buckingham House), both built about the middle of the 16th century, but the finest specimen is Newton (about a mile out, near Llanfaes) built in 1582 by Sir John Games (a descendant of Sir David Gam), but now a farmhouse.

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  • The latter is afterwards carefully separated, when the fleece in a good specimen weighs about half a pound.

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  • The size varies, the total length of a very large specimen measuring 6 ft.

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  • The pavement of the triple choir, though much restored, is a very magnificent specimen of marble and porphyry mosaic in opus alexandrinum, with signs of Arab influence in its main lines.

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  • Before he was twenty he had afforded a specimen of his powers by an important contribution to the lunar theory.

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  • The font is a fine specimen of the same style; and there is beautiful woodwork in the chancel.

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  • ft., while a Polish specimen, of equally deep hue, is 44 lb 1 oz.

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  • In the 14th century Pistoia possessed a number of the most skilful artists in silver-work, a wonderful specimen of whose powers exists now in the cathedral - the great silver altar and frontal of St James, originally made for the high altar, but now placed in a chapel on the south side.

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  • Special interest attaches to the most aberrant member of the family, the Peruvian Dinomys, known for more than thirty years only by a single specimen taken in a house in Lima, and only lately rediscovered.

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  • 4501, serves to show that Trichoplax is the planulalarva of a Hydromedusa.) A, a small specimen drawn from life (X 20).

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  • B, a specimen undergoing fission (X 20).

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  • Altogether Biran's work presents a very remarkable specimen of deep metaphysical thinking directed by preference to the psychological aspect of experience.

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  • 1057, 1058) from a specimen brought to him from the southern coast of that country by Captain Barcley of the ship "Providence."

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  • And his credit is still greater when we find the venerable John Latham, who is said to have examined the specimen with Shaw, placing it some years later among the penguins (Gen.

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  • Temminck, who had never seen a specimen, had assorted it with the dodo in an order to which he applied the name of Inertes (Man.

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  • To put all suspicion at rest, Lord Derby sent his unique specimen for exhibition at a meeting of the Zoological Society, on the 12th of February 1833 (Proc. Zool.

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  • In 1844 the British Museum possessed three, and the sale catalogue of the Rivoli Collection, which passed in 1846 to the Academy of Natural Sciences at Philadelphia, includes a single specimen - probably the first taken to America.

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  • As a specimen we may take Silchester, remarkable as the one town in the whole Roman empire which has been completely © [[Round Men Fig]].

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  • The oldest extant specimen bears a faithfully copied Arabic inscription.

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  • Among numerous buildings of antiquarian interest the first is the ruined keep of the castle, a majestic specimen of Norman architecture, the largest of its kind in England, covering nearly twice the area of the White Tower in London.

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  • This is a beautiful specimen of Perpendicular work, embattled, flanked by spired turrets, and covered with panel work.

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  • A specimen of one of these heavy glasses afterwards became historically important as the substance in which Faraday detected the rotation of the plane of polarization of light when the glass was placed in the magnetic field, and also as the substance which was first repelled by the poles of the magnet.

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  • A characteristic specimen of the former is the stele of Yebaw-milk, king of Gebal (CIS.

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  • The general character of the work may be gathered from the following specimen.

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  • Its front is a specimen of the enriched Corinthian architecture, with a projecting pillared portico after the style of the temple of Jupiter Stator at Rome, 264 ft.

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  • The life of the choir-monks was predominantly contemplative, 1 Specimen passages, and also a general picture of the life, will be found in Miss Alice Gardner's Theodore of Studium, ch.

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  • A specimen of another butterfly (Precis sesamus) which mimics the Acraea was then offered in the same manner.

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  • The appearance of a specimen pelargonium properly pruned is shown in fig.

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  • This is the proper foundation for a good specimen, and illustrates how all such subjects should be pruned to keep them stocky and presentable in form.

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  • 46 shows a pot specimen of clematis trained over a balloonshaped trellis.

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  • L, Edge of the mantle not removed in the front part of the specimen.

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  • tended specimen.

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  • The general order of merit of a given variety or specimen of iron or steel may be measured by the degree to which it combines strength and hardness with ductility.

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  • Hence objects which need much machining are made rich in graphite, so that gressively from the state of graphite to that of cementite as we pass they may be cut easily, and those of the latter class rich in from specimen to specimen, may, with the foregoing picture of a cementite so that they may not wear out.

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  • The largest specimen found (1895) weighed 3078 carats.

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  • In the electrical method, observations of the variable flow are useful for finding the value of c for the specimen, but are not otherwise required.

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  • One of these, in the House of the Faun, well known as the battle of Alexander, presents us with the most striking specimen of artistic composition that has been preserved to us from antiquity.

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  • Usener, Epicurea (Leipzig, 1887) and Epicuri recogniti specimen (Bonn, 1880); Epicuri physica et meteorologica (ed.

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  • No finer specimen of literary biography existed in any language, living or dead; and a discerning critic might have confidently predicted that the author was destined to be the founder of a new school of English eloquence.

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  • The best specimen is the note on the character of Polonius.

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  • Of the noble palaces which it produced the castle of the Wartburg remains a perfect specimen, while the many magnificent churches dating from this time that still survive, prove the taste, wealth and piety of the burghers.

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  • Again it is a notable specimen of early Christian pseudepigraphy, and one which had manifold and far-reaching results.

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  • It is a fine specimen of later Gothic, and contains some good glass as well as a few pictures by Van Thudden.

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  • The Franciscan cloister is a fine specimen of late Romanesque; that of the Dominicans is hardly inferior, though of later date.

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  • Many of these pieces remind us of the oracles of the old heathen soothsayers, whose style is known to us from imitations, although we have perhaps not a single genuine specimen.

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  • is a fair size for a large specimen.

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  • A late class of stelae, of which the be,st specimen has been published by Golenischeff, consists of spells of various kinds originally intended for the use of the living, but later employed for funerary purposes.

