When the caterpillars became moths, they made friends with the ever-increasing Oddities--albinoes, mixed-leggers, single-eyed composites
, faceless drones, halfqueens and laying sisters; and the ever-dwindling band of the old stock worked themselves bald and fray-winged to feed their queer charges.
Upon my word, mother,' said Nicholas, laughing, 'as well as I remember, I should call it a kind of Composite
, or mixed nose.
Flowers, structure of; in relation to crossing; of composite
On the esthetic side the romantic traits are also present, though not so aggressively as in the previous period; with romantic vigor the Victorian literature often combines exquisite classical finish; indeed, it is so eclectic and composite
that all the definite older terms take on new and less sharply contrasting meanings when applied to it.
animal in Book IX is an allegory of the parts of the soul.
One was more beautiful and more lively, but "the Miss Schlegels" still remained a composite
Indian god, whose waving arms and contradictory speeches were the product of a single mind.
Of course I refrained from mentioning name or habitat, drawing the picture in an impersonal, composite
sort of way, which none the less blinded no one to the faithfulness of the local color.
Both mind and matter seem to be composite
, and the stuff of which they are compounded lies in a sense between the two, in a sense above them both, like a common ancestor.
She is happy, she makes another person happy, and she's not broken down as I am, but most likely just as she always was, bright, clever, open to every impression," thought Darya Alexandrovna,--and a sly smile curved her lips, for, as she pondered on Anna's love affair, Darya Alexandrovna constructed on parallel lines an almost identical love affair for herself, with an imaginary composite
figure, the ideal man who was in love with her.
We have,"' the old lady read on with a little extra emphasis, '"a meeting of our Convened Chief Composite
Committee of Central and District Philanthropists, at our Head Haven as above; and it is their unanimous pleasure that I take the chair.
He walked slowly home, meditating that enterprise on the way, and thinking over Mr Verloc's psychology in a composite
mood of repugnance and satisfaction.
Fanny had a composite
meal to make, of chops, and porter, and tea; and indignantly pretended to prepare it for herself, though her sister did all that in quiet reality.