They have a musk gland on top of their rump that produces a smell when they get upset.
He slapped his horse on the rump and bolted.
He ducked over the horse's neck again as the arrows followed them and slapped the horse's rump with his sword.
The first arrow planted itself firmly in the rump of Sirian's spirited grey.
In June 1448 the rump of the council migrated to Lausanne.
This bird never assumes any crimson on the crown or breast, but the male has the rump at all times tinged more or 1 E.g.
Finally, he landed a sharp blow to his horse's rump and made the beast dart in the direction he wanted.
For the Long Parliament, which met on the 3rd of November 1640, he was elected for Downton in Wiltshire, but the return was disputed, and he did not take his seat - his election not being declared valid until the last days of the Rump.
But they soon got enthusiastic over their dinner, especially the roast rump of lamb which had a very rich sauce with braised vegetables.
My ever enthusiastic guest had chosen lamb rump with sweetbreads £ 13.50.
splendid panorama of London, they no doubt enjoyed their dinners of rump steak too!
The cock has a fine yellow bill and a head bearing a rounded crest of filamentous feathers; lanceolate scapulars overhang the wings, and from the rump spring the long flowing plumes which are so characteristic of the species, and were so highly prized by the natives before the Spanish conquest that no one was allowed to kill the bird when taken, but only to divest it of its feathers, which were to be worn by the chiefs alone.
The Rump proceeded to expel sixty-one Jacobins from the Council of Five Hundred, adjourned its sessions until the 19th of February 1800, and appointed a commission of twenty-five members with power to act in the meantime.
The muzzle is hairy, the ears are of moderate size, and the tail is short, and partially buried among the long hair of the rump. There are no glands on the face; but there is a large globular one at the base of each horn of the size of half a small orange..
higher at the rump; T.
He shoved the bladder away and slapped the rump of her horse.
Cromwell had no patience with formal pedantry of this sort; and in point of strict legality "The Rump" of the Long Parliament had little better title to authority than the officers who expelled it from the House.
If the Rump or the Little Parliament had in a business-like spirit assumed and discharged the functions of a constituent assembly, such a foundation might have been provided.
He gathered round him a small circle of his immediate followers known as the Societe des Egaux, soon merged with the rump of the Jacobins, who met at the Pantheon; and in November 1795 he was reported by the police to be openly preaching "insurrection, revolt and the constitution of 1793."
The white patch on the rump distinguishes the bantin from its ally the gaur.
Bulls of the typical bantin of Java and Borneo are, when fully adult, completely black except for the white rump and legs, but the cows and young are rufous.
It was a mere rump, for wholesale executions had thinned its numbers and the reconquered countries were not represented in it.
On the restoration of the Rump Parliament by the army of the 7th of May 1659 fourteen of the secluded members, with Prynne among them, claimed admittance.
In England's Confusion, published on the 30th of May 1659, in the True and Full Narrative, and in The Brief Necessary Vindication, he gave long accounts of the attempt to enter the house and of his ejection, while in the Curtaine Drawne he held up the claims of the Rump to derision.
lapponica, from which it chiefly differs by having the rump barred like the tail.
When a small calf accompanies its mother, it always runs in front and she appears to guide it by holding the point of her horn upon the little animal's rump; and it is perfectly wonderful to note how in all sudden changes of pace, from a trot to a gallop, or vice versa, the same position is always exactly maintained.
After Cromwell's death, the officers, having determined to recall the "Rump" Parliament, assembled at Lenthall's house at the Rolls (6th May 1659), to desire him to send out the writs.
high), with a lesser height in front called the Lion's Rump or Signal Hill.
On the west they extend about 3 m., by Green Point to Sea Point, between the sea and the foot of the Lion's Rump; on the east they run round the foot of the Devil's Peak, by Woodstock, Mowbray, Rondebosch, Newlands, Claremont, &c., to Wynberg, a distance of 7 m.
On the break-up of the State in 1918 the German deputies of this rump Parliament assembled to form the constituent national assembly of German Austria, while in the Czechoslovak and Yugoslav states there were committees from which the German and Italian deputies were excluded, which proceeded to take measures towards forming states.
