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On the other hand, he reasoned with himself that she was just as good and just as true in love with him, as not in love with him; and that to make a kind of domesticated fairy of her, on the penalty of isolation at heart from the only people she knew, would be but a weakness of his own fancy, and not a kind one.
With the purest and most amiable generousity on one side; and the truest, warmest, soul-felt gratitude on the other; it is no wonder that, by the end of that short time, Oliver Twist had become completely domesticated with the old lady and her niece, and that the fervent attachment of his young and sensitive heart, was repaid by their pride in, and attachment to, himself.
These speculations, however, gave him no uneasiness; for Sophronia was ever a most cheerful, affectionate, and provident wife to him; and Dick (excepting for an occasional outbreak with Mr Chuckster, which she had the good sense rather to encourage than oppose) was to her an attached and domesticated husband.
Fish farms (whether domesticated or more like tuna ranches) are the largest market for fish oil and meal to feed its livestock.
It built hatcheries and also brought in embryos of the improved and domesticated fish from Japan.
A wide spectrum of microbes and infectious diseases have been transmitted from domesticated and wild animals to humans for thousands of years (1).
But he never acknowledges that some PETA work has brought about education and change that has eased the suffering of many domesticated and wild animals.
Thailand's northeastern province of Surin, known for keeping most of the country's domesticated elephants, will present a pair of young elephants to Japan as a gift for newly born Japanese Princess Aiko, the province's governor said Friday.
The manifold layers of nonnatural references (banal cartoon blossoms, domesticated plant species) and materials (synthetic ink, false colors, digitally reproduced and mass-produced imagery) overwhelm all pretense of connecting to nature.
ABSTRACT: Changes in the concentrations of mineral and organic substances in moose milk during lactation were examined in relation to lactation stage and nutritional (dry matter) intake by domesticated taiga moose.
A Thai nongovernmental organization urged the government Friday not to allow the planned export of 10 domesticated elephants to Guam for commercial purposes.