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  • Since alite is a solid solution and, although an individual mineral, is not a chemical unit, the proportion of tricalcium silicate to tricalcium aluminate in a given specimen of alite will vary; but, whatever the proportions, each of these substances will react in its characteristic manner according to the equations given above.

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  • The original furniture of the palace is represented by the celebrated vase of the Alhambra, a splendid specimen of Moorish ceramic art, dating from 1 3 20, and belonging to the first period of Moorish porcelain.

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  • The church of St Mary the Virgin, a beautiful specimen of the Perpendicular style, dating from the reign of Henry VII., but frequently repaired and restored, contains the tomb of Lord Audley, chancellor to Henry VIII.

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  • This beautiful specimen of Early English architecture was partly destroyed in 1561, and its lands were granted to the earl of Eglinton and others.

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  • The highest specimen obtained was a lichen (Lecanora subfusca, L.) on the south side of Chimborazo, 18,400 ft.

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  • The works of Carlo Botta are Storia naturale e medica dell' Isola di Corfu (1798); an Italian translation of Born's Joannis Physiophili specimen monachologiae (1801); Souvenirs d'un voyage en Dalmatie (1802); Storia della guerra dell' Independenza d'America (1809); Camillo, a poem (1815); Storia d'Italia dal 1789 al 1814 (1824, new ed., Prato, 1862); Storia d'Italia in continuazione al Guiccaardini (1832, new ed., Milan, 1878).

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  • In the same year and at the same place was discovered the specimen (figs.

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  • Stimulated by the high price paid by the British Museum, the quarry owners diligently searched, and in 1872 another, much finer, preserved specimen was found.

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  • - The British Museum specimen.

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  • - The specimen in the Museum fur Naturkunde, Berlin.

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  • Io -r I cervical, 12-11 thoracic, 2 lumbar, 5-6 sacral, and 20 or 21 caudal, with a total caudal length of the Berlin specimen of 7 in.

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  • - Tail of British Museum specimen.

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  • The cycle illustrates some interesting customs and is in every way valuable as a specimen of popular narrative.

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  • The great candelabrum or tenebrarium in Seville Cathedral is the finest specimen of 16th-century metal-work in Spain; it was mainly the work of Bart.

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  • The screen by Henry V.'s tomb at Westminster is a good early specimen of this kind of work.

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  • The beauty of these effigies led to their being imported into England; most are now destroyed, but a fine specimen still exists at Westminster on the tomb of William de Valence (1296).

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  • Lepsius was a fine specimen of the best type of German scholar.

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  • They are said to be all descendants of one albino male specimen received in the Paris Museum menagerie in 1866, which, paired with normal specimens in 1867 and 1868, produced numerous white offspring, which by selection have been fixed as a permanent race, without, according to L.

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  • It was well received, and led to the publication in 1788 of Proposals for Printing, with a specimen, and in 1790 of a General Answer to Queries, Counsels and Criticisms. The first volume of the translation itself, which was entitled The Holy Bible.

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  • A peculiar variety of wild dog exists in the Karen hills of Burma, thus described from a specimen in confinement.

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  • 1908, 60, p. 134), but it seems impossible to obtain a perfectly pure specimen of the oxide.

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  • It was discovered in 1875 through its spectrum, in a specimen of zinc blende by Lecoq de Boisbaudran (Comptes rendus, 1875, 81, p. 493, and following years).

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  • The metal is obtained from zinc blende (which only contains it in very small quantity) by dissolving the mineral in an acid, and precipitating the gallium by metallic zinc. The precipitate is dissolved in hydrochloric acid and foreign metals are removed by sulphuretted hydrogen; the residual liquid being then fractionally precipitated by sodium carbonate, which throws out the gallium before the zinc. This precipitate is converted into gallium sulphate and finally into a pure specimen of the oxide, from which the metal is obtained by the electrolysis of an alkaline solution.

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  • It consists of a rock-hewn altar of burnt-offering with a place for killing the victims beside it and a shallow court, perhaps intended to hold water, in front: the most complete specimen of an ancient Semitic sanctuary that is known.'

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  • The church of St Etienne, or l'Abbaye-aux-Hommes, in the west of the town, is an important specimen of Romanesque architecture, dating from about 1070, when it was founded by William the Conqueror.

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  • A fine specimen of sustained humour is to be found in his speech pro Murena, where he rallies the jurisconsults and the Stoics.

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  • The fauna comprises most of the animals and birds common to the Gangetic plain; but the wild elephant is now practically unknown, except when a stray specimen loses its way at the foot of the hills.

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  • Notable is the so-called Deutsches Haus, the ancestral home of the counts of DrechselDeufstetten, a fine specimen of the German renaissance style of wooden architecture.

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  • The prior's house, still inhabited, is a remarkable specimen of 15th-century work, adjoining and incorporating remains in earlier styles.

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  • Specimen Days and Collect, also prose, appeared in 1882.

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  • The oldest specimen of a distinctively Ionian alphabet is the famous inscription of the mercenaries of Psammetichus, in Upper Egypt, as to which the only doubt is whether the Psammetichus in question is the first or the second, and consequently whether the inscription is to be dated 01.40 or 01.47.

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  • These constitute a distinct formation, generally with a " causative " meaning; the solitary Attic specimen is riyayov.

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  • Of the latter the "Albatross" obtained a specimen from a depth of 2232 fathoms (Faxon, 1895), of the former from 2221 fathoms, and of this S.

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  • His Commentary on the Epistle to the Philippians (1618, reprinted 1864) is a specimen of his preaching before his college, and of his fiery denunciation of popery and his fearless enunciation of that Calvinism which Oxford in common with all England then prized.

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  • He must have been a fine specimen of the more cultured Puritans - possessed of a robust common-sense in admirable contrast with some of his contemporaries.

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  • With this view he collected materials, and in 1574 published a specimen of his intended work in the shape of a monograph on the Canton of the Valais.

