Sentence Examples


  • This division of the Vertebrata into hot and cold blooded is a curiously retrograde step, only intelligible when we reflect that the excellent entomologist had no real comprehension of vertebrate morphology; but he makes some atonement for the blunder by steadily upholding the class distinctness of the Amphibia.
  • He.d never faced a full-blooded demon and assassin at the same time before.
  • In Tasmania the aborigines are extinct, the last pure-blooded native dying in 1876.
  • Stock-raising is favoured by the excellent grazing lands; blooded cattle are imported for breeding.
  • Pure-blooded Indians are not numerous, as whole districts were depopulated and whole tribes exterminated by the Spanish colonists and the buccaneers.