Ears sentence example

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  • His ears were turning red.

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

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

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  • Destiny covered her ears after the first shot.

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  • The blood was pounding in her ears.

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • The ears are large, and the tail rudimentary.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • As she neared the corner to the hallway that led to their room, Dulce's angry voice accosted 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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  • They were furry and about knee-height full grown with similar triangular ears and a tail.

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  • The last sound to reach his ears as he dropped off to sleep was the hum of the vacuum cleaner competing with the twang of Merle Haggard on the disc player.

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  • All her prayers had fallen on deaf ears — or as Alex had once said; God was answering.

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  • Talk was loud enough to hurt his ears, ranging between orders shouted across the chamber to the man Bastion bellowing at the messengers from the northern wall.

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  • The demon within her let out a screech loud enough for the three men to cover their ears while Memon roared again.

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  • Truly the tongue is all tongue, and has no ears to take an admonition or instruction.

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  • To my utter amazement, my ears didn't bleed.

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  • It has not been stated in this chronicle that he had large outstanding ears, rather like the handles of a Greek amphora.

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  • They wore leather aprons faced with brass, their ears plugged with rags against the noise of the hammering.

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  • With death threats ringing in his ears, Coleman fled with his family to Sweden, and was granted political asylum.

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  • In both works the words could be clearly heard if not always understood by ears not currently attuned to the Latin.

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  • Auricula primulas are named after the Latin auricula primulas are named after the Latin auricula, an ear - the leaves are shaped like ears.

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  • They spin on their heads, bend their legs round their ears, and turn inside out with a dizzying facility which beggars belief.

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  • I also have the bird flu at the moment so i sympathize and hope your ears pop.

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  • For a moment or two I sat breathless, hardly able to believe my ears.

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  • The last thing we need is a load of cowboy builders returning their right ears to us claiming it was down to our product!

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  • The multitude of creatures created a cacophony of calls that assaulted our ears.

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  • And who do you think is going to bring this cavalcade of sound to your ears?

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  • So well fed and watered we headed off to spot some more cetaceans with Susie's warnings ringing in our ears.

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  • Um, you might experience a sudden chill or feel a... a pressure in your ears.

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  • Well I see your molly coddled child STILL has the sticking out ears just like you then!

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  • By January 1950, the rumors had reached the ears of Walter Winchell, the syndicated columnist on the New York Daily Mirror.

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  • Their ears, frightfully distended, held dangling to them disks of wood and plates of gum copal.

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  • You can wipe their ears out with damp cotton wool.

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  • Neanderthals also had a pronounced series of bony crests on their mastoid process, located just behind their ears.

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  • Ears with two rows form a flat ear; those with six rows form a roughly cylindrical ear.

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  • There is the option to have the dashboard with a purely horizontal bottom edge, or, with the end ' ears ' .

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  • I have not got the sound of that discord that should have been an octave, out of my ears yet.

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  • Matching earrings have the same baroque nuggets of Smokey Quartz, hung from sterling silver earwires for pierced ears.

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  • The ' sermons ' would fall on deaf ears.

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  • Pit Bull dogs have small pointy ears, and a large black nose.

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  • Those with pierced ears may wear studs only, these to be in the lower ear lobe maximum of one per ear.

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  • Sonic does a startled rabbit impression while Roz grows bunny ears.

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  • Unless your doctor or ear specialist has prescribed eardrops, or you are using earplugs, you should never put anything in your ears.

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  • Stud earrings start at £ 10 but if you've not got your ears pierced then please enquire about clip-on earrings.

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  • On the southern entrance, beyond Febrero Point are two rocks known as the Hare's Ears.

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  • The great head itself has snakes entwined within its beard, wings above its ears, beetling brows and a heavy mustache.

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  • They can guzzle champagne till it runs from their ears, and become facile to the point of dumbness.

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  • The ears should be medium-sized, lying close to the cheeks, with no heavy feathering.

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  • This sketches a slightly flabby figure with a conical head and bulges where his ears should be.

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  • Skull somewhat flattened between ears, with some width allowed in powerful male heads.

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  • The Thunder Hat is a basic fleece hat that keeps the ears warm in cold winds because the earflaps are made from windproof fleece.

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  • But otherwise, the ducks are completely free-range until the rice plants form ears of grain in the field.

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  • The ears of wheat grain issuing from the tail of the bull shows the time is the spring equinox.

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  • The woman's hairstyle is also normal for this period with the ears fully covered.

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  • Recline your seat and adjust the headrest " ears " for true comfort while sleeping on our long haul flights.

