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" ... just mentioned ; and every one as it passed seemed to set up a laugh at the disappointed enemy very like the laugh of a young child when tickled. The whole number, following one another at the distance of about three yards, formed a regular circle... "
Hardwicke's Science-gossip: An Illustrated Medium of Interchange and Gossip ... - Page 10
edited by - 1873
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The Complete Works of the Late Rev. Philip Skelton, Rector of ..., Volume 6

Philip Skelton - 1824
...catch it. This was followed by a third, and so on, to the number above mentioned; and each swallow, as it passed, seemed to set up a laugh at the disappointed...laugh of a young child when tickled. The whole number, succeeding one another, at the distance" of about three yards, formed a regular circle in the air,...
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The Complete Works of the Late Rev. Philip Skelton ...: To which is Prefixed ...

Philip Skelton - 1824
...catch it. This was followed by a third, and so on, to the number above mentioned; and each swallow, as it passed, seemed to set up a laugh at the disappointed...laugh of a young child when tickled. The whole number, succeeding one another, at the distance of about three yards, formed a regular circle in the air, and...
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Man and beast here and hereafter, Volume 2

John George Wood - 1874
...followed by a third, and . , , * ./ / tried to catch so on to the number iust mentioned; and them. . every one, as it passed, seemed to set up a laugh...very like the laugh of. a young child when tickled. They The whole number, following one another at attack in succession, distance of about three yards,...
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man and beast

rev. j. wood - 1875
...heads to tantalize her in a manner which showed a high degree not only of good sense but of humor. One of these birds, coming from behind her, flew close...in the air, and played it off like a wheel at her ears for near an hour, not seemingly at all alarmed at me, who stood within six or seven yards of the...
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Man and Beast Here and Hereafter: Illustrated by More Than Three Hundred ...

John George Wood - Animal intelligence - 1875 - 143 pages
...made the same uusuccessful attempt to catch it ; this was followed hy a third, and so on to the numher just mentioned ; and every one as it passed seemed to set up a langh at the disappointed enemy very like the langh of a yonng child when tickled. The whole numher,...
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Entertaining Anecdotes from Every Available Source

James Baird McClure - Ana - 1879 - 256 pages
...degree not only of good sense but of humor. One of these birds, coming from behind her, flew close to her ear, and she made a snap at it with her paw, but...in the air, and played it off like a wheel at her ears for near an hour, not seemingly alarmed at me, who stood within six or seven yards of the post....
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Mind in the Lower Animals in Health and Disease: Mind in health

William Lauder Lindsay - Animal intelligence - 1879
...certain swallows, on the successful issue of a practical joke played by them on a cat, seemed each ' to set up a laugh at the disappointed enemy, very like the laugh of a young child when tickled.' Laughter has been frequently described as occurring in the Quadrumana— including the orang and chimpanzee...
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Solomon's Little People: A Story about the Ants

James Crowther - Ants - 1882 - 189 pages
...that he had been made a fool of. Wood describes a practical joke played on a cat by swallows, who " set up a laugh at the disappointed enemy very like the laugh of a young child when tickled." There is the laughing hyena, and the laughing kingfisher, and laughing monkeys, who enjoy a romp with...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 40; Volume 103

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1884
...certain swallows, who, on the successful issue of a practical joke played by them on a cat, seemed each to set up a laugh at the disappointed enemy very like the laugh of a young child when tickled. There is a certain hyena which, from the peculiarity of its cry, is styled the laughing hyena ; and...
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