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  • The kids were talking to her, but she had trouble focusing on anything outside of keeping the buzzing in her ears from pushing her beyond tunnel-vision into the darkness.

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  • The words sounded hollow, even to her ears, and she rose.

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  • She fled, her ears ringing and cheek burning from his strike.

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  • His ears were turning red.

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  • She fully intended to return the gown and tanzanite jewelry dripping off her ears and neck, but for the night, she enjoyed feeling like Cinderella.

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  • His ears were turning red.

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  • Destiny covered her ears after the first shot.

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  • Green smoke swirled from the man's ears and mouth, forming a fog around Gabe's hand before crystallizing into a small emerald.

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  • The screech of metal on metal drove her to cover her ears as she moved farther away.

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  • "Anything I need to know?" he asked for her ears only.

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  • "Dusty, we're going to have another problem soon," Jule said for Dustin's ears only.

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  • The buzzing in his ears was too loud.

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  • He rubbed Tessa behind the ears and his expression became distant.

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  • He had moved to receptors and enkephalins before Martha covered her ears and yelled, You're turn!

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  • "Please don't be angry," she said for his ears only and rested one hand against his heart.

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  • She stared down at him, unable to believe her ears and eyes.

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  • Her heart skipped a beat and then began to pound in her ears.

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  • Her pulse pounded like a drum in her ears.

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  • The blood was pounding in her ears.

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  • Does a dog have ears?

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  • You're even getting hair in your ears.

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  • His arms barely reached his ears.

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  • I put my hands over my ears.

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  • I learned to recognize the same voice answering the line most of the time, though my voice was scrambled to her ears.

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  • My attempt at lightening the situation fell on deaf ears.

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  • The eerie quiet that followed amplified the ringing of her ears.

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  • She leaned back, the audible sound of her breath catching music to his ears.

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  • Her blood spattered on the wall, and buzzing filled her ears.

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  • Tears trickled down her face, tickling her ears.

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  • Always want women with huge boobs and nothing between their ears.

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  • Deidre's quick breathing was loud in her ears.

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  • Dean was all ears.

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  • The familiar voice of Jake Weller boomed in his ears.

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  • Destiny touched its soft furry body and stubby ears.

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  • A steady throbbing filled her ears.

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  • Air roared by her ears.

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  • She squeezed her eyes closed, ears buzzing and tunnel vision forming.

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  • "Come find me if you want to know the story of you and Gabe," he whispered for her ears only.

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  • "Okay, I need to know what's going on," Deidre said, the buzzing back in her ears.

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  • Her words sounded cheap, even to her ears.

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  • His voice sounded mechanical to his own ears.

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  • I.m all ears at this point.

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  • "To our destinies, brother," he said for Gabriel.s ears only.

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  • They even had a version of bread; it was unleavened and came in large, round, flat ears.

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  • "I'm going … to the restroom," she said, heart thudding in her ears.

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  • A'Ran absorbed her words, which fell hard upon his ears.

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  • She broke from the trail and darted toward it, her heartbeat loud in her ears.

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  • While the need for such meetings wasn't as dire or sinister as the first few days after Bird Song's opening, the three still gathered here, away from the guests, especially when they wished to discuss one or more of their paying customers beyond their prying ears.

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  • Ryland's pleading fell on deaf ears.

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  • Dean awoke Monday morning with Annie Quincy's words still ringing in his ears, and the phone ringing on his nightstand.

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  • She continued to take notes, as if Dean's scolding had fallen on deaf ears.

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  • Sarah was unable to move, unable to believe her ears.

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  • Her scream caused both men to cover their ears.

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  • The one with no ears - right next to the Toggenburg.

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  • What happened to its ears?

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  • Carmen shrugged at Katie's questioning look, and stepped through the door, closing it against prying ears.

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  • Sweet music to my ears.

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  • Carmen stared from one of them to the other, unable to believe her ears and eyes.

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  • "This ain't right," he said, his Southern accent plain even to his ears.

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  • She plugged her ears, watching as the missiles distracted the men into one direction while the laser strike knocked them dead.

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  • Hands over her ears, she took a deep breath and hurried up them, all but flinging herself into the arms of an awaiting rebel soldier.

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  • Katie was close.  Toby could sense her.  He ignored the branches whipping his face and the brambles tripping him.  Instead, he just ran, the screams of demons in his ears.

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  • His scream was inhuman even to his ears.

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  • Kris caught it by the hilt and waited, the sound of his heart pounding loud in his ears.

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  • Hunter' desk was on the second floor, tightly squeezed between two others where uniformed offices sat with telephones pressed to their ears.

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  • Dean couldn't believe his ears.

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  • She covered her ears.

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  • Art Farmer was blowing trumpet with the Horace Silver quintet in a piece called "Moon Rays" that Fred wouldn't have lis­tened to on his own unless someone cut off his ears.

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  • He could feel his ears redden as he started to say something but she stopped him, still laughing.

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  • DeLeo was all ears now and even Harrigan wandered over in Dean's direction.

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  • Alex shook his head no and spoke for Jonathan's ears.

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  • With each step, the fear grew, until when she lowered herself into the chair, her heart was pounding in her ears.

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  • Her mother and father-in-law sat in front of the crushed structure, hunched over while their sobs reaching her ears.

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  • Her lips tickled his ears before she moved away.

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  • "I've got three," Darian said for her ears only.

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  • Jenn covered her ears against the high-pitched wail of magic.

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  • Her own breath was loud in her ears, the sound of her horse's hooves drowning out everything else.

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  • The scraping ceased, and her quickened breathing reached his ears.

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  • The quiet jingle of metal fetters and distant voices greeted her ears.

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  • Angry voices wove in and out of the crowd's jeering and the ringing of her ears.

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  • He held out a hand to her, and she accepted it, barely forewarned by the buzzing in her ears before she fainted.

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  • Her heart thudded in her ears.

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  • "There is not a man here who will keep a man out of his mate's chambers," he growled for her ears only.

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  • Her heart hammered in her ears, her eyes watering once more.

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  • Their heads jerked up, water dripping from their muzzles as they looked around, their ears perked forward searching for any sound that might indicate danger.

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  • Another deafening clap of thunder brought her hands instinctively to her ears.

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  • She fell to her knees, still holding her ears, and a sob forced its way through her constricted throat.

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  • The rain stopped as quickly as it had begun, and the room became so quiet that it hurt her ears.

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  • Blood pounded in her ears.

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  • His sensitive ears picked up the sound of the television coming from the living room, but it wasn't this that woke him.

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  • Her words didn't sound convincing even to her own ears.

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  • Breathe deeply until the buzzing in your ears stop.

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  • Like a horse in pain or something, Jessi muttered for his ears only.

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  • Her ears were buzzing, and she fought the urge to throw up.

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  • Her heartbeat seemed too loud in her ears, and she hoped he wasn't able to hear as well as Xander seemed to.

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  • Ears of moderate size.

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  • The head is long and narrow, with a prominent ridge for the support of the antlers, moderate-sized ears, and a narrow and pointed muzzle.

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  • Midas, king of Phrygia, who had been appointed judge, declared in favour of Marsyas, and Apollo punished Midas by changing his ears into ass's ears.

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  • From the same stock may be derived the Abyssinian breed, in which the ears are relatively large and occasionally tipped with long hairs (thus recalling the tufted ears of the jungle-cat).

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  • In the royal Siamese breed the head is rather long and pointed, the body also elongated with relatively slender limbs, the coat glossy and close, the eyes blue, and the general colour some shade of cream or pink, with the face, ears, feet, under-parts, and tail chocolate or seal-brown.

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  • "The kittens," observes a lady writer, "are born absolutely white, and in about a week a faint pencilling comes round the ears, and gradually all the points come.

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  • At four or five months they are lovely, as generally they retain their baby whiteness, which contrasts well with their almost black ears, deep-brown markings, and blue eyes."

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  • The muzzle is hairy, the ears are of moderate size, and the tail is short, and partially buried among the long hair of the rump. There are no glands on the face; but there is a large globular one at the base of each horn of the size of half a small orange..

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  • General form dog-like, with the head elongated, the muzzle pointed, and the ears moderate, erect and triangular.

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  • Ears of moderate size, prominent and obtusely pointed.

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  • Ears moderately rounded, and nearly naked.

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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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  • In connexion with the large size of the ears is the excessive inflation of the auditory bulla of the skull.

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  • Ears of moderate or small size, ovate, pointed.

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  • Ears very large, long and pointed.

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  • Ears large and pointed, and folded down when the animal is at rest.