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  • In fact, until 1965 - two years after the Stones ' first hit - he was a spotty Herbert with sticky-out ears.

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  • That is why dog and cat allergies usually cause signs associated with the skin and ears such as itching, hives and inflammation.

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  • Dad is currently toying with the idea of setting up a vast caravan site at Shearwater - which sounds horrible to me ears.

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  • Answer Our inverters are virtually inaudible, they can be faintly heard by holding close to your ears.

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  • The large ears are finely fringed and carried slightly inclined.

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  • This is a call that has been sounded in our ears, from our very infancy.

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  • Were there no ears on which the rude clamor of that noisy mirth struck as a funeral knell?

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  • Thus the aristocracy took their revenge by singing lampoons on their new master, and whispering in his ears sinister prophecies of coming catastrophe.

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  • The day started with loud thunder ringing in my ears and sheet lightning flashes before by eyes.

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  • Both ears extremely low-cost car in pots isdn vote on which.

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  • Although we were higher than them, the feisty matriarch raised her trunk and flapped her ears at us in irritation.

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  • A low monotone or a high-pitched voice can be difficult to understand or grating to the ears.

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  • Extremely comfortable, no pressure points behind the ears, cannot fall off, ensures compatibility with helmet mounted ear muffs.

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  • The light nape of neck to be confined to triangle behind ears and to be as small as possible color to match flanks.

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  • He tried to cry out and was shocked to feel his ears twitch as he uttered a ringing neigh.

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  • This isn't about nuclear versus renewables, my eyes and ears are open to evidence on all technologies.

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  • Turing's view of the United States as a remote outstation would not have sounded well in American ears.

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  • The colonial police used methods like slicing off ears, flogging until death and pouring paraffin over suspects who were then set alight.

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  • The sauce was a slick reduction made from roast pig 's ears.

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  • The dog had been shot through the head with a captive-bolt pistol, its ears cut off to remove identifying tattoos.

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  • Those are smooth words, spoken by false prophets having itching ears.

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  • Men, women children, all lay prostrate like ears of corn under a tempest.

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  • And ears can be cut from felt or card, or you could use pieces of molded plastic from fruit punnet trays.

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  • Are we to believe that these cravings and aspirations are derived from the " hairy quadruped with a tail and pointed ears "?

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  • Painted with pink ribbon tied swags of gilt barley ears and gilt dentil rims.

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  • The head has good width between the ears and a gently rounded dome.

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  • Got to eat some runner beans from garden [she likes] My ears still playing up from flights tho.

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  • The hair on and around the ears and between the toes, needs to be kept in check usually with thinning scissors.

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  • Our ears choose to distinguish pitch variation to the division approximately of what we in the west call the semitone.

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  • From snail shells to washing machines, to fingertips, to the insides of our ears.

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  • A child's furry slipper with rabbit's ears sits below one of the arms.

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  • The hand on your knee is your ex-wife, her voice slurred by the ringing in your ears.

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  • Their faces are very peculiar, with eyes positioned backward in the head close to very small ears and long, blunt snouts.

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  • I started to dig again and my metal spade hit something else metal a big clang went thorough everybody's ears.

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  • The backs shaped in a classical Hepplewhite shield shape with centrally carved wheat ears, over a central lire shaped splat.

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  • Gospel truths should not be too plain for our mouths, or too stale for your ears.

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  • Actually, the nineteenth century text, tho somewhat stilted to modern ears, was not so difficult a read as might be thought.

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  • Some could have balloons or party streamers hanging from their ears, or earrings with teaspoons hanging from them.

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  • Remember to chant loud enough for your own ears to hear the mantra, and try to pronounce each syllable clearly.

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  • His head was round as a ball, but his ears were sharp-pointed and had tassels at the ends of them.

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  • Rhythmic, strange to my ears, rat tat tat, I hear, rat tat tat.

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  • The ears show a thumbprint in the base color and the ears are edged in the color of the markings.

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  • The truth of God does not tickle our ears, it boxes them.

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  • Coming in your ears everyday 10am til 2pm on The Workplace Request... And every Monday Night 6pm til 10 on The Only Alternative.

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  • It has squarish ears and a short curved tragus with a blunt round end.

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  • Red skin, green upturned nose, blue ears, one thick tuft of hair, dizzy face Ziggy.

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  • Their heads are gray to black with white tufts of fur on their ears.

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  • I loved your whiskers, your round pink ears, your little black, shiny eyes, your warm white underbelly.

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  • The figures are very amorphous without facial features beside ears, and a somewhat unnatural skin tone.

