Creature sentence example

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  • What kind of creature could do this?
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  • He was the creature who trapped her in Hell.
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  • There's one creature who can tolerate you, and that's me.
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  • He was a fool if he thought he could fight a creature that didn't die!
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  • But not a trace could they find of the tiny creature they sought.
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  • Whatever creature it was, it had to be ancient.
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  • She was stuck with the creature behind the evil in the world.
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  • This creature succeeded by other means than temperance and purity.
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  • At the far end of the library was a creature that made her think twice about entering.
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  • They heard the sudden twittering of a bird, but could not find the creature anywhere.
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  • Cold and merciless, this creature was her mate for all time.
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  • You've always been a selfish creature, Jule.
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  • In that moment, she almost felt a human connection to the creature with the red eyes.
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  • Today, she had left, because the idea of eternity in the red desert with a creature incapable of caring for her was too much for her to bear.
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  • The Wizard reached out, caught the wee creature in his hand, and holding its head between one thumb and finger and its tail between the other thumb and finger he pulled it apart, each of the two parts becoming a whole and separate piglet in an instant.
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  • Jule launched himself out the window as the creature made the second blow against the door.
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  • As she watched, the creature rose and hobbled from the desk to a nearby shelf.
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  • He looked closely at the creature.
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  • She wasn't able to reconcile the creature that turned her Immortal with the man before her.
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  • He is the same restless little creature he was when you saw him.
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  • Jule was knocked off his feet by a hard blow but got back up, beckoning to the other creature with a look of confidence out of place for his bloodied face.
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  • The horse had especially attracted their notice, because it was the biggest and strangest creature they had ever seen; so it became the center of their first attack.
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  • He knew it was Napoleon--his hero--but at that moment Napoleon seemed to him such a small, insignificant creature compared with what was passing now between himself and that lofty infinite sky with the clouds flying over it.
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  • The creature walking away from her wanted something, and she couldn't figure out what.
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  • Unlike her father, this creature was capable of sympathy.
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  • Had his actions truly set her on this path to end up as the plaything of a creature with no capacity for mercy?
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  • "He's a creature that wriggles in anywhere!" was the answer.
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  • The hair on the back of his neck rose, and he tensed, waiting for the creature to materialize.
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  • She was perplexed by this creature.
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  • Though she tried hard not to fear death, she wondered what kind of creature was capable of breaking through bars made of materials she'd never before seen and held in place with some sort of magic.
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  • She relived the bloody scene in the banquet hall, heard the creature panting her name as he came against her thigh and then tore through the other side of her neck.
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  • She needed more rope to reach the top of the cliff, yet being dinner for any creature wasn't the way she'd like to go.
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  • Even without some sadistic creature's name around her neck, things would never be the same.
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  • There was no way to get the creature out without breaking the vase, so the Tin Woodman smashed it with his axe and set the little prisoner free.
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  • The creature took a sip of her like from a straw.
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  • "Good enough," the creature down the hall, Jared, said with a loud sigh.
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  • Pain blazed through him as he took the shape of the ancient creature.
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  • He didn't understand why the self-proclaimed guardian of humans would drag such a helpless creature into this web of evil.
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  • "There isn't a creature in this realm that talks to me like you do," Kris muttered.
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  • She dropped, surprised and disgusted when one hand landed in what was a human or creature at one point.
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  • The tension in the room was high, each creature bristling with magic.
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  • His chapter on the flea, in which he not only describes its structure, but traces out the whole history of its metamorphoses from its first emergence from the egg, is full of interest - not so much for the exactness of his observations, as for its incidental revelation of the extraordinary ignorance then prevalent in regard to the origin and propagation of "this minute and despised creature," which some asserted to be produced from sand, others from dust, others from the dung of pigeons, and others from urine, but which he showed to be "endowed with as great perfection in its kind as any large animal," and proved to breed in the regular way of winged insects.
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  • It was egregious that stores of immense power were wasted on such a creature at a time when Damian needed all the help he could get.
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  • There is no mercy or compassion in this creature.
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  • This creature has been identified as a yellow baboon.
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  • This creature I'll avoid when I come calling, which I soon plan to do.
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  • "You almost waited too long," the mysterious creature said from behind him.
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  • She held her breath, not wanting to draw the attention of either creature.
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  • His eyes turned black, fathomless, and she knew whatever creature possessed the human body was loosening its grip on its powers.
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  • You'll be the one person in the universe who finds an ounce of good in that creature, Darkyn.
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  • He was the unpredictable, violent creature she always considered him in battle but not in dealing.
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  • No part of her was ready to meet whatever creature they discussed.
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  • She looked him over, silently dismissing any notion that this creature spent much time in the mortal world.
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  • There had to be more to what this creature offered.
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  • He'd given her something to think about, but her instincts were screaming at her not to have anything to do with this creature.
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  • The demons they passed bowed to Darkyn, their eyes riveted to her once the scary creature strode by.
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  • The scraping of leather against leather, the hollow clatter of stone and shale, the rustle of whatever creature settled behind her.
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  • Near full-blown panic again, Deidre was midway through her second step towards the door when the creature snatched her.
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  • The creature's third sip drove her into the darkness between consciousness and sleep.
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  • Deidre was still as the creature walked around her, scrutinizing her.
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  • Its colors rippled and changed before the flower bent and delicate wings spread apart, revealing a creature that was surely a fairy.
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  • A human-like creature sat in the corner making snorting sounds he assumed was weeping.
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  • The sobbing, slender creature tensed and covered his head, as if expecting an attack from above.
