Pocock sentence example

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  • As it was to a cat of the latter kind that Linnaeus gave the name of Felis catus, Pocock urges that this title is not available for the European wild cat, which he would call Felis sylvestris.
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  • Ockley's book on the Saracens " first opened his eyes " to the striking career of Mahomet and his hordes; and with his characteristic ardour of literary research, after exhausting all that could be learned in English of the Arabs and Persians, the Tatars and Turks, he forthwith plunged into the French of D'Herbelot, and the Latin of Pocock's version of Abulfaragius, sometimes understanding them, but oftener only guessing their meaning.
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  • Other catacombs in the vicinity of the same city are described by Pocock and other travellers, and are figured by Agincourt.
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  • In 1762 Havana was captured after a long resistance by a British force under Admiral Sir George Pocock and the earl of Albemarle, with heavy loss to the besiegers.
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  • Pocock, assistant in the Natural History departments of the British Museum, for valuable assistance in the preparation of this article and for the classification and definition of the groups of Eu-arachnida here given.
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  • Pocock accepts those views in all essential points and has, as a special student of the Arachnida, given to them valuable expansion and confirmation.
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  • In living Arachnids, excepting the Pantopoda, it is either fused (with loss of its appendages) with the prosoma (Limulus, 1 Scorpio), after embryonic appearance, or is 1 Pocock suggests that the area marked vii.
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  • Of older commentaries the most valuable is Pocock's (Oxford, 1691).
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  • English squadrons threatened the city several times in the first half of the 18th century, but it was not until 1762 than an investment, made by Admiral Sir George Pocock and the earl of Albemarle, was successful.
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  • When Spain joined France in 1762 he was sent as second in command with Sir George Pocock in the expedition which took Havannah.
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  • Work on the bridge proceeded quickly as Jack Pocock, expert bricklayer, built up the new parapets with considerable skill.
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  • The sound is produced by stridulating organs developed on the basal joints of the limbs, which differ in position and character in different genera (see Pocock, 27).
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  • The history of the region as a winter sports resort began in 1741, when the area was "discovered" by two English adventurers, Richard Pocock and William Windham.
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