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  • Specimen Avenue.

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  • On the whole, both their merits and their defects are such as we should expect to find in the work of the poet celebrated by Bmda, and it seems possible, though hardly more than possible, that we have in these pieces a comparatively little altered specimen of Cmdmon's compositions.

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  • A much higher stage was reached in the financial methods of the Greek states, or more correctly speaking of Athens, the best-known specimen of the class.

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  • Florence affords an instructive specimen; but the passage from feudalism to the national state under the authority of monarchy made the cities and country districts parts of a larger whole.

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  • It is a good specimen of the religious novel, a form of literature invented by the Jews.

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  • It is, however, important as the first specimen of a chronicle written not for the learned but for the instruction of the monks and the common people, in the language of the vulgar, with an admixture of Latin and Oriental words.

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  • Unfortunately, the specimen quoted in the New Eng.

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  • He named his wages and enclosed a specimen of his work.

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  • The gathered illhumour of many years, aggravated by the confident assurance of the Hegelians, found vent at length in the introduction to his next book, where Hegel's works are described as three-quarters utter absurdity and one-quarter mere paradox - a specimen of the language in which during his subsequent career he used to advert to his three predecessors Fichte, Schelling, but above all Hegel.

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  • An interesting specimen of such difficulties propounded by Simon de Vries and resolved by Spinoza in accordance with his own principles, is preserved for us in Spinoza's correspondence.

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  • Hume's casual allusion to "this famous atheist" and his "hideous hypothesis" is a fair specimen of the tone in which he is usually referred to; people talked about Spinoza, Lessing said, "as if he were a dead dog."

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  • Pont de l'Arche has a fine Gothic church, with stained-glass windows of the 16th and 17th centuries; the church of Tillieres-sur-Arvre is a graceful specimen of the Renaissance style.

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  • Mirza Taki, the amiru n-nizam (vulgarly amir nizam), or consmander-in-chief, was a good specimen of the self-made man of Persia.

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  • Kasimirekis Specimen du di wan de Menoulchehri (Versailles, 1876).

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  • Scheele, in examining a specimen of pyrolusite, found a new substance to be present in the mineral, for on treatment with sulphuric acid it gave an insoluble salt which was afterwards shown to be identical with that contained in heavy spar.

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  • Two other essays appeared in the early part of last century, by Beckhaus, Specimen observationum de verbis airaf XEyou.

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  • The fighting-bulls are chiefly reared in the marshes and alluvial valleys; they are bred for strength and swiftness rather than size, and a good specimen should be sufficiently agile to leap over the inner barrier of the arena (about 68 in.

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  • The facade is a magnificent specimen of the flamboyant Gothic style, flanked by two Gothic towers.

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  • The specimen was cultivated in broth, and spores are drawn a little too small - they should be of the same diameter transversely as the segments.

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  • The best-known specimen of Pitt's eloquence, his reply to the sneers of Horatio Walpole at his youth and declamatory manner,which has found a place in somanyhandbooks of elocution, is evidently, in form at least, the work, not of Pitt, but of Dr Johnson, who furnished the report to the Gentleman's Magazine.

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  • p. 8, 1601) describes it as a vegetable curiosity, of which in 1588 he had left in Vienna a living specimen, but of which he had not yet seen either the flowers or recent fruit.

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  • The Mutiny Memorial, which was erected by the army before Delhi, is a rather poor specimen of a Gothic spire in red sandstone, while the memorial tablets are of inferior marble.

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  • The first specimen of the apparatus found at Perugia resembles a candelabrum on a base, tapering towards the top, with a blunt end, on which the small disk (found near the rod), which has a hole near the edge and is slightly hollow in the middle, could be balanced.

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  • In the second specimen there is no large disk, and the figure is holding up what is apparently a rhyton or drinking-horn.

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  • The mass is then packed into boxes all of one size, and a specimen of each again assayed, the mean of the whole being taken as the average.

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  • The chief public buildings are the two Dutch Reformed churches, the old church being a good specimen of colonial Dutch architecture, with gables, curves and thatched roof.

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  • 3) as a fine specimen of 13th century architectural carving.

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  • That for the conversion of a fraction into decimals (giving the complete period for all the prime numbers up to 997) is a specimen of the extraordinary love which Gauss had for long arithmetical calculations; and the amount of work gone through in the construction of the table of the number of the classes of binary quadratic forms must also have been tremendous.

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  • But the only specimen of his work that has come down to us is the translation in Latin hexameters (generally attributed to him, although some consider Domitian the author), together with scholia, of the Phaenomena of Aratus, which is superior to those of Cicero and Avienus (best edition by A.

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  • He was accompanied by many of his disciples; and as they passed by the Tai Mountain, an incident occurred which may be narrated as a specimen of the way in which he communicated to them his lessons.

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  • The church of St Michael and All Angels is a fine specimen of a late Perpendicular building (principally of the time of Henry VIII.).

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  • As a specimen of the apocalyptic method followed in Daniel, the celebrated prophecy of the seventy weeks (ix.

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  • The result was three pups, all in make and markings pure terriers, and one of the three was regarded as an unusually good specimen of the breed.

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  • The hall, converted into a royal chapel by George I., and now housing the museum of the Royal United Service Institution, the buildings of which adjoin it, is a fine specimen of Palladian architecture, and its ceiling is adorned with allegorical paintings by Rubens, restored and rehung in 1907.

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  • To illustrate Decorated and Perpendicular the churches of Clifton and of Marston Moretaine, with its massive detached campanile, may be mentioned; and Cople church is a good specimen of fine Perpendicular work.

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  • Perhaps the most favourable specimen of his style is his didactic novel entitled Judas der Erzschelm (4 vols., Salzburg, 1686-1695).

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  • Andorra is the sole surviving specimen of the independence possessed in medieval times by the warlike inhabitants of many Pyrenean valleys.

