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feather Sentence Examples

  • I was light as a feather back then.

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  • I was light as a feather back then.

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  • The feather mattress held her like a soft cloud.

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  • "You look a sight," he said, as he plucked a feather from her hair.

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  • One more feather in my cap.

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  • One more feather in my cap.

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  • She was light as a feather and moved freely with him.

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  • The ivory and feather caravans from Wadai and Borku have latterly deserted it altogether.

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  • The ivory and feather caravans from Wadai and Borku have latterly deserted it altogether.

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  • Certain ancient stringed instruments were played with a plectrum or plucker made of the quill of a bird's feather, and the word has thus been used of a plectrum made of other material and differing in shape, and also of an analogous object for striking the strings in the harpsichord, spinet or virginal.

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  • A woman with an unweaned baby, an old woman, and a healthy German girl with bright red cheeks were sitting on some feather beds.

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  • Its manufactures include coarse cloth, pottery and Indian feather ornaments.

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  • Its manufactures include coarse cloth, pottery and Indian feather ornaments.

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  • Sonya could not continue, and again hid her face in her hands and in the feather bed.

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  • Natasha wept, sitting on the blue-striped feather bed and hugging her friend.

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  • Cromwell himself, however, seems to have regarded the question of title as of secondary importance, as merely (to use his own words) "a feather in the hat," "a shining bauble for crowds to gaze at or kneel to."

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  • Birds of a feather, Dean thought.

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  • Birds of a feather, Dean thought.

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  • His knife blade grazed her once and turned into a feather that he flung away.

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  • Any sound (such as that of the human voice) transmitting its rays into the reflector, and communicating vibratory motion to the membrane, will cause the feather to trace a sinuous line on the paper.

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  • Thus the downfall of the monarchy and of the ancient cults have been nearly fatal to some of the more beautiful birds; feather ornaments, formerly worn only by nobles, came to be a common decoration; and many species (for example the Hawaiian gallinule, Gallinula sandwicensis, which, because of its crimson frontal plate and bill, was said by the natives to have played the part of Prometheus, burning its head with fire stolen from the gods and bestowed on mortals) have been nearly destroyed by the mongoose, or have been driven from their lowland homes to the mountains, such being the fate of the mamo, mentioned above, and of the Sandwich Island goose (Bernicla sandwicensis), which is here a remarkable example of adaptation, as its present habitat is quite arid.

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  • Such a feather was brought to the Great Khan, and we read also of a gigantic stump of a roc's quill being prayer and simple contact.

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  • Lime is, in fact, absorbed to an enormous extent by fishes, molluscs, crustacea, calcareous algae and sponges, starfishes, sea-urchins and feather stars, many polyzoa and a multitude of protozoa (mainly the foraminifera).

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  • Since the arrest at Bond's, Fitzgerald had been in hiding, latterly at the house of one Murphy, a feather dealer, in Thomas Street, Dublin.

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  • Every blade of grass, each leat~ and feather, has been the object of loving and patient study.

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  • sylvestris; Phloxes, like P. subulata, with its varieties setacea, Nelsoni, nivalis; the single-flowered varieties of the Primrose, Primula vulgaris; the Polyanthuses; Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum, called Golden Feather; Sempervivum calcareum; the pinkflowered Silene pendula; self-coloured varieties of the Pansy, V.

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  • metallica are much employed; Gazanias; Heliotropes; Iresines; Lantanas; Lobelias; Mesembryanthemum cordifolium variegatum; Pelargoniums, of which the various classes of zonal or bedding varieties are unapproachable for effect and general utility; Petunias; Phloxes; Polemonium coeruleum variegatum; Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum, the well-known Golden Feather, especially useful as an edging to define the outline of beds upon grass; Tropaeolums, especially some of the varieties of T.

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  • The quilt of a high, white feather bed was just visible behind a screen.

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  • He is also identified with the devil; thus, in accordance with old German tradition, he is dressed as a nobleman (ein edler Junker), all in red, with a little cape of stiff silk, a cock's feather in his hat, and a long pointed sword; at the witches' Sabbath on the Brocken he is hailed as "the knight with the horse's hoof," and Sybel in Auerbach's Keller is not too drunk not to notice that he limps.