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  • Ears of moderate size, thickly clothed with long hair.

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  • Ears of moderate size and rounded.

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  • He shall be anointed in the following places: the eyes, ears, nostrils, mouth, hands, feet, reins.

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  • 12, 45); though from the lips of slaves and other low persons in the plays we no doubt hear expressions which, while they are quite in keeping with the characters to whom they are allotted, would have shocked the ears of polite society in the 2nd century B.C.

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  • There is some reason to hope that the day of these misconceptions is passed; although there is also some reason to fear that on other grounds the present era may be known to posterity as an era of instrumentation comparable, in its gorgeous chaos of experiment and its lack of consistent ideas of harmony and form, only to the monodic period at the beginning of the 17th century, in which no one had ears for anything but experiments in harmonic colour.

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  • Leche shows that the wild Bactrian camel differs from the domesticated breed of central Asia in the following external characters: the humps are smaller; the long hair does not occupy nearly so much of the body; the colour is much more rufous; and the ears and muzzle are shorter.

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  • At Saluzzo in Piedmont there is a stock with hanging ears, arched face and tall stature, kept for its dairy qualities; and in the Biellese the merino breed is maintained by some of the larger proprietors.

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  • The system of setting nations by the ears with the view of settling the quarrels of a few reigning houses was reduced to absurdity when the people, as in these cases, came to be partitioned and exchanged without the assertion or negation of a single principle affecting their interests or rousing their emotions.

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  • AARD-WOLF (earth-wolf), a South and East African carnivorous mammal (Proteles cristatus), in general appearance like a small striped hyena, but with a more pointed muzzle, sharper ears, and a long erectile mane down the middle line of the neck and back.

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  • The species of the genus Lemur are diurnal, and may be recognized by the length of the muzzle, and the large tufted ears.

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  • The gentle lemurs (Hapalemur) have a rounder head, with smaller ears and a shorter muzzle, and also a bare patch covered with spines on the fore-arm.

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  • The head is short and conical, the ears large, round and mostly bare, and the tail shorter than the body.

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  • Other symptoms of undue absorption are vertigo, deafness, sounds in the ears, stupefaction, a subnormal temperature, nausea, vomiting and a weak pulse (Sir Thomas Fraser).

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  • In many owls the right and left ears are asymmetrical, and this asymmetry affects the whole of the temporal region, all the bones which surround the outer and middle ear, notably the squamosal and the quadrate, so that the skull becomes lopsided, one ear being turned obliquely down, the other upwards.

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  • Just as the German reaper leaves the last ears of corn as an offering to Wodan, so the Australian black offers a portion of a find of honey; in New South Wales a pebble is said to have been offered or a number of spears, in Queensland the skin removed in forming the body-scars.

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  • Mary was to be forced into the position of a humble attendant upon Anne's infant, and her ears were to be boxed if she proved recalcitrant.

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  • The attributes of Demeter are chiefly connected with her character as goddess of agriculture and vegetation - ears of corn, the poppy, the mystic basket (calathus) filled with flowers, corn and fruit of all kinds, the pomegranate being especially common.

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  • Stigmatized as a traitor, scorned and even imprisoned, he had not ceased to utter his warnings to deaf ears, although Zedekiah himself was perhaps open to persuasion.

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  • When it came to the ears of the king he slew the most responsible of the Pharisees and every member of his household who accepted what the Pharisee said.

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  • One authority says of the crowd which gathered there: "They had the hair of their heads very few of them longer than their ears, whereupon it came to pass that those who usually with their cries attended at Westminster were by a nickname called Roundheads."

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  • On the other hand he speaks of the great anti-Teuton emperor Justinian, and of his reversal of the German conquests of the 5th century, in language which would certainly have grated on the ears of Totila and his heroes.

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  • In works of art she appears with a cornucopia or with ears of corn and a cock.

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  • " In Somersetshire," he says, " they do shere theyr wheat very lowe; and the wheate strawe that they purpose to make thacke of, they do not threshe it, but cut off the ears, and bynd it in sheves, and call it rede, and therewith they thacke theyr houses."

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  • By the 14th century two types of almucium were distinguished: (I) a cap coming down just over the ears; (2) a hood-like cap falling over the back and shoulders.

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  • But his fame had reached the ears of the papal legate in England, Guy de Foulques, who in 1265 became pope as Clement IV.

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  • Sometimes she wears a garland of flowers on her head, ears of corn and poppy-heads in her hand, symbolical of a prosperous harvest.

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  • It is rather a heavilybuilt animal, with a broad head, no distinct neck, and short limbs, the eyes are small, and the ears project very little beyond the fur.

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  • All the mole-rats of the genus Spalax are characterized by the want of distinct necks, small or rudimentary ears and eyes, and short limbs provided with powerful digging claws.

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  • Mole-rats are easily recognized by the peculiarly flattened head, in which the minute eyes are covered with skin, the wart-like ears, and rudimentary tail; they make burrows in sandy soil, and feed on bulbs and roots.

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  • Bamboorats, of which one genus (Rhizomys) is Indian and Burmese, and the other (Tachyoryctes) East African, differ by the absence of skin over the eyes, the presence of short ears, and a short, sparsely-haired tail.

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  • The crowning complication in the effect of Der fliegende Hollander, Tannhauser and Lohengrin on the musical thought of the 10th century was that the unprecedented fusion of their musical with their dramatic contents revealed some of the meaning of serious music to ears that had been deaf to the classics.

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  • This has the merit of bringing the real Wagner to ears which may have no other means of hearing him, and it fosters no delusion as to what is missing in such a presentation.

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  • Frost-bite is particularly apt to attack the feet, the hands, and the tips of the ears.

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  • The ears are short, and the hair round the eyes forms a disk.

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  • The headache, deafness, ringing in the ears and even delirium of salicylism, are practically identical with the symptoms of cinchonism.

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  • From the hare the wild rabbit is distinguished externally by its smaller size, shorter ears and feet, the absence or reduction of the black patch at the tip of the ears, and its greyer colour.

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  • The lopeared breed is the oldest English variety, and has been cultivated carefully since about 1785, the aim of the breeder being directed to the development of the size of the ears, and with such success that they sometimes measure more than 23 in.

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  • the nose, the ears, tail and feet - are black or very dark in colour.

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  • The entire body behind the shoulder-blades is uniformly coloured, with the exception of the feet; the anterior part of the body, including the fore legs, neck, and jaws, is white, the cheeks and ears being coloured.

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  • The abolition of the cropping of the ears of Great Danes, bull terriers, black and tan terriers, white English terriers, Irish terriers and toy terriers, in 1889 gained the approval of all humane lovers of dogs, and although attempts have been made to induce the club to modify the rule which prohibits the exhibition of cropped dogs, the practice has not been revived; it is declared, however, that the toy terriers and white English terriers have lost such smartness by the retention of the ears that they are becoming.

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  • Throughout the northern regions of both hemispheres there are several breeds of semi-domesticated dogs which are wolf-like, with erect ears and long woolly hair.

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  • The Eskimo dog has small, upright ears, a straight bushy tail, moderately sharp muzzle and rough coat.

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  • The larger variety of the race has a sharp muzzle, upright pointed ears, and a bushy tail generally carried over the back.

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  • These are characterized by slight build, small ears falling at the tips, elongated limbs and tails and long narrow muzzles.

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  • The lurcher is a dog with the general shape of a greyhound, but with a heavier body, larger ears and rougher coat.

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  • The muzzle is short, the ears large and pendent, the limbs relatively short and heavy, and the coat thick and frequently long.

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  • It is silent when hunting, and has long ears shaped like vine leaves.

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  • The eyes and ears are relatively small, and the forehead white and dome-shaped, giving the face the well-known appearance of benignity and intelligence.

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  • These are large dogs, hunting by smell, with massive structure, large drooping ears, and usually smooth coats, without fringes of hair on the ears, limbs or tail.

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  • The chief character is the magnificent head, narrow and dome-like between the huge pendulous ears, and with transverse puckers on the forehead and between the eyes.

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  • Both breeds were large and heavy, with pendulous ears and thick throats with dewlaps.

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  • The ears are usually artificially clipped so as to present a rounded lower margin.

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  • Harriers are a smaller breed of foxhounds, distinguished by their pointed ears, as it is not the custom to trim these.

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  • pendulous ears, out-turned feet and generally black-and-tan coloration.

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  • Basset hounds are long and crooked-legged dogs, with pendulous ears.

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  • The colour is generally black-and-tan or brownish, the body is extremely long and cylindrical; the ears are large and pendulous, the legs broad, thick and twisted, with everted paws..

