lighters have features that can be attractive to children, including visual effects, flashing lights, musical sounds or cartoon designs.
It is not only a man-bear and bear-book but (although Leo Marx doesn't treat it as such) a kind of natural machine in the garden, a "locomotive"-like force whose depredations in the border zone between wilderness and farmland prefigure the incursions and eventual annihilations of the log-train, which in turn imitates Old Ben--producing a "frantic and toylike
illusion of crawling speed" (p.
The "nature" in Human Nature is like this, conceptual and toylike
So, on the lawns of the school of forestry at Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Oregon, piles of PVC pipe and black plastic mesh gradually took shape as toylike
hexagonal structures that might enclose parts of or even entire trees.
Varun Bhandari's bedroom window overlooks a well-landscaped park, fitted with a gushing mountain stream and toylike
foot bridges, in an affluent neighborhood in the Indian capital of Delhi.
Some in the industry attribute this sudden explosive demand for fun, lighted objects and toylike
merchandise to the growing youth population.
Deepwater Black, a scarab-shaped spaceship, has been interrupted during its so-far serene, 500 year voyage by hostile whatzits in a zooming green toylike
When Purcell is making the greatest demands on his treble soloists - asking as much from them as from any of the lower voices - the boys' voices come across as faintly toylike
, not quite serious; at such moments one finds oneself almost patronizingly making allowances for their immaturity.
Offset against the deep blue sky and turquoise green water, the dwellings seem too toylike
to be real.
Yet the turquoise sea behind him, on which bobs a toylike
boat, resembles a stage set.
Okulitch told the House Committee on Consumer Protection that her office is working on legislation banning the sale and distribution of toylike