Along the middle of the hinder half of the back is a line of long erectile white hairs, forming the "fan," continued down over the rump; in repose this is concealed by the surrounding hair, but is conspicuously displayed when the animal takes the great leaps from which it derives its popular name.
In the mouse, ten such centres may be distinguished, arranged symmetrically five on either side of the median plane - a cheek patch, neck patch, shoulder patch, side patch and rump patch.
The species are all characterized by short rudimentary wings, bearing four or five barbless shafts, a few inches long, and apparently useless for purposes of flight, of running, or of defence; and by loosely webbed feathers, short on the neck, but of great length on the rump and back, whence they descend over the body forming a thick hair-like covering.
The upper plumage generally is dark green, but the mantle and rump are crimson, as are a broad abdominal belt, the flanks and many crescentic markings on the otherwise yellow lower parts.
Maximilian himself was an "enlightened" prince of the 18th-century type, whose tolerant principles had already grievously offended his clerical subjects; Montgelas was a firm believer in drastic reform "from above," and, in 1803, had discussed with the rump of the old estates the question of reforms. But the revolutionary changes introduced by the constitution proclaimed on the 1st of May 1808 were due to the direct influence of Napoleon.
While hesitating with which party to ally his forces, and while on the point of making terms with the king, the army on the 24th of December restored the Rump, when he was deprived of his command and ordered to appear before parliament to answer for his conduct.
This view was that of the rump of the chamber still sitting at the Palais Bourbon, and a deputation headed by Thiers and Laffitte waited upon the duke to invite him to place himself at the head of affairs.
Meanwhile, of the Reichsrath, the members of the Right and the Slav majority had left Vienna and announced a meeting of the diet at Briinn for the 10th of October; all that remained in the capital was a rump of German radicals, impotent in the hands of the proletariat and the students.
(April 7), and his own recognition by the rump of the council of Basel, assembled at Lausanne, put an end to the papal schism.
He was chosen a member of the council of state by the restored Rump, and made colonel and governor of Plymouth, but presenting with other officers a seditious petition from the army council, on the 5th of October, was about a week later dismissed.
After the expulsion of the Rump by Fleetwood on the 13th of October he was chosen by the officers a member of the new administration and commissary-general of the horse.
Desborough himself became an object of ridicule, his regiment even revolted against him, and on the return of the Rump he was ordered to quit London.
In October 1861 a rump of the deposed Assembly passed an act of secession, which the Confederate States saw fit to regard as legitimate, and under which they admitted Missouri to their union by declaration of the 28th of November.
Such are the white chrysanthemum-like patches on the rump of the Japanese deer and of the American prong-buck (Antilocapra), and the line of hairs situated in a groove on the loins of the African spring-buck.
Disturbed from the moor or marsh, where it has its nest, it rises swiftly into the air, conspicuous by its white back and rump, and uttering shrill cries flies round the intruder.
As for the dynastic opposition, it was reduced to a rump of 66 members, a result so unsatisfactory from the point of view of the monarchy that the government offered to quash certain Conservative returns in order to provide it with more seats.
The capital of the Territory remained always at Omaha, although in 1858 a majority of the legislature removed to Florence leaving the governor and a legislative rump at Omaha.
Beside, Blue could feel an itch brewing on his rump which he would never be able to reach.
Far from receiving rump steak; they were making a broth of the butcher's leftovers.
Juvenile Long-tailed shows barring on the rump and upper tail coverts which juvenile Arctic does not.
famished wolf went crazy, burrowing, Munching, slurping deep into the horse Till only its rump was showing.
Josh went for the Reef N Beef sizzling platter of extravagantly char grilled skewered prawns atop a vast rump steak.
The pale rump was obvious which clinched the identification.
inanityprisingly, this Ã¢middle EnglandÃ¢ rump produced for us and the Labor party the same inanities.
The army called for a new Parliament of Puritan saints, who proved as inept as the Rump.
Char Grilled Rump of Herb Fed Beef (serves 2-4) With char grilled vegetables, new potatoes and red onion marmalade thyme jus.
Steak and chips 1 grilled rump steak with 75g low-fat oven chips, grilled mushrooms and salad with fat-free dressing.
rump of lamb from the table d'hote menu.
However, the old school had a sufficiently large rump of pupils for the final assembly to become a farce!
