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What birds can have their bills more peculiarly formed than the ibis, the spoonbill, and the heron?


Alfred Russel Wallace


#birds #formed #more #peculiarly #than

The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency - half tiger, half poet.


Yehudi Menuhin


#half #human #peculiarly #phenomenon #poet

The staple of our Australian colonies, but more particularly of New South Wales, the climate and the soil of which are peculiarly suited to its production, - is fine wool.


Charles Sturt


#climate #colonies #fine #more #new

The human mind evolved always in the company of the human body, and of the animal body before it was human. The intricate connections of mind and body must exceed our imagination, as from our point of view we are peculiarly prevented from observing them.


John Desmond Bernal


#animal #before #body #company #connections

Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.


William Ellery Channing


#being #carry #conscience #duties #every

Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.


Lionel Trilling


#blaming #culture #honors #intellect #our

For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ.


Christopher Smart


#flowers #peculiarly #poetry #reasoning #sound

The Romans, we are told, were by nature a peculiarly warlike race.


Goldwin Smith


#peculiarly #race #romans #told #warlike

Let us consider that swearing is a sin of all others peculiarly clamorous, and provocative of Divine judgment.


Isaac Barrow


#divine #judgment #let us #others #peculiarly

The impulse to write things down is a peculiarly compulsive one, inexplicable to those who do not share it, useful only accidentally, only secondarily, in the way that any compulsion tries to justify itself.


Joan Didion


#any #compulsion #compulsive #down #impulse






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