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  • Amused, Rhyn stopped pacing and sat, staring the small creature down.
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  • Death had her pick of badasses from every generation of man and creature, and she wooed every one with the promise of endless riches and the ability to leave when they chose.
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  • She watched as the creature neared in the shadowy darkness.
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  • Her eyes stayed on the creature, which joined several more tattooed beings in the hall before they all struck out in different directions.
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  • Her blurred vision fell to the corner, where a creature with glowing emerald eyes crouched.
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  • The creature looked confused but shifted from its guarded crouch to a kneeling position.
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  • He wasn't a patient creature, whatever he was.
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  • She recalled the scent of her blood, what hot agony felt like as an otherworldly creature tore her apart.
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  • After Hans ' death is fully avenged the creature jumps from a cliff to her death.
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  • "You brought much blood," the creature said, its voice trembling a little with excitement.
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  • "What are you?" the creature asked.
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  • Aside from its large, glowing green eyes, the creature appeared near-human with a lean body covered in some sort of leather jumper.
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  • Her hands shook as she stood there discussing her own death with a creature that resembled the Grim Reaper.
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  • It stared at her through green eyes, and she frowned, uncertain why the sight of the creature bothered her.
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  • She grabbed the sitting creature.
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  • The frightened creature is as ill prepared for the season as I and scurries about frantically in the deepening snow in search of sustenance.
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  • He said nothing, aware the creature before him wasn't capable of communicating a truth in a way most others could understand.  Death was from a time before time.  He would never understand what she saw when she looked out over humanity and saw its Past, Present, Future, and the soul of each human that ever lived.  The size of her vision rendered her unique interpretations puzzling, even to him.
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  • She's a conniving, self-serving, arrogant creature.  Heartless, too.
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  • You're a smart creature, Ully.
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  • Rhyn crept carefully through the demon scouts positioned throughout the forest surrounding the castle.  The demons wore the Dark One's uniform of all black with waterproof cloaks and hoods.  The demon side of him rendered his presence similar enough to a full-demon's that the others wouldn't be alarmed.  He sized up each demon he passed, until he found one who appeared to be his size.  The creature didn't hear his soft step, and the snapping of the demon's neck was the only other sound in the falling rain.
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  • I see nothing but Gabriel's human weakness for a creature he should've let die-dead.
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  • He ascended two floors to the hallway where Kris's supplies had been stocked.  He recalled how hard it could be taking care of a helpless creature like Katie or Toby.  He strode to the chamber that had served as a department store full of clothing to Kris's Immortals.  Not surprised to find the chamber ransacked, he sifted through the remaining clothing on the floor.  He guessed Toby's size and stuffed a bag with a few items before going to the food supplies.
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  • Rhyn asked, irritated by the helpless creature.
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  • She sped up, and so did the creature.  Katie stopped fast.  The shadow Immortal stopped with her.
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  • Katie hesitated then continued onto the path Gabriel had told her to follow.  She didn't know what the creature was.  He looked like Andre, but Andre was dead-dead, which meant the creature following them was something else.
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  • While not large, the Immortal underworld was separated by several different domains, two of which – Hell and Death's domain - were contained within shields no one could enter.  At least, no normal Immortal or demon could enter.  As a creature of both worlds, Rhyn could enter Hell, and he'd found by visiting Gabe that he was able to enter Death's domain, too.
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  • If he was dead-dead, what creature wanted her to go elsewhere and why?  If he wasn't dead-dead, why didn't he speak to her?
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  • Rhyn said nothing, aware the creature before him couldn't be trusted anymore than Death.
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  • "Every man, woman, and creature knows suffering, Rhyn," Kiki said.
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  • Rhyn smiled faintly, admiring the woman before him.  She was foolishly stubborn and lippy – and he loved that about her.  She was the first creature ever to see beyond his half-demon curse.
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  • Andre ran hard for a creature that was already dead.  Katie chased him, terrified of looking back when the awful sounds seemed so close.  Only when the ground stopped trembling did Andre stop.
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  • He wasn't sure a creature that lived more than one life was lucky.
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  • You're a fool to mess with a creature like me, Guardian.
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  • The Other's words slowed, and the creature looked down at the protruding weapon.
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  • Without another word, the creature dropped.
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  • Nearly allied is the jumping Antechinomys laniger, of East Central Australia, an elegant mouse-like creature, with large oval ears, elongated limbs, a long and tufted tail and no first hind toe.
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  • Raised by a sadistic Other who beat her, the Magician Yully had used the magic of all of them to kill the creature that planned to use her to sever the boundary between mortal and immortal worlds before wiping out Watchers and humans.
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  • Why else would they want Jenn, if not because they'd seen her name written as the mate of the one creature who could prevent them from executing goals as mysterious as those of the Watchers?
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  • You must avoid mixing your blood with his and kill any whose does, or the creature will continue to destroy your people.
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  • The words of Tiyan's warlords yearned to be read, their lesson clear: the creature was no ally of man.
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  • She knew she was damned and wasn't willing to condemn anyone else with the creature in her blood.
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  • To invite a creature like that into the heart of Tiyan…there is no evil that cannot corrupt!
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  • How the warlords ever thought this creature would save them…
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  • I'm an Oracle, a creature from the human realm who has the ability to see the future.
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  • Because apparently, to humans, explosions were more interesting than the fact they were watching him – a creature that hunted humans – cook their food.
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  • If Jonny was some sort of freaky vampire and wasn't willing to face Xander to get the necklace, did that mean Xander was some sort of … creature, too?
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  • Something told her that the interest of a man … creature like him was not a good thing.
