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  • A particularly interesting plate (at left), illustrating a large deep-sea fish Beebe named the "untouchable bathysphere fish," or Bathysphaera intacta, which he sighted at a depth of 2,100 feet off the coast of Bermuda.

    "Grow till tall. They all, in the end, will fall."

  • La potestad de aprobar o denegar el presupuesto siempre la tuvo intacta el Congreso Nacional de Honduras y nadie puede mostrar una ley propuesta por el presidente Zelaya o siquiera un decreto presidencial para quitarle al Congreso su potestad y sus funciones.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » CRS on the Honduras “Coup”:

  • Fortunately for my sexual health, none of them were remotely interested which is why I reached 18 with my virginity intacta.

    Ronnie Wood and Addictive Behaviour

  • Quam mulcent aurae, firmat sol, educat imber, &c. Sic virgo dum intacta manet, dum chara suis, sed

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Pardon my slaughtering of Latin, but I think that comes out, Senator Warner, as a vain attempt at dignita intacta.

    November 2005

  • As was the fashion, she was examined by a team of experts, who would then testify that she was indeed still virgo intacta.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • McDonald said, in his medical opinion, the Esquimaux girl appeared to be between fifteen and twenty years old — it was so hard to tell with native peoples — had experienced menarche, but was, by all indications, virgo intacta.

    The Terror

  • The term for virgin, as we know it, would have been 'virgo intacta'.

    More on publishing the Good Book

  • Ad principalis autem turris dextram in descensu 16. graduum, est diuersorij locus, vbi ex intacta et benedicta Virgine nascebatur

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Tenent itaque indubitate, quod beata Maria Iesum peperit, et concepit virgo manens intacta, ac libentèr loqui audiunt de incarnatione in ipsa facta per annunciationem Gabrielis Archangeli.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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