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  • monstrosum (Feather Hyacinth) bears sterile flowers broken up into a feather-like mass.

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  • The largest bird is the condor, and there is another bird of the vulture tribe, with a black and white wing feather formerly used by the Incas in their head-dress, called the coraquenque or alcamari.

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  • The arrangement is, in fact, a modification of the plug and feather system used in stone quarrying for obtaining large blocks, but with the substitution of the powerful rending force of the hydraulic press for handpower in driving up the wedges.

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  • If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

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  • Rio de Janeiro has manufactures of flour from imported wheat, cotton, woollen and silk textiles, boots and shoes, readymade clothing, furniture, vehicles, cigars and cigarettes, chocolate, fruit conserves, refined sugar, biscuits, macaroni, ice, beer, artificial liquors, mineral waters, soap, stearine candles, perfumery, feather flowers, printing type, &c. There are numerous machine o nd repair shops, the most important of which are the shops of the Central railway.

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  • The largest bird is the condor, and there is another bird of the vulture tribe, with a black and white wing feather formerly used by the Incas in their head-dress, called the coraquenque or alcamari.

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  • When Prince Andrew reached the room prepared for him and lay down in a clean shirt on the feather bed with its warmed and fragrant pillows, he felt that the battle of which he had brought tidings was far, far away from him.

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  • Three brothers VOlundr, Egill and Slagfil,r seized the swan-maidens Hlal)gulT, Olrfln and Hervor, who, divested of their feather dresses, stayed with them seven or eight years as their wives.

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  • One of the most perfect cases of mimicry in birds is presented by a Madagascar thrush or babbler (Tylas eduardi), which resembles feather for feather a shrike (Xenopirostris polleni), from the same island.

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  • One of the most perfect cases of mimicry in birds is presented by a Madagascar thrush or babbler (Tylas eduardi), which resembles feather for feather a shrike (Xenopirostris polleni), from the same island.

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  • The Aztec numerals, which were vigesimal or reckoned by scores, were depicted by dots or circles up to 20, which was represented by a flag, 400 (a score of scores) by a feather, and 8000 (a score of scores of scores) by a purse; but for convenience these symbols might be halved and quartered, so that 534 might be shown by one feather, one quarter of a feather, one flag, one-half of a flag, and four dots.

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  • In the old times birds were protected by the native belief that divine messages were conveyed by bird cries, and by royal edict forbidding the killing of species furnishing the material for feather cloaks, contributions towards which were long almost the only taxes paid.

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  • On the 21st day of the sale of Bullock's Museum in 1819, Lot 38 is entered in the Catalogue as "The Tail Feather of a magnificent undescribed Trogon," and probably belonged to this species.

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  • Owen com municated a detailed description of them to the Philosophical Transactions (1863, pp. 33-47), proving their bird-like nature, and referring them to the genus Archaeopteryx of Hermann von Meyer, hitherto known only by the impression of a single feather from the same geological beds.

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  • It is worn by gods and men, and with the latter sometimes has ear-flaps (at Lachish, with other varieties, Ball, 190) or is surmounted by a feather or crest.

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  • The name of Archaeopteryx litho graphica was based by Hermann von Meyer upon a feather (Gr.irrEpv, wing) found in 1861 in the lithographic slate quarries of Solenhofen in Bavaria, the geological horizon being that of the Kimmeridge clay of the Upper Oolite or Jurassic system.

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  • north of the Feather it does not receive a single tributary of any importance, though walled in by high mountains.

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  • The wet nurse supported the coverlet with her chin, while the priest with a goose feather anointed the boy's little red and wrinkled soles and palms.

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  • Natasha jumped on it, sank into the feather bed, rolled over to the wall, and began snuggling up the bedclothes as she settled down, raising her knees to her chin, kicking out and laughing almost inaudibly, now covering herself up head and all, and now peeping at her mother.

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  • The Egyptian monuments represent the Purasati with a very distinctive feather head-dress resembling that of the Lycians and Mycenaeans.

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  • pennata (Feather Grass), i 2 ft., is a very gracefulhabited grass, with stiff slender erect leaves, and long feathery awns to the seeds.

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  • The apparently insuperable difficulties of Sweden in Poland was the feather that turned the scale; on the 1st of June 1657, Frederick III.