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  • The Oracle told my mother that she wanted to turn me into a creature beyond mercy with power no one could counter.
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  • He wrapped his arms around the creature protectively, not about to let it go until every last drop of blood was gone.
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  • I combined the two to make ' Gnat ' - a little creature that's very bothersome to big ones ' .
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  • "What an absurd creature!" he exclaimed.
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  • Then, having tied the wooden creature securely, the boy buckled the strap and tossed his prisoner into the buggy.
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  • You are certainly the most beautiful creature I ever beheld.
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  • "What a charming creature your younger girl is," said the visitor; "a little volcano!"
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  • Damian knew better than to trust the deceptive appearance of this type of creature.
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  • The creature repeated her name several more times while she examined her body.
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  • The creature across the hall growled.
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  • She didn't let herself think too much about what it might be, how she ended up in Hell, or why she'd just let some otherworldly creature with fuzzy hands cut off her clothes.
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  • The creature twisted her wrist and squeezed, capturing her blood in a small vial.
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  • Sasha was not a hard creature to understand.
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  • This time, Rhyn couldn't figure out why the creature wanted a human so badly he'd bring her here yet didn't seem eager about her becoming his mate.
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  • She'd never thought she'd find a reason to want some creature to suck her blood; if ever, now was the time.
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  • "Vile creature," a cool, crisp voice said.
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  • She'd never thought a creature like him weak.
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  • Why would any Ancient creature choose me?
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  • Rhyn was a mass murderer, a creature who had tried to wipe out the human race.
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  • Other thoughts collided with her emotions, ones that reminded her that she was forever trapped with some otherworldly creature that viewed her as a food supply and nothing more.
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  • It was hard to reconcile the man before her with the creature that tore apart bodies like meat in a blender.
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  • He crossed his arms, aware she was the only creature not intimidated by his displays of strength.
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  • She didn't doubt that the only creature Rhyn would listen to was Gabriel, and that Gabriel had told him to leave her be.
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  • Jared.s form contorted then grew twice his size as he shifted into a creature unlike any she.d ever seen.
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  • He knew Jared well enough after all their years in Hell together to understand the creature was too narcissistic to care about another.s issues.
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  • Each one represented a millennium, and this creature had been around longer than Rhyn.s deceased brother, Andre.
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  • He tossed the creature to the side for later and shifted into his human form.
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  • She stood and crossed to the scared creature and took one of his soft hands.
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  • There was no way in Hell Kris would give this creature the key
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  • Jade couldn.t help the flash of anger he felt at the sight of such a creature comfortable and content.
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  • A massive creature with black fur and fangs paused in front of the open door, sniffing the air.
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  • It slammed the creature onto a broken piece of burning word.
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  • The dying creature let out an otherworldly roar of pain as it burned.
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  • The remaining creature turned to them.
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  • Jared morphed again into a massive creature.
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  • Rhyn was the first to engage any demon in his way while Tamer and Erik beheaded every creature that crossed their paths.
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  • He didn.t want to agree to Rhyn.s terms, but the side of him willing to take in a creature like Sasha emerged again.
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  • She turned to face the creature who.d been stalking her in her dreams.
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  • She wanted nothing to do with anything from Hell, especially this creature.
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  • Rhyn took the small creature under one arm.
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  • The room was vacant except for a metal slab that served as a bed and the six-legged, cat-like creature sitting on the edge of the bed watching its sleeping occupant.
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  • It didn't spin webs and looked more to Evelyn like a mutated cat, but the moment she recalled Kiera's fear, she also realized that the cat-like creature would easily pass as a large spider.
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  • She tucked the creature in her hands under one arm and left the small room for a long corridor in similar dark grey which glowed more brightly from indistinguishable light sources.
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  • The cat-like creature squirmed.
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  • The creature loped ahead, darting out of sight down another hall.
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  • She tugged the top of the kitchen table to block the doorway, hoping it would keep the creature in the kitchen.
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  • She leaned the broom against the wall, unhappy to see the creature but feeling bad for it.
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  • Meanwhile Donnie and Martha, with Cynthia's help, tried to revive the mortally wounded creature but the prognosis was not good.
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  • This was not a mangy or vicious creature standing before him, but a breathtakingly beautiful, gigantic wolf.
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  • I've known you longer than any creature still in existence.
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  • You're a difficult creature to find.
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  • The Ully-demon launched towards him.  The tree snatched Toby and lifted him to safety, and Toby dangled far enough over Ully's head that the demon couldn't reach him.  As he watched, the Ully-demon transformed into its natural form, a creature of wings, talons, and teeth longer than Toby's fingers.
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  • She was a gorgeous creature in her early twenties with a figure that would make a monk sigh.
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  • As Darian suspected, the small creature was unwilling to reveal its true intentions.
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  • The creature he sought was lifting weights, and bristled as Darian appeared.
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  • Instead of waiting for the Other to attack again, Darian spun and plunged his knife into the creature's belly.
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  • Another vamp was suspended in a tree, pinned by purple-white lightning arcing from the hand of a small creature she recognized as an Other.
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  • If you knew the one I plan on pushing you down—and I will manipulate the fate of a selfish creature like you—you'd be running out of here screaming.
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  • He was headed down his own path, that of the Grey God, a creature that never existed before him.
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  • He sensed every creature in the room—except maybe the poor messenger—had an agenda.
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  • He looked from the creature to Jenn and approached her.
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  • Darian said and shook the small creature.
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  • He spun as the creature materialized on the other end of the attic.
