Raven Sentence Examples
Thunder tumbled down the San Juan Mountains, heralding the arrival of pelting rain that turned the Jeep road into a surging stream and the sky to an ominous shade of raven black.
The woman cocked her head, looking for all the world like a raven.
The typical bas relief, which is found in great abundance in the museums of Europe, invariably represents Mithras, under the form of a youth with conical cap and flying drapery, slaying the sacred bull, the scorpion attacking the genitals of the animal, the serpent drinking its blood, the dog springing towards the wound in its side, and frequently, in addition, the Sun-god, his messenger the raven, a fig-tree, a lion, a ewer, and torch-bearers.
Many of the Celtic goddesses are linked with the raven or crow.
The raven frequently remains even in the colder parts throughout the winter; these, with the Canada jay, waxwing, grosbeak and snow bunting, being the principal birds seen in Manitoba and northern districts in that season.Advertisement
You'll see a raven 's nest with an egg in it.
Let E 2 describe the observation of a black raven.
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The man in turn watched the raven at work, a look of permanent surprise frosted onto his petrified face.
It may simply be a glimpse of raven or peregrine, feral goat or a glowing mass of purple saxifrage.Advertisement
Professor Peter Raven of Fort Worth had noted that COHb diminishes maximal oxygen uptake linearly.
There are also two species of owl, three species of sea-mew, the stockdove, quail, raven, magpie, chaffinch, goldfinch, blackcap, canary, titmouse, blackbird, house-swallow, &c. As to the insects, mention may be made of a species of gnat or mosquito which is sometimes troublesome, especially to strangers.
Among plants, the bay, used in expiatory sacrifices and also for making the crown of victory at the Pythian games, and the palm-tree, under which he was born in Delos, were sacred to him; among animals and birds, the wolf, the roe, the swan, the hawk, the raven, the crow, the snake, the mouse, the grasshopper and the griffin, a mixture of the eagle and the lion evidently of Eastern origin.
If we are to regard the Egyptian myths about the gods in animal shape, and about the non-natural superhuman heroes, and their wars and loves, as esoteric allegories devised by civilized priests, perhaps we should also explain Pund-jel, Qat, Quawteaht, the Mantis god, the Spider creator, the Coyote and Raven gods as priestly inventions, put forth in a civilized age, and retained by Australians, Bushmen, Hottentots, Ahts, Thlinkeets, Papuans, who preserve no other vestiges of high civilization.
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Is there anywhere I could download odin 's raven magic in its entirety?
Where once there had been light, there now lay a raven black.
Raven accounts are the means by which supervisors will log into CamSIS, to complete reports in CamGRAD.
Saying that the gfx in games like raven shield are top notch and that sorta runs... sort of.
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The raven will swoop down to investigate the brass egg.
The Raven - Visually vanish a coin from a spectators hand without touching it !
Move over Hilary and Raven; Miley Cyrus has taken over!
For Rainbow Six 3, you have Raven Shield, Black Arrow and Iron Wrath.
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Cool skin tones look best when hair is colored with ash browns, copper, and even raven black.
For anyone looking for pictures of Raven Symone in a bikini, you'll be hard pressed to find them.
Unlike many other Hollywood starlets her age, Raven seems to understand that leaving something to the imagination can actually be sexy.
Raven's claim to fame came when she was just three years-old playing Olivia Kendall on the popular TV program, The Cosby Show.
Raven has starred in several TV shows and won numerous awards, from the NAACP to the Nickelodeon network.
Raven is a curvy girl who dresses like someone who's proud of her shape.
She even addressed the issue on an episode of her Disney television show, That's So Raven.
Instead of giving in to pressure to lose weight for a fashion show, Raven's character stood firm and embraced her curvaceous shape.
Raven is known for her quirky fashion sense.
Raven seems unconcerned about any negative press about her weight, instead defining herself as "thick and fabulous."
As for seeing Raven Symone in a bikini, fans may have to wait on that.
Raven seems to have the confidence to slip into one, but if she sunbathes privately in a string bikini, she's not telling!
Raven proves that a curvy girl can have a successful career in a business that's heavily invested in looks and she's done it without baring all - or anything.
Raven's mature attitude toward her figure, handling critics and moving on with her life (which includes more albums and more acting) is very positive and can be encouraging not only to growing girls, but to adult women as well.
Black wigs or hairspray create raven tresses to top off the dark looks.
Artists like Raven-Symoné, Aly and A.J., and Mitchell Musso are also featured on other soundtracks produced by Disney and star in shows like That's So Raven, and Hannah Montana.
Jessica Palette has only been in one film (Under the Raven's Wing).
There are a raven (Corvus), a coot (Fulica), the well-known Sandwich island goose (Bernicla sandvicensis), now very commonly domesticated in Europe; and some flycatchers and thrushlike birds.
The avifauna is very rich in migratory water and marsh fowl (Grallatores and Natatores), which come to breed in the coast region; but only five land birds - the ptarmigan (Lagopus alpinus), snow-bunting, Iceland falcon, snow-owl and raven - are permanent inhabitants of the region.
According to the legend a raven settled on his helmet during his combat with a gigantic Gaul, and distracted the enemy's attention by flying in his face.
The bull escaped, but was overtaken, and by order of the Sun, who sent his messenger the raven, was reluctantly sacrificed by Mithras.
