The most important are eagles, kites, vultures, falcons, owls, horn-bills, cranes, pheasants (notably the argus, fire-back and peacock-pheasants), partridges, ravens, crows, parrots, pigeons, woodpeckers, doves, snipe, quail and swallows.
ARGUS, in ancient Greek mythology, the son of Inachus, Agenor or Arestor, or, according to others, an earth-born hero (autochthon).
Another Argus, the old dog of Odysseus, who recognized his master on his return to Ithaca, figures in one of the best-known incidents in Homer's Odyssey (xvii.
When it began two small squadrons were getting ready for sea at New York; the frigate "President" (44) and sloop "Hornet" (18), under Commodore John Rodgers, who had also the general command; and the frigates "United States" (44) and "Congress" (38), with the brig "Argus" (16) to which two guns were afterwards added, under Captain Stephen Decatur.
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Talleyrand introduced him to Napoleon, who arranged for him to establish in Paris an English tri-weekly, the Argus, which was to review English affairs from the French point of view.
The chief papers are the Cape Times, Cape Argus, South African News (Bond), both daily and weekly; the Diamond Fields Advertiser (Kimberley) and the Eastern Province Herald (Port Elizabeth).
He removed to Kentucky, graduated at Transylvania University in 1811, took to journalism, and for some time edited Amos Kendall's paper, the Argus, at Frankfort.
Invertebrates such as the northern brown Argus are also at risk from heavy grazing.
Butterflies include the dark green and Duke of Burgundy fritillary, chalkhill blue, brown Argus and silver-spotted skipper.
editorial cartoonist for the Cape Argus, Cape Town's oldest newspaper, where his work appears daily.
Species found include slender ground hopper, great green bush cricket, brown argus, reed and sedge warblers and flowering rush.
Comment by Steve Barker 27 July 2001 There was an Evening Argus report of a large jellyfish off Worthing.
merchantman>merchantmen bound up the St. George's Channel were given in charge of ARGUS off Cape Clear.
No Brown Argus, Common Blue, Adonis or Small Heath seen on transect, yet.
A signal instance of the audacity of the American cruisers was the capture of the U.S. sloop "Argus" (20) by the British sloop "Pelican" (18) so far from home as St David's Head in Wales on the 14th of August 1813.
The most beautiful of recent date are-Good Single Kinds: Argus, Armida, Autumnus, Bridesmaid, Countess of Warwick, Duchess of Sutherland, Emily, Frank Bramley, Giganteus, Miss Ida Chamberlain, Mrs J.
The Hand of Argus captures a Blood Elf, who reveals after intense interrogation that Sironas, a traitor among the Draenei, is working alongside the Blood Elves.
Sweden The Swenska Argus (1733-1734) of Olof Dalin is the first contribution of Sweden to periodical literature.
Argus with his countless eyes originally denoted the starry heavens (Apollodorus ii.
Calling at Talamone to embark arms and money, he reached Marsala on the 11th of May, and landed under the protection of the British vessels "Intrepid" and "Argus."
On the east coast peafowl are found, and throughout the interior the argus pheasant, the firebacked pheasant, the blue partridge, the adjutantbird, several kinds of heron and crane, duck, teal, cotton-teal, snipe, wood-pigeon, green-pigeon of several varieties, swifts, swallows pied-robins, hornbills, parakeets, fly-catchers, nightjars, and many other kinds of bird are met with frequently.
The Argus, founded in 1813 by Jesse Buel (1778-1839) and edited from 1824 to 1854 by Edwin Croswell (1797-1871), was long the organ of the coterie of New York politicians known as the "Albany Regency," and was one of the most influential Democratic papers in the United States.
Previously to their holding office, Daniel Manning (1831-1887), secretary of the treasury in President Cleveland's cabinet, was president of the Argus company, and Daniel Scott Lamont (1851-1905), secretary of war during President Cleveland's second administration, was managing editor of the newspaper.
From 1803 to 1805 he served in the squadron sent to chastise the Barbary pirates as commander of the "Enterprise," but was transferred to the "Argus" in November of 1803.
The Homeric epithet 'ApyEtybO rqs, which the Greeks interpreted as "the slayer of Argus," inventing a myth to account for Argus, is explained as originally an epithet of the wind (apyEO-Tris), which clears away the mists (apyos, q5aivco).
The "Pelican's" guns were heavier than those of the "Argus."
This is the southern star n Argus (sometimes called i Carinae).
7 7 Argus is surrounded by a nebula, the famous Keyhole nebula "; in this respect it resembles Nova Persei.
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