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It was a delicacy from the gods in order to not go to sleep hungry, which is one of the worst sensations in life.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
She next took on four papers that had been rapidly published early in 2020, two of them in Nature, describing viruses in pangolins—endangered scale-covered mammals sometimes eaten as delicacies in China—that shared similarities to SARS-CoV-2.
THEY CALLED IT A CONSPIRACY THEORY. BUT ALINA CHAN TWEETED LIFE INTO THE IDEA THAT THE VIRUS CAME FROM A LAB.ANTONIO REGALADOJUNE 25, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The latter work’s delicacy, typical of Yamaguchi’s style, is infused here with new urgency.
IN THE GALLERIES: IMAGES FOCUS ON THE FUTURE OF THE PLANETMARK JENKINSMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Flowers, fruits, and insects were her favorite subjects, and were painted with rare delicacy.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
I think that he had more virtuosity, and yet more delicacy of feeling, than either Rubinstein or Blow.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The officer, with less delicacy of attention to the supposed slumbers of an invalid, followed him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Many of these pipes are sculptured from the most obdurate stones and display great delicacy of workmanship.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He evidently avoided taking a share in the discussion of his Transatlantic career, probably from delicacy to his English auditor.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It is reckoned a great delicacy, but, for my own part, I found its flesh rather dry.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
This is what Kielland does, displaying in the doing of it, an uncommon delicacy of perception and accuracy of perspective.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
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