pupa

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an insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult

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We are Phil Howells, Jonny Davis Le Brun, Alex Walker, Ourkeith and Mick Chrysalid.
In one drawing [the woman] wears a head-dress of eastern fashion rather than western, but in effect made out of the artist's mind only; plaited in the likeness of closely welded scales as of a chrysalid serpent, raised and waved and rounded in the likeness of a sea-shell.
To One Awake" ended with a "dark leaf," while "Garden Waters" concludes with the revelation of something (including the same thing) hidden that comes from the season - and the poem - just past: "Within them [garden waters] still sometimes, I think, is hid/The obscure image of the season's wreck,/The dead leaf and the summer's chrysalid.
1% of revenue for the first half of 2012) on a comparable basis, due to control of commercial costs and the results of the Chrysalid plan.
The maze can be a rite of passage; or a holding pattern, a chrysalid, a sleep.
The Death of Grass by John Christopher (Michael Joseph, 1967) Like many young readers I grew up devouring the eerie sci-fi of John Wyndham, like The Chrysalids or Day of the Triffids, but there's another British sci-fi John of the same era who is unjustly neglected - and that's John Christopher.
Members of the Labyrinth Youth Group will be staging their version of The Chrysalids, based on the novel by John Wyndham, later this year.
Not only does it occur in Plan, but in the little read Foul Play Suspected (a 1953 detective story) and in the more popular The Chrysalids (1958).
The horrific nature of atom bombs of the types used at Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 was to some extent appreciated from the outset--for example it was cited by the future playwright, Harold Pinter, in his bid to be exempted from compulsory military service in 1949 (12)--and the persistence of radio-active contamination was part of the theme of John Wyndham's post-nuclear-holocaust novel The Chrysalids of 1955.