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  • The Feather, emptying into the Sacramento river about 20 m.

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  • The Egyptian monuments represent the Purasati with a very distinctive feather head-dress resembling that of the Lycians and Mycenaeans.

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  • She sat in an armchair in her dressing jacket and nightcap and Katie, sleepy and disheveled, beat and turned the heavy feather bed for the third time, muttering to herself.

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  • This couch was high, with a feather bed and five pillows each smaller than the one below.

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  • He throws himself prostrate on the ground, with every feather on his body standing up and quivering; but he seems as if he were afraid of coming too near his mistress.

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  • Farn; the Indo-European root, seen in the Sanskrit parna, a feather, shows the primary meaning; cf.

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  • Farn; the Indo-European root, seen in the Sanskrit parna, a feather, shows the primary meaning; cf.

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  • No, my dear boy," he continued, "you and your generals won't get on against Buonaparte; you'll have to call in the French, so that birds of a feather may fight together.

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  • In a third place a crowd of bees, crushing one another, attack some victim and fight and smother it, and the victim, enfeebled or killed, drops from above slowly and lightly as a feather, among the heap of corpses.

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  • Thus in a Venetian story the ingenious Beppo ties up Death in a bag and keeps him there for eighteen months; there is general rejoicing; nobody dies, and the doctors are in high feather.

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  • These locks were braided with bright ribbons or ornamented with a feather.

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  • Those who first got possession of the rich bars on the American, Yuba, Feather, Stanislaus and the other smaller streams in the heart of the gold region, made sometimes from $r to $5000 a day; but after one rich spot was worked out it might be days or weeks before another was found.

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  • In favourable localities and with judicious management these establishments yield very considerable profit (see Feather).

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  • Many species of humming-birds are found even far up in the mountains, and great numbers of parrots, araras and toucans, beautiful of feather but harsh of voice, enliven the forests of the lowlands.

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  • The publicity given to this event renewed the scandal, and in November an attempt to "tar and feather" Mr Pigott resulted in two men being sent to prison.

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  • The market buildings, at the south-east corner of the square, and partly excavated from the sides of the cliff, contain large halls for the fruit, wool and feather markets and the museum.

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  • When dry it explodes even on touching with a feather.

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  • That this shape is intimately associated with flight is apparent from the fact that the rowing feathers of the wing of the bird are every one of them distinctly spiral in their nature; in fact, one entire rowing feather is equivalent - morphologically and physiologically - to one entire insect wing.

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  • 8) forming a long feather for windcarriage.

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  • 8), the colony looks like a feather having a stem divisible into an upper moiety or rachis, bearing lateral central leaflets (pinnae), and a lower peduncle, which is sterile and imbedded in sand or mud.

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  • The breast is of a pale salmon or peach-blossom colour, each feather in front bearing a roundish dark spot, but these spots lessen in number and size lower down, and the warm tint passes into white on the belly.

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  • Its bill is shorter than its head; its tarsi are reticulated instead of scutellated in front, with the upper part feathered instead of being bare; and the plumage of its body and wings is very different, each feather being tipped with a distinct whitish band, while that of the head and neck is greyishbrown.

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  • They stand on short stout legs, with a plentiful covering - sometimes too abundant - of long hair extending chiefly down the back but also round the front of the limbs from knees and hocks, and when in full feather obscuring nearly the whole of the hoofs.

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  • Its body looks too heavy for its limbs, which are free from the " feather " so much admired in the two other heavy breeds; it possesses a characteristic chestnut colour.

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  • The feather mattress held her like a soft cloud.

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  • His knife blade grazed her once and turned into a feather that he flung away.

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  • She was light as a feather and moved freely with him.

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  • "You look a sight," he said, as he plucked a feather from her hair.

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  • abraded area should be much larger than the damaged surface to " feather " the edges.

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  • Heavy and well grown with lots of bone and feather, will make an ideal family all-rounder or ride and drive.

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  • This pecking, combined with feather loss from rubbing against the cage bars, can result in almost totally bald birds.

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  • Examples include mink, signal crayfish, common carp and plants such a Himalayan balsam, New Zealand pigmy weed and parrots feather.

