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" ... injured brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of a passing wheelbarrow, follow with great truth and rapidity. "
The Percy Anecdotes ... - Page 20
1839
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The Improved Reader

Samuel Willard - Animals - 1839 - 186 pages
...on by this admirable mimic, and are decoyed by the fancied calls of their mates. 161 the dog ; Cesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....feathers, clucking to protect her injured brood. The following description is added from the New Encyclopedia. ' It accompanies its warbling with appropriate...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 15-16

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1839
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog ; Caasar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of a passing wheelbarrow,...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 15

1839
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog ; Caesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of a passing wheelbarrow,...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1839 - 824 pages
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog ; Csesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....chicken, and the hen hurries about with hanging wings and bristling feathers, clucking to protect her injured brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 pages
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to 6 stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog: Caesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....with hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to pro tect her injured brood. He runs over the quiverings of the canary, and the clear whistlings of...
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New York Visitor and Lady's Album

1842
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog. Caesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. The barking of j the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking , of a passing wheel-barrow,...
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The animal kingdom, a simplified arrangement of animal history on the system ...

Animal kingdom - 1844 - 143 pages
...of tune and its effects. " He whistles for the dog ; Caesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs out to meet his master : he squeaks out like a hurt chicken,...of a passing wheelbarrow, follow with great truth and rapidity." The Cat-bird is also a native of Ameiica, where it is much disliked and peisecuted by...
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The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest ..., Volume 3

Hugh Murray - United States - 1844
...and, in the opinion of many, injures its song. When domesticated, " he whistles for the dog—Csesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. t Ornith. Biog., vol. ip 373. Ib., vol. i. pp. 109,113. * See Northern Coasts...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog — Ccesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master;...hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. The barking of the dog, the " While thus exerting himself, a by-stander, destitute...
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The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest ..., Volume 3

Hugh