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  • Even on the verge of her death, she would not let loose the creature within her.
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  • How had Memon come upon the creature?
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  • There were no lessons to be learned, except what the creature taught me.
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  • The creature was right.
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  • What a foolish creature you are!
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  • The creature stirred within her, sensing the threat.
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  • "The creature in your father will need to take a new host soon," she said.
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  • "The legends spoke only of one creature," he said.
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  • How the warlords ever thought this creature would save them…
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  • The creature trapped within roared loud enough to shake the door.
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  • You will have power unlike any other creature in either world.
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  • Do you think they'd give you a chance to save that creature?
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  • Tall and lanky, Jonny didn't look like some sort of inhuman creature.
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  • Hmmm. The one creature I can't kill is after me.
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  • "Quiet, kitty," she murmured to the small creature.
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  • Something told her that the interest of a man … creature like him was not a good thing.
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  • Eden's attention shifted from the blood-soaked city to the creature beside her.
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  • "I thought you would come," the small creature before him said.
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  • Jonny was born a god-slayer, the only creature that could take the place of a Black God.
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  • The creature she least wanted to see stood before her, eyes glowing red.
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  • I went after the creature, captured it, and forced it into many hosts.
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  • She ignored the voice of the creature coiled restlessly within her.
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  • This is the creature that attacked one of ours?
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  • We have the thickest walls, and the creature promised to help me build the strongest armies with the strongest warriors.
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  • The creature tells me otherwise and cheers me on whenever I take the head of another cursed barbarian.
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  • I chose not to teach her the tongue of our forefathers, for I intended her to start our line anew, without the taint of the creature.
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  • The creature within her was strangely still, as if it, too, were caught off guard.
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  • She clenched her abdomen, gasping as the creature writhed with enough power to ripple her skin as Memon's did.
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  • Whatever the creature in the catacombs had done to her, she felt stronger than she ever had.
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  • More vexing than the inexplicable medical miracle was the creature that did it.
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  • She continued to avoid his gaze and hugged Ashley tighter, afraid to face the glowering creature.
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  • A creature that bored with life was going to corner and sink his fangs into anything that challenged him.
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  • She had two days to steal a necklace from an inhuman creature capable of tracking her down after she did.
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  • Both. Xander is the vilest creature on the planet.
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  • He didn't become the most powerful creature in either realm to let a quick-witted woman with a bright smile and big heart bring him to his knees.
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  • Xander asked, watching Jessi hurry to claim the small black creature from Darian.
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  • Where Xander snatched the creature by its neck.
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  • He lifted it over his shoulders and snapped its body over his knee then flung the man-like creature aside.
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  • The fourth, he slammed into the wall with enough force that the creature's head cracked.
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  • She watched the creature take her only hope of being found by Xander away.
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  • He couldn't help thinking she looked like some beautiful, otherworldly creature with her full lips, haunted eyes and curls that appeared silver in the moonlight.
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  • The creature on the ground was breathing hard but alive and awake.
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  • The creature resisted well.
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  • He hauled the creature up.
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  • It cleared, and she was out of the creature's ability to sense her.
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  • He buried his fangs into the Original Other's neck, not caring what happened when he killed the creature.
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  • But it was now that Alexius showed what a poor creature he really was.
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  • A separate family, Notoryctidae, is represented by the marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops), of the deserts of south Central Australia, a silky, golden-haired, burrowing creature, with a curious leathery muzzle, and a short, naked stumpy tail.
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  • C. Stirling indicate that in the enclosed as far as the nails in structure of the feet this creature a common integument.
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  • The affinities of the creature are clearly with the phalangers.
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  • He described it as barren and sterile, and almost devoid of animals, the only one of any importance somewhat resembling a raccoon - a strange creature, which advanced by great bounds or leaps instead of walking, using only its hind legs, and covering 12 or 15 ft.
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  • An intelligent creature, or "demon," possessed of unlimited powers of vision, is placed in charge of each door, with instructions to open the door whenever a particle in A comes towards it with more than a certain velocity V, and to keep it closed against all particles in A moving with less than this velocity, but, on the other hand, to open the door whenever a particle in B approaches it with less than a certain velocity v, which is not greater than V, and to keep it closed against all particles in B moving with a greater velocity than this.
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  • The discovery of a single fossil creature in a geological stratum of a wrong period, the detection of a single anatomical or physiological fact irreconcilable with origin by descent with modification, would have been destructive of the theory and would have made the reputation of the observer.
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  • Remnants of a heron-like bird, Proherodius, of a gull-like creature, Halcyornis, a raptorial Lithornis; and a supposed Passerine from Glarus in Switzerland, called Protornis = Osteornis, complete the list.
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  • The female is a segmented, wormlike creature, spending her whole life within the body of the bee, wasp or bug on which she is parasitic. One end of her body protrudes from between two of the abdominal segments of the host; it has been a subject of dispute whether this protruded end is the head or the tail, but there can be little doubt that it is the latter.
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  • As a typical instance we may take the chapter on the ant-lion - not the insect, but an imaginary creature suggested by Job.
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  • Hence " negative theology," which ascends from the creature to God by dropping one after another every determinate predicate, leads us nearest to the: truth.
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  • It was represented by the ancients as a creature having the forepart a goat, and the hindpart a fish, or sometimes simply as a goat.
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  • One species, the slugworm (Eriocampa liynacina), is common to Europe and America; the larva is a curious slug-like creature, found on the upper surface of the leaves of the pear and cherry, which secretes a slimy coating from its skin.
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  • Bonaparte did so with a forcefulness rarely possessed by that usually mediocre creature, the moderate man.