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  • 2.-I, Portion of epithelium from the tentacle of an Actinian, showing three supporting cells and one sense cell (sc); 2, a cnidoblast with enclosed nematocyst from the same specimen; 3 and 4, two forms of gland cell from the stomodaeum; 5a, 5b, epithelio-muscular cells from the tentacle in different states of contraction; 5c, an epithelio-muscular cell from the endoderm, containing a symbiotic zooxanthella; 6, a ganglion cell from the ectoderm of the peristome.

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  • There was little art or inspiration in his boyish verse, but in his nineteenth year an older sister thought a specimen of it good enough for submission to the Free Press, a weekly paper which William Lloyd Garrison, the future emancipationist, had started in the town of Newburyport.

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  • Meanwhile Mommsen continued his work in Italy: he drew up a full memorandum explaining the principles on which a Corpus inscriptionum should be compiled, and on which alone he could undertake the editorship. As a specimen he collected the inscriptions of Samnium, and in 1852 published those of the kingdom of Naples.

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  • After a remark that microscopes seem as capable of improvement as telescopes, he adds: " I shall now proceed to acquaint you with another more notable difformity in its Rays, wherein the Origin of Colour is unfolded: Concerning which I shall lay down the Doctrine first, and then, for its examination, give you an instance or two of the Experiments, as a specimen of the rest.

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  • With the view of stimulating mathematicians to write annotations on this admirable work, the celebrated 's Gravesande published a tract, entitled Specimen Commentarii in Arithmeticam Universalem; and Maclaurin's Algebra seems to have been drawn up in consequence of this appeal.

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  • This is but one specimen of the pious ejaculations, which in the first centuries were rising from the lips of thousands of mystae, in Egypt, Asia Minor, Italy and elsewhere.

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  • - A living Pentacrinid, Isocrinus asteria; the first specimen found, after Guettard's figure published in 1761.

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  • In its smaller manifestation, this class of folding passes into "crumpling" or "puckering," where quite a large number of folds may be crowded into a single hand specimen.

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  • As a single specimen of an altar, wholly unrelated to any of the foregoing, we may cite the ancient Mexican example described by W.

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  • In the town, the church 1870, p. 430) from a single specimen in the Museum of Peking, should be removed from the sub-family Cyginnae.

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  • It is the best specimen of the final aspect of scholasticism.

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  • Four sisterhoods stand together as the largest: those of Clewer, Wantage, All Saints and East Grinstead; and the work of the first may stand as a specimen of that of others.

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  • It is the finest specimen of Byzantine civil architecture left in the city.

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  • St Mary Diaconissa (Kalender Jamissi) is a fine specimen of the work of the closing years of the 6th century.

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  • Milne-Edwards, who was followed by Huxley, long ago formulated the conclusion that the eye-stalks of Crustacea are modified appendages, basing his argument on a specimen of Palinurus (figured in Bateson's book (1), in which the eye-stalk of one side is replaced by an antenniform palp. Hofer (6) in 1894 described a similar case in Astacus.

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  • Private Vices Public Benefits (1723), was a conspicuous if not a typical specimen.

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  • The Rondanini Medusa at Munich is a famous specimen of this conception.

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  • The Furstenhof, at one time a ducal residence, but now occupied by the municipal authorities, is a richly decorated specimen of the Italian early Renaissance style.

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  • The name opah, which is now generally used, is derived from the statement of a native of the coast of Guinea who happened to be in England when the first specimen was exhibited (1750), and who thought he recognized in it a fish well known by that name in his native country.

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  • Thus comparatively soon there appeared church books no longer written in pure Old Slavonic (of which the so-called " Asseman's Gospel " in the Vatican is the best type), but in Old Slavonic modified by Servian, Bulgarian, Russian influences, or in the languages which could be called Servian-Slavonic, Bulgarian-Slavonic, Russian-Slavonic. The best extant specimen of the Servian-Slavonic is " Miroslav's Gospel," written in the second half of the 12th century for the Servian prince Miroslav; a facsimile edition was published in 1897 in Belgrade.

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  • (See also Parallax.) The first specimen of a reflecting telescope was constructed by Isaac Newton in 1668.

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  • Latham issued a wretched figure of the species from a half-grown specimen in the Leverian Museum, and twenty years later said he had seen only one other, and that still younger, in Bullock's collection (Gen.

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  • The ninth edition of the Companion to this collection (18to, p. 121) states that the specimen "was brought alive" [?to ].

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  • The circle is the largest specimen of primitive stone monuments in Britain, measuring on the average 1200 ft.

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  • It was attacked in 1724 by John Cockburn in A Specimen of some free and impartial Remarks.

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  • This story is but one specimen of the personal human character of animals in myths, already referred to the intellectual condition of savages.

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  • we have an admirable specimen of writing quite distinct in stamp from the patriarchal stories.

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  • The church of Long Sutton, besides its fine Norman nave, possesses an Early English tower and spire which is comparable with the very early specimen at Oxford cathedral.

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  • Though largely modernized, the palace is an interesting specimen of Renaissance architecture; the "cathedral" (Romanesque-Byzantine style), and the oceanographical museum may also be mentioned.

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  • Its most characteristic signs are t As a specimen of the dialect may be quoted the words written round the edge of a picture on a patera, the genuineness of which is established by the fact that they were written before the glaze was put on: "foied vino pipafo, cra carefo," i.e.

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  • The chief survivals from the demolition are the huge square citadel, which rises to the east of the town, the château de Selles, a good specimen of the military architecture of the 13th century, and, among other gates, the Porte Notre-Dame, a stone and brick structure of the early 17th century.

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  • The flamingo is found native in the Balearic Islands and on the southern coasts, and a stray specimen is occasionally seen on the table-land of New Castile.

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  • Of the three-clawed echidnas (Proechidna) confined to New Guinea there are two species, Bruijn's echidna (P. bruijnii), discovered in 1877 in the mountains on the north-east coast at an elevation of 350o ft., and the black-spined echidna (P. nigroaculeata) of larger size - the type specimen measuring 31 in., as against 24 in.

