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Attempts so extravagant as these to disfigure or, it might rather be said, to metamorphose the object, render it necessary to take an accurate view of its real nature and form: in order as well to ascertain its true aspect and genuine appearance, as to unmask the disingenuity and expose the fallacy of the counterfeit resemblances which have been so insidiously, as well as industriously, propagated.
That unless Monsieur de Beaufort can contrive to metamorphose himself into a little bird, I will continue answerable for him.
Three metamorphoses of the spirit do I designate to you: how the spirit becometh a camel, the camel a lion, and the lion at last a child.
Three metamorphoses of the spirit have I designated to you: how the spirit became a camel, the camel a lion, and the lion at last a child.
The buildings alone, which were hidden there, had preserved traces of their strange metamorphoses.
My visitor, who had watched these metamorphoses with a keen eye, smiled, set down the glass upon the table, and then turned and looked upon me with an air of scrutiny.
My wish for him is that he starts being statesman-like because he said back then when he was campaigning that in due time, he would metamorphose into a statesman.
L'art supreme et invisible de la statue d'ivoire suscitera l'amour fou de son createur, qui a son tour rendra possible le miracle de la metamorphose (29), decrite comme l'avenement bouleversant de la sensation, avec le meme verbe sensit (30) que dans le recit consacre a Vertumne et Pomone; et cest cet avenement meme que nous decrit le Traite du Sublime.
According to the website, his installations enable individiuals "en masse, without their clothing, grouped together (to) metamorphose into a new shape".
a life cycle where the larval salamander does not metamorphose (Lanoo, 2005).
Outdoors, in pools designed to simulate ponds, the herbicide drastically reduced the share of wild tadpoles able to metamorphose.
Attached to the top of the container, they metamorphose into .