Caracteres sentence example

caracteres
  • Blanchard published some Recherches sur les caracteres osteo- logiques des oiseaux appliquees a la classification naturelle de ces animaux, strongly urging the superiority of such characters over those drawn from the bill or feet, which, he remarks, though they may have sometimes given correct notions, have mostly led to mistakes, and, if observations of habits and food have sometimes afforded happy results, they have often been deceptive; so that, should more be wanted than to draw up a mere inventory of creation or trace the distinctive outline of each species, zoology without anatomy would remain a barren study.
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  • Of critical studies the most important are Cordonnier's " Les Japonais en Mandchourie" (Revue d'Infanterie, 1910); and Culmann, Etude sur les caracteres generaux de la guerre en extreme-orient (Paris, 1909).
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  • His other principal works are: - Traite ele'mentaire de mneralogie, avec des applications aux arts (2 vols., Paris, 1807); Histoire naturelle des crustace's fossiles (Paris, 1822); Classification et caracteres mineralogiques des roches homogenes et hete'rogenes (Paris, 1827); the Tableau des terrains qui component l'ecorce du globe, ou Essai sur la structure de la partie connue de la Jerre (Paris, 1829); and the Traite des arts ceramiques (1844).
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  • Senac also wrote a moderate exposition of the causes that led to the revolution, entitled Du gouvernement, des mours et des conditions en France avant la Revolution, avec les caracteres des principaux personnages du regne de Louis XVI; the last part was reprinted (1813) by the duc de Levis with a notice of the author as Portraits et caracteres.
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  • Blanchard, " Recherches sur les caracteres osteologiques des oiseaux appliques a la classification," Ann.
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