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  • n. Plural form of minim.


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  • The little ants known as minims tend the gardens, and they can be also found riding atop the leaves being brought home by the big ants.

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  • However, the monks, called minims, of St. Francesco di

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  • Skrritch nodded and began to clean her other eye, shooing away the distraught minims.

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  • So, a woman will lift her head from the sieve of her hands and stare at the minims sung by a tree, a sudden gift.

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  • The hitchhiking minims patrol the leaves or perch on top, their mandibles open.

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  • Entomologists have puzzled for a long time over why the minims would waste their time hitching rides like this.

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  • Counterpoint is largely note against note, and the textures are dense and busy throughout, with motion most consistently in minims and semibreves.

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  • Cantus-firmus writing is rarer in Lassus than in Palestrina, but on occasion Lassus could revert to the kind of cantus-firmus procedure used by Josquin and Obrecht; Homo cum in honore esset six voices; published 1566 has a soggetto cavato as cantus firmus on the text ‘Nosce te ipsum’, heard successively in breves, semibreves and minims.

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  • They also rehabilitating widow women by funding them and supporting poor students to minims drop out ratio in the district.

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  • Let run 1 quart of veinous blood from the elbow and administer 5 minims of ticture of laudanum at every high-tide until the subject quiets.

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