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  • She, the granddaughter of an Imperial Entomologist, he the son of a grassroots Marxist Party worker.†   (source)
  • Ambassador Estha felt bluegrayblue eyes on him, and an Imperial Entomologist's nose.†   (source)
  • He kissed her bluegrayblue eyes, her Entomologist's nose, her hatted redbrown hair.†   (source)
  • An Imperial Entomologist's nose-within-a-nose.†   (source)
  • With an Imperial Entomologists' nose, and a silver thimble clenched for luck in her fist.†   (source)
  • To really touch something, she is learning—the bark of a sycamore tree in the gardens; a pinned stag beetle in the Department of Entomology; the exquisitely polished interior of a scallop shell in Dr. Geffard's workshop—is to love it.†   (source)
  • It was Mammachi, on vacation from Delhi and Imperial Entomology, who first noticed little Velutha's remarkable facility with his hands.†   (source)
  • His moth was named after the Acting Director of the Department of Entomology, a junior officer whom Pappachi had always disliked.†   (source)
  • After Independence, when the British left, his designation was changed from Imperial Entomologist to Joint Director, Entomology.†   (source)
  • While Ammu watched, the Imperial Entomologist shred her new gumboots with her mother's pinking shears.†   (source)
  • After Independence, when the British left, his designation was changed from Imperial Entomologist to Joint Director, Entomology.†   (source)
  • On his dressing table, next to his cologne and silver hairbrush, he kept a picture of himself as a young man, with his hair slicked down, taken in a photographer's studio in Vienna, where he had done the six-month diploma course that had qualified him to apply for the post of Imperial Entomologist.†   (source)
  • It said: Noted entomologist Shri Benaan John Ipe, son of late Rev. E. John Ipe of Ayemenem (popularly known as Punnyan Kunju), suffered a massive heart attack and passed away at the Kottayam General Hospital last night.†   (source)
  • Every morning at breakfast the Imperial Entomologist derided his argumentative Marxist son by reading out newspaper reports of the riots, strikes and incidents of police brutality that convulsed Kerala.†   (source)
  • She had defiled generations of breeding (The Little Blessed One, blessed personally by the Patriarch of Antioch, an Imperial Entomologist, a Rhodes Scholar from Oxford) and brought the family to its knees.†   (source)
  • When I learned that the missing man was devoted to entomology the identification was complete.†   (source)
  • ' "Never heard an entomologist go on like this," I observed cheerfully.†   (source)
  • The Vandeleurs found it convenient to change their name to Stapleton, and he brought the remains of his fortune, his schemes for the future, and his taste for entomology to the south of England.†   (source)
  • Entomology was his special study.†   (source)
  • For the rest he lived solitary, but not misanthropic, with his books and his collection, classing and arranging specimens, corresponding with entomologists in Europe, writing up a descriptive catalogue of his treasures.†   (source)
  • He belonged, in fact, to none of the numerous societies which swarm in the English capital, from the Harmonic to that of the Entomologists, founded mainly for the purpose of abolishing pernicious insects.†   (source)
  • It is a significant fact, stated by entomologists—I find it in Kirby and Spence—that "some insects in their perfect state, though furnished with organs of feeding, make no use of them"; and they lay it down as "a general rule, that almost all insects in this state eat much less than in that of larvae.†   (source)
  • See," continued the Vicar, opening several small drawers, "I fancy I have made an exhaustive study of the entomology of this district.†   (source)
  • "You don't know what it is to want spiritual tobacco—bad emendations of old texts, or small items about a variety of Aphis Brassicae, with the well-known signature of Philomicron, for the 'Twaddler's Magazine;' or a learned treatise on the entomology of the Pentateuch, including all the insects not mentioned, but probably met with by the Israelites in their passage through the desert; with a monograph on the Ant, as treated by Solomon, showing the harmony of the Book of Proverbs with…†   (source)
  • For I had the post of name finder in our Entomological Society; and was scolded severely by Thoby, I remember, for slackness.†   (source)
  • His chief amusements were gunning and fishing, or sauntering along the beach and through the myrtles, in quest of shells or entomological specimens;—his collection of the latter might have been envied by a Swammerdamm.†   (source)
  • He was a greater Prince than any there, though there was a reigning Duke and a Royal Highness, with their princesses, and near his Lordship was seated the beautiful Countess of Belladonna, nee de Glandier, whose husband (the Count Paolo della Belladonna), so well known for his brilliant entomological collections, had been long absent on a mission to the Emperor of Morocco.†   (source)
  • Of the eons of geological periods recorded in the stratifications of the earth: of the myriad minute entomological organic existences concealed in cavities of the earth, beneath removable stones, in hives and mounds, of microbes, germs, bacteria, bacilli, spermatozoa: of the incalculable trillions of billions of millions of imperceptible molecules contained by cohesion of molecular affinity in a single pinhead: of the universe of human serum constellated with red and white bodies,…†   (source)
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