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  • An example of the local fauna.†   (source)
  • That dedication to his work, the good judgment with which he directed his attention, had allowed Aureliano to earn in a short time more money than Ursula had with her delicious candy fauna, but everybody thought it strange that he was now a full-grown man and had not known a woman.†   (source)
  • Everything they needed to restore the peoples of the Earth, and the flora, and the fauna.†   (source)
  • Clara spoke to the child all the time, not in baby talk but in perfect Spanish, as if she were conversing with a grown-up, the same way she addressed plants and animals; she was convinced that if she had had such good results with flora and fauna, there was no reason why it should not work with her own child.†   (source)
  • I was too shaken to pretend that I'd spent an uneventful day with the flora and fauna.†   (source)
  • Cadets were a rare and vanishing species of American fauna, and our contests were like duels between well-groomed gentlemen.†   (source)
  • You need to judge how they handle the ride, the mount, and most who book here want some color, if you understand me, some talk of the area, the history, even flora and fauna.†   (source)
  • Again there was hardly a sound, save the sharp, high songs of the nighttime fauna.†   (source)
  • Most areas in the world may be placed in latitude and longitude, described chemically in their earth, sky and water, rooted and fuzzed over with identified flora and people with known fauna, and there's an end to it.†   (source)
  • I am not speaking of transplanted Terran flora and fauna — our stuff moves in and brushes the native stuff aside.†   (source)
  • That would imply very little flora or fauna, which is obviously not the case here.†   (source)
  • And could such a selection over a very long period of time create new species of flora and fauna?†   (source)
  • 7, is mostly arctic-cold ocean and rock, with lichenous flora and no fauna of interest.†   (source)
  • Central Africa is a rowdy society of flora and fauna that have managed to balance together on a trembling geologic plate for ten million years: when you clear off part of the plate, the whole slides into ruin.†   (source)
  • Oh, just the local flora and fauna.†   (source)
  • Mechanical ballerinas, music boxes, acrobatic monkeys, trotting horses, clowns who played the tambourine: the rich and startling mechanical fauna that Pietro Crespi brought dissipated Jose Arcadio Buendia's affliction over the death of Melquiades and carried him back to his old days as an alchemist.†   (source)
  • The flora were swaying gently alongside the great river that lay just past the entrance, as were the fauna.†   (source)
  • Blanca began to create tiny figures for the family's Christmas manger, not only the Three Kings and the shepherds, but a whole crowd of every kind of people and every type of animal—African camels and zebras, American iguanas and Asian tigers—without worrying about the exact fauna of Bethlehem.†   (source)
  • In the midst of a Venusian flora and an impossible fauna of invented animals much like those Rosa had embroidered on her tablecloth and Blanca baked in her kiln, she painted all the wishes, memories, sorrows, and joys of her childhood.†   (source)
  • Among that entire domestic fauna, the only one to have any importance in the collective memory of the family was a rabbit Miguel had once brought home, a poor ordinary rabbit that the dogs had constantly licked until all its hair fell out and it became the only bald member of its species, boasting an iridescent coat that gave it the appearance of a large-eared reptile.†   (source)
  • He walked up and down the terrace, taking in the expanse of the land around the house, sighing aloud at the thought of that exuberant nature which could assemble, in the most godforsaken country on the planet, mountains and sea, valleys and sky-scraping peaks, rivers of crystalline water, and a peaceful fauna that allowed you to wander tranquilly without having to worry about poisonous snakes or starving beasts.†   (source)
  • She did not hesitate as she recalled Lope de Aguirre's search for El Dorado, or the unpronounceable names of the flora and fauna her extraordinary uncle had seen; she knew about the lamas who take salt tea with yak lard and she could give detailed descriptions of the opulent women of Tahiti, the rice fields of China, or the white prairies of the North, where the eternal ice kills animals and men who lose their way, turning them to stone in seconds.†   (source)
