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  • French islands of Takaroa, Rangiroa and Raroia, calling them simply cryptobranchus salamandroides; there was also a report from H.W. Spence in which he claimed to have recognised a new order of pelagidae, native to the Gilbert Isles, which could be classified under the species name of pelagotriton spencei.

    The War with the Newts

  • It was an ark floating on a troubled sea, with its doors and windows well pitched, and perhaps with Noah on board, but not all Noah's family, and certainly not specimens of all the living creatures, even of non-episcopal kinds, that were to survive into the new order of things.

    The Life of John Milton

  • Some of these, including the Duke of Richmond, the Marquis of Hertford, the Marquis of Worcester, and the Earl of Southampton, remained in England, submitting moodily to the new order of things, and studying opportunities of still being useful to their sovereign.

    The Life of John Milton

  • A few with really kind intentions and a sincere desire for information have approached the subject as a clumsy microscopist, not quite at home with his instrument, might study a new order of beetle or bug.

    A Voice From the South

  • For forty years the day has never dawned on which my preference could be given, "in foro conscientiae," for the new order of things over those of early remembered days; for fortune surpassing conception over

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • It had given a new order to dismantle the arms which you described as offensive, and to crate and return them to the Soviet Union, and the Soviet premier accepted with respect and trust Kennedys assurances against an invasion of Cuba.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Correct they are, for that class was so old fogy as to have a marked preference for sterling, old-fashioned gentility over the garish substitute that has come to the front under the effulgent new order of things subsequently.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,

  • When, at 1630, a new order from the army arrived ordering the defenders to hold on "at all costs," Hausser replied: "The matter has been settled: Kharkov has been evacuated!"

    Panzer Aces

  • Sandilli was a chief of wide influence, and as yet had not quite taken to the new order of native administration.

    The Romance of a Pro-Consul

  • My new trade of nail-making is to me in this country what an additional title of nobility or the ensigns of a new order are in Europe.

    Letters

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