Of secondary substances, the species is more truly substance than the genus, being more nearly related to primary
The proportional width of the gape of mouth, the proportional length of the eyelids, of the orifice of the nostrils, of the tongue (not always in strict correlation with the length of beak), the size of the crop and of the upper part of the oesophagus; the development and abortion of the oil-gland; the number of the primary
wing and caudal feathers; the relative length of wing and tail to each other and to the body; the relative length of leg and of the feet; the number of scutellae on the toes, the development of skin between the toes, are all points of structure which are variable.
Some authors, in defining the primary
races of mankind, have separated these Indians into two classes; but this is certainly incorrect.
For beyond the primary
moral interpretation, Spenser applies it in various secondary or parallel ways.
And if the road was to be a direct cause of the future wealth of the canton, all the primary
forms of industry must be stimulated, or these two germs of a better state of things would come to nothing.
It is only this calling whose primary
appeal lies in the suggestion of restless adventure which holds out that deep sensation to those who embrace it.
Then our dream has been realised; and the suspicion which we entertained at the beginning of our work of construction, that some divine power must have conducted us to a primary
form of justice, has now been verified?
I ask primary
evidence that you are a man, and refuse this appeal from the man to his actions.
On an eternal ground, on hard primary
rock, on this highest, hardest, primary
mountain-ridge, unto which all winds come, as unto the storm- parting, asking Where?
On the other hand, there are those whose primary
interest is in the apparent fact that we have KNOWLEDGE, that there is a world surrounding us of which we are aware.
She knew that to him, although he was the primary
cause of her distress, the question of her seeing her son would seem a matter of very little consequence.
You must use,' said the gentleman, 'for all these purposes, combinations and modifications (in primary
colours) of mathematical figures which are susceptible of proof and demonstration.