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  • Other symptoms may include vertigo (a type of dizziness) or ringing in the ears.

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  • Only £ 49.95 Tell a friend More Info Candy rabbit vibrator - Baby Pink 8 rabbit vibrator with extra long ears!

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  • Its ears are clearly visible as are the very long mystacial vibrissae on either side of its nose.

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  • How will our ears drink in His well-known voice, Whose faintest whispers make our soul rejoice!

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  • Bullets whistled over our heads, or past our ears.

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  • His floppy ears lifted slightly and his eyes opened wide.

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

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  • The family is represented by two flying genera, Anomalurus and Idiurus; the latter containing only one very minute species (shown in the cut) characterized by its small ears and elongated tail.

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  • It has been stated that when present in blossoms they feed on nectar, but it is more probable that there--as on the green parts - they suck sap. In any case, their presence in apple blossoms has been known to prevent the formation of fruit through injury to the essential organs of the flower, and some species do considerable damage to ears of corn.

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  • To meet the oratory of Burke and Sheridan and Fox, Hastings wrote an elaborate minute with which he wearied the ears of the House for two successive nights, and he subsidized a swarm of pamphleteers.

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  • Head elongated, but broad behind; muzzle long and pointed; ears of moderate size, ovate and rather pointed.

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  • Jesus's disciples, for example, who plucked ears of corn in passing through a field on the holy day, had, according to Rabbinical views, violated the third of the thirty-nine rules, 2 which forbade harvesting; and in healing the sick Jesus Himself broke the rule that a sick man should not receive medical aid on the Sabbath unless his life was in danger.

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  • He also says that not a sheet had been seen by any other eyes than those of author and printer, a statement indeed which must be taken with a small deduction; or rather we must suppose that a few chapters had been submitted, if not to the " eyes," to the " ears " of others; for he elsewhere tells us that he was " soon disgusted with the modest practice of reading the manuscript to his friends."

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  • In later times their number was increased (Celaeno being a frequent addition and their leader in Virgil), and they were described as hateful and repulsive creatures, birds with the faces of old women, the ears of bears, crooked talons and hanging breasts; even in Aeschylus (Eumenides, 50) they appear as ugly and misshapen monsters.

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  • Lamarck, Treviranus, Erasmus Dar win, Goethe, and Saint-Hilaire preached to deaf ears, for they advanced the theory that living beings had developed by a slow process of transmutation in successive generations from simpler ancestors, and in the beginning from simplest formless matter, without being able to demonstrate any existing mechanical causes by which such development must necessarily be brought about.

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  • Josephus, who as a priest knew the pronunciation of the name, declares that religion forbids him to divulge it; Philo calls it ineffable, and says that it is lawful for those only whose ears and tongues are purified by wisdom to hear and utter it in a holy place (that is, for priests in the Temple); and in another passage, commenting on Lev.

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  • It was in reference to this incident that Pope, whose Catholic rearing made him detest the abettor of the Revolution and the champion of William of Orange, wrote in the Dunciad- "Earless on high stands unabash'd Defoe" - though he knew that the sentence to the pillory had long ceased to entail the loss of ears.

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  • If, on the other hand, it was, as in ancient Jewish times, the first after the earliest ears of the barley harvest would be ripe, it would have varied with the forwardness or backward If the Passover celebration could, be anticipated by one day in a private Jewish family (and we know perhaps too little of Jewish rules in the time of Christ to be able to exclude this possibility), the evidence of the synoptic Gospels would no longer conflict with that of St John.

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  • In Xerus itself, which is represented by the terrestrial African spiny squirrels, the ears are short, there are only two teats, and flat spines are mingled with the fur; while the skull, and more especially the frontals, is elongated, with a very short post-orbital process, and the crowns of the molars are taller than usual (see Spiny Squirrel).

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  • Squirrels of this and the' other arboreal groups have the bodily form slender and agile, the tail long and bushy, the ears well developed, pointed and often tufted; the feet adapted for 1 ' climbing, the anterior pair with four toes and a rudimentary thumb, and the posterior pair with five toes, all the toes having long, curved and short-pointed claws (see Squirrel).

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  • Another group is Pronolagus, typified by the Cape thick-tailed hare, the so-called Lepus crassicaudatus, which is externally similar to Lepus proper, but has the skull and teeth of the general type of the next group. The tailless rabbit of Mount Popocatepetl, Mexico, originally described as a distinct generic type, under the name of Romerolagus nelsoni, is broadly distinguished by the entire absence of the tail, and the short ears and hind-feet, its general form being like that of the Liu-Kiu rabbit, while, as in the latter, the post-orbital process of the skull is small, and represented only by the hinder half.

