I walked fast till I got warm, and then I walked slowly to enjoy and analyse the species of pleasure brooding for me in the hour and situation.
The species scientists know as Yucca brevifolia isn't actually a tree; it's a succulent.
Label him what you will, Mr Bush harkens back to the kind of Republican who used to firmly control Texas. He's pro-business and pro-immigration, with less interest in divisive social issues.
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One is this hypothesis: that every physical quality admired by men in women is in direct connexion with the manifold functions of women for the propagation of the species.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
It was a whole week before she arrived; but therein was just the very best of it, for one could thus see that she was of the same species.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
He resolved one fine day in spring to go for a walk, marching straight before him, believing that it was a privilege of the human as well as of the animal species to make use of their legs as they pleased.
Indeed, I go so far as to hope that I regarded myself while dressing as a species of savage young wolf or other wild beast.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Fagin was sufficiently well acquainted with the manners and customs of that particular species of humanity to which Nancy belonged, to feel tolerably certain that it would be rather unsafe to prolong any conversation with her, at present.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
At once such authority was accorded him, as also unlimited power to conduct every species of search and investigation.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
This species of prudence was well exercised by the Roman senate when they resolved to grant pay from the public purse to soldiers on active service, who, before, had served at their own charges.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
But Lily had known the species before: she was aware that such a guarded nature must find one huge outlet of egoism, and she determined to be to him what his Americana had hitherto been: the one possession in which he took sufficient pride to spend money on it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The busy stage of life, the virtues of heroes, and the actions of men were his theme; and his hope and his dream was to become one among those whose names are recorded in story as the gallant and adventurous benefactors of our species.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
I have good reason to believe, that he took me for a young one of his own species, by his often stroking my face very gently with his other paw.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
This he learned from their own confession: for otherwise, there not being above two or three of that species born in an age, they were too few to form a general observation by.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context