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The little dots in the foreground became grazing herds of deer and antelope and bos; a huge woolly rhinoceros wallowed in a mudhole to the right, and beyond, a mighty mammoth culled the tender shoots from a tall tree.
Several such illustrations, culled from the documents of the times, are here appended.
Every one knows and sings his two stanzas 'To Celia'--'Drink to me only with thine eyes,' which would still be famous without the exquisitely appropriate music that has come down to us from Jonson's own time, and which are no less beautiful because they consist largely of ideas culled from the Greek philosopher Theophrastus.
This one delectable evening culled from each dull seventy was to Chandler a source of renascent bliss.
Two of our boats, with men all safe, we took off the Cisco, and, to Wolf Larsen's huge delight and my own grief, he culled Smoke, with Nilson and Leach, from the San Diego.
He is so gentle, yet so wise; his mind is so cultivated, and when he speaks, although his words are culled with the choicest art, yet they How with rapidity and unparalleled eloquence.
The night was fast closing in, when he returned homeward: laden with flowers which he had culled, with peculiar care, for the adornment of the sick chamber.
With 2,476 badgers killed in the first two years of culling, the price tag works out at PS6,775 for each animal culled, the Badger Trust said.
Should indigenous wildlife be culled to reduce the economic impact of a disease in domesticated animals?
The numbers to be culled have been based on scientific kangaroo counts in each location.