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  • The actions were brilliant with the roads being blocked by ' fallen ' trees, burning barricades and samba dancers waving feather dusters.

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  • Such birds are listed under psittacine beak and feather disease in Table 1 printed in Part I.

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  • bedrolls with linen, feather duvets and pillows, towels and all amenities (soap etc) are provided.

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  • The spiders and I have a truce, but if their webs become too blatant I start wielding my feather duster with a vengeance!

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  • We have an excuse to wear feather boas all weekend then.

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  • Why would breast cancer survivors don feather boas, blow bubbles and dance around the room to their favorite music laughing as they go?

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  • From fabric to feather boas, children's toys to cutlery this store stocks the lot.

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  • A dead man's body is hanging by a pink feather boa from a solitary tree in a secluded part of a forest.

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  • To the crowd's disgust, it was actually Chuck Sherman who made his way down the aisle, complete with purple feather boa.

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  • Glam wigs, flares, leopard skins, feather bowers and hot pants fill the stage as the glitz production unfolds.

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  • Table 2 - Minor Feather Diseases found in a Survey of 198 affected budgerigars.

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  • Over the past few years fanciers have increasingly reported feather abnormalities in their exhibition type budgerigars.

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  • Interesting objects include a feather cape collected in Hawaii during the third voyage of Captain Cook.

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  • A Red Indian chief, with full Feather headdress, walks out of His wigwam, and fires an Arrow at the moon.

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  • Who said chivalry was dead, not the dashing red knight with the feather in his helmet!

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  • cob gelding with lots of feather.

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  • Additional feather filled scatter cushions are also available separately in two sizes.

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  • The actions were brilliant with the roads being blocked by ' fallen ' trees, burning barricades and samba dancers waving feather dusters.

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  • Looking back I noticed an upturned pink feather duster attached to the top of the door.

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  • Non feather duvets & non feather pillows, a shower mat & a bath mat are provided.

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  • The Generation Terrorists period was marked out with feather boas, leopardskin, tiaras, spray painted slogans, glitter and thick black eyeliner.

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  • Carrie Feather Hair Comb - This lovely little fascinator is available as a comb or headband.

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  • All of the smaller feather fascinators in this section are handcrafted to order in our studio in Preston.

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  • High risk of injurious feather pecking and cannibalism, thus beak trimming is often necessary.

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  • feather boas all weekend then.

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  • feather duster or a paint brush.

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  • feather fascinators we have a style to suit you!

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  • feather headdress Of unnatural beauty.

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  • feather quill, Honey Dust can be gently spread over the body of your partner or yourself.

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  • feather pillows.

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  • Fly Whisk On display in the Museum is a fan-like object made of ostrich feather.

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  • They can be filled with duck or goose feather or down.

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  • feather pecking.

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  • feather plucking parrots!

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  • Research suggests buff feathering is linked to feather problems.

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  • One of the hardiest feather palms to try in sheltered gardens is Butia capitata, to my mind even more exotic looking than Trachycarpus.

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  • flouncefore, if you don't like men flouncing about like that have a feather tickling there ass, then don't watch.

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  • Heavy weight piebald irish cob gelding with lots of feather.

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  • goose feather or down.

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  • Unique Floral, feather, and beaded handbags for weddings and special occasions.

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  • This section contains a selection of smaller feather combs and feather headbands.

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  • In Mexico City Behind a pane of glass Sits a feather headdress Of unnatural beauty.

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  • Himalayan balsam, New Zealand pigmy weed and parrots feather.

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  • injurious feather pecking and cannibalism were reduced.

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  • kestrel feather with a black tip.

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  • louseithologists believe the formic acid that the ants release may kill feather lice.

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  • millinery techniques, Anna Lewis ' explores the fragility of memory through her printed feather body pieces.

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  • We're going to enjoy pouting in baby doll nighties and ostrich feather mules while we catalog them.

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  • parrot's feather are widely available and attractive.

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  • Exeter Ship Canal Two alien weeds, parrots feather and floating marsh pennywort, have invaded Exeter Ship Canal.

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  • Non feather duvets & non feather pillows, a shower mat & a bath mat are provided.

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  • Although dress regulations states black feather plume with ring of scarlet feathers, most pictures show scarlet feathers with black ring.