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  • Mastiffs are powerful, heavily built dogs, with short muzzles, frequently protruding lower jaws, skulls raised above the eyes, ears erect or pendulous, pendulous upper lips, short coats and thin tails.

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  • The English mastiff is a huge and powerful dog with pendent ears but short and silky coat.

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  • The Tibetan mastiff is equally powerful, but has still larger pendent ears, a shaggy coat and a long brush-like tail.

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  • The lower jaw should be strongly protruding, the ears should be small and erect, the forehead deeply wrinkled with an indentation between the eyes, known as the "stop."

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  • The build is rather slighter than that of the English mastiff, and the ears are small and carried erect.

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  • The ears, naturally pendent at the tips, are always cropped.

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  • The number of breeds is very large, the two extreme types being the smooth fox-terrier with compact shape, relatively long legs, and the longbodied, short-legged Skye terrier, with long hair and pendent ears.

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  • In females and young males the horns are smaller, and their bases separated by a space in the middle of the forehead, The ears are small, erect, pointed, and nearly concealed in the hair.

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  • Ears of moderate size, ovate, erect.

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  • Ears of moderate size, oval, erect, prominent, placed near the occiput.

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  • Neither bread nor parched corn nor fresh ears shall be eaten until the oblation is made.

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  • Later the secret was betrayed and came to the ears of persons who, as he says, "urged my sins against my laborious episcopate."

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  • in length; and of a yellowish-red colour, with comparatively short ears and tail.

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  • Then again, the ears are large in proportion to the head, the pupil of the eye is elliptical and vertical when in a strong light, and the female has six pairs of teats, in place of the three to five pairs found in dogs, wolves and jackals.

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  • Of foxes certainly distinct specifically from the typical representative of the group, one of the best known is the Indian Vulpes bengalensis, a species much inferior in point of size to its European relative, and lacking the strong odour of the latter, from which it is also distinguished by the black tip to the tail and the pale-coloured backs of the ears.

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  • velox), which has likewise a black tail-tip and pale ears, may be the North American form of the same group. The northern fennec (V.

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  • The long and bushy tail in the northern species has a white tip and a dark gland-patch near the root, but the backs of the ears are fawn-coloured.

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  • cama), a dark-coloured species, with a black tip to the long, bushy tail and reddish-brown ears.

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  • lagopus), a very distinct species characterized by the hairy soles of its feet, the short, blunt ears, the long, bushy tail, and the great length of the fur in winter.

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  • The body is stout and thickly built; the legs are short and strong, and armed, especially the anterior pair, with long curved claws; the tail is short; and the ears are reduced to rudiments.

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  • Among his other papers may be mentioned those dealing with the formation of fairy rings (1807), a synoptic scale of chemical equivalents (1814), sounds inaudible to ordinary ears (1820), the physiology of vision (1824), the apparent direction of the eyes in a portrait (1824) and the comparison of the light of the sun with that of the moon and fixed stars (1829).

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  • On all sides Serbia was now regarded as the southern Slav Piedmont: and the Dual Monarchy's consistently hostile policy toward Belgrade, and its only too successful efforts to set Serbia and Bulgaria by the ears, intensified the excitement and resentment among its Yugoslav subjects.

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  • On the other hand, the vast number of experiments in the cropping of the tails and ears of domestic animals, as well as of similar operations on man, are attended with negative results.

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  • They wear small pieces of wood in their ears and lips, but are not tattooed.

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  • Marmosets are not larger than squirrels, and present great variation in colour; all have long tails, and many have the ears tufted.

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  • Or it falls over the nape of the neck and is kept in position with a band; or again as a cloth cap has lappets to protect the ears.

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  • 20), the female figure reclining on the lid wears a Greek chiton of a thin white material, with short sleeves fastened on the outside of the arm, by means of buttons and loops; a himation of dark purple thick stuff is wrapped round her hips and legs; on her feet are sandals, consisting of a sole apparently of leather, and attached to the foot and leg with leather straps; under the straps are thin socks which do not cover the toes; she wears a necklace of heavy pendants; her ears are pierced for ear-rings; her hair is partly gathered together with a ribbon at the roots behind, and partly hangs in long tresses before and behind; a flat diadem is bound round her head a little way back from the brow and 2 The tutulus was worn at Rome by the flaminica.

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  • In height the adult male chimpanzee of the typical form does not exceed 5 ft., and the colour of the hair is a full black, while the skin, especially that of the face, is light-coloured; the ears are remarkably large and prominent, and the hands reach only a short distance below the knees.

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  • Still the large size and prominence of the ears proclaim that both "Mafuka" and "Johanna" were chimpanzees and not gorillas.

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  • The ears are large and rounded.

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  • The lower parts, inner surface of the limbs, throat, chin and upper lip are dirty white; the outside of the ears, particularly at their base, and a patch on each side of the muzzle black; the end of the tail dusky.

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  • long on the back and upwards of an inch in length on the sides, of a delicate French grey colour, darkly mottled on the upper surface and dusky white beneath; the ears being long, broad and thinly covered with hair.

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  • The Peruvian chinchilla (C, brevicaudata) is larger, with relatively shorter ears and tail; while still larger species constitute the genus Lagidium, ranging from the Andes to Patagonia, and distinguished by having four in place of five front-toes, more pointed ears, and a somewhat differently formed skull.

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  • After a year's imprisonment in the Tower Prynne was sentenced by the star chamber on the 17th of February 1634 to be imprisoned for life, and also to be fined f5000, expelled from Lincoln's Inn, rendered incapable of returning to his profession, degraded from his degree in the university of Oxford, and set in the pillory, where he was to lose both his ears.

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  • The stumps of Prynne's ears were shorn off in the pillory, and he was branded on the cheeks with the letters S.L., meaning "seditious libeller," which Prynne, however, interpreted as "stigmata laudis."

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  • "No sooner" (it is related) "had Mirza completed the Diwan-i-Khas than it came to the ears of the emperor Jehangir that his vassal had surpassed him in magnificence, and that this last great work quite eclipsed all the marvels of the imperial city; the columns of red sandstone having been particularly noticed as sculptured with exquisite taste and elaborate detail.

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  • They are comparatively small and stoutly built animals, with short, rounded ears and no tail.

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  • A very different animal is the Patagonian cavy, or mara (Dolichotis patachonica), the typical representative of a genus characterized by long limbs, comparatively large ears, and a short tail.

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  • Among them are the small ears, elongated head, the presence of a deep groove alongside the nostrils, the small size of the thumb, and the great length of the arm, which reaches half-way down the shin-bone (tibia) in the erect posture.

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  • The more typical species are characterized by the coarse spiny hair, the small size, or even absence of the ears, and the long, nearly straight, claws.

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  • 20 a rigid steel wire or gold frames, with fastening-pieces over the ears; single or double eye-glasses, and hand-glasses, or lorgnettes, being varieties of form, according to the circumstances and the wearer's taste.

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  • The colour varies from earthy brown to blackish, and the greater part of the body is thinly covered with hair, and the ears and tail are fringed.

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  • lasiotis, as it differed from the typical form by its larger size, paler and browner colour, smoother skin, longer, finer and redder hair, and the long fringe of hair on the ears.

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  • Others said that Athena (or Artemis) blinded him because he had seen her naked in the bath; when his mother prayed Athena to restore his sight, the goddess, being unable to do so, purged his ears so that he could understand the speech of birds, and gave him a staff wherewith to guide his steps (Apollodorus iii.

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  • The animal is ` brown,' of a shade from orange or tawny to quite blackish; the tail and feet are ordinarily the darkest, the head lightest, often quite whitish; the ears usually have a whitish rim, while on the throat there is usually a large tawny-yellowish or orange-brown patch, from the chin to the fore legs, sometimes entire, sometimes broken into a number of smaller, irregular blotches, sometimes wanting, sometimes prolonged on the whole under surface, when the animal is bicolor like a stoat in summer.

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  • The Siberian roe (C. pygargus), which is common in the Altai, is larger and paler than the type species, with shorter and more hairy ears, a larger white rump-patch, and small irregular snags on the inner border of the antlers.

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  • And he never ceased to regard it as one of the chief privileges of his life that he had been able to take an active part in securing the definition, and in having heard with his own ears that doctrine proclaimed as a part of divine revelation.

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  • 32, 7 seq.) looks back to it as the safe guardian of the deposit " of the faith " against all the depredations of heresy which " when the sacred college of apostles had suffered death in various forms, and the generation of those that had been deemed worthy to hear the inspired wisdom with their own ears had passed away ...

