The Goldfinch proves Tartt to be a rara avis; her own species, willingly chained to her demanding muse.
He is that rara avis, the politician who writes his own books.
Carey always declared that he was that rara avis an atheist, and that he had been born an atheist.
An adversary is a rara avis at any time; and this one is Holmlock Shears!
In truth thou wouldst be a rara avis shouldst thou not demand something.
But the goose that lays a golden egg every morning is a rara avis.
I often wondered where all these feathers came from, as the cock seemed quite a rara avis at Palermo.
He is a rara avis in that country from the fact that he hates whiskey.
Pliny gives minute particulars concerning the natural history of this rara avis in terris.
On the 25th, we overhauled that rara avis in mare, a Prussian ship.