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  • pony the far horizon two silhouetted ponies graze on top of Feather tor, the perceived epitome of Dartmoor.

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  • preen gland disease is not associated with any particular feather type.

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  • psittacine beak and feather disease in Table 1 printed in Part I.

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  • This figure also holds a feather quill (pen) in contrast to the sword held by the figure of Steam.

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  • With the handmade feather quill, Honey Dust can be gently spread over the body of your partner or yourself.

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  • Feather follicles in the skin are the only site of virus replication.

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  • samba dancers waving feather dusters.

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  • Brown Feather seemed to belong to a long line of idiots savants from a Native American background.

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  • These are also available in a number of cladding options such as tongue and grooved shiplap, feather edge and full 22mm boards.

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  • Yonex feather shuttlecocks will be used throughout the tournament.

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  • spongy texture, some are like ferns, some form huge luscious quill feather shapes.

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  • Each boxed set contains a feather tickler, a pot of lickable body dust and twelve cards designed to give naughty inspiration.

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  • tog in conventional down, feather and polyester filled duvets.

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  • This food is also ideal for sponges, tunicates, feather duster worms and many other organisms.

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  • Dressed all over in black velveteen with a black cap sporting a gorgeous green feather on his curly brown hair.

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  • Soft as a feather, the almost transparent black voile floats gently to the ground when tossed with unbridled passion into the air!

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  • But there came a day when he showed the white feather.

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  • white feather views of a slim, blackish, long winged bird with brilliant white upper central tail feathers.

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  • white featherlight and luxurious white goose feather and down duvet is perfect whatever the weather.

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  • By giving him a Red Button, or button of the highest rank, a Peacock's Feather, the order of the Double Dragon, a patent of nobility to his ancestors for three generations, and the title of Junior Guardian of the heir apparent, the Chinese showed their appreciation of his manifold and great services; while under the seal of the British government there were bestowed upon him the orders of C.M.G.

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  • Cromwell himself, however, seems to have regarded the question of title as of secondary importance, as merely (to use his own words) "a feather in the hat," "a shining bauble for crowds to gaze at or kneel to."

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  • QUILL, a term applied to the bare, hard, hollow tube of the feather of a bird, also to the large flight feathers or remiges, and especially to the strong feathers of the goose, swan, or crow used in the making of quill pens (see Feather and PEN).

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  • Certain ancient stringed instruments were played with a plectrum or plucker made of the quill of a bird's feather, and the word has thus been used of a plectrum made of other material and differing in shape, and also of an analogous object for striking the strings in the harpsichord, spinet or virginal.

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  • EGG, Feather (including Moult), Migration, &c., also form separate articles to which reference should be made.

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  • Bonaparte in 1826, as Trogon paradiseus, according to his statement in the Zoological Society's Proceedings The Mexican deity Quetzal-coatl had his name, generally translated "Feathered Snake," from the quetzal, feather or bird, and coat!, snake, as also certain kings or chiefs, and many places, e.g.

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  • On the 21st day of the sale of Bullock's Museum in 1819, Lot 38 is entered in the Catalogue as "The Tail Feather of a magnificent undescribed Trogon," and probably belonged to this species.

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  • Nitzsch's work on feathers has been carried farther by many later observers, and its value is now generally accepted (see Feather).

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  • Owen com municated a detailed description of them to the Philosophical Transactions (1863, pp. 33-47), proving their bird-like nature, and referring them to the genus Archaeopteryx of Hermann von Meyer, hitherto known only by the impression of a single feather from the same geological beds.

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  • 7rrepOv, feather, 7rrepis, fern), a name often used to denote the whole botanical class of Pteridophytes, including both the true ferns, Filicales, by far the largest group of this class in the existing flora, and the fern-like plants,.

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  • Lime is, in fact, absorbed to an enormous extent by fishes, molluscs, crustacea, calcareous algae and sponges, starfishes, sea-urchins and feather stars, many polyzoa and a multitude of protozoa (mainly the foraminifera).

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  • The one-sided specialization and the peculiar metallic colouring of the lateral tail feathers mark them as the extreme terms of a degenerative series, whilst the symmetry, likeness of constituent parts inter se, and absence of specialized pigment, as well as the fact that they differ little from any average feather of birds in general, mark the contour feather as primitively simple, and as the starting-point from which the highly elaborated eye-painted tail feather has gradually evolved.

