While thus exerting himself, a bystander, destitute of sight, would suppose that the whole feathered tribe had assembled together, on * Travels, p. 32, Introd. a trial of skill ; each striving to produce his utmost effect ; so perfect are his imitations.... The Domestic Habits of Birds - Pàgina 326per James Rennie - 1833 - 379 pàginesVisualització completa - Sobre aquest llibre
| David Hosack, John Wakefield Francis - 1814
...would suppose that the whole feathered tribes had assembled together, on a trial of skill, each trying **to produce his utmost effect ; so perfect are his...whose notes he exactly imitates: even birds themselves** * Travels, page 32. Introd. are frequently imposed on by this admirable mimic, and are decoyed by the... | |
| 1813
...by-stander, destitute of 1 sight, would suppose that all the feathered tribes had assembled together on **a trial of skill, each striving to produce his utmost effect, so perfect' are his** imitaticuis. ; He many timesxleccivesthe sports: man and sends hipi in search of birds, that arc perhaps... | |
| 1826
...feathered tribes had assembled together ou a trial of skill, each striving to produce hia utmost ett'ect, **so perfect are his imitations. He many times deceives...the sportsman, and sends him in search of birds that** perhapsare notwithin miles of him, but whose notes he exactly imi. tatos; even birds themselvesarefrequently... | |
| Alexander Wilson, George Ord - 1828
...bystander, destitute of sight, would suppose that the whole feathered tribes had assembled together, on **a trial of skill, each striving to produce his utmost...themselves are frequently imposed on by this admirable** mimick, and are decoyed by the fancied calls of their mates; or dive, with precipitation, into the... | |
| 1819
...byestander, destitute of sight, would suppose that the whole feathered tribe had assembled together ou **a trial of skill, each striving to produce his utmost...imitations. He many times deceives the sportsman, and** send» him in search of birds that perhaps are not within miles of him, but whose notes he exactly... | |
| 1820
...bystander, destitute of sight, would suppose that the whole feathered tribe had assembled together on **a trial of skill, each striving to produce his utmost...deceives the sportsman, and sends him in search of birds** perhaps not within miles of him, but whose notes he exactly imitates : even birds themselves are frequently... | |
| 1826
...bystander, destitute of sight, would suppose that the whole feathered tribe had assembled together on **a trial of skill, each striving to produce his utmost...of him, but whose notes he exactly imitates; even** birjs themselves are frequently imposed on by this admirable mimic, and are decoyed by the fancied... | |
| Pierce Egan - 1823
...sjg'ht, would suppose that the whole featheri:d tribe had assembled together on a trial of iskillv **each striving to produce his utmost effect, so perfect are his imitations. He many times** VOL. i. 3 deceives the sportsman, and sends him in search of birds that perhaps are not within miles... | |
| 1826
...aby-stander destitute of sight, would suppose that the whole feathered tribes had assembled together on **a trial of skill, each striving to produce his utmost...themselves are frequently imposed on by this admirable** mimick, and are decoyed by the fancied calls of their mates, or dive, with precipitation, into the... | |
| John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - 1829
...elevated strain. A bystander might suppose that the whole feathered tribes had assembled together on **a trial of skill ; each striving to produce his utmost effect, so perfect are his imitations. He.** often deceives the sportsman, and even birds themselves are sometimes imposed upon by this admirable... | |
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