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  • It was perhaps the facility with which a pillar of stone or wood can be turned into an image by painting or sculpturing on it eyes, ears, mouth, marks of sex and so on, which led anthropologists of an earlier generation to postulate such a law of development; but facts do not bear it out.

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  • Threats of worse things came subsequently to Lenthall's ears, and, taking the mace with him, he left London on the 29th to join the army and Fairfax.

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  • With the cheek-teeth formed of a number of parallel plates in the manner characteristic of the family, the viscacha is distinguished from the other members of that group by having only three hind toes; while it is also the heaviest-built and largest member of the group, with smaller ears than the rest.

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  • There is also a great seasonal change in appearance and colour in this squirrel, owing to the ears losing their tufts of hair and to the bleaching of the tail.

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  • At a later period, however, the difficulty of screening the rites of baptism and Eucharist from the eyes of catechumens and from their ears the creeds and liturgies - a difficulty which had ever been formidable and which after the overthrow of paganism must have become insurmountable - seems to have provoked not only a great outpouring on the part of the Christian rhetors, like Basil, Chrysostom, the Gregories and the Cyrils, of phrases borrowed from the Greek mysteries, but perhaps an actual use of precautions.

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  • The diet held at Frankfort in 1456 recalled the fact that the council of Constance had forbidden the pope to impose tenths without the consent of the clergy in the region affected, and that it was clear that he proposed to " pull the German sheep's fleece over its ears."

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  • Three Switzer- ears later he became preacher in the cathedral of Zurich.

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  • The legislation against Baptists (about 1644-1678) and the persecution of the Quakers (especially 1656-1662) partook of the brutality of the time, including scourging, boring of tongues, cutting of ears and in rare cases capital punishment.

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  • - Human Clay Figure, with bead chain of mussel shells and of Venetian glass in the ears and on the neck; 1st period of Spanish conquest.

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  • the end of the barrel renders it peculiarly liable to injury, and in some rifles therefore it is provided with guards or ears; these, however, have the disadvantage that more or less of the light that would otherwise light up the sight is intercepted by the guards.

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  • Moreover, park-cattle display evidence of their descent from dark-coloured breeds by the retention of red or black ears and brown or black muzzles.

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  • In the Chillingham cattle the ears are generally red, although sometimes black, and the muzzle is brown; while in the breed at Cadzow Chase, Lanarkshire, both ears and muzzle are black, and there are usually flecks of black on the head and forequarters.

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  • A very ancient British breed is the black Pembroke; and when this breed tends to albinism, the ears and muzzle, and more rarely the fetlocks, remain completely black, or very dark grey, although the colour elsewhere is whitish, more or less flecked and blotched with pale grey.

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  • Evidence as to the affinity between these breeds is afforded by the fact that a breed of cattle very similar to that at Chillingham was found in Wales in the 10th century; these cattle being white with red ears.

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  • The inside of the ears and the muzzle are black, and the feet are black to the fetlock joint.

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  • zeocriton, with erect short ears about 22 in.

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  • The ripe ears of the last hang so as to become almost parallel with the stem; they are narrower and longer than in (b), owing to the grains being placed farther apart on the rachis; it includes the Chevalier variety, one of the best for malting purposes.

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  • The ears are short, erect, and the grain thin and coarse; the straw is also short.

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  • The ears are erect, about 22 in.

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  • The last variety is both the most ancient and the most commonly found, and is the sacred barley of antiquity, ears of which are frequently represented plaited in the hair of the goddess Ceres, besides being figured on ancient coins.

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  • Barley is cut, either with scythe or machine, when it is quite ripe with the ears bending over.

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  • Jupiter-Baal was represented locally as a beardless god in long scaly' drapery, holding a whip in his right hand and lightning and ears of corn in his left.

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  • We may easily realise its transmission through a solid by putting the ear against a table and scratching the wood at some distance, and through a liquid by keeping both ears under water in a bath and tapping the side of the bath.

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  • An altar, furnished with lamps, was placed before the statue; the inquirer, after lighting the lamps and offering incense, placed a coin in the right hand of the god; he then whispered his question into the ear of the statue, and, stopping his own ears, left the market place.

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  • The interval corresponding to the octave being divided into seven equal parts, each about 14 semitone, it follows that Siamese music sounds strange in Western ears.

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  • The weasel is an elegant little animal, with elongated slender body, back much arched, head small and flattened, ears short and rounded, neck long and flexible, limbs short, five toes on each foot, all with sharp, com - pressed, curved claws, tail rather short, slender, cylindrical, and pointed at the tip, and fur short and close.

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  • 2 Certain minute Nematoid worms, as Anguillula scandens, which infests the ears of wheat, also give rise to galls.

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  • But such Cassandras prophesied to heedless ears.

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  • At a subsequent confederation, held at Lublin in June, Zebrzydowski was reinforced by another great nobleman, Stanislaus Stadnicki, called the Devil, who "had more crimes on his conscience than hairs on his head," and was in the habit of cropping the ears and noses of small squires and chaining his serfs to the walls of his underground dungeons for months at a time.

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  • - The order of events in the primitive synoptic tradition appears to be faithfully reproduced in St Mark; and if this order is chronological, Christ's ministry lasted at least two years, since the plucking of the ears of corn (April - June) marks a first spring; the feeding of the five thousand when the grass was fresh green (xXcwpos: about March), a second; and the Passover of the Crucifixion a third: and these three points are so far removed from one another in the narrative that the conclusion would hold, even if the general arrangement in St Mark were only roughly, and not minutely, chronological.

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  • The eyes and ears are concealed, the limbs are entirely absent, body and tail covered with soft, imbricating scales.

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  • Eyes and ears concealed.

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  • The bases of the ears behind are black, the tips buff.

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  • Everywhere we are met with the most varied forms of holy rites - the various baptisms, by water, by fire, by the spirit, the baptism for protection against demons, anointing with oil, sealing and stigmatizing, piercing the ears, leading into the bridal chamber, partaking of holy food and drink.

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  • The criminal laws were of extreme severity, even petty theft being punished by the thief being enslaved to the person he had robbed, while to steal a tobacco pouch or twenty ears of corn was death; he who pilfered in the market was then and there beaten to death, and he who insulted Xipe, the god of the goldand silversmiths, by stealing his precious metal, was skinned alive and sacrificed to the offended deity.

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  • The people watching from their flat housetops all the country round saw with joy the flame on the sacred hill, and hailed it with a thank-offering of drops of blood drawn from their ears.

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  • Ornaments of gold and silver, and jewels of polished quartz and green chalchihuite were worn - not only the ears and nose but the lips being pierced for - ornaments.

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  • Walsingham, however, was an accomplished diplomatist, and he reserved these truculent opinions for the ears of his own government, incurring frequent rebukes from Elizabeth.

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  • In northern Europe the wood spirit, Ljesche, is believed to have a goat's horns, ears and legs.

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  • The ears are more or less upright, sometimes horizontal, but never actually pendent, as in some Asiatic breeds.

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  • The Maltese goat has the ears long, wide and hanging down below the jaw.

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  • The hair and ears are excessively long, the latter so much so that they are sometimes clipped to prevent their being torn by stones or thorny shrubs.

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  • The Kashmir, or rather Tibet, goat has a delicate head, with semi-pendulous ears, which are both long and wide.

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  • Those goats having a short, neat head, long, thin, ears, a delicate skin, small bones, and a long heavy coat, are for this purpose deemed the best.

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  • The ears are long, broad and thin, and hang down by the side FIG.

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  • The Nepal goat appears to be a variety of the Nubian breed, having the same arched facial line, pendulous ears and long legs.

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  • The ears are black The Jaguar (Felis onca).

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  • facite, could to pagan ears mean " this do ye sacrifice."

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  • The ears are large, and the tail rudimentary.

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  • sifanicus) differs from the typical species in having longer ears, which are black on the outer surface.

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  • CAPYBARA, or Carpincho (Hydrochaerus capybara), the largest living rodent mammal, characterized by its moderately long limbs, partially-webbed toes, of which there are four in front and three behind, hoof-like nails, sparse hair, short ears, cleft upper lip and the absence of a tail.

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  • The second is a smaller animal than the first, with a more rounded and relatively smaller head, and the ears, hind-legs and tail shorter.

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  • In Ireland and the southern districts of Sweden it is permanently of a light fulvous grey colour, with black tips to the ears, but in more northerly districts the fur - except the black ear-tips - changes to white in winter, and still farther north the animal appears to be white at all seasons of the year.

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  • aegyptius) is a small animal, with long ears and pale fur; and in the south there are the Cape hare (L.

