The granter retains an interest in the land similar to that of the donor of an estate for life, to whom the land reverts after the life estate is ended.
It possesses many edifices, public and private, which are handsome or elegant, but it has almost nothing to which the memory reverts as a masterpiece of architectural art.
The historical models to which Epictetus reverts are Diogenes and Socrates.
But an analysis of his results leaves the reader in more perplexity than satisfaction at the kind of information imparted, and he reverts insensibly to the sources from which his instructor has himself been instructed.
It will not thrive in rivers; in large ponds it readily reverts to the coloration of the original wild stock.