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" The cuckoo, as long ago remarked by John Heywood, begins to sing early in the season with the interval of a minor third ; the bird then proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth, then to a fifth, after which its voice breaks, without attaining a minor... "
The Domestic Habits of Birds - Pągina 301
per James Rennie - 1833 - 379 pągines
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The Monthly Review

1805
...communicated by an eminent professor at Norwich. This gentleman has invariably found the Cuckoo to begin early in the season with the interval of a minor third. The bird then proceeds to a major third, next to ? fourth, then a fifth ; after which his voice breaks, without hit ever attaining a minor sixth.' Mr....
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Time's Telescope

1822
...hedge, and Monotonous, yet sweet, now here, now there; Herself but rarely seen. sings her idle song ' The cuckoo begins early in the season, with the interval...proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth; then a fifth; after which his voice breaks out without attaining a minor 1 The structure of this bird's...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...some bush now sings her idle sung Monotonous, yet sweet, now here, now there; Herself but rarely seen. The Cuckoo begins early in the season, with the interval...proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth, then a fifth, after which his voice breaks out without attaining a minor sixth. For many particulars relative...
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The pocket encyclopędia of natural phenomena, compiled principally from the ...

Thomas Furly Forster - 1827
...bush now sings her idle song Monotonous, yet sweet, now here, now there ; Herself but rarely seen. The Cuckoo begins early in the season, with the interval...proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth, then a fifth, after which his voice breaks out without attaining a minor sixth. An old Norfolk proverb says,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volum 39

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1829
...Selborne,' quotes from the ' Transactions of the Linnaean Society' (vol. vii.) the following passage : ' The cuckoo begins early in the season with the interval...proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth, then a fifth, after which his voice breaks, without attaining a minor sixth.' This defalcation of voice...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volum 3

1829
...things, Of death and dolour telling. This superstition is not yet worn out. Quur. Rev. THE CUCKOO. The cuckoo begins early in the season with the interval...proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth, then a fifth ; after which his voice breaks, without attaining a minor sixth. This defalcation of voice...
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The architecture of birds

James Rennie - 1833 - 392 pągines
...Ois. CIianteurs de la Zone Torride, fol. Paris. 1805. JJ.B. to association, for they seldom sing bat in fine weather and when pleased ; and, for the latter...the cuckoo is the minor third, sung downwards, thus : — *J Or as Kircher gives it, II I! Gu - cu, Gu - cu, Gu - cu J . But, according to White of Selborne,...
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The history and gazetteer of the county of Derby

Stephen Glover - 1831
...curious memorandum is inserted in the seventh volume of the Transactions of the Linnaean Society. " The cuckoo begins early in the season with the interval...proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth, then a fifth, after which his voice breaks without attaining a minor sixth." This curious circumstance was...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pągines
...the water wagtail, titlsrk, &c., by whom the egg is hatched. Early in the season, the cuckoo begins with the interval of a minor third ; the bird then proceeds to a major third, next to a fourth, then a fifth, after which his voice breaks out without attaining a minor sixth. An old Norfolk proverb says,...
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The natural history and antiquities of Selborne. With The naturalist's ...

Gilbert White - 1837
...the following curious memoranda from the seventh volume of the Transactions of the Linnean Society. " The cuckoo begins early in the season with the interval...third, the bird then proceeds to a major third, next to afuiirtk, then a. fifth, after which the voice breaks without attaining a minor sixth." This curious...
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