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The long afternoon dragged its weary way toward darkness, and still the imaginary legions charged and retreated.
Thuvia could scarce repress a smile as she noted the scrupulous care with which Jav's imaginary men attended to each tiny detail of deportment as truly as if they had been real flesh and blood.
But to return to our imaginary case: as soon as the plant had been rendered so highly attractive to insects that pollen was regularly carried from flower to flower, another process might commence.
Let us now turn to the nectar-feeding insects in our imaginary case: we may suppose the plant of which we have been slowly increasing the nectar by continued selection, to be a common plant; and that certain insects depended in main part on its nectar for food.
I am well aware that this doctrine of natural selection, exemplified in the above imaginary instances, is open to the same objections which were at first urged against Sir Charles Lyell's noble views on 'the modern changes of the earth, as illustrative of geology;' but we now very seldom hear the action, for instance, of the coast-waves, called a trifling and insignificant cause, when applied to the excavation of gigantic valleys or to the formation of the longest lines of inland cliffs.
To imagine this imaginary time, Hawking suggest you first think of time as a horizontal line, with the past on the left and the future on the right.
And that's because as many as half of all children have an imaginary friend.
Ever since their serendipitous discovery by Italian mathematicians trying to solve cubic equations in the 16th century, imaginary and complex numbers have been difficult topics to understand.
My other main hesitations about the argument, which I explain in more detail later, concern the use of the term imaginary, some exceptions I take to the handling of aspects of Eliot's prose and poetry in the book's closing chapter, the comparative absence and at moments mischaracterization of Oscar Wilde's attitudes and writings, and the neglect of gendered perspectives except abstractly (in Sherry's brief attention to queer theory).
In this book, authors Kleshchev and Muth present readers with a comprehensive examination of imaginary representations of the Khovanov-Lauda-Rouquier algebras of affine Lie type.
10) Truly, such united resistance from all sections of society has not only revealed democracy as a non-negotiable value, but illumined the pervasiveness, and the inclusivity, of Turkey's principal social imaginary led by the AK Party.
On one very special day an imaginary friend is born on an island far away.