  • Earth-type planet, near normal acceleration, probably a G-type sun in the sky …. heavy vegetation, no fauna in sight— but that didn't mean anything; there might be hundreds within hearing.†   (source)
  • In the hierarchy of schools, teachers are the most expendable of creatures, the fauna of classrooms who can be replaced as easily as lightbulbs.†   (source)
  • But the first real indication of peculiar seasonal habits of native fauna came from a very minor carnivore.†   (source)
  • So in the first weeks of school we began a zoo in the classroom, scoured the forest for various types of flora and fauna, planted a garden that would eventually be a cooperative, and took a deliriously happy walk through the woods to the beach, where we gathered sea animals washed ashore and swam fully clothed in the afternoon surf.†   (source)
  • Fauna compatible.†   (source)
  • It has plenty of flora and fauna, the same atmosphere as Earth, near enough, and much the same weather; it even has a good-sized moon and Earth's exceptional tides.†   (source)
  • —I say, Fauna Lal and Callendar'll get the sack."†   (source)
  • I am going on both with the fauna and flora; but I have at least done my insects well.†   (source)
  • Flora and fauna are so closely associated in the underwater world!†   (source)
  • But tell me, haven't you finished classifying these superb specimens of marine fauna?"†   (source)
  • Lady Bruton stood by Miss Parry's chair, a spectral grenadier, draped in black, inviting Peter Walsh to lunch; cordial; but without small talk, remembering nothing whatever about the flora or fauna of India.†   (source)
  • Lastly, he has his own fauna, which he observes attentively in the corners; the lady-bird, the death's-head plant-louse, the daddy-long-legs, "the devil," a black insect, which menaces by twisting about its tail armed with two horns.†   (source)
  • Now we learn what patient periods must round themselves before the rock is formed, then before the rock is broken, and the first lichen race has disintegrated the thinnest external plate into soil, and opened the door for the remote Flora,[503] Fauna,[504] Ceres,[505] and Pomona,[506] to come in.†   (source)
  • But while observing these different specimens of marine fauna, I didn't stop examining the long plains of Atlantis.†   (source)
  • How many new specimens of underwater flora and fauna I marveled at beneath the light of our electric beacon!†   (source)
  • As for the local fauna, it included thousands of crustaceans of every type: lobsters, hermit crabs, prawns, mysid shrimps, daddy longlegs, rock crabs, and a prodigious number of seashells, such as cowries, murex snails, and limpets.†   (source)
  • And fingering the hair back out of his eyes, he recited, "Thou daughter of the King of bright-lit mansions
    On the night that our wedding is on us,
    If living man I be in Duntulm,
    I will go bounding to thee with gifts.
    Thou wilt get a hundred badgers, dwellers in banks,
    A hundred brown otters, natives of streams,
    A hundred silver trout, rising from their pools …."
    And on through a remarkable list of the flora and fauna of the Isles.†   (source)
  • The flora and fauna of the land are enormously represented.†   (source)
  • Pan's hour, the faunal noon.†   (source)
  • Many of our names for common fauna and flora are unknown to him save as strange Americanisms, /e. g./, /terrapin/, /moose/, /persimmon/, /gumbo/, /egg-plant/, /alfalfa/, /sweet-corn/, /sweet-potato/ and /yam/.†   (source)
  • The fauna.†   (source)
  • …electric power stations, bleachworks, tanneries, scutchmills: its utility in canals, rivers, if navigable, floating and graving docks: its potentiality derivable from harnessed tides or watercourses falling from level to level: its submarine fauna and flora (anacoustic, photophobe), numerically, if not literally, the inhabitants of the globe: its ubiquity as constituting 90 percent of the human body: the noxiousness of its effluvia in lacustrine marshes, pestilential fens, faded…†   (source)
  • …geographical and place names reveals eight general classes, as follows: (/a/) those embodying personal names, chiefly the surnames of pioneers or of national heroes; (/b/) those transferred from other and older places, either in the eastern states or in Europe; (/c/) Indian names; (/d/) Dutch, Spanish and French names; (/e/) Biblical and mythological names; (/f/) names descriptive of localities; (/g/) names suggested by the local flora, fauna or geology; (/h/) purely fanciful names.†   (source)
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