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  • The Locustidae (see Grasshopper, Katydid) have the feelers and often also the ovipositor very elongate; the foot is four-segmented; the ears are placed at the base of the foreshin and the stridulation is due to the friction of a transverse " file " beneath the base of the left forewing over a sharp ridge on the upper aspect of the right.

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  • The eyes are closed, the maintenance of posture by active contraction is replaced by the recumbent pose which can be maintained by static action and the mere mechanical consistence of the body, the ears are screened from noise in the quiet chamber, the skin from localized pressure by a soft, yielding couch.

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  • The papal brief establishing the hierarchy was dated 29th September 1850, and on 7th October Wiseman wrote a pastoral, dated " from out of the Flaminian Gate " - a form diplomatically correct, but of bombastic tone for Protestant ears - in which he spoke enthusiastically, if also a little pompously, of the " restoration of Catholic England to its orbit in the ecclesiastical firmament."

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  • He concealed them under a Phrygian cap; but the secret was discovered by his barber, who, being unable to keep it, dug a hole in the ground and whispered into it "Midas has the ears of an ass."

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  • The Guinea lop-eared breed, it may be mentioned, is believed to inherit its drooping ears and throat wattles from an infusion of the blood of the Roman-nosed hornless Theban goat (see Goat).

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  • Dorothy thought he just wiggled one of his drooping ears, but that was all.

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  • Jim's ears were standing erect upon his head and every muscle of his big body was tense as he trotted toward home.

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  • Dorothy was too dazed to say much, but she watched one of Jim's big ears turn to violet and the other to rose, and wondered that his tail should be yellow and his body striped with blue and orange like the stripes of a zebra.

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  • When Dorothy gently touched her nose and ears and lips they seemed to be well and delicately formed.

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  • Others had flat noses, protruding eyes, and ears that were shaped like those of an elephant.

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  • Jim's eyes stuck out as much as those of the Sawhorse, and he stared at the creature with his ears erect and his long head drawn back until it rested against his arched neck.

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  • Jim was trotting along the well-known road, shaking his ears and whisking his tail with a contented motion.

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  • Here were her eyes, and here her dainty ears.

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  • Susie's ears had an unusual fold in the middle so they basically pointed downward.

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  • Susie had kittens, and two of them had folded ears as well.

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  • The fold in the ears was caused by a heritable, dominant, mutated gene.

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  • You processed the information through your ears.

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  • It was the most comical shapeless thing, this improvised doll, with no nose, mouth, ears or eyes--nothing that even the imagination of a child could convert into a face.

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  • I suppose that is because so many of my impressions come to me through the medium of others' eyes and ears.

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  • The perplexities, irritations and worries that have absorbed us pass like unpleasant dreams, and we wake to see with new eyes and hear with new ears the beauty and harmony of God's real world.

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  • The grass was as green as though it was springtime, and the golden ears of corn gathered together in heaps in the great fields looked very pretty.

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  • I am not blind any longer, for I see with your eyes and hear with your ears.

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  • Radcliffe girls are always up to their ears in work.

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  • These observations have given me a clue to the method to be followed in teaching Helen language.I SHALL TALK INTO HER HAND AS WE TALK INTO THE BABY'S EARS.

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  • And right here I want to say something which is for your ears alone.

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  • One of the leopards licked her hands, and the man in charge of the giraffes lifted her up in his arms so that she could feel their ears and see how tall they were.

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  • I wake terror-stricken with the words ringing in my ears, "An answer or your life!"

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  • Being superior to physical suffering, it sometimes chanced that they were superior to any consolation which the missionaries could offer; and the law to do as you would be done by fell with less persuasiveness on the ears of those who, for their part, did not care how they were done by, who loved their enemies after a new fashion, and came very near freely forgiving them all they did.

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  • The morning wind forever blows, the poem of creation is uninterrupted; but few are the ears that hear it.

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  • But the notes of the flute came home to his ears out of a different sphere from that he worked in, and suggested work for certain faculties which slumbered in him.

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  • Some are dinning in our ears that we Americans, and moderns generally, are intellectual dwarfs compared with the ancients, or even the Elizabethan men.

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  • Often, in the repose of my mid-day, there reaches my ears a confused tintinnabulum from without.

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  • Sonya trembled all over and blushed to her ears and behind them and down to her neck and shoulders while Nicholas was speaking.

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  • As soon as he closed his eyes his ears seemed filled with the rattle of the wheels and the sensation of victory.

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