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" Thofe who live in the country, on the other hand, do not hear birds fing in their woods for above two months in the year, when the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular bird ; nor does he continue long enough in a'... "
The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany - Page 308
1786
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1774
...do not hear birds fing in their woods for above two months in the year, when the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular bird ; nor does lie continue long enough in a place tor the hearer to recollect his notes with accuracjr.1 Betides...
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British Zoology, Volume 2

Thomas Pennant - Zoology - 1776 - 278 pages
...hear birds fing in their woods for above two months in the year, when 4 D 2 the the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular...continue long enough in a place, for the hearer to recolleft his notes with accuracy. Befides this, birds in the fpring fing very loud indeed ; but they...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1778
...do not hear birds fing in their woods for above two months in the year, when the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular...continue long enough in a' place, for the hearer to recolleft his notes with, accuracy. Befides this, birds in the fpring fing very loud indeed ; but they...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...do not hear birds (ing in their woods for above two months in the year, when the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular...notes with accuracy. Befides this, birds in the fpring fm^ very loud indeed; but they only give Ihort )crV.s, and farccly ever the whole compafs of ihm fong....
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...do not hear birds fing in their woods for above two months in the year, when the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular...for the hearer to recollect his notes with accuracy. Bcfides this, birds in the fpring fing very loud indeed ; but they only give fliort jerks, and fcarcely...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...do not hear birds ling in their woods for above two months in the year, when the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular...continue long enough in a place, for the hearer to recolleft his notes with accuracy. Befidcs this, birds in the fpring fing very loud indeed ; but they...
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Annual Register, Volume 17

History - 1801
...do not hear birds fing in their woods for above two months in the year, when the confufion of notes prevents their attending to the fong of any particular...continue long enough in a place, for the hearer to rccoLefl his notes with accuracy. Befides this, birds in the fpring fing very loud indeed ; but they...
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Class II, Birds, Div. II, Water

Thomas Pennant - Zoology - 1818
...the year, when the confusion of notes prevents their attending to the song of any particular bird j nor does he continue long enough in a place, for the hearer to recollect his notes with accuracy. Besides this, birds in the spring sing very loud indeed; but they only give short jerks, and scarcely...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 17

Reuben Percy - Anecdotes - 1826
...for above two months in the year, when the confusion of notes prevents their attending to the song of any particular bird ; nor does he continue long...for the hearer to recollect his notes with accuracy. " Besides this, birds in the spring sing very loud indeed ; but they only give short jerks, and scarcely...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 17

Anecdotes - 1826
...the year, when the confusion of notes prevents their attending to the song of any particular hird; nor does he continue long enough in a place for the hearer to recollect his notes with accuracy. " Besides this, hirds in the spring sing very loud indeed; but they only give short jerks, and scarcely...
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