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  • The adult caterpillar may be described as a creature the hypodermis of which is studded with Adapted from Koerschelt and buds that expand and form the butterHerder, and Lowne.
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  • In the case of the common drone-fly, Eristalis tenax, the individual, from a sedentary maggot living in filth, without any relations of sex, and with only unimportant organs for the ingestion of its foul nutriment, changes to a creature of extreme alertness, with magnificent powers of flight, living on the products of the flowers it frequents, and endowed with highly complex sexual structures.
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  • Mr Cook also found that the boll weevil was attacked, killed and eaten by an ant-like creature, the " kelep."
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  • It is a voracious creature, and unchecked will often totally destroy a crop. In former years the annual damage done by it in the United States was assessed at £4,000,000 to £6,000,000.
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  • First the "creature of salt" is exorcized, "that.
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  • These gradually become larger, and when so the creature may be said to have entered its "nymph" stage; but there is no condition analogous to the pupa-stage of insects with complete metamorphoses.
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  • This final moult is effected soon after the insect's appearance in the winged form; the creature seeks a temporary resting-place, the pellicle splits down the back, and the now perfect insect comes forth, often differing very greatly in colours and markings from the condition in which it was only a few moments before.
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  • In some few genera of very low type it appears probable that, at any rate in the female, this final change is never effected and that the creature dies a sub-imago.
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  • There is a touch of Byron, Swinburne and even of Schopenhauer in many of his rubais, which clearly proves that the modern pessimist is by no means a novel creature in the realm of philo- sophic thought and poetical imagination.
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  • When living near the coast foxes will, however, visit the shore at low water in search of crabs and whelks; and the old story of the fox and the grapes seems to be founded upon a partiality on the part of the creature for that fruit.
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  • Then, as he had incurred too much of the odium of a creature of Concini to hope for royal favour, he resigned himself to the post of chief adviser to Marie de' Medici in her exile at Blois.
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  • The astonishing colours and grotesque forms of some animals and plants which the museum zoologists gravely described without comment were shown by these observers of living nature to have their significance in the economy of the organism possessing them; and a general doctrine was recognized, to the effect that no part or structure of an organism is without definite use and adaptation, being designed by the Creator for the benefit of the creature to which it belongs, or else for the benefit, amusement or instruction of his highest creature - man.
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  • Christ was only a creature (KTiaµa), and obtained the title of Christ the Son of God in the reign of Octavius Caesar by way of grace and remuneration for fulfilment of the command.
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  • The fragments in Origen represent Jacob as speaking and claiming to be "the first servant in God's presence," "the first-begotten of every creature animated by God," and declaring that the angel who wrestled with Jacob (and was identified by Christians with Christ) was only eighth in rank.
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  • The guinea-pig is a singularly inoffensive and defenceless creature, of a restless disposition, and wanting in that intelligence which usually characterizes domestic pets, although said to show some discrimination.
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  • Fully adult gorillas have never been seen alive in captivity - and perhaps never will be, as the creature is ferocious and morose to a degree.
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  • A creature of the Arrabbiati, a Franciscan friar named Francesco di Puglia, challenged Savonarola to prove the truth of his doctrines by the ordeal of fire.
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  • " I do not," said Gladstone, " view property as an abstract thing; it is the creature of civil society.
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  • It is often depicted with a flowing tail, which appendix attests close observation of nature; for the mino-game, as it is called, represents a tortoise to which, in the course of many scores of years, confcrvae have attached themselves so as to form an appendage of long green locks as the creature swims about.
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  • This creature displays an almost unexampled frequency and extent of distribution in the whole North Sea, in the western parts of the Baltic, near the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland and the English coasts, so that it may be regarded as a characteristic North Sea echinoderm form.
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  • This creature is semi-aquatic and lives chiefly on fishes; it grows to a length of about 5 ft.; the general colour is reddish to dark brown, FIG.
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  • In the more ethical religion of the Avesta the creator is more clearly distinguished from the creature: " I desire to approach Ahura and Mithra with my praise, the lofty eternal, and the holy two."
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  • The second Lord Shaftesbury appears to have been a poor creature, both physically and mentally.
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  • Now, on the 11th of June 1568, Lennox was in the company of John Wood, a creature of Moray's, and Wood, as we saw, brought copies of the Scots renderings of the Letters into England in May - June 1568.
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  • That Machiavelli separated the actual Cesare Borgia, whom he afterwards saw, ruined and contemptible, at Rome, from this radiant creature of his political fancy, is probable.
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  • He seems to admit, however, that the Deity might make certain particles of matter indivisible in this sense, that no creature should be able to divide them.
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  • The popular revolutionary tune of Spain, the "himno de Riego," is named after him, and his picture is hung in the Cortes, but he was a poor creature, and a bad example of the light-headed military agitators who have caused Spain much misery.
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  • Ameghino argues that this creature is still living, while Dr Moreno advances the theory that the animal has been extinct for a long period, and that it was domesticated by a people of great antiquity, who dwelt there prior to the Indians.
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  • In addition to many pamphlets and translations, Faber published the following works: All for Jesus; The Precious Blood; Bethlehem; The Blessed Sacrament; The Creator and the Creature; Growth of Holiness; Spiritual Conferences; The Foot of the Cross (8 vols., London, 1853-1860).
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  • All through the years of conflict he had "but one end in view, that no one should call the Word of God a creature, or the Manhood which was assumed incomplete."
