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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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Swinburne maintains that the ornaments bear the woman's hellish beauty "through no vulgar machinery of symbolism, no serpentine or otherwise bestial emblem," but he describes one of the ornaments as a serpentine emblem: the woman is said to be wearing a headdress "plaited in the likeness of closely-welded scales as of a chrysalid serpent.
We are Phil Howells, Jonny Davis Le Brun, Alex Walker, Ourkeith and Mick 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.
Post refrigeration viability of Pteromalus puparum (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) prepupae within host chrysalids.
In post-apocalyptic novels such as The Chrysalids (1955), British writer John Wyndham struggled with these questions.
Thus, The Chrysalids seems a good choice as a source of metaphors and images to discuss technological change in education.
The chrysalids of butterflies linger here too, folded, rigid, and dreamless.
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.
For example, Gillett (1997) describes an observation from March 1996 when Maerua trees in the hills of Al Madhah / Buraimi region, Sultanate of Oman, and close to Al Ain, were found to be almost completely defoliated and covered in thousands of chrysalids of B.
After a cool, rainy spring ideal for the vegetation that caterpillars feed on, the weather turned hot recently, leading the moths to emerge en masse from their chrysalids at about the same time, the scientist said.
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 Chosen One is part love story, part dystopia, part attack on religious tyranny with echoes of John Wyndham's The Chrysalids and Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.