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  • [Poecilolagus] americanus), turn white in winter; the former having long ears and the whole tail white, whereas in the latter the ears are shorter and the upper surface of the tail is dark.

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  • [M.] melanotis) of the Great Plains, which differs from the third only by its shorter ears and richer coloration.

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  • In hares and pacas the inside of the cheeks is hairy; and in some species, pouched rats and hamsters, there are large internal cheek-pouches lined with hair, which open near the angles of the mouth and extend backwards behind the ears.

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  • The build is stout and heavy, the limbs and tail are short, the ears moderate, the eyes minute and the feet five-toed and plantigrade.

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  • Finally, we have the marmots (Arctomys), which are larger and more heavily built rodents, with short ears, more or less short tails and rudimentary or no cheek-pouches.

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  • The first of these, or Geomyinae, is characterized as follows: Incisors broad; mastoid not appearing on the top of the skull; eyes small; ears rudimentary; limbs short, subequal.

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  • The following are the characters of the second sub-family, Heteromyinae: Incisors narrow; mastoid appearing largely on the top of the skull; eyes and ears moderate or large; hind-limbs and tail elongated.

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  • 7), which is provided with a parachute supported by a cartilaginous process arising from the olecranon of the ulna, and has well-developed ears and a moderately long tail.

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  • zenkeri (figured in the article Flying-Squirrel), is a mouse-like form, with very small ears and an extremely long tail.

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  • Dormice a r e small arboreal rodents, with long hairy tails, large eyes and ears, and short fore-limbs, ranging over Europe, Asia and Africa.

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  • The tail and ears are generally very long; while, in correlation with the size of the latter, the auditory bullae of the skull are also large.

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  • Euchoreutes, with one Yarkand species, has premolars, enormous ears and a long nose.

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  • Alactaga, ranging over Russia and Western and Central Asia, inclusive of Persia and Baluchistan, has smaller ears and a shorter nose; by some naturalists it is taken to include the North African A.

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  • The Turkestan Platycercomys (or Pygeretmus) has a lancet-shaped tail and no premolars; while Cardiocranus of the Nan-shan district of Central Asia has a similar type of tail, but short ears and a peculiarly triangular skull.

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  • All these "rodentmoles" are thoroughly adapted to a subterranean life, the eyes and ears being small and rudimentary, as is also the tail; while the bodily form is cylindrical, and the front claws are very large and powerful.

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  • Of these, Hypogeomys is a large, long-tailed, fawn-coloured rat, with large ears and feet; Nesomys is a red species, with long hair; Brachytarsomys is shortfooted and long-tailed, with velvety fawn fur; HallQmys has elongated hind feet, as has also Macrotarsomys; Gymnuromys is naked-tailed; and the several species of Eliurus are dormouselike.

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  • Voles, as typified by the water-rat and the tailed fieldmouse, are stouter built and shorter-nosed rodentsthan the typical rats and mice, with smaller ears and eyes and shorter tails; all being good burrowers.

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  • molars small, the eyes and ears large and the tip of the muzzle naked.

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  • Australia is the home of the group of jumping species, known as jerboa-rats, characterized by the elongation of the hind limbs, arranged under the genera Notomys, Dipodillus, Ammomys and Conilurus, distinguished from one another by the structure of the molars and the number of teats and foot-pads, the second being further characterized by its long ears.

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  • They have long hind limbs, large eyes and ears; and in correlation with the latter an enlarged auditory bulla to the skull, which is hollow and divided into a tympanic and a mastoid portion.

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  • All the Bathyergidae are African, and adapted to a burrowing life, having minute ears and eyes, a short tail and the thumb armed with a large claw.

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  • They hay e large heads, projecting incisors, no ears, almost functionless eyes and moderately long tails; the skin, with the exception of a few hairs on the body and frinr-es on the feet, being naked.

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  • In the true cavies, or couies, Cavia, the foreand hind-limbs are short and of subequal length, the ears are short and there is no tail.

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  • The maras (Dolichotis) have the limbs and ears long and the tail very short.

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  • The family, Chinchillidae, typified by the wellknown chinchilla, includes a small number of South American rodents with large ears and proportionately great auditory bullae in the skull, elongated hind-limbs, bushy tails, very soft fur and perfect clavicles.

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  • Among these, the tuco-tucos (Ctenomys) are characterized by their burrowing habits, almost rudimentary ears, small eyes, short tails and the kidneyshaped grinding-surfaces of their cheek-teeth.

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  • The species of Octodon have larger ears, longer, tufted tails and the sides of the cheekteeth indented by plates of enamel; they are chiefly found in hedgerows and bushes, where they burrow.

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  • In Abrocoma the tail has no tuft, the ears are still larger and the lower cheek-teeth more complex than the upper ones.

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  • They are small rodents with complete clavicles, foreand hind-limbs of nearly equal length, no external tails and short ears.

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  • From the picas the hares and rabbits (Leporidae) are distinguished by the imperfect clavicles, the more or less elongated hind-limbs, short recurved tail (absent in one case) and generally long ears.

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  • Under the name of Oryctolagus cuniculus, the rabbit is considered to represent a genus by itself, specially characterized by the shortness of the ears and hind-feet.

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  • aquaticus) of the southern United States form the group Limnotragus, characterized by the harsher fur, the shorter ears, tail and hind-feet, and the complete fusion of the post-orbital process (which is so distinct in the typical hares) with the adjacent parts of the skull, so that neither notches nor perforations are developed in this region.

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  • The spiny rabbit, separated from Lepus by Blyth in 1845 under the name of Caprolagus hispidus, is an inhabitant of Assam and the adjacent districts, and distinguished by its harsh, bristly fur and short ears and tail.

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  • In the Liu-Kiu rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi) the coat is equally harsh, but the ears and hind-feet are shorter, and there are only five (in place of the usual six) pairs of upper cheek-teeth.

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  • In 1581 he became acquainted with Edward Kelly, an apothecary, who had been convicted of forgery and had lost both ears in the pillory at Lancaster.

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  • In 41 B.C. he was practically superseded by Antony's appointment of Herod and Phasael to be tetrarchs of Judaea; and in the following year he was taken prisoner by the Parthians, deprived of his ears that he might be permanently disqualified for priestly office, and carried to Babylon.

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  • I cannot separate touching from my tactile organs, seeing from my eyes, or hearing from my ears.

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  • It has a short, rounded head, obtuse muzzle, small bead-like eyes, and short rounded ears, nearly concealed by the fur.

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  • Unfortunately all the warnings and admonitions of the pope fell on deaf ears, though he himself parted with his mitre and plate in order to equip a fleet against the Turks.

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  • It reached even the ears of Constantine.

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  • Endless masses of tall weeds, belonging to a few species, cover the face of the country - large Cruciferae, Cynareae and Umbelliferae - also large quantities of liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra and echinata) and Lagonychium, and the white ears of the Imperata.

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  • The teeth are strong but irregular; the ears, with tolerably large lobes, stand out from the head, but to a less degree than with the Mongols.

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  • norvegicus) is distinguished by its large size, brownish grey colour, short tail and ears, stout skull, and the possession of from Jo to 12 teats.

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  • They are remarkable for the possession of complex ears (described in the article Hexapoda) anti From Carpenter's Insects.

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  • The Acridiidae have the feelers and the ovipositor relatively short, and possess only three tarsal segments; their ears are situated on the first abdominal segment and the males stridulate by scraping rows of pegs on the inner aspect of the hind thigh, over the sharp edges of the forewing nervures.

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  • i d a e, having long feelers and ovipositors, and agreeing with the latter family in the position of the ears.

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  • ' This call-note, which to many ears sounds like "pink" or "spink," not only gives the bird a name in many parts of Britain, but is also obviously the origin of the German Fink and the English Finch.

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  • The ears are rather small, ovate and erect; and there is no external appearance of a tail.

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  • Driven by persecution from Moravia, hunted into mountain-caves and forests, they had scarcely secured a place of refuge in Saxony before, " though a mere handful in numbers, yet with the spirit of men banded for daring and righteous deeds, they formed the heroic design, and vowed the execution of it before God, of bearing the gospel to the savage and perishing tribes of Greenland and the West Indies, of whose condition report had brought a mournful rumour to their ears.

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  • Before his execution his nose and ears were cut off, according to the Persian custom; we learn from the Behistun inscription that Darius I.

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  • As in all forest-dwelling animals, the ears are large and capacious.

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  • His attributes were a sceptre of ears of corn, sometimes a drinking-cup, which is being filled by Demeter.