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  • The polar or white bear (Ursus maritimus), common to the Arctic regions of both hemispheres, is distinguished from the other species by having the soles of the feet covered with close-set hairs, - in adaptation to the wants of the creature, the bear being thereby enabled to walk securely on slippery ice.
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  • Dadaya macrops (Sars, 1901), from South America and Ceylon, has a very large eye and an eye-spot fully as large, but it is a very small creature, odd in its behaviour, moving by jumps at the very surface of the water.
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  • The only species, P. striatus, is a much smaller creature, growing to six inches only, and striated black and yellow; it inhabits Georgia and Florida.
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  • The severed part retains its muscular irritability for a short time, wriggling as if it were a living creature.
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  • The four-footed creature is less than I ft.
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  • The Zapotecs, who call the creature Talachini, and other tribes of Mexico have endowed it with fabulous properties and fear it more than the most poisonous snakes.
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  • First, this symple creature hadde myche trauaile, with diuerse felawis and helperis, to gedere manie elde biblis, and othere doctouris, and comune glosis, and to make oo Latyn bible sumdel trewe; and thanne to studie it of the newe, the text with the glose, and othere doctouris, as he m13te gete, and speciali Lire on the elde testament, that helpide ful myche in this werk; the thridde tyme to counseile with elde gramv riens, and elde dyuynis, of harde wordis, and harde sentenci, , hou tho m13ten best be vndurstonden and translatid; the iiij tyme to translate as cleerli as he coude to the sentence, anr: to haue manie gode felawis and kunnynge at the correcting of th,2 translacioun.
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  • In the lavatory, or vestibule connecting the chapterhouse with the choir, Marjory Anderson, a poor half-crazy creature, a soldier's widow, took up her quarters in 1748.
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  • That the silkworm is subject to many serious diseases is only to be expected of a creature which for upwards of 4000 years has been propagated under purely artificial conditions, and these most frequently of a very insanitary nature, and where, not the healthy life of the insect, but the amount of silk it could be made to yield, was the object of the cultivator.
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  • At his best he was a " good and gentle creature," but too kindly and generous to rule others.
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  • Her husband was a wretched creature.
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  • Mary Stuart was in many respects the creature of her age, of her creed, and of her station; but the noblest and most noteworthy qualities of her nature were independent of rank, opinion or time.
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  • The indispensableness of such abundant things as air, water and light is readily explained by saying that their very abundance has evolved a creature dependent on them.
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  • The sensation of fear or the restriction of movement and the obtaining of food without exertion evidently prevent the normal development of the creature.
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  • The election was ultimately determined by the diplomacy and the gold of Philip's agents, and the new pope, Clement V., was the weak-willed creature of the French king, to whom he owed the tiara.
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  • David, who spent some time in the Albert Edward district, that the creature dwells in the most dense parts of the primeval forest, where there is an undergrowth of solid-leaved, swamp-loving plants, such as arum, Donax and Phrynium, which, with orchids and climbing plants, form a thick and confused mass of vegetation.
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  • By the Arabianized emancipated slaves of the Albert Edward district the okapi is known as the kenge, o-a-pi being the Pigmies' name for the creature.
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  • It assumes that man can, like the gods, withdraw himself out of reach of all external influences, and thus, as a sage, " live like a god among men, seeing that the man is in no wise like a mortal creature who lives in undying blessedness."
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  • On her monument at Bromley he placed an inscription extolling the charms of her person and of her manners; and when, long after her decease, he had occasion to mention her, he exclaimed with a tenderness half ludicrous, half pathetic, "Pretty creature !"
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  • Some of the old writers supposed that they served as hooks by which the creature could rest its head on a branch.
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  • This little creature, which has many of the features of a Trochosphere larva, swims about at the surface of the sea for about a month and grows rapidly.
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  • Their central idea was pantheistic, that God is essentially in every creature, but though many of them were sincere and honest in their attempt to express the doctrine of the Divine immanence, they were in the main unable to hold the balance.
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  • The stomach is globular, rather muscular, with a pair of tendinous centres like those of birds; its size is comparatively small, but the digestion is so rapid and powerful that every bone of the creature's prey is dissolved whilst still being stowed away in the wide and long gullet.
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  • When the creature has swallowed the spiked bait it keeps its jaws so firmly closed that it can be dragged out of the water.
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  • Although an inveterate destroyer of eggs, this little creature prefers those of birds and the soft-shelled eggs of lizards to the very hard and strong-shelled eggs which are deeply buried in the crocodile's nest.
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  • The ass, often a tall and handsome creature, is indigenous.
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  • Much of Malik al-N~irs third administration was spent in raids into Nubia, where he endeavoured to set up a creature of his own as sovereign, in attempts at bringing the Bedouins of south-eastern Egypt into subordination, and in persecuting the Nosairis, whose heresy became formidable about this time.
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  • The " creature " of Charles, as he called himself, this burly, violent scholar, buffoon and bully, was reckoned a patriot.
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  • In the interests of humanity care should be taken that the earth-stopper always has with him a small terrier, as it is often necessary to "stop-out" permanently; and unless a dog is run through the drain some unfortunate creature in it, a fox, cat or rabbit, may be imprisoned and starved to death.
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  • The smallest is the slender loris (Loris gracilis) of the forests of Madras and Ceylon, a creature smaller than a squirrel.
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  • In this creature, which was not larger than a European hare, there was the full number of 44 teeth, which formed a regular series, without any long gaps, and with the canines but little taller than the incisors, while the hinder cheek-teeth, although of the crescentic type, were low-crowned.
