Bearers

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Spawn (biology) - Spawning Strategies - Bearers - Internal Bearers
... "Internal bearers may have similarities to pouch brooders, although fertilization is internal and females always carry the embryos and/or young ... Internal bearers typically produce only a small number of large, active young, which is a strategy characteristic of all sharks and rays and a few bony fish ... breeding territories to attract passing females." Facultative internal bearers The beginning of the evolutionary process of livebearing starts with facultative (optional) internal ...
Skull Bearers (Shannara)
... Skull Bearers are fictional minor characters from two books of the Shannara series, First King of Shannara and The Sword of Shannara, epic fantasy novels written by Terry Brooks ... fictional history of the series, the Skull Bearers were Druids once upon a time, but they were subverted by the Ildatch along with Brona, who would later become the Warlock Lord ... a result of Shea Ohmsford using the Sword of Shannara, the Skull Bearers were slain with him ...
List Of Asterix Characters - Major Recurring Characters - Vitalstatistix - Chief's Shieldbearers
... Vitalstatistix has had the same (unnamed) bearers carry (and drop) him prior to that he had different bearers in each album ... In Asterix in Switzerland he fires both his shield bearers after he tells them that it's a lovely day, and they look up, tipping the shield back and dropping the chief in the process ... He then goes and hires new shield bearers including Asterix, Geriatrix, Fulliautomatix and Obelix (in these cases the shield is horribly tilted so he is forced ...
Skull Bearers (Shannara) - Critical Reception
... Reviewers and critics had mixed opinions on the Skull Bearers ... The black-winged skull bearer, for instance, is more than a euphemism for death." Tom Shippey wasn't so positive, as he thought that the Skull Bearers were very familiar to those who had read The Lord of the ...

Famous quotes containing the word bearers:

    If we do take statements to be the primary bearers of truth, there seems to be a very simple answer to the question, what is it for them to be true: for a statement to be true is for things to be as they are stated to be.
    —J.L. (John Langshaw)

    I wish glib and indiscriminate critics of industrialists had some conception of the problems that have to be met by factory management.... General condemnation of employers is a favorite indoor sport of the uninformed intelligentsia who assume the role of lance- bearers for labor.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    This death’s livery which walled its bearers from ordinary life was sign that they have sold their wills and bodies to the State: and contracted themselves into a service not the less abject for that its beginning was voluntary.
    —T.E. (Thomas Edward)