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  • When this speech reached Philip's ears he withdrew his troops in dudgeon, and concluded a truce with France (1429).

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  • The writer in the Saxon abbey of Corvey, or in the Franconian abbey of Fulda, knows only about events which happened near his own doors; he records, it is true, occurrences which rumour has brought to his ears, but in general he is trustworthy only for the history of his own neighborhood.

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  • The head is long, light in the jowl, and wide between the eyes, with long thin ears inclined slightly forward and fringed with long fine hair.

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  • The head and legs are very short, and the body short, thick and wide; the jowl is heavy, the ears pricked, and the thin skin laden with long silky, wavy, but not curly, hair, whilst the tail is very fine.

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  • It has an abundance of long curly hair, a short face and a straight nose, and the ears, not too long and heavy, fall over the face.

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  • Large Blacks are exceedingly docile, and the ears, hanging well forward over the eyes, contribute materially to a quietness of habit which renders them peculiarly adapted to field grazing.

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  • The Roman Catholic claim to separate state-aided schools, at length conceded in 1863, long set the religious bodies by the ears.

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  • Frederick, who was called the Quarrelsome, had irritated both his neighbours and his subjects, and complaints of his exactions and confiscations reached the ears of the emperor.

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  • His demand for immediate emancipation fell like a tocsin upon the ears of slaveholders.

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  • But in the ears of every pious Moslem such a judgment will sound almost as shocking as downright atheism or polytheism.

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  • The Cruelty to Animals Acts 1849 and 1854 render liable to prosecution and fine practically any act of cruelty to an animal; such acts as dubbing a cock, cropping the ears of a dog or dishorning cattle, are offences.

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  • Here the agricultural character of her ritual is well marked; the first oxen used in ploughing were, according to an Argive myth, dedicated to her as E v cSia; and the sprouting ears of corn were called "the flowers of Hera."

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  • It teaches little more than that the pulse is felt in every part of the body, that there are vessels leading from the heart to the eyes, ears, nose and all the other members, and that the breath entering the nose goes to the heart and the lungs.

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  • She is depicted as a cow, or with a broad human countenance, the cows ears just showing from under a massive wig.

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  • The stone vases were at first of cylindrical forms, with a foot, and ears for hanging.

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  • Larger and thicker in the rabbit, when excited it gives rise in that animal to movements of the eyes and of the fore-limbs and neck; but it is only in much higher types, such as the dog, that the cortex yields, under experimental excitation, definitely localized foci, whence can be evoked movements of the fore-limb, hind-limb, neck, eyes, ears and face.

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  • Under Greek influence he was identified with Pan, and just as there was supposed to be a number of Panisci, so the existence of many Fauni was assumed - misshapen and mischievous goblins of the forest, with pointed ears, tails and goat's feet, who loved to torment sleepers with hideous nightmares.

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  • In form these animals are somewhat pig-like; the body is stout, with arched back; the limbs are short and stout, armed with strong, blunt claws; the ears disproportionately long; and the tail very thick at the base and tapering gradually.

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  • In colour the Cape aard-vark is pale sandy or yellow, the hair being scanty and allowing the skin to show; the northern aard-vark has a still thinner coat, and is further distinguished by the shorter tail and longer head and ears.

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  • The ears are small, low, rounded, and scarcely project beyond the adjacent fur.

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  • Sinai or Horeb (according to the Deuteronomic tradition), in the ears of the whole people on the "day of the assembly," and rehearsed in v.

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  • The ancient Egyptians symbolized an ignorant person by the head and ears of an ass, and the Romans thought it a bad omen to meet one.

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  • They have very small eyes, blunt snouts, inconspicuous ears and short limbs and tails, in all of which points they are markedly contrasted with true rats and mice.

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  • The red-backed field-mouse or "bank-vole" may be distinguished externally from the first species by its more or less rusty or rufouscoloured back, its larger ears and its comparatively longer tail, which attains to about half the length of the head and body.

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  • The breeding of cobs and ponies comes next in importance, and thirdly that of cattle, now mostly Herefords, though Speed mentions a native breed, long since extinct, all white with red ears.

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  • The muzzle is entirely hairy; the ears and tail are short; and the throat is maned.

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  • A second surreptitious visit to Mannheim came, however, to the ears of the duke, who was also irritated by a complaint from Switzerland about an uncomplimentary reference to Graubunden in Die Rduber.

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  • The ears are short and rounded; the toes of the broad feet very imperfectly separated; the tail is well developed, with a terminal tuft; and the straight hair is not woolly.

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  • Ears rather long and pointed.

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  • Thus, plucking and rubbing the ears of corn was counted a form of reaping and threshing.

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  • The words might sound to Jewish ears merely as a synonym for " man."

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  • At the close He utters the pregnant saying: " He that hath ears to hear let him hear."

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  • In Jesus Hegel finds the expression for something higher than mere morality: he finds a noble spirit which rises above the contrasts of virtue and vice into the concrete life, seeing the infinite always embracing our finitude, and proclaiming the divine which is in man and cannot be overcome by error and evil, unless the man close his eyes and ears to the godlike presence within him.

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  • Having decided against the god, his ears were changed into those of an ass.

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  • Midas with the ass's ears was a frequent subject of the Attic satyr-drama.

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  • They vary similarly in shape and size of ears, colour of the grain, which may be white, yellow, purple, striped, &c., and also in physical characters and chemical composition.

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  • When maize is sown broadcast or closely planted in drills the ears may not develop at all, but the stalk is richer in sugar and sweeter; and this is the basis of growing " corn-fodder."

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  • Hindus wind the pagri in various ways as described for Mussulmans, but the angles are formed over the ears and not from front to back.

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  • He marched at the head of 35,000 men into northern Italy, and from Rimini issued his famous proclamation in favour of Italian independence, which at the time fell on deaf ears (March 30th, 1815).

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  • In addition to their long hind and short fore limbs, jerboas are mostly characterized by their silky coats - of a fawn colour to harmonize with their desert surroundings - their large eyes, and long tails and ears.

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  • As is always the case with large-eared animals, the tympanic bullae of the skull are of unusually large size; the size varying in the different genera according to that of the ears.

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  • The ears of the Romans were incredibly sensitive to such points.

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  • Cicero gives various clausulae which his ears told him to be good or bad, but his remarks are desultory, as also are those of Quintilian, whose examples were largely drawn from Cicero's writings.

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  • A prodigiously long tail, beetling eyebrows with long black hairs, black ears, face, feet and hands, and a general greyish-brown colour of the fur are the distinctive characteristics of the langur.

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  • The cheek-bones are high; the nose inclined to flatness; the mouth thin-lipped and refined among patricians, and wide and full-lipped among plebeians; the ears are small, and the brow fairly well developed.

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  • Rice is threshed by beating the ears on a log; other grains, with flails on mud threshing-floors.

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  • It is an advance on this when Heraclitus 2 opposes to the eyes and ears which are bad witnesses " for such as understand not their language " a common something which we would do well to follow; or again when in the incommensurability of the diagonal and side of a square the Pythagoreans stumbled upon what was clearly neither thing nor image of sense, but yet was endowed with meaning, and henceforth were increasingly at home with symbol and formula.

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  • Less familiar to modern ears is the contention that proof needs a standard or criterion, while this standard or criterion in turn needs proof.

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  • Such confusions show that even to Greek ears the distinction between the sounds was very small.

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  • In the typical group of the genus Phascolomys we find the following characters: - Fur rough and coarse; ears short and rounded; muzzle naked; postorbital process of the frontal bone obsolete; ribs fifteen pairs.

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  • The wombat of Tasmania and the islands of Bass's Straits (P. ursinus), and the closely similar but larger P. platyrhinus of the southern portion of the mainland of Australia, belong to this group. On the other hand, in the hairy-nosed wombat (P. latifrons) of Southern Australia, the fur is smooth and silky; the ears are large and more pointed; the muzzle is hairy; the frontal region of the skull is broader than in the other section, with well-marked postorbital processes; and there are thirteen ribs.

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  • Odysseus, warned by Circe, escaped the danger by stopping the ears of his crew with wax and binding himself to the mast until he was out of hearing (Odyssey xii.).

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  • When the Argonauts were passing by them, Orpheus sang so beautifully that no one had ears for the Sirens, who, since they were to live only until some one heard their song unmoved, flung themselves into the sea and were changed into sunken rocks (Apollodorus i.

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  • The governor, lieutenant-governor, attorney-general, secretary of the commonwealth, treasurer, superintendent of public instruction and commissioner of agriculture are elected for a term of four y ears, every fourth year from 1905, and each new administration begins on the 1st of February.

