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It is to me more what you call a 'beast-garden,' to include all species of fauna.

Handel, in one species of composition, wrote down to the singers of his time.

Every species of mere bodily labor is the prerogative of these Irish.

In short, there were creatures in which were combined the limbs of every species of animals.

He could not but observe that Mrs. Wharton did not like him the less for this species of sacrifice.

It was Daisy's voice which awakened me from this species of trance.

For example, then, said the little woman, what species of gift did Monsieur desire?

The other species of mammalia are generally hotter than human beings.

Birthdays of this species have a public as well as a private phase.

It was a species of punctuation, and implied that Mr. Morgan had finished his remark.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, a classification in logic, from Latin species "kind, sort," originally "appearance, sight, a seeing," related to specere "to look at, to see, behold," from PIE *spek- (see scope (n.1)). Biological sense is from c.1600. Endangered species first attested 1964.

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