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  • “As in a hairy-legged, two-winged, compound-eyed insect of the order Diptera?”


  • “As in a hairy-legged, two-winged, compound-eyed insect of the order Diptera?”


  • Pallas, chaotically choking down the poison in his body, stands in his two-winged front door which flies open.

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  • Picture yourself 10,000feet in the air strapped in a front row seat soaring at 300 plus miles per hour in a two-winged coffin of death.

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  • It's usually handled automatically by the hippocampus, a small, two-winged structure nestled deep in the center of the brain.


  • May 16th, 2006 at 10:18 am angie: gnat-churly, a biblical reference only in Matt. 23:24, a small two-winged stinging fly of the genus Culex, which includes mosquitoes.

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  • Frustrated, I recircled the lagoon and pulled in behind a two-winged structure wrapped by an enormous porch.

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  • Only one group remained unaffected by the intense drought; the Diptera, or two-winged flies, continued as plentifully as ever, and on these I was almost compelled to concentrate my attention for a week or two, by which means I increased my collection of that Order to about two hundred species.

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  • Michael Strogoff, whether the soil beneath his feet was solid or whether it sank under him, galloped on without halt, leaping the space between the rotten joists; but however fast they traveled the horse and the horseman were unable to escape from the sting of the two-winged insects which infest this marshy country.

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  • The decision whether or not to pay attention to and store sensory information is made by the hippocampus, an evolutionarily old, two-winged structure in the center of the brain.

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