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  • The more strongly curved surface is placed next the eye, the other serves at the same time as specimen carrier.

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  • Byj turning the knob A, placed at the front corner of the stage, a black or white plate, forming a dark or light background, can be swung underneath the specimen.

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  • The section is an admirable specimen of historiography.

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  • Aurivillius, who at the same time founded the species Pollicipes signatus on an almost perfect specimen from the Lower Ludlow of Wisby in Sweden.

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  • On the one hand, there is the mode of preservation which gives rise to casts, moulds and generally impressions, exhibiting the superficial features of the specimen.

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  • In the case of incrustation the whole substance of the fossilized specimen - e.g., a stem of Sigillaria - may be replaced by mineral matter, such as sandstone or shale, giving a cast of the whole, on the outer surface of which the external markings, such as the bases of leaves and the scars left by their fall, are visible in their natural form.

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  • This distinction, however, has proved to have no constant taxonomic value, for both arrangements may occur on different parts of the same specimen.

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  • Brardi) was investigated by Renault in 1875, but it was long before we had any trustworthy data for the anatomy of the ribbed forms. This gap in our knowledge has now been filled up, owing to Bertrand's investigation of a specimen referred by him to S.

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  • One large specimen is figured by Heer from Lower Cretaceous rocks of Greenland, and by the side of the frond is shown a carpel with lateral ovules, as in the female flower of Cycas; but an examination of the type-specimen in the Copenhagen Museum led the present writer to regard this supposed carpel as valueless.

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  • Professor Nathorst, as the result of a more recent examination of Heer's specimen, found that the segments of the frond are characterized by the presence of two parallel veins instead of a single midrib, with a row of stomata between them; for this type of Cycadean leaf he proposed the generic name Pseudocycas.

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  • This supposition is supported by a specimen from the Lower Permian of Autun, determined as Actinodon frossardi, acquired in 1902 by the British Museum, which shows a bone, similar to the so-called "epiotic cornu" of the microsaurians, Ceraterpeton and Scincosaurus, to have the relations of the supra-cleithrum of fishes, thus confirming a suggestion made by C. W.

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  • A'Ran l'Anshantuwei, the exiled dhjan-- king-- of the planet Anshan, looked over the three women before him, each a specimen of perfection to her people.

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  • He took his entire body in and thought, I am a perfect specimen of man, yet inhuman.

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  • An extremely lucid consideration of the Becke Line, the refractive differences between specimen and mountant, is particularly useful.

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  • numerical aperture The numerical aperture of a microscope objective is a measure of its ability to resolve fine specimen detail.

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  • The condenser aperture controls the fraction of the beam which is allowed to hit the specimen.

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  • A single specimen was beaten from young aspen in a clearing by the ponds at Monkwood Reserve on 22 August 1999.

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  • specimen barbel of ten pounds or more are likely to be twenty years old.

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  • barite specimen.

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  • biopsy specimen containing living cancer cells.

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  • Acton Lake is a specimen bream water with bream up to and in excess of 8 pounds.

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  • The membership includes Old Bury Hill Lake, Temple Lake our new specimen carp lake.

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  • Catching big chub on fast-paced rivers is usually the preserve of specimen hunters.

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  • chub on fast-paced rivers is usually the preserve of specimen hunters.

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  • Some not particularly good taxidermy - a cased specimen chub and a trout - went for £ 48 and £ 70.

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  • The biggest crushing claw of a lobster ever found was calculated to have been from a specimen that weighed about 9.3 kg.

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  • claw of a lobster ever found was calculated to have been from a specimen that weighed about 9.3 kg.

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  • coarsened by a factor of 2 resulting in 3.88 Angstrom per pixel on the specimen scale.

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  • conidiumgh our specimen had smaller conidia it was otherwise identical to Braun's description.

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  • There are also some specimen conifers, planted in the 1800's by the estate landowner of the time.

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  • crab apples are ideal specimen trees for small gardens.

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  • A specimen of venous blood is also required to estimate plasma creatinine levels.

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  • The last English record on the BMLSS records occurred of a specimen washed up dead on the north Devon coast in 2000.

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  • The specimen is supported along its entire length to minimize out-of-plane deformation [7] .

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  • discerning anglers to stalk exceptionally hard fighting specimen rainbow trout and brown trout that cruise in these beautiful lakes.

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  • dismayed to learn that he no longer had the specimen.

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  • duralumin specimen.

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  • eosin stained and mounted specimen.

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  • These are machined to a depth equal to half the specimen thickness and spaced equidistant from the specimen mid-length on opposing faces.

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  • Not everyone who grows fuchsias will want to produce specimen show plants.

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  • specimen grayling exceeding 4lbs have been recorded in the past.

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  • In time this English holly forms a tall conical tree - making a majestic, evergreen specimen plant for large gardens or parks.

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  • holly of the best golden variegated hollies, it's a great specimen plant for a sunny shrub, hedge or mixed border.

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  • homiletic treatise with some specimen sermons.

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  • The reason for choosing such an old specimen was simple: it unambiguously predates the period when Neandertals cohabited with modern humans.

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  • Specimen 1 is a fragment of the distal part of the shaft of a right humerus, probably of an adult individual.

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  • True there are Gudgeon in these places of specimen proportions that can engulf a pretty hunky piece of meet or a mouthful of maggots.

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  • illuminate simple obstruct most of the light in the cone, leaving just the edge of light cone still illuminating the specimen.

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  • distant kin In 1997, DNA was successfully sequenced - to everyone's surprise - from the original Neanderthal specimen.

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  • Is Seismosaurus ' s tail kink a feature of that genus, or simply damage that afflicted the only known specimen?

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  • Anyone fishing for specimen carp or predators must have a large unhooking mat and large landing net.

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  • A diagnosis of spindle cell lipoma was rendered on the resected specimen.