As Mike Baker says: " This will leave only a tiny rump of non-specialist schools.
For his next course Marc chose roasted rump of lamb with a sweetbread in truffle crust and tarragon and tomato jus.
In terms of projecting success, New Labor will become an ideological rump.
The white rump contrasts starkly with the black tail.
Some birds had white rump of typical form but most had gray rumps.
The 2 can be told apart by the lack of a bright yellow rump in the Brimstone and its pale, stout bill.
But Saddam's small rump of supporters aided and abetted by foreign terrorists.
CHAFFINCH (Fringilla coelebs), the common English name of a bird belonging to the family Fringillidae (see Finch), and distinguished, in the male sex, by the deep greyish blue of its crown feathers, the yellowish green of its rump, the white of the wing coverts, so disposed as to form two conspicuous bars, and the reddish brown passing into vinous red of the throat and breast.
autumn of 1859, favored the exclusion of Austria and the establishment of a federation under the hegemony of Prussia; it represented the views of the so-called Gothaer, the political heirs of the rump of the Frankfort parliament which had reassembled at Gotha in June 1849, and supported the Prussian Union and the Erfurt parliament.
My guest also had the rump of lamb from the table d'hote menu.
However, the old school had a sufficiently large rump of pupils for the final assembly to become a farce !
As Mike Baker says: This will leave only a tiny rump of non-specialist schools.
But Saddam 's small rump of supporters aided and abetted by foreign terrorists.
In Scotland, it is the name for prime rump steak.
The most common variety has a white spotted chestnut coat, with a white rump patch and a fairly long tail.
The effect of first trimester crown rump length (CRL) measurement on rates of induction of labor for postdates.
I also gave a rump session talk on the subject at FSE in February.
The views we got allowed us to see the clear facial and rump color differences from the Arabian Serin.
The NHS will become a rump service for the sick, the poor, the old and emergency care.
As well as having a splendid panorama of London, they no doubt enjoyed their dinners of rump steak too !
With dogs, this is usually around the tummy and on the rump just in front of the tale.
When an embryo becomes a fetus at eight weeks, it is approximately 3 centimeters (1.2 inches) in length from crown to rump and weighs about 3 grams (0.1 ounce).
Even if you have a wider rump or hips you'd like to minimize slightly, V-shape backs are actually more flattering than boy shorts styles.
A cross between a jockstrap and a thong, with an added strap across the rump makes this both practical and gently fetishistic.
For a very different kind of wrestling, this jock incorporating a hint of a brief over the rump looks practical and even old-fashioned, but will definitely get hearts racing.
He swatted the horse on its rump.
Upon the replacing of the Rump by the army, after the breaking up of Richard's parliament, Cooper endeavoured unsuccessfully to take his seat on the ground of his former disputed election for Downton.
He sat in Richard Cromwell's parliament for Dublin city, and endeavoured to take his seat in the restored Rump Parliament of 1659.
rump patch and a fairly long tail.
rump length (CRL) measurement on rates of induction of labor for postdates.
rump session talk on the subject at FSE in February.
rump color differences from the Arabian Serin.
rump service for the sick, the poor, the old and emergency care.
For the Long Parliament, which met on the 3rd of November 16 4 0, he was elected for Downton in Wiltshire, but the return was disputed, and he did not take his seat - his election not being declared valid until the last days of the Rump. He was present as a spectator at the setting up of the king's standard at Nottingham on the 25th of August 1642; and in 1643 he appeared openly on Charles's side in Dorsetshire, where he raised at his own expense a regiment of foot and a troop of horse, of both of which he took the command.
In the disputes between Lambert at the head of the military party and the Rump in union with the council of state, he supported the latter, and upon the temporary supremacy of Lambert's party worked indefatigably to restore the Rump. With Monk's commissioners he, with Haselrig, had a fruitless conference, but he assured Monk of his co-operation, and joined with eight others of the overthrown council of state in naming him commander-in-chief of the forces of England and Scotland.
3), had foundered on the uncompromising attitude of the Austrian commander, who demanded unconditional submission; whereupon the moderates, including Deak and Batthyany, retired into private life, leaving Kossuth to carry on the struggle with the support of the enthusiastic extremists who constituted the rump of the diet at Debreczen.
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