chambered nautilus

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Synonyms for chambered nautilus

cephalopod of the Indian and Pacific oceans having a spiral shell with pale pearly partitions

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Hearing students say "I like it because it is nice" was soon replaced with "the Chambered Nautilus is a quiet painting of a young girl and it makes me wonder what she is thinking." Or "Composition I Storm has diagonal, zigzag, and curved lines of blue, green, red and yellow.
Among his other works are the poems Chambered Nautilus, The (1858) and Wonderful One-Hoss Shay,The (1858) and the psychological novel Elsie Venner (1861).
It, too, is unconventional in shape, looking rather like a small chambered nautilus shell.
His most original poems were <IR> THE LAST LEAF </IR> (1833) and <IR> THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS </IR> (1858).
The Chambered Nautilus, his most frequently anthologized poem, appeared there.
I have included in my last Christmas gift to Magsanoc-a nautilus shell-this poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes titled The Chambered Nautilus, the last stanza of which embodies all of my sentiments and aspirations for this great lady, whom I consider to be my mentor and my guiding light, then and now:
Scallop shells and pearl turbos predominate, with a large chambered nautilus as the focal point.
Relatives of the chambered nautilus, ammonites filled the seas during the Mesozoic era, the age of the dinosaurs.
Oliver Wendell Holmes sang the praises of this cold and slimy animal in his famous poem The Chambered Nautilus. He drew a correlation between the life of the nautilus and his own life and spiritual aspirations.
To their surprise, the researchers also found this brick-and-mortar arrangement in the free-swimming chambered nautilus and in pearl oyster shells, even though these mollusks shape the material quite differently.
Smaller tanks single out a moray eel, a chambered nautilus, and other reef dwellers; in all, some 100 species are represented by nearly 400 individual specimens.