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  • “The Mann” Award – for the most daedalian and convoluted methods description.

    Road Map #3 « Climate Audit 2006

  • It was not unlike a monster bowl of bubbles; the same illusion of movement, the same delicacy and witchery of colour, only here the sensation was not that of decomposition but of life; of flowers, delicate as the rainbow, tenuous, sinuous, breathing -- weaving in a serpentine maze of daedalian hues; long tendrils of orchidian beauty, lifting, weaving, drooping -- a vast sea of equatorial bloom; but -- no trees.

    The Blind Spot Austin Hall 1908

  • Although the principal gallery is barely a mile in length, there are so many ramifications that one may walk for hours without making a complete exploration of the daedalian corridors, even with the help of the guide.

    Two Summers in Guyenne Edward Harrison Barker 1885

  • Milan, not in trunk hose and slashed sleeves, nor in "French standing collar, treble quadruple daedalian ruff, or stiff-necked rabato, that had more arches for pride, propped up with wire and timber, than five

    Westward Ho!, or, the voyages and adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burrough, in the county of Devon, in the reign of her most glorious majesty Queen Elizabeth Charles Kingsley 1847


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  • From Daedalus, Icaraus' father & builder of the labyrinth.

    August 20, 2010