(in Chinese ethical philosophy) faithful performance of one's specified duties to society.
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Unfortunately for yi and Ambopteryx, these aerial abilities were pretty underwhelming, scientists reported on October 22.Here’s the real story behind Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ | Tom McNamara | December 3, 2020 | Popular-Science
It turned out that yi and Ambopteryx couldn’t have taken off from the ground or flapped their wings very easily like most birds and bats can.
There are only a few known fossils of yi and the recently-discovered Ambopteryx.
Unfortunately for yi and Ambopteryx, these aerial abilities were pretty underwhelming, scientists reported on October 22 in the journal iScience.
Using mathematical models, the researchers estimated how yi and Ambopteryx might have flown or glided at different weights and wing sizes.
And also, that young woman [Soon-yi] was very vulnerable, and I think it was very hard for the siblings, and certainly for Mia.Susan Sarandon on Her Love Affair With David Bowie, Woody Allen’s Creepiness, and Psychedelics | Marlow Stern | July 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was on-set with Woody Allen when the Soon-yi scandal broke.
She also “defaced and destroyed several photographs of Mr. Allen and Soon-yi.”
Farrow confronted Soon-yi with the photos, but later said she “did not blame her.”
In 1990, Soon-yi asked Allen if she could go to a New York Knicks basketball game (he was a season ticketholder), and he agreed.
"Doubtless there are many others equally enticing," suggested Shen yi helpfully.
"In such cases my attitude has invariably been one of sympathetic unconcern," declared Shen yi.
"It is for your stalwart endeavour to assure a happy picture," replied Shen yi, with undisturbed cordiality.
Meanwhile Shen yi had made his peace with those Above and the order being revoked the she-children had been exchanged again.
So, hearing the ways of Po-yi, the fool grows honest, and the weakling's purpose stands.'The Sayings Of Confucius | Confucius