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  • Tackle requirements: A 2 lb-plus test curve specimen rod, 12 lb mainline and a long hooklink of strong wire.

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  • This compact, upright Japanese maple is an ideal specimen tree for a small garden.

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  • The bone specimen tested in this report was the equine third metacarpal or cannon bone.

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  • Electron probe microanalysis was employed to determine the chemical composition and the distribution of elements within the specimen.

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  • Information concerning the elemental composition of a specimen can be revealed by X-ray microanalysis (see above ).

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  • The measurement of specimen size with a microscope is normally made by using an eyepiece micrometer.

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  • Shear is the predominant cause of failure in all cases; independent of material microstructure, loading configuration or specimen size [3] .

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  • midstream specimen of urine is sent to the laboratory in order to exclude infection.

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  • She was very beautiful, a fine thick-lipped specimen while clearly looked monstrous.

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  • museum specimen appears smooth compared with the recreated dissection.

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  • Well, whatever his literary merits, he struck me as a fairly noxious specimen.

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  • rolling parkland, terraced Victoria Garden, fine specimen trees.

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  • Almost every microscopist has had a particular group or type of specimen to which he or she has a special partiality.

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  • pathology specimen 41.1 ' Horseshoe Kidney ', above, shows this anomaly in the trunk of a young child.

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  • The unit allows focusing of the specimen and camera image through the parallax focus periscope.

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  • Anchoring local Plaice marks Finally, the best specimen plaice marks Finally, the best specimen Plaice frequently fall to boats at anchor on good marks.

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  • Specimens are loaded in compression between flat, parallel hardened steel platens with recesses to reduce lateral movement of the specimen.

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  • Laying a specimen on the glass platen is surprisingly effective.

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  • Transmission of the load from load cell to specimen was by means of compression platens and a four point bending jig with no articulation.

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  • This interactive tutorial explores how varying the amount of bias retardation can affect the appearance and level of staining achieved in the specimen image.

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  • Rex specimen will enthrall, educate and entertain our visitors and students for generations to come.

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  • This stretch has in the past produced specimen roach over 3lb.

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  • saliva swab specimen for analysis.

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  • However, in a thick enough specimen, inelastic scattering will also take place.

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  • A fine but somewhat seedy specimen that has stood the test of time.

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  • Also, the interior of the museum specimen appears smooth compared with the recreated dissection.

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  • This enables the specimen to be moved by distances of the order of the interatomic spacing.

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  • specimen of urine to your doctor's surgery tomorrow for testing.

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  • The painting was based on a preserved specimen belonging to the great American artist J.J. Audubon, a close friend of Macgillivray's.

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  • Tumor size was defined as maximum diameter of the tumor measured from the surgical specimen.

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  • specimen carp lake.

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  • At present, the specimen is not centrally loaded through the specimen thickness.

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  • specimen conifers, planted in the 1800's by the estate landowner of the time.

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  • specimen hunter 's requirements too.

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  • A cell culture assay is a lab test performed on a biopsy specimen containing living cancer cells.

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  • The difficulty of identification presented by this group means that all records must be confirmed with a voucher specimen.

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  • It's a reliable line that I'd be happy using for medium to heavy feeder work or for specimen fishing, including spinning.

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  • substage assembly, as well as the specimen.

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  • Along comes a health worker who takes a saliva swab specimen for analysis.

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  • sweat glands in the human skin are quite difficult to spot in specimen slides.

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  • This specimen had over 100 tapeworms in its gut.

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  • taxidermy firms keep a full stock record, which show all specimen movement details.

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  • taxon concepts can thus be compared by examining their specimen content.

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  • taxon lists show number of differences from specimen in parentheses.

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  • The size of the removed specimen was 13.5 x 8.5 x 7.5 cm, and weight 530 g. The pathological diagnosis was immature teratoma.

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  • Specimen heating is preferably achieved by direct resistance heating of conducting specimens and monitored by a calibrated thermocouple attached directly to the specimen.

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  • Specimen 2 is a distal fragment of an adult right tibia.

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  • Figure 1: fiber tow test specimen (mm ).

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  • transducer element is mounted inside the specimen holder.

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  • The handwriting, as shewn in the specimen, exhibits the sloping uncials which are characteristic of the eighth and ninth centuries.

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  • Within thirty minutes I had the perfect specimen, lying on its back exposing the whole underside of the insect.

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  • unwrapped each parcel to reveal an immaculate specimen.

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  • This attractively variegated deciduous shrub makes a great specimen plant for a well-drained sunny border.

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  • variegated hollies, it's a great specimen plant for a sunny shrub, hedge or mixed border.

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  • voucher specimen.

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  • A full specimen policy wording is available on request.

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  • Several local races of African elephant have been described, mainly distinguished from one another by the form and size of the ears, shape of the head, &c. The most interesting of these is the pigmy Congo race, africanus pumilio, named on the evidence of an immature specimen in the possession of C. Hagenbeck, the well-known animal-dealer of Hamburg, in 1905.

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  • PERE DAVID'S DEER, the mi-lou of the Chinese, an aberrant and strangely mule-like deer (q.v.), the first evidence of whose existence was made known in Europe by the Abbe (then Pere) David, who in 1865 obtained the skin of a specimen from the herd kept at that time in the imperial park at Pekin.

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  • The original specimen of C. dodecalophus contained exclusively female zooids, in which a single pair of ovaries (figs.

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  • We could not choose a more perfect specimen of her style than the allegory under which she pictures the " might have been."

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  • An exceptional specimen or an uncommon variety may sometimes be seen in the above-mentioned abnormal places, but the best, the true, and common variety of the table is the produce of short, upland, wind-swept pastures.

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  • The growth of the lace industry in the 17th century hastened the process by leading to the substitution of broad bands of lace as decoration; occasionally, as in a magnificent specimen preserved at South Kensington, nearly half the vestment is thus Apparelled Alb in the South Kensington Museum.

