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Videmus nunc per speculum in nigmate, tunc autem facie ad faciem.
The speculum is gray; bill, bluish with a pale blue band across it about a half inch from the end.
The general color is buff, mottled with brown; wing-coverts and speculum, same as the male.
The lesser scaup, or little blue-bill (Aythya affinis) has a white speculum also, but the sheen of the head and neck is purple.
The Daily Speculum rose to a million a day on the strength of its photographs of bridal-parties alone.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
There were other productions of the same nature, such as the "Jesuiticum jejunium" and "Speculum jesuiticum."
THE JESUITS, 1534-1921THOMAS J. CAMPBELL
Male with chestnut wing coverts and white speculum; the female is similar but the back and wings are brownish-gray.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
Wing coverts blue; speculum green, divided by a line of white.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
Head, neck and breast are black; speculum and under parts white, and eyes yellow.
WESTERN BIRD GUIDECHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED, HARRY F. HARVEY, AND REX I. BRASHER
A box of quite dry sawdust is prepared in readiness for the process of annealing before the speculum is cast.
ON LABORATORY ARTSRICHARD THRELFALL

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