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  • 2, C): the larva therefore resembles Nautilus in the relations of body and shell.
  • (14) Richard Owen, Memoir on the Pearly Nautilus (London, 1832).
  • The shells of the pearly nautilus are commonly used by the Visayans for drinking cups.
  • That of Nautilus, which would be most important in this inquiry, is unfortunately still unknown.
  • After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea--how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land--my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.
 

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