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  • In addition to the above there is an extraordinary North American Miocene giraffe-necked camel (Alticamelus), a creature of the size of a giraffe, with similarly elongated neck and limbs, and evidently adapted for browsing on trees.
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  • Among other dogs of India are the pariah, which is merely a mongrel, run wild and half starved; the poligar dog, an immense creature peculiar to the south; the greyhound, used for coursing; and the mastiff of Tibet and Bhutan.
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  • At the same time he ordered all his subjects to honour Ali as the best creature of God after the Prophet, and forbade the praise of Moawiya.
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  • It forms also the matter, as it were, out of which the world is created; without the dark and fiery principle, we are told, there would be no creature.
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  • The first is the particular will of the creature, the second is the universal will.
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  • They therefore denied it, and accepted Jesus Christ, not as incarnate God, but as God's highest creature by whom all else was created, or as the perfect man who taught the true doctrine of God.
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  • Numerous species of monkey are found in Borneo, including the wahwah, a kind of gibbon, a creature far more human in appearance and habits than the orang-utan, and several Semnopitheci, such as the long-nosed ape and the golden-black or chrysomelas.
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  • He who injures no creature obtains without effort what he thinks of, what he strives for, and what he fixes his mind on.
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  • One of the most puzzling features in its structure, and, at the same time, one of the greatest obstacles to the view that it is essentially primitive and not merely a degenerate creature, is the entire absence of the paired organs of special sense, olfactory, optic and auditory, which are so characteristic of the higher vertebrates.
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  • Amphioxus is a small fish-like creature attaining a maximum length of about 3 in., semitransparent in appearance, showing iridescent play of colour.
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  • When, therefore, he returned to inhabit Florence in 1534, he did so as the creature of the dissolute Alessandro de' Medici.
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  • Against the spirit which would treat the church as the mere creature of the state Keble had long chafed inwardly, and now he made his outward protest, asserting the claim of the church to a heavenly origin and a divine prerogative.
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  • This appears, on the one hand, in the use of expressions having a Modalistic ring about them - see especially the poems of Commodian, written about the time of Valerian - and, on the other hand, in the rejection of the doctrine that the Son is subordinate to the Father and is a creature (witness the controversy between Dionysius of Alexandria and Dionysius of Rome), as well as in the readiness of the West to accept the formula of Athanasius, that the Father and the Son are one and the same in substance (O,uoou6coc).
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  • " the Good Mind " of Ahura Mazda; or the Bodhisattva Avalokitegvara, who vowed not to enter into final peace till every creature had received the saving truth; sometimes supreme, like Brahma, or Prajapati (" lord of creatures ") in the early Brahmanic theology; or Adi Buddha, or the Zervan Akarana, " boundless time," of a kind of Persian gnosticism; or the Oths whose worship appears among other syncretistic cults of the Roman empire.
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  • The common carp (Cyprinus carpio), originally a Chinese fish, has for centuries been acclimatized in Europe, where indeed it is in places a true domestic creature, with definite variations.
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  • Man's duty is undoubtedly to join in the common service of sentient beings; but his final goal is to rise above the toils and comforts of the visible creature into the vast bosom of a peaceful Nirvana.
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  • The name tarsier refers to the great elongation of two of the bones of the tarsus, or ankle, and spectrum to the huge goggle-like eyes and attenuated form which constitute two of the most distinctive features of this weird little creature.
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  • Man is, in spirit, soul and body, a creature of the just and wrathful god.
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  • These are arranged, professedly on the basis of the aphorism of Augustine, Lombard's favourite authority, that "omnis doctrina vel rerum est vel signorum," into four books, of which the first treats of God, the second of the creature, the third of the incarnation, the work of redemption, and the virtues, and the fourth of the seven sacraments and eschatology.
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  • The ship floats upon water and the balloon upon air; but the ship differs from the balloon, and the ship and the balloon differ from the flying creature and flying machine.
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  • The analogies which connect the water with the air, the ship with the balloon, and the ship and the balloon with the flying creature and flying machine are false analogies.
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  • A sailing ship is supported by the water and requires merely to be propelled; a flying creature and a flying machine constructed on the living type require to be both supported and propelled.
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  • The physical properties of water and air explain in a great measure how the sailing ship differs from the balloon, and how the latter differs from the flying creature and flying machine constructed on the natural type.
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  • It resembles the flying creature only in this, that it is immersed in the ocean of air in which it sustains itself.
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  • The balloon floats because it is lighter than the air; the flying creature floats because it extracts from the air, by the vigorous downward action of its wings, a certain amount of upward recoil.
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  • The balloon is passive; the flying creature is active.
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  • The balloon is controlled by the wind; the flying creature controls the wind.
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  • The balloon in the absence of wind can only rise and fall in a vertical line; the flying creature can fly in a horizontal plane in any given direction.
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  • The balloon is inefficient because of its levity; the flying creature is efficient because of its weight.
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  • The inertia of the mass of the flying creature enables it to control and direct its movements in the air.
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  • She regulates the surfaces to the strength and weight of the flying creature and the air currents to which the surfaces are to be exposed and upon which they are to operate.
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  • The figure-of-8 and kite-like action of the wing referred to lead us to explain how it happens that the wing, which in many instances is a comparatively small and delicate organ, can yet attack the air with such vigour as to extract from it the recoil necessary to elevate and propel the flying creature.
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  • In this case the air in rapid motion strikes the under surface of the kite and forces it up. The string and the hand are to the kite what the weight of the flying creature is to the inclined planes formed by its wings.
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  • The way in which the natural wing rises and falls on the air, and reciprocates with the body of the flying creature, has a very obvious bearing upon artificial flight.