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  • His ideas and experiments on the nature of minerals and other substances are voluminously set forth in his Physica Subterranea (Frankfort, 1669); an edition of this, published at Leipzig in 1703, contains two supplements (Experimentum chymicum novum and Demonstratio Philosophica), proving the truth and possibility of transmuting metals, Experimentum novum ac curiosum de minera arenaria perpetua, the paper on timepieces already mentioned and also Specimen Becherianum, a summary of his doctrines by Stahl, who in the preface acknowledges indebtedness to him in the words Becheriana sunt quae profero.

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  • The buildings of the town include a public library, and the church of St John (end of 16th century), a fine specimen of the architecture of its period.

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  • The formula in one specimen was i.I - I' c. o - o' p -}-m 3 - 4; total 20.

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  • Stromeyer in a sample of zinc carbonate from which a specimen of zinc oxide was obtained, having a yellow colour, although quite free from iron; Stromeyer showing that this coloration was due to the presence of the oxide of a new metal.

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  • A specimen of the phosphatic limestone analysed by A.

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  • The most remarkable specimen is a skull, Odontopteryx toliapicus (figs.

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  • It was the basis of the earliest specimen of Provençal literature.

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  • In Arabic we have fragments at Paris, of which Renan translated a specimen for the Spicilegium solesmense, and another version of thirty-seven chapters at Leiden, probably the work of a monk at Jerusalem, which Land translated and printed with the Syriac. The Latin MSS.

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  • Near the ruined West Gate is the entrance to Pembroke Castle, a splendid specimen of medieval fortified architecture.

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  • In 1745 P. Barrere brought out at Perpignan a little book called Ornithologiae Specimen novum, and in 1752 Mdhring published at Aurich one still smaller, his Avium Genera.

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  • The regent-mother Ogul Gaimish (the "Camus" of Rubruquis) seems to have received and dismissed him with presents and a letter for Louis IX., the latter a fine specimen of Mongol insolence.

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  • His defence, at first only a pamphlet, became in its third edition a lengthy treatise entitled Inquiry into the Relation of Cause and Ef f ect, and is a fine specimen of Brown's analytical faculty.

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  • This specimen has been regarded as the female of Symbos cavifrons; but this view, as pointed out by Mr Osgood, is almost certainly incorrect, and it represents an entirely distinct form.

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  • broad and usually visited from Sandwick, lies the uninhabited island of Mousa (correctly spelled Moosa, the moory isle, from the:: Norse mO-r, moor), famous for the most perfect specimen of a Pictish broch, or tower of defence, in the British Isles.

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  • Instead of keeping a catalogue of the species contained in the herbarium, which, owing to the constant additions, would be almost impossible, such species are usually ticked off with a pencil in the systematic work which is followed in arranging them, so that by reference to this work it is possible to see at a glance whether the specimen sought is in the herbarium and what species are still wanted.

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  • The critical temperature for the specimen of nickel examined (which contained nearly 5 of impurities) was 310° C. F.

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  • Above these temperatures the little permeability that remained was found to be independent of the magnetizing force, but it /1, appeared to vary a little with the temperature, one specimen showing a permeability of 100 at 820°, 2.3 at 950°, and 17 at 1050°.

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  • Soc., 1897, 60, 425) worked with a similar specimen of bismuth, and their results for a constant temperature of 19° agree well with those of Henderson.

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  • When such precautions are adopted it is found that the " electromotive force of magnetization " is, for a given specimen, perfectly definite both in direction and in magnitude; it is independent of the nature of the corrosive solution, and is a function of the field-strength alone, the curves showing the relation of electromotive force 'to field-intensity bearing a rough resemblance to the familiar I-H curves.

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  • It was to be hoped that the specimen of the Silurian scorpion (Palaeophonus) from Scotland, showing the ventral surface of the mesosoma (fig.

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  • On the other hand, no trace of respiratory appendages excepting the pectens can be detected in the specimen (see fig.

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  • Of the few accessible fragments of the Roman wall still existing special mention may be made of the bastion in the churchyard of St Giles's, Cripplegate; a little farther west is a small fragment in St Martin's Court, Ludgate Hill (opposite the Old Bailey), but the best specimen can be seen near Tower Hill just out of George Street, Trinity Square.

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  • The principal church buildings are the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Roman Catholic), a fine specimen of Gothic architecture, built of brownstone, with spires 210 ft.

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  • " The Charlemagne Legends.") The most famous heroes who are associated with him are Roland, praefect of the marches of Brittany, the Orlando of Ariosto, slain at Roncevaux (Roncevalles) in the Pyrenees, and his friend and rival Oliver (Olivier); Ogier the Dane, the Holger Danske of Hans Andersen, and Huon of Bordeaux, probably both introduced from the Arthurian cycle; Renaud (Rinaldo) of Montauban, one of the four sons of Aymon, to whom the wonderful horse Bayard was presented by Charlemagne; the traitor Doon of Mayence; Ganelon, responsible for the treachery that led to the death of Roland; Archbishop Turpin, a typical specimen of muscular Christianity; William Fierabras, William au court nez, William of Toulouse, and William of Orange (all probably identical), and Vivien, the nephew of the latter and the hero of Aliscans.

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  • He also wrote De nomine, pronomine, et verbo (an abridgment of part of his Institutiones), and an interesting specimen of the school teaching of grammar in the shape of complete parsing by question and answer of the first twelve lines of the Aeneid (Partitiones xii.

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  • One specimen of a CentralAmerican inscription may give a general idea of them all, whether it be from the sculptured façade of a temple sketched by Catherwood, or from the painted deerskin called the Dresden Codex (reproduced in Kingsborough), or from the chapter of Diego de Landa where he professes to explain and translate the characters themselves.