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  • In the friction-clutch, a pulley loose on a shaft has a hoop or gland made to embrace it more or less tightly by means of a screw; this hoop has short projecting arms or ears.

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  • It is somewhat larger than a fox, of a uniform reddish brown colour above, and whitish beneath, with two white spots above each of the eyes, and a tuft of long black hair at the tip of the ears; to these it owes its name, which is derived from Turkish words signifying "black-ear."

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  • Meanwhile the languages of Greece and Rome had been so thoroughly appropriated that a final race of scholars, headed by Politian, Pontano, Valla, handled once again in verse and prose both antique dialects, and thrilled the ears of Europe with new-made pagan melodies.

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  • He is represented in works of art in the form of a serpent, or of a young man with a cornucopia and a bowl in one hand, and a poppy and ears of corn in the other.

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  • high at the shoulders), and has longer ears, a tail more scantily clothed with hair, and a shorter mane.

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  • The outsides of the ears have a white tip and a broad black mark occupying the greater part of the surface, but are white at the base.

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  • A much larger proportion of the ears is white than in the other species.

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  • grevyi) is markedly distinguished by its enormous ears and more numerous and narrower black stripes.

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  • That work was indeed chiefly done by the living voice; and in speaking, this "one man," as Elizabeth's very critical ambassador wrote from Edinburgh, was "able in one hour to put more life in us than five hundred trumpets continually blustering in our ears."

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  • The question of customs duties now settled, that of national defence was taken up afresh, and in the following year the government produced a complete scheme for the abolition of the land tax in the course of ten ears years ?

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  • Rather smaller than a squirrel, with dusky brown fur, the tarsier has immense eyes, large ears, a long thin tail, tufted at the end, a greatly elongated tarsal portion of the foot, and disk-like adhesive surfaces on the fingers, which doubtless assist the animal in maintaining its position on the boughs.

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  • About a year before his death, he is described by Sanson,2 a missionary from the French king Louis XIV., as tall, strong and active, a fine princea little too effeminate for a monarch, with a Roman nose very well proportioned to other parts, very large blue eyes, and a midling mouth, a beard painted black, shavd round, and well turnd, even to his ears.

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  • Last of all there is the brigade for enquiries, whose business it is to act as the eyes and ears of the prefecture.

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  • Before he was thirteen y ears of age he had mastered nearly all the Latin authors presented to him.

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  • Ears generally rather long and ovate.

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  • The typical genus Macropus, in which the muzzle is generally naked, the ears large, the fur on the nape of the neck usually directed backwards, the claw of the fourth hind-toe very large, and the tail stout and tapering, includes a large number of species.

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  • In Bettongia, on the other hand, the head is shorter and wider, with smaller and more rounded ears, and more swollen auditory bullae.

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  • His first expedition to Africa (1474) was a mere reconnaissance, but four y ears later a favourable opportunity for invasion arrived.

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  • It is related that he and his sister fell asleep in the temple of Apollo Thymbraeus and that snakes came and cleansed their ears, whereby they obtained the gift of prophecy and were able to understand the language of birds.

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  • The ears are naked, and bluish black.

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  • JEW'S EARS, the popular name of a fungus, known botanically as Hirneola auricula-judae, so called from its shape, which somewhat resembles a human ear.

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  • She frequently occurs on coins of the empire, standing between a modius (corn-measure) and the prow of a galley, with ears of corn in one hand and a cornucopia in the other; sometimes she holds a rudder or an anchor.

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  • Rumours of the plot came to his ears, and he fled from Stirling to Glasgow, where he fell ill, possibly by poisoning, and where Mary came to visit him.

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  • This animal, also called the bear-cat, is allied to the palm-civets, or paradoxures, but differs from the rest of the family (Viverridae) by its tufted ears and long, bushy, prehensile tail, which is thick at the root and almost equals in length the head and body together (from 28 to 33 inches).

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  • Lynxes are found in the northern and temperate regions of both the Old and New World; they are smaller than leopards, and larger than true wild cats, with long limbs, short stumpy tail, ears tufted at the tip, and pupil of the eye linear when contracted.

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  • The homologies between man and other animals which both schools try to account for; the explanation of the intervals, with apparent want of intermediate forms, which seem to the creationists so absolute a separation between species; the evidence of useless " rudimentary organs," such as in man the external shell of the ear, and the muscle which enables some individuals to twitch their ears, which rudimentary parts the evolutionists claim to be only explicable as relics of an earlier specific condition, - these, which are the main points of the argument on the origin of man, belong to general biology.

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  • The large ears, brownand-white face, short, black-tipped tail, and antlers without large basal snag serve to distinguish the mule-deer M.

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  • For ornament women wear silver ankle-rings with bells, silver necklaces and silver or gold rosettes in the ears.

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  • The patient is deaf, but complains of ringing in the ears, which may assume various forms, especially in musical people.

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  • Already in 1721 he complains that the buzzing in his ears disconcerts and confounds him.

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  • Though written in a metre deemed foreign to English ears, the poem immediately attained a wide popularity, which it has never lost, and secured to the dactylic hexameter a recognized place among English metres.

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  • Hydrobromic acid is often used to relieve or prevent the headache and singing in the ears that may follow the administration of quinine and of salicylic acid or salicylates.

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  • The scene presents to a European eye a panorama of singular novelty and interest - rice fields covered with water to a great depth; the ears of grain floating on the surface; the stupendous embankments, which restrain without altogether preventing the excesses of the inundations; and peasants going out to their daily work with their cattle in canoes or on rafts.

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  • cornfield, and as he walked struck off the tallest and best-grown ears (a legend applied to Roman circumstances in Livy i.

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  • Sounds of cursing and wailing were in his ears.

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  • He plays the lyre at the banquets of the gods, and causes Marsyas to be flayed alive because he had boasted of his superior skill in playing the flute, and the ears of Midas to grow long because he had declared in favour of Pan, who contended that the flute was a better instrument than Apollo's favourite, the lyre.

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  • The Muezzin, who is a paid servant of the mosque, must stand with his face towards Mecca and with the points of his forefingers in his ears while reciting Azan.

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  • It soon reached his father's ears that his son was walking through the streets begging.

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  • The ant-bear, with very long snout, tongue and ears, is found on the Karroo, where it makes inroads on the ant-heaps which dot the plain.

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  • With those grateful words of vindication from Massachusetts in his ears Charles Sumner left the Senate chamber for the last time.

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  • It was in 111 B.C. that Lu-Po-Teh, general of the emperor Wuti, first made the island of Hainan subject to the Chinese, who divided it into the two prefectures, Tan-urh or Drooping Ear in the south, so-called from the long ears of the native "king," and Chu-yai or Pearl Shore in the north.

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  • They are chiefly manifested in the form and number of the horns, which may be increased from the normal two to four or even eight, or may be altogether absent in the female alone or in both sexes; in the shape and length of the ears, which often hang pendent by the side of the head; in the peculiar elevation or arching of the nasal bones in some eastern races; in the length of the tail, and the development of great masses of fat at each side of its root or in the tail itself; and in the colour and quality of the fleece.

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  • In addition to its long limbs, it is characterized by its Roman nose, large (but not drooping) ears, and the presence of a dewlap on the throat and chest.

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  • coast of Africa, takes its name from a mane of longish hair on the throat and neck; the hair on the body being also longer than in the ordinary long-legged sheep. This breed is frequently black or brown and white; but in a small sub-breed from the Cameroons the general colour is chestnut or foxy red, with the face, ears, buttocks, lower surface of tail and under-parts black.

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  • In past times Leicester blood was extensively employed in the improvement or establishment of other longwool breeds of sheep. The Leicester, as seen now, has a white wedge-shaped face, the forehead covered with wool; thin mobile ears; neck full towards the trunk, short and level with the back; width over the shoulders and through the heart; a full broad breast; fine clean legs standing well apart; deep round barrel and great depth of carcass; firm flesh, springy pelt, and pink skin, covered with fine, curly, lustrous wool.

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  • neck carrying a long, lean, clean head covered with white, hard, but not wiry hair, free from wool, long highset ears and a black muzzle; back broad and muscular, belly well covered with wool; legs clean, and a fleece of long white wavy wool, arranged in characteristic locks or pirls.

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  • Breeders of Lincoln rams like best a darkish face, with a few black spots on the ears; and white legs.

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  • An Oxford Down ram has a bold masculine head; the poll well covered with wool and the forehead adorned by a topknot; ears self-coloured, upright, and of fair length; face of uniform dark brown colour; legs short, dark, and free from spots; back level and chest wide; and the fleece heavy and thick.