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  • one, from a plain band to highly decorated diadems. The Ethiopians of Tirhakah's army (7th cent.) stuck a single feather in the front of their fillet, and a feathered ornament recurs from the old Babylonian goddess with two large feathers on her head to the feathered crown common from Assur-bani-pal's Arabians to Ararat, and is familiar from the later distinctive Persian headdress.'

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  • It is worn by gods and men, and with the latter sometimes has ear-flaps (at Lachish, with other varieties, Ball, 190) or is surmounted by a feather or crest.

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  • Since the arrest at Bond's, Fitzgerald had been in hiding, latterly at the house of one Murphy, a feather dealer, in Thomas Street, Dublin.

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  • The song and the hat named after him (the latter a broad slouch hat with a feather) became famous as the symbols of the middle-classes in revolt.

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  • Every blade of grass, each leat~ and feather, has been the object of loving and patient study.

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  • acumen, point), sharpened or pointed, a word used principally in botany and ornithology, to denote the narrowing or lance-shaping of a leaf or of a bird's feather into a point, generally at the tip, though sometimes (with regard to a leaf) at the base.

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  • The arrangement is, in fact, a modification of the plug and feather system used in stone quarrying for obtaining large blocks, but with the substitution of the powerful rending force of the hydraulic press for handpower in driving up the wedges.

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  • He throws himself prostrate on the ground, with every feather on his body standing up and quivering; but he seems as if he were afraid of coming too near his mistress.

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  • Any sound (such as that of the human voice) transmitting its rays into the reflector, and communicating vibratory motion to the membrane, will cause the feather to trace a sinuous line on the paper.

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  • If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

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  • He is also identified with the devil; thus, in accordance with old German tradition, he is dressed as a nobleman (ein edler Junker), all in red, with a little cape of stiff silk, a cock's feather in his hat, and a long pointed sword; at the witches' Sabbath on the Brocken he is hailed as "the knight with the horse's hoof," and Sybel in Auerbach's Keller is not too drunk not to notice that he limps.

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  • Thus in a Venetian story the ingenious Beppo ties up Death in a bag and keeps him there for eighteen months; there is general rejoicing; nobody dies, and the doctors are in high feather.

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  • The Aztec numerals, which were vigesimal or reckoned by scores, were depicted by dots or circles up to 20, which was represented by a flag, 400 (a score of scores) by a feather, and 8000 (a score of scores of scores) by a purse; but for convenience these symbols might be halved and quartered, so that 534 might be shown by one feather, one quarter of a feather, one flag, one-half of a flag, and four dots.

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  • Rio de Janeiro has manufactures of flour from imported wheat, cotton, woollen and silk textiles, boots and shoes, readymade clothing, furniture, vehicles, cigars and cigarettes, chocolate, fruit conserves, refined sugar, biscuits, macaroni, ice, beer, artificial liquors, mineral waters, soap, stearine candles, perfumery, feather flowers, printing type, &c. There are numerous machine o nd repair shops, the most important of which are the shops of the Central railway.

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  • In the old times birds were protected by the native belief that divine messages were conveyed by bird cries, and by royal edict forbidding the killing of species furnishing the material for feather cloaks, contributions towards which were long almost the only taxes paid.

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  • Thus the downfall of the monarchy and of the ancient cults have been nearly fatal to some of the more beautiful birds; feather ornaments, formerly worn only by nobles, came to be a common decoration; and many species (for example the Hawaiian gallinule, Gallinula sandwicensis, which, because of its crimson frontal plate and bill, was said by the natives to have played the part of Prometheus, burning its head with fire stolen from the gods and bestowed on mortals) have been nearly destroyed by the mongoose, or have been driven from their lowland homes to the mountains, such being the fate of the mamo, mentioned above, and of the Sandwich Island goose (Bernicla sandwicensis), which is here a remarkable example of adaptation, as its present habitat is quite arid.

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  • monstrosum (Feather Hyacinth) bears sterile flowers broken up into a feather-like mass.