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  • It only remains to be stated that the wing acts as a true kite, during both the down and the up strokes, its under concave or biting surface, in virtue of the forward travel communicated to it by the body of the flying creature, being closely applied to the air, during both its ascent and its descent.
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  • The intimacy between him and this "brown, beautiful, bold but insipid creature," as John Evelyn calls her, who chose to be known as Mrs Barlow (Barlo) lasted with intervals till the autumn of 1651, and Charles claimed the paternity of a child born in 1649, whom he subsequently created duke of Monmouth.
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  • According to this view, not only life but thought are functions of the animal system, in which man excels all other animals as to height of organization: but beyond this, man embodies an immaterial and immortal spiritual principle which no lower creature possesses, and which makes the resemblance of the apes to him but a mocking simulance.
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  • The smallest of all deer is the Chilian pudu (Padua pudu), a creature not much larger than a hare, with almost rudimentary antlers.
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  • 1, "I will not swear by a single oath, neither by heaven, nor by earth, nor by any other creature which God made - if there is no truth in man, let them swear by a word yea, yea, or nay, nay."
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  • Arians and Semi-Arians seemed to him to be pagans, who worship the creature, instead of the God who created all things, since they teach two gods, one having no beginning, the other having a beginning in Time and therefore of the same nature as the heathen gods, since, like them, he is a creature.
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  • He was the creature of every passing mood or whim, incapable of cool and steady judgment or of the slightest self-control - an incalculable weathercock, blindly obsequious to every blast of passion.
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  • Ross wrote: "So may he (Sir Thomas Browne) doubt whether in cheese and timber worms are generated; or if beetles and wasps in cows' dung; or if butterflies, locusts, grasshoppers, shell-fish, snails, eels, and such like, be procreated of putrefied matter, which is apt to receive the form of that creature to which it is by formative power disposed.
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  • To render the organization of this creature perfect in relation to its wants, it is provided with three long filaments inserted along the middle of the head, which are, in fact, the detached and modified three first spines of the anterior dorsal fin.
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  • The creature is represented crawling on the sea-floor, but it may equally well have been a floating animal.
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  • The term parasite, from meaning a "hanger-on," has been transferred to any living creature which lives on another one.
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  • So, with an added Christian intensity, St Paul declares: " If any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things are passed away; behold, they are become new.
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  • Yet it seems plain that he considered Sabellianizing reduction of the Divine Persons to phases or modes in the unity a lesser evil than regarding the Logos (with Arius) as a creature, however dignified.
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  • It was not long after it had settled in office that Peel's government, the creature of an anxious Conservative reaction, began to be suspected of drifting toward Manchester.
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  • The important place, however, which this creature must always have held in their estimation is evident from the existence of more than three hundred native words in connexion with reindeer.
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  • Christian love is conceived (after Augustine) as primarily love to God (beyond the natural yearning of the creature after its ultimate good), which expands into love towards all God's creatures as created by him, and so ultimately includes even self-love.
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  • We may observe that, in stating the principle of benevolence, " since the greater good is always most fit and reasonable to be done, every rational creature ought to do all the good it can to its.
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  • But though it is an essential point in Clarke's view that what is right is to be done as such, apart from any consideration of pleasure or pain, it is to be inferred that he is not prepared to apply this doctrine in its unqualified form to such a creature as man, who is partly under the influence of irrational impulses.
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  • Moral goodness, then, in a " sensible creature " implies primarily disinterested affections, whose direct object is the good of others; but Shaftesbury does not mean (as he has been misunderstood to mean) that only such benevolent social impulses are good, and that these are always good.
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  • He is convinced that virtue (where it is more than a mere pretence) is purely artificial; but not quite certain whether it is a useless trammel of appetites and passions that are advantageous to society, or a device creditable to the politicians who introduced it by playing upon the " pride and vanity " of the " silly creature man."
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  • The cabinet of the 26th of October 1851 gave the ministry for war to his creature Saint-Arnaud.
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  • When bent on a dangerous expedition, the men will seek help from this clumsy creature, but in what way his opinions are made known is nowhere recorded."
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  • Philip took advantage of this hatred of the lower classes and the cowardice of, his creature, Pope Clement V., to satisfy his desire for money.
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  • Poets, philosophers, historians and naturalists (among whom may be mentioned Virgil, Aristotle, Cicero and Pliny) have eulogized the bee as unique among insects, endowed by nature with wondrous gifts beneficial to mankind in a greater degree than any other creature of the insect world.
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  • Then so far as regards longevity, the period of a worker-bee's existence is not measured by numbering its days but simply by wear and tear, the marvellous intricacy and wonderful perfection of its framework being so delicate in construction that after six or seven weeks of strenuous toil, such as the bee undergoes in summer time, the little creature's labour is ended by a natural death.
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  • Youatt, who conjectures the horse to have been, " then as ever, the creature of the country in which he lived.
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  • "The evil principle," he says, "has in itself no personality, but attains a progressively universal personality in its kingdom; it has no individual personality, save only in individual creatures, who in an especial manner make themselves its organs; but among these is one creature in whom the principle is so hypostasized that he has become the centre and head of the kingdom of evil" (Dogmatics, p. 199).
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  • Satan is, however, held to be a creature who has by abuse of his freedom been estranged from, and opposed to his Creator, and who at last will be conquered by moral means.
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  • In the absence of Decazes a new favourite was found to amuse the king's old age, Madame du Cayla (Zoe Talon, comtesse du Cayla), a protegee of the vicomte Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld and consequently a creature of the Ultras.