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nisus

 [ni´sus] (L.)
an effort, strong tendency, or endeavor to achieve an outcome or aim.
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A similar statement of the bond that unites them, which I have mentioned earlier, is Virgil's tribute over the death of the inseparable friends Euryalus and Nisus.
The Eurasian sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus and black kite Milvus migrans commonly found in open woodlands, marshes, desert grassland, partially cleared lands, and cultivated fields.
For a comprehensive study on Congar's communion ecclesiology, see Alain Nisus, L'Eglise comme communion et comme institution: une lecture de l'ecclesiologie du cardinal Congar a partir des Eglises de professants (Paris: Cerf, 2012).
Part and parcel of this deliberate, methodological stratagem is the ability and responsibility of understanding how to deal with conflict with a nisus toward resolution through cooperation, serving the best interests of the group, and sacrificing the self in order to participate in a decision-making process that chooses what is ideal for the entire community (Deats & Robb, 1986).
I've got shiny Gnossian spears a polished sword a gleaming double-ax engraved in gold first place gets a noble horse second an Amazonian quiver full of Thracian arrows third place will be content with this Greek helmet" he speaks and soon enough they're off--bursting forth like startled deer NISUS tears ahead of the others faster than wind and wings and lightning followed five heartbeats later by SALIUS then EURYALUS next HELYMUS and DIORES hot on his heels And soon those weary runners draw close to the finish and unlucky Nisus already so certain of victory he's raising his arms SLIPS on some blood left over from bulls slaughtered in sacrifice sliding through the gore covers himself in entrails and shit.
This is a gripping account of the tale of Nisus and Euryalus after the fall of Troy, of how they follow Aeneas in a bid to settle and build a new Troy and of how the ghosts of the past and a thirst for revenge can subvert the best plans.
Virgil focuses on this aspect in Book IX through the story of Euryalus and Nisus.
Coprophanaeus pertyi - - (Olsoufieff, 1924) Deltochillum verruciferum - - Felsche, 1911 Dichotomius geminatus - - (Arrow, 1913) Dichotomius nisus (Olivier, 1789) - - Ontherus digitatus Harold, 1868 1 100 Onthophagus hirculus - - Mannerhein, 1829 Trichillum sp.
Como diferencias entre especies, se encontro que las particulas externas de plomo, fueron mas frecuentes en las plumas del Accipiter nisus y del Passer domesticus, ambas especies adaptadas a habitats urbanos o semiurbanos, en comparacion con los valores encontrados para el Falco peregrinus silvestre y Lagopus lagopus, cuyos habitats son rurales (29).
Feeding and development of Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus nestlings.
com)-- Nisus Corporation brought the green revolution to termite treatments in new construction and to wood preservation of railroad ties and utility poles.