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  • As distinguished from the latter, however, the Shropshire has a darker face, blackish brown as a rule, with very neat ears, whilst its head is more massive, and is better covered with wool on the top and at the sides.

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  • It has a black face and legs, a big head with Roman nose, darkish ears set well back, and a broad level back (especially over the shoulders) nicely filled in with lean meat.

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  • (e) There followed an act of unction, made in the East with the oil of the catechumens blessed only by the priest, in the West with the priest's saliva applied to the lips and ears.

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  • i As the name Edith (Eadgyth) sounded uncouth to Norman ears, she assumed the continental name Maheut or Mahelt (Eng.

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  • Men were ready to shout applause in honor of Puritan martyrs like Prynne, Burton and Bastwick, whose ears were cutoff in 1637, or in honor of the lawyers who argued such a case as that of Hampden.

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  • As far as names go, the change effected placed the new Tory)arty in office for an almost uninterrupted period of forty-six, ears.

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  • Moreover, the Szechuen jumping-mouse differs from the typical Zapus by the closer enamel-folds of the molars, the shorter ears, and the white tail-tip, and is therefore made the type of another sub-genus.

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  • Such diplomacy in such conditions is paralytic. It cannot speak thrice, with whatever affectation of boldness, without discovering its true character to trained ears; which should be remembered when Disraeli's successes at Berlin are measured.

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  • Wheats of dry countries and of those exposed to severe winds have, says De Vilmorin, narrow leaves, pliant straw, bearded ears, and velvety chaff - characteristics which enable them to resist wind and drought.

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  • and produced 500 plants, which in due time yielded 21,109 ears.

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  • (4) The ears vary, not only in size, but also in form, this latter characteristic being dependent on the degree of closeness with which the spikelets are set on.

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  • Further subdivisions are made, according to the presence or absence of awns (bearded and beardless wheats), the colour of the ears (white, fawncoloured or red), the texture of the ears (glabrous - i.e.

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  • from the period when sown, or 1715° from the period of germination, branching or "tillering" goes on freely, and the young ears are formed.

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  • By continuously and systematically selecting the best grains from the best ears, Major Hallett succeeded in introducing "pedigree wheats" of fine quality.

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  • She acted as eyes and ears for her brother in southern Germany until her death on the 14th of October 1758, the day of Frederick's defeat by the Austrians at Hochkirch.

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  • The species, Spermophilus (or Citillus) citillus, is rather smaller than an ordinary squirrel, with minute ears, and the tail reduced to a stump of less than an inch in length.

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  • MUSIC OF THE SPHERES, in Pythagorean philosophy, the harmony produced by the heavenly bodies in their orbits, inaudible to human ears.

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  • Till recently the galagos have been included in the family Lemuridae; but this is restricted to the lemurs of Madagascar, and they are now classed with the lorises and pottos in the family Nycticebidae, of which they form the section Galaginae, characterized by the great elongation of the upper portion of the feet (tarsus) and the power of folding the large ears.

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  • They are pretty little animals, varying from the size of a small cat to less than that of a rat, with large eyes and ears, soft woolly fur and long tails.

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  • The payment he refused, and threatened to " cut off their ears with the sword " (Iliad, xxi.

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  • Thus the aristocratic constitution of Sieys was transformed into an unavowed dictatorship, a public ratification of which the First Consul obtained by a third coup detat from the intimidated and yet reassured electors-reassured by his dazzling but unconvincing offers of peace to the victorious Coalition (which repulsed them), by the rapid disarmament of La Vende, and by the proclamations in which he filled the ears of the infatuated people with the new talk of stability of government, order, justice and moderation.

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  • In such a critical generation the words of Averroism found willing ears, and pupils who outran their teacher.

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  • They sound, but only in a vibrating medium, and for healthy ears.

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  • The last-mentioned species, by its frontal tuft, small rounded ears, general brown coloration, and minute antlers, connects the typical muntjacs with the small tufted deer or tufted muntjacs of the genus Elaphodus of eastern China and Tibet.

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  • The mane is also longer and more flowing, and the ears are shorter, the limbs longer, and the head smaller.

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  • These asses have moderate ears, the tail rather long, and the back-stripe dark brown and running from head to tail.

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  • Among the striped species, or zebras and quaggas of Africa, the large Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) of Somaliland and Abyssinia stands apart from the rest by the number and narrowness of its stripes, which have an altogether peculiar arrangement on the hind-quarters, the small size of the callosities on the fore-legs, the mane extending on to the withers and enormous rounded ears, thickly haired internally.

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  • The large size of the ears and the narrow stripes are in some degree at any rate adaptations to a life on scrub-clad plains.

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  • In its relatively long ears and general build it approaches the African wild asses, from which it chiefly differs by the striping (which is markedly different from that of the quagga-group) and the reversal of the direction of the hairs along the spine.

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  • There are the neat and elegant animals, like the descendants of Saunterer and Sweetmeat; the large-framed, plain-looking, and heavy-headed Melbournes, often with lop ears; the descendants of Birdcatcher, full of quality, and of more than average stature, though sometimes disfigured with curby hocks; and the medium-sized but withal speedy descendants of Touchstone, though in some cases characterized by somewhat loaded shoulders.

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  • The head should be light and lean, and well set on; the ears small and pricked, but not too short; the eyes full; the forehead broad and flat; the nostrils large and dilating; the muzzle fine; the neck moderate in length, wide, muscular, and yet light; the throat clean; the windpipe spacious and loosely attached to the neck; the crest thin, not coarse and arched.

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  • He immersed himself "over head and ears in the study of philosophy," and fell for a time into a scepticism, from which he was delivered by a study of the "Platonic writers."

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  • His poems, to which their musical accompaniment is almost essential, have not ceased, in half a century, to be universally pleasing to Swedish ears; outside Sweden it would be difficult to make their peculiarly local charm intelligible.

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  • Head rather small, broad and flat; muzzle very broad; whiskers thick and strong; eyes small and black; ears short and rounded.

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  • p. 161, Lovanii, 1658, fol.) recommends it for tumours, ulcers of the head and ears, affections of the breast, vomiting, dysentery and fevers.

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  • and I am sure much never reaches his ears, and (as you observed) how can it?

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  • As she neared the corner to the hallway that led to their room, Dulce's angry voice accosted her ears.

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  • Her heart skipped a beat and then began to pound in her ears.

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  • Her pulse pounded like a drum in her ears.

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  • The blood was pounding in her ears.

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  • She stared down at him, unable to believe her ears and eyes.

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  • The bay's ears were perked toward the wash below them.

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  • Its legs were long and lean and its head was held low, ears erect.

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  • Does a dog have ears?

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  • You're even getting hair in your ears.

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  • His arms barely reached his ears.

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  • He had moved to receptors and enkephalins before Martha covered her ears and yelled, You're turn!

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  • I put my hands over my ears.

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  • I learned to recognize the same voice answering the line most of the time, though my voice was scrambled to her ears.

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  • She elected to remain at home and play house with Molly and Claire, giving me the freedom to do business at the office without the worry of curious ears over hearing.

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  • My attempt at lightening the situation fell on deaf ears.

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  • The eerie quiet that followed amplified the ringing of her ears.

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  • She leaned back, the audible sound of her breath catching music to his ears.

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  • Her ears still rung from the explosions lighting up the sky.

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  • The words sounded hollow, even to her ears, and she rose.

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  • "If you think to betray me, daughter, Jule dies," he warned for her ears only.

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  • Her blood spattered on the wall, and buzzing filled her ears.

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  • Tears trickled down her face, tickling her ears.

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  • Always want women with huge boobs and nothing between their ears.

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  • "Dusty, we're going to have another problem soon," Jule said for Dustin's ears only.

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  • Deidre's quick breathing was loud in her ears.

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  • "We need to talk in private," Rhyn said for her ears only.

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  • "Please don't be angry," she said for his ears only and rested one hand against his heart.

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  • To Dean's experienced ears, it didn't sound like a joke.

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  • Dean was all ears.

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  • The familiar voice of Jake Weller boomed in his ears.

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  • The buzzing in his ears was too loud.

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  • The punch flattened her and made her ears buzz.

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  • Destiny touched its soft furry body and stubby ears.

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  • A steady throbbing filled her ears.

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  • Green smoke swirled from the man's ears and mouth, forming a fog around Gabe's hand before crystallizing into a small emerald.

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  • Air roared by her ears.

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  • She squeezed her eyes closed, ears buzzing and tunnel vision forming.

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