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an outward appearance

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For as in landscape gardening, a spire, cupola, monument, or tower of some sort, is deemed almost indispensable to the completion of the scene; so no face can be physiognomically in keeping without the elevated open-work belfry of the nose.
We have no density estimates for our study area, but if we assume the local density was similar to the physiognomically similar early successional Amazonian forests and considering size of forest patches sampled, we would have about one pair in each Landi patch and two to three pairs in each Cambarazal patch sampled.
Citing the line from Macbeth in which Macduff plans to have his nemesis "as our rarer monsters are, / Painted upon a pole, and underwrit / 'Here may you see the tyrant,'" the author states: this "refers to the displaying of broadsheet pictures and pamphlet frontispieces of monstrous births; of broadsheet portraits of traitors, often physiognomically inflected; and of pictorial libels of local malefactors, who were often represented as monstrously deformed" (104).
This portrait is a very successful rendering of the peculiarities of Emerson's look and manner, which were physiognomically significant of his thought and spirit.
Physiognomically and floristically similar communities also occur at higher elevations of mountains further south (Tallis 1991).