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Consequently, Nature herself supplies us with an ascending scale or Alphabet of angles for half a degree up to 60 degrees, Specimens of which are placed in every Elementary School throughout the land.
It is notorious on what excessively slight differences many palaeontologists have founded their species; and they do this the more readily if the specimens come from different sub-stages of the same formation.
And perhaps I can get some specimens of interest," added Professor Bumper, who, in addition to being an archaeologist, was something of a naturalist.
Likewise, I have heard that in the museum of Manchester, in New Hampshire, they have what the proprietors call the only perfect specimen of a Greenland or River Whale in the United States.
In reading your life, no one can say that we have unfairly picked out some rare specimens of cruelty.
If you'll stop to lunch I'll prove you this time travelling up to the hilt, specimen and all.
We were accompanied by the son of a neighbouring farmer -- a good specimen of a wild Brazilian youth.
You will observe from the cartilage that this is no fossil specimen, but recent.
Notre-Dame de Paris is, in particular, a curious specimen of this variety.
said the stranger, looking upon him with the curiosity of a naturalist studying some out-of-the-way specimen.
He told me it was a fine specimen of Robinsoniana, or something dreadful of that kind.
Saintsbury's well-considered Specimens of English Prose Style, from Malory to Macaulay (Kegan Paul), a volume, as we think, which bears fresh witness to the truth of the old remark that it takes a scholar indeed to make a [4] good literary selection, has its motive sufficiently indicated in the very original "introductory essay," which might well stand, along with the best of these extracts from a hundred or more deceased masters of English, as itself a document or standard, in the matter of prose style.