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I will show you a magnificent littla tanagra I picked up yesterday, and we will talk about the new prospectus.
On Something Hilaire Belloc 1911
LINARIA cianea (tanagra Linn.) the blue linet, is supposed by some to be the nonpareil, in an early stage of life, not being yet arrived to his brilliancy and variety of colours; but this is certainly a mistake, for the blue linet is longer and of a slenderer configuration, and their notes more variable, vehement and sonorous; and the inhabit the continent and sea coast islands from Mexico to Nova-Scotia, from the sea coast West beyond the Apalachean and Cherokee mountains.
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians. 1823
There she was — the school girl of a year ago, hair down her back and rippling out stiffly like the solid hair of a tanagra figure; there she was — SO young and innocent — the product of her mother’s loving care; there she was — embodying all the immaturity of the race, cutting a new cardboard paper doll to pass before its empty harlot’s mind.
Tender is the Night 2003
Among the most characteristic of these districts are the red-bellied tanagra (_Tanagra igniventris_,
Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests Johann Jakob von Tschudi 1853
mollusque commented on the word tanagra
A genus of tanagers (capitalized); the color Castilian brown.
December 16, 2007