- Compare French vari. (Wiktionary)
“The Fisherman looked into the water and was much astonished to see therein vari coloured fishes, white and red, blue and yellow; however he cast his net and, hauling it in, saw that he had netted four fishes, one of each colour.”
“Of the three main ideas which enter into the theory of evolution, namely vari - ation, heredity, and selection, it is the last that has had the most profound repercussions in its application to human affairs.”
“Species - or other taxon-based measures of biodiversity, however, rarely capture key attributes such as variability, function, quantity, and distribution — all of which provide insight into the roles of biodiversity.”
“The monastery floor was paved with every kind of vari coloured marbles and mosaic work, and in the midst stood a basin that held four and twenty jetting fountains of gold, whence the water ran like molten silver; whilst at the upper end stood a throne spread with silks fit only for”
“The monastery floor was paved with every kind of vari coloured marbles and mosaic work, and in the midst stood a basin that held four and twenty jetting fountains of gold, whence the water ran like molten silver; whilst at the upper end stood a throne spread with silks fit only for Kings.”
“But, I have to say my all time favorite is my Remington model 7 in 7mm-08 with a vari-x III 2. 5-8.”
“Strange flashes of vari-colored, rainbow light began to appear and disappear on the path before me.”
“I saw the dark blotch move swiftly across the court, and a brilliant burst of vari-colored light moving with equal swiftness to meet it; and then shadow and flash came together and there was the sound of unseen blows.”
“Now and again the dog emitted the vari-colored light-flashes I have mentioned.”
“Still, I managed to keep myself in hand, till the vari-colored lights persisted for a space of fully twenty seconds, dancing and flashing in continuous play.”
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