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  • Thanks to the pack mentality that has evolved in the canus species, their attempt at an easy meal was thwarted.

    Wolfing One Down...

  • Thanks to the pack mentality that has evolved in the canus species, their attempt at an easy meal was thwarted.

    Wolfing One Down...

  • Cripes, what part of you LOOOOOOSER, your party LO-LO-LO-LOST the election you progeny of a canus familiaris, didn't you get the memo?

    Cheney: Obama pretending we are not at war

  • An old fellow, as Lycistrata confesseth in [5879] Aristophanes, etsi sit canus, cito puellam virginem ducat uxorem, and 'tis no news for an old fellow to marry a young wench: but as he follows it, mulieris brevis occasio est, etsi hoc non apprehenderit, nemo vult ducere uxorem, expectans vero sedet; who cares for an old maid? she may set, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • On the 9th of February the Dobryna passed over the site of the city of Dido, the ancient Byrsa — a Carthage, however, which was now more completely destroyed than ever Punic Carthage had been destroyed by Scipio Afri-canus or Roman Carthage by Hassan the Saracen.

    Off on a Comet

  • Fraxinus, the older branches of which have much smaller leaves, Thymelia of Chiltera, Cerasus canus, and alius, Senecionoides, Compositae, Artemisiae, Polygonum frutescens, which last is not uncommon throughout.

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • The vegetation of the hills is the same: Cerasus pygmaeus and canus, common; the novelties were a fine

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • Cerasus canus, Carduacea Frutex of Mailmandah, fructibus combretiformibus, Muscoides which is a Sedum,

    Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries

  • "INTRAVIT pinacothecam senex canus, exercitati vultus et qui videretur nescio quid magnum promittere, sed cultu non proinde speciosus, ut facile appareret eum ex hac nota litteratum esse, quos odisse divites solent ... 'ego' inquit 'poeta sum et ut spero, non humillimi spiritus, si modo coronis aliquid credendum est, quas etiam ad immeritos deferre gratia solet.'"

    Dedication

  • White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) being attacked by a Common Gull (Larus canus) in flight, Norway

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

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