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  • pennata (Feather Grass), i 2 ft., is a very gracefulhabited grass, with stiff slender erect leaves, and long feathery awns to the seeds.

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  • sylvestris; Phloxes, like P. subulata, with its varieties setacea, Nelsoni, nivalis; the single-flowered varieties of the Primrose, Primula vulgaris; the Polyanthuses; Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum, called Golden Feather; Sempervivum calcareum; the pinkflowered Silene pendula; self-coloured varieties of the Pansy, V.

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  • metallica are much employed; Gazanias; Heliotropes; Iresines; Lantanas; Lobelias; Mesembryanthemum cordifolium variegatum; Pelargoniums, of which the various classes of zonal or bedding varieties are unapproachable for effect and general utility; Petunias; Phloxes; Polemonium coeruleum variegatum; Pyrethrum Parthenium aureum, the well-known Golden Feather, especially useful as an edging to define the outline of beds upon grass; Tropaeolums, especially some of the varieties of T.

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  • The apparently insuperable difficulties of Sweden in Poland was the feather that turned the scale; on the 1st of June 1657, Frederick III.

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  • Three brothers VOlundr, Egill and Slagfil,r seized the swan-maidens Hlal)gulT, Olrfln and Hervor, who, divested of their feather dresses, stayed with them seven or eight years as their wives.

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  • These locks were braided with bright ribbons or ornamented with a feather.

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  • The name of Archaeopteryx litho graphica was based by Hermann von Meyer upon a feather (Gr.irrEpv, wing) found in 1861 in the lithographic slate quarries of Solenhofen in Bavaria, the geological horizon being that of the Kimmeridge clay of the Upper Oolite or Jurassic system.

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  • Such a feather was brought to the Great Khan, and we read also of a gigantic stump of a roc's quill being prayer and simple contact.

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  • The Feather, emptying into the Sacramento river about 20 m.

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  • north of the Feather it does not receive a single tributary of any importance, though walled in by high mountains.

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  • Those who first got possession of the rich bars on the American, Yuba, Feather, Stanislaus and the other smaller streams in the heart of the gold region, made sometimes from $r to $5000 a day; but after one rich spot was worked out it might be days or weeks before another was found.

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  • In favourable localities and with judicious management these establishments yield very considerable profit (see Feather).

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  • Many species of humming-birds are found even far up in the mountains, and great numbers of parrots, araras and toucans, beautiful of feather but harsh of voice, enliven the forests of the lowlands.

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  • The publicity given to this event renewed the scandal, and in November an attempt to "tar and feather" Mr Pigott resulted in two men being sent to prison.

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  • The market buildings, at the south-east corner of the square, and partly excavated from the sides of the cliff, contain large halls for the fruit, wool and feather markets and the museum.

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  • When dry it explodes even on touching with a feather.

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  • That this shape is intimately associated with flight is apparent from the fact that the rowing feathers of the wing of the bird are every one of them distinctly spiral in their nature; in fact, one entire rowing feather is equivalent - morphologically and physiologically - to one entire insect wing.

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  • 8) forming a long feather for windcarriage.

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  • 8), the colony looks like a feather having a stem divisible into an upper moiety or rachis, bearing lateral central leaflets (pinnae), and a lower peduncle, which is sterile and imbedded in sand or mud.

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  • The breast is of a pale salmon or peach-blossom colour, each feather in front bearing a roundish dark spot, but these spots lessen in number and size lower down, and the warm tint passes into white on the belly.

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  • Its bill is shorter than its head; its tarsi are reticulated instead of scutellated in front, with the upper part feathered instead of being bare; and the plumage of its body and wings is very different, each feather being tipped with a distinct whitish band, while that of the head and neck is greyishbrown.

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  • They stand on short stout legs, with a plentiful covering - sometimes too abundant - of long hair extending chiefly down the back but also round the front of the limbs from knees and hocks, and when in full feather obscuring nearly the whole of the hoofs.

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  • Its body looks too heavy for its limbs, which are free from the " feather " so much admired in the two other heavy breeds; it possesses a characteristic chestnut colour.

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  • This figure also holds a feather quill (pen) in contrast to the sword held by the figure of Steam.

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  • Feather follicles in the skin are the only site of virus replication.

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  • Brown Feather seemed to belong to a long line of idiots savants from a Native American background.

