Natural forms

Natural forms

Those forms that include artificial foliage as well as derivations of the acanthus leaf, flowers and fruit festoons; also animal forms, such as the lion and eagle, and human forms, such as heads and figures.
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Having passed through many changes, it found its natural form, and there it stopped.
But before I can resume my natural form, and take possession of the belongings of my forefathers, you must go out into the world and take service as a maidservant.
Jinjur was prepared for this message, for the witch well understood, when her natural form was thrust upon her, that Glinda had discovered her trickery.
Thus far, we have spoken the truth concerning her as she appears at present, but we must remember also that we have seen her only in a condition which may be compared to that of the sea-god Glaucus, whose original image can hardly be discerned because his natural members are broken off and crushed and damaged by the waves in all sorts of ways, and incrustations have grown over them of seaweed and shells and stones, so that he is more like some monster than he is to his own natural form.
She did not know that she had ever been a girl until she was restored to her natural form by a kind sorceress.
As the Orientals say, "A cur's tail may be warmed, and pressed, and bound round with ligatures, and after a twelve years' labor bestowed upon it, still it will retain its natural form.
Astley, and this young lady might easily take that figure for his real self--for the natural form of his heart and soul--instead of the mere cloak with which heredity has dowered him.
It is also the natural form in such a period as that of the Restoration, when literary life centers about a frivolous upper class who demand an easy and social form of entertainment.
A] Natural forms, the essences of natural, perceptible, and changeable compounds, are definitionally prior to (or asymmetrically independent of) matter in the manner of [PID].
WILLOW sculptor Tom Hare will be leading a workshop to create artwork inspired by natural forms at Scammonden Water.
The design is said to be inspired by natural forms created when water and land meet.
The company's vaccines use natural forms of the HIV envelope to raise antibody, said Dr Robinson.