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  • About the damp places are swarms of the beautiful blue-banded

    The Malay Archipelago

  • Tachyris zarinda, which would rise up at my approach, and display their vivid orange and cinnabar-red wings, while among them would flutter a few of the fine blue-banded Papilios.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • And then, after explaining to the newspapers about a reported double drowning at Big Bittern, he seized his own blue-banded straw hat, some two sizes too large for him, and hurried down the hall, only to encounter, opposite the wide-open office door of the district attorney, Zillah Saunders, spinster and solitary stenographer to the locally somewhat famous and mercurial Orville W. Mason, district attorney.

    An American Tragedy

  • “Toxins and mode of envenomation of the common ringed or blue-banded octopus.”

    State of fear

  • She was calling now to the blue-banded girl walking away from Gertie.

    The Dollmaker

  • All you do is touch the blue-banded end to the patient’s inner elbow—that cleans the area—then flip it around and touch the other end to the same place to take the blood.

    WARCHILD

  • a little crowd of the rare butterfly Tachyris zarinda, which would rise up at my approach, and display their vivid orange and cinnabar-red wings, while among them would flutter a few of the fine blue-banded

    The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature — Volume 1

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