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The third peculiarity of aerial warfare was that it was at once enormously destructive and entirely indecisive.
One conspicuous peculiarity of the early aerial fighting arose from the profound secrecy with which the airships had been prepared.
The one cause of death had been Hemorrhage; and the one peculiarity which called for notice had been discovered in the mouth.
The laws governing inheritance are quite unknown; no one can say why the same peculiarity in different individuals of the same species, and in individuals of different species, is sometimes inherited and sometimes not so; why the child often reverts in certain characters to its grandfather or grandmother or other much more remote ancestor; why a peculiarity is often transmitted from one sex to both sexes or to one sex alone, more commonly but not exclusively to the like sex.
Thus what may be called subjectivity in the point of view is not a distinctive peculiarity of mind: it is present just as much in the photographic plate.
The housekeeper tried to describe him, but failed to distinguish the nameless visitor by any personal peculiarity which her master could recognise.
The marked peculiarity which singles him out from the rank and file of humanity lies entirely, so far as I can tell at present, in the extraordinary expression and extraordinary power of his eyes.
As the English succeeded the French, and found a peculiarity of nature, differing from all they had yet seen on the continent, already distinguished by a word that did not express any thing in their own language, they left these natural meadows in possession of their title of convention.
The peculiarity of the military parade in Astana May 7 will be the military equipment made in Kazakhstan, said Commander-in-Chief Land Forces of Kazakhstan Murat Maikeyev during the media briefing at the Central Communications Service.
Babar Awan said that the court could review the case, considering its peculiarity that is why the president, after reviewing the parameters of the case, used the word revisit in his reference.
The other peculiarity of second legs is that card counts tend to be higher.
It highlights the historical peculiarity of the Old City of Aleppo.
It is a peculiarity of the British establishment that it believes the plebs who put them in power and pay their wages must be kept in ignorance.
In a related peculiarity, earthen floodwalls withstood the onslaught of the storm, while the concrete barriers did not.
Researchers have identified a biochemical peculiarity in the blood of autistic children.