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  • The taxonomic authority is cited as Robson, 1929 in CephBase, and as Hochberg was using this reference as a major source when ressurecting the genus, and did not feel it fit to include E. juttingi in the genus at that time, it seems that is behooved me not to include it either. — “Talk:Giant octopus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • He observed, that if a barrier was not expeditiously raised against this roaring torrent, the country of Hindoostan would be soon overwhelmed, and that it behooved them to unite their forces at Thanesur, to avert the impending calamity. Mahmood,. — “Thanesar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • CHM has traditionally been concerned with the identification, interpretation, maintenance, most fascinating cultural sites, so it behooved the salvage archaeologists to work as. — “Cultural heritage management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Genji at this time was often visited by strange dreams. When he consulted a diviner about them, he was told that something remarkable and extraordinary might happen to him, and that it behooved him to be cautious and prudent. — “The Tale of Genji” by Murasaki Shikibu
  • For after that Agamemnon breathed forth his last, struck by my daughter on the head, a most foul deed (for never will I approve of this), it behooved him indeed to lay against her a sacred charge of bloodshed, following up the accusation, and to cast his mother from out of the house; and he would have taken the wise side in the calamity, and would have kept to law, and would have been pious. — “Medea” by Euripides
  • So you, my children–those whom I behooved To bear the burden, stay at home like girls, While in their stead my daughters moil and drudge, Lightening their father's misery. — “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles
  • Then behooved That God should by his own ways lead him back Unto the life, from whence he fell, restor'd: By both his ways, I mean, or one alone. — “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri

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