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  • One contained in the Shah Jahan Nama - a gorgeous specimen of illuminated Persian manuscript and exquisite calligraphy - represents a most ordinary, middle-aged Oriental, with narrow black whisker fringing the cheek and meeting the tip of the chin in a scanty, pointed beard; a thin moustache sweeps in a semicircle from above the upper lip; the eyebrow over the almond-shaped eye is marked but not bushy.

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  • A single fern specimen obtained by Littledale (Polypodium hastatum) is indicative of eastern China.

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  • The most elaborate specimen of this wrought work is the screen to the Rinuccini chapel in Santa Croce, Florence, of 1371, in which moulded pillars and window-like tracery have been wrought and modelled by the hammer with extraordinary skill (see Wyatt, Metal-Work of Middle Ages).

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  • A splendid specimen of pathos is to be found in his account of the condemnation and execution of the Sicilian captains (Verr.

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  • AnwarI (died between ii89 and 1191; 585 and 587 A.H.), who in early life had pursued scientific studies in the madrasa of Ttt~, and who ranked among the foremost astronomers of his time, owes his renown as much to the inexhaustible store of poetical similes and epitheta ornantia which he showered upon Sinjar and other royal and princely personages, as to his cutting sarcasms, which he was careful to direct, not against individuals but against whole classes of society and the cruel wrong worked by an inexorable fatethus disregarding the example 01 Firdousi, whose attack upon Sultan Mahmd for having cheated him out of the reward for his epopee is the oldest and most finished specimen of personal satire.

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  • The great calculating engine was never completed; the constructor apparently desired to adopt a new principle when the first specimen was nearly complete, to make it not a difference but an analytical engine, and the government declined to accept the further risk (see Calculating Machines).

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  • Of existing statues the most famous is the Aphrodite of Melos (Venus of Milo), now in the Louvre, which was found on the island in 1820 amongst the ruins of the theatre; the Capitoline Venus at Rome and the Venus of Capua, represented as a goddess of victory (these two exhibit a lofty conception of the goddess); the Medicean Venus at Florence, found in the porticus of Octavia at Rome and (probably wrongly) attributed to Cleomenes; the Venus stooping in the bath, in the Vatican; and the Callipygos at Naples, a specimen of the most sensual type.

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  • Part of the crypt dates from 1015; the apse shows the transition from the Romanesque to the Gothic style; and the nave, finished in 1275, is a fine specimen of pure Gothic. Of the elaborate west façade, with its screen of double tracery and its numerous sculptures, the original design was finished by Erwin von Steinbach (d.

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  • The chief survivals from the demolition are the huge square citadel, which rises to the east of the town, the château de Selles, a good specimen of the military architecture of the 13th century, and, among other gates, the Porte Notre-Dame, a stone and brick structure of the early 17th century.

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  • Another specimen of his wit is furnished by the following epigram of the five reasons for drinking: Si bene quid memini, causae sunt quinque bibendi; Hospitis adventus, praesens sitis atque futura, Ant vini bonitas, aut quaelibet altera causa.

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  • I hope this T. rex specimen will enthrall, educate and entertain our visitors and students for generations to come.

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  • Please take a specimen of urine to your doctor 's surgery tomorrow for testing.

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  • The painting was based on a preserved specimen belonging to the great American artist J.J. Audubon, a close friend of Macgillivray 's.

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  • The largest tackle shop in the area it has a complete matchman 's range; and specimen hunter 's requirements too.

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  • The loose specimen has the same distinct coloring of spidery lines and fits well into the vault.

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  • It 's a reliable line that I 'd be happy using for medium to heavy feeder work or for specimen fishing, including spinning.

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  • The Stand The stand supports the body tube and substage assembly, as well as the specimen.

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  • Now, as it happens, sweat glands in the human skin are quite difficult to spot in specimen slides.

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  • Professional taxidermy firms keep a full stock record, which show all specimen movement details.

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  • Two taxon concepts can thus be compared by examining their specimen content.

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  • Taxon lists show number of differences from specimen in parentheses.

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  • Figure 1: Fiber tow test specimen (mm).

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  • The transducer element is mounted inside the specimen holder.

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  • He unwrapped each parcel to reveal an immaculate specimen.

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  • Whether you're looking for a house pet or a show specimen, this is definitely one breed you should consider.

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  • The flowers are said to be minute and inconspicuous, but the shrub is not apparently a free bloomer, as a specimen that has grown at Kingswear, S.

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  • There is also a fine specimen at Leonards-lee, near Horsham, and probably others in the gardens of Devon and Cornwall.

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  • A well-flowered specimen is a pretty sight.

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  • It is highly ornamental as a back line to a long border, as a single specimen to let into the lawn, as the centre of a bed or vase, or in masses with other elegant foliage plants.

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  • In April 1892 I saw a most lovely specimen low down in a damp little grassy bay beside a mill-race at Mount Usher in Wicklow.

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  • The largest specimen at Kew is 9 feet high, with a spreading base and foliage of the deepest and glossiest green.

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  • At Abbotsford it is in specimen form 2 feet high and 6 feet across, and flowers profusely all the summer.

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  • Redtwig dogwood is grown for its vivid winter color in hedges, foundation plantings, and as specimen plants.

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  • The flowers became known in Europe after a specimen was recorded near Nagasaki in 1695, and by the time the first plants were introduced in 1844, they were already known as Anemone japonica.

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  • Weeping willow are usually grown as specimen trees.

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  • Specimen trees and garden sculpture are often dramatized with uplights.

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  • Australian fan palm (Livistonia australis): Reaching up to 80 feet high, this palm is commonly used as a roadside specimen.

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  • It is essential that your specimen be in excellent health.

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  • Once you have made your selection, it is time to take care of your gardenia indoor specimen so it will thrive and provide you with season after season of glorious flowers.

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  • Keeping the roots warm will help the plant grow into a healthy, hardy specimen for you to enjoy.

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  • Every model is expected to be a superior physical specimen.

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  • However, if you want to try a well-made and distinctive California Sauvignon Blanc, this is a nice specimen.

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