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  • These are also available in a number of cladding options such as tongue and grooved shiplap, feather edge and full 22mm boards.

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  • Yonex feather shuttlecocks will be used throughout the tournament.

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  • Some colonies are soft with a spongy texture, some are like ferns, some form huge luscious quill feather shapes.

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  • Each boxed set contains a feather tickler, a pot of lickable body dust and twelve cards designed to give naughty inspiration.

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  • This weight also provides warmth up to approximately the equivalent of 7.5 tog in conventional down, feather and polyester filled duvets.

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  • Dressed all over in black velveteen with a black cap sporting a gorgeous green feather on his curly brown hair.

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  • Soft as a feather, the almost transparent black voile floats gently to the ground when tossed with unbridled passion into the air !

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  • I was blown like a feather, I was wafted down tunnels.

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  • But there came a day when he showed the white feather.

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  • This soft, light and luxurious white goose feather and down duvet is perfect whatever the weather.

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  • A surprisingly popular cat toy from Go Cat, Da Bird is an aerodynamically designed feather toy that mimics the movements of a real bird.

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  • A weighted feather is attached to the end of a wand by a durable string.

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  • For example, feather blend cushions are becoming more popular of late and, in fact, were quite popular in the past.

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  • Down and feather have the tendency to cave and lose their fluffiness in a much shorter period of time, and wool can flatten out when used often.

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  • Cushions also come in down and feather blends.

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  • Blends - Down and feather blends are popular because they hold their shape fairly well and are moderately priced.

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  • Down and feather blends are a good happy medium because they are moderately priced, comfortable, and tend to hold their shape.

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  • If you would like to read more about straw homes, read Building a Straw Bale House: The Red Feather Construction Handbook by Nathaniel Corum.

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  • Do you prefer hard or soft, feather or foam filling?

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  • These rich, earthy colors are inspired by natural elements, such as animal prints and skins, accents in fringe, bone and feather, ethnic patterns and tribal influences.

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  • White feather boa can be used to create wings.

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  • Next, with the side of the pencil (not the point), feather the edges completing the line on both the top and the bottom lips.

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  • MAC's matte line of lipsticks is another of the company's best sellers, thanks to its amazing deeply pigmented formula, which doesn't flake, feather or bleed.

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  • Save memorabilia, such as candy wrappers or a feather from your child's costume to incorporate into your page.

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  • For example, a Donald layout could include individual photos of your kids with the funny duck, as well as his autograph and a stray feather or two.

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  • Brides who are choosing a funky short dress with feathers may want her maids to don a short dress accented with a feather broach.

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  • Melanie Michele: This designer offers vintage-style hair combs with black and other color feathers, as well as black hair sticks and feather bobby pins.

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  • Great options include: envelope liners, a pretty patterned paper band, a DIY map enclosure, or a ribbon, button, or feather.

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  • If you want to focus specifically on the Thanksgiving holiday, though, try a turkey cake topper or a turkey feather decoration.

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  • The down plumage is very soft because ,unlike feather quill shafts, it contains what's called filaments that flow out in every direction.

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  • It's easy to distinguish between a down comforter and a feather one.

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  • The filler between the two layers of material will either be soft and smooth (down filled) or have definite feather quill shafts or sharp points poking through the material (feather filled).

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  • This is a more affordable style of comforter whereas a baffle box construction seals the feather inside the inner walls of the baffling and therefore maintains the integrity of the lofting.

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  • Feather the leaves a little using your rubber spatula for a more realistic look.

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  • Weston is adding another feather to her cap this month, with the publishing of her debut novel Before I Go (out on Campfire Press September 2006).

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  • The brownish-violet flower panicles have at first erect branches, but as the flowers open these branches curve over gracefully and resemble a Prince of Wales Feather.

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  • S. calamagrostis, S. capillata, and S. elegantissima are other good Feather Grasses.

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  • Princes Feather, Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus) - Annual plants, some of distinct habit and color.

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  • This will make it easier to feather the edges for a smooth finish.

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  • Feather and smooth the seam and allow it to dry completely.

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  • It contains all natural ingredients including poultry feather meal, nitrate of soda, potassium sulfide, bone meal and soybean meal.

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