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“One species, Ornithoptera croesus (EN), which is endemic to the northern Moluccas, has a wingspan of nearly 20 centimeters in females.”
“I have it on reliable authority that middle class guy is actually richer than croesus.”
“I had decided to return to Ternate in a week or two more, but this grand capture determined me to stay on till I obtained a good series of the new butterfly, which I have since named Ornithoptera croesus.”
“As the necessity for certain services required by the whole area became more and more pressing, the City of Toronto sat at the centre of this dynamic area, rich as croesus, and well able to provide its residents with the municipal services they required.”
“Describing his first sight of the _Ornithoptera croesus_, he says that the blood rushed to his head and he felt much more like fainting than he had done when in apprehension of immediate death; a similar sensation being experienced when he came across another large bird-winged butterfly, _Ornithoptera poseidon_.”
“Ornithoptera croesus, he says that the blood rushed to his head and he felt much more like fainting than he had done when in apprehension of immediate death; a similar sensation being experienced when he came across another large bird-winged butterfly, Ornithoptera poseidon.”
“There were a lot of the props of San Francisco society, all as rich as croesus, sitting on the veranda crocheting socks or sacks for a crop of new babies that are due.”
“It was not when Wallace saw the Ornithoptera croesus flying about, but only when he held it in his hands, and opened its glorious wings, that the sight of its beauty overcame him so powerfully.”
“PTERIS croesus, f P. fiondibus pinnatis, pinnis crenatis, infimis bipartitis pinnatitidis, soris argenteis.”
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“enigmaticcore: I have it on reliable authority that middle class guy is actually richer than croesus.”
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goddesses, minor deities, sprites, nymphs, mythic things that are meaningful to me.
need to learn these words!!!!!!!!!!!
Interesting words used in The Three Musketeers by Dumas.
Looking for tweets for croesus.