The scorpion, attacking the genitals of the bull, is sent by Ahriman from the lower world to defeat the purpose of the sacrifice; the dog, springing towards the wound in the bull's side, was venerated by the Persians as the companion of Mithras; the serpent is the symbol of the earth being made fertile by drinking the blood of the sacrificial bull; the raven, towards which Mithras turns his face as if for direction, is the herald of the Sun-god, whose bust is near by, and who has ordered the sacrifice; various plants near the bull, and heads of wheat springing from his tail, symbolize the result of the sacrifice; the cypress is perhaps the tree of immortality.
The raven created the world.
Forbes, namely, a true species of raven (Palaeocorax moriorum), a remarkable rail (Diaphorapteryx), closely related to the extinct Aphanapteryx of Mauritius, and a large coot (Palaeolimnas chathamensis).
The kakapo is about the size of a raven, of a green or brownishgreen colour, thickly freckled and irregularly barred with dark brown, and dashed here and there with longitudinal stripes .of light yellow.
The raven (Corvus corax) is fairly common in the alpine and sub-alpine regions.
The woodcock, partridge, hawk, water-ousel, magpie, jay, raven, various kinds of owls, wood-pigeon, golden-crested wren, tufted lark and titmouse are among the birds which breed here.
Among birds are found bustard and species of sand-grouse and partridge; water-fowl in great variety, which breed on the lakes in summer and migrate to the plains of India in winter; the raven, hawks, eagles and owls, a magpie, and two kinds of chough; and many smaller birds of the passerine order, amongst which are several finches.
In 1747 he decreed the abolition of serfdom, but this enactment was not carried 1 One of these, with the legend " Constantinvs Bassaraba De Brancovan D.G.Voevoda Et Princeps Valachiae Transalpinae," and having on the reverse the crowned shield of Walachia containing a raven holding a cross in its beak between a moon and a star, is engraved by Del Chiaro.
The swan and grasshopper symbolize music and song; the hawk, raven, crow and snake have reference to his functions as the god of prophecy.
To the first class, called alites, belonged the eagle and the vulture; to the second, called oscines, the owl, the crow and the raven.
Otherwise, reference was made for an interpretation to the pontifices in olden times,afterwards frequently to the Sibylline books,or the Etruscan haruspices, when the incident was not already provided for by a rule, as, for example, that it was unlucky for a person leaving his house to meet a raven, that the sudden death of a person from epilepsy at a public meeting was a sign to break up the assembly.
He is usually, however, regarded as a raven, and holds the same relation to men and the world as the eagle-hawk Pund-jel does in Australia.
His great opponent (for the eternal dualism comes in) is Khanukh, who is a wolf, and the ancestor or totem of the wolf-race of men as Yehl is of the raven.
Yehl's powers of metamorphosis and of flying into the air are the common accomplishments of sorcerers, and he is a rather crude form of first father, " culture-hero " and creator.2 Among the Karok Indians we find the great hero and divine benefactor in the shape of, not a raven, nor an eagle-hawk, nor a mantis insect, nor a spider, but a coyote.
The later epithet Corvinus, adopted by his son Matthias, was doubtless derived from another property, Piatra da Corvo or Raven's Rock.
Among the lowest races the culture-hero commonly wears a bestial guise, is a spider (Melanesia), an eagle hawk (in some myths and south-east Australia), a coyote (north-west America), a dog or raven (Thlinkeet), a mantis insect (Bushman), and so forth, yet is endowed with human or even super-human qualities, and often shades off into a permanent and practically deathless god.
Among the Thlinkeets, Yehl, the raven god, was the fire-stealer.
Never complacent, Raven sets the standard by which the industry is measured.
I have pared the devil's nails forty times, roasted them in raven's eggs, and cured agues with them.
Her long raven hair, her perfect pale skin and azure eyes bewitched me.
The most common corvid was LITTLE RAVEN, surely getting toward the northern edge of their " dominant corvid " range.
Raven sliding to block a through ball instead diverted the ball past the quietly effective Roque.
Raven was doubtless an intellectual and was immensely learned, but he was a scientific dunce despite his nature study and biology lessons.
The Raven Stone A class one Pictish stone showing the Sea Eagle and notched rectangle with z rod symbols the black infill is recent.
Ware that wicked fruit of knowledge, ' croaked the raven of the Churches.
He had a sense of humor, apologizing to a visitor for not keep ing a pet raven.
The gloom of death is on the raven's wing, The song of death is in the raven's wing, The song of death is in the raven's cries.. .
Raven one was seen in the Whitwell area on the 16th.
Raven is more concerned about helping young girls see their own inner beauty, which is why she's teamed up with the Dove campaign and is involved in self-esteem workshops which promote healthy body attitudes.
Clearly, the fact that Raven isn't plastered all over tabloids or pictured running around in a teeny bikini on the beach hasn't hurt her career at all.
Of the other birds mere mention may be made of the wild pigeon, raven, indigo-bird, English lady-bird and linnet.
The island is incidentally described with no small variety of detail, picturesque and topographical; the Homeric localities for which counterparts have been sought are Mount Neritos, Mount Neion, the harbour of Phorcys, the town and palace of Odysseus, the fountain of Arethusa, the cave of the Naiads, the stalls of the swineherd Eumaeus, the orchard of Laertes, the Korax or Raven Cliff and the island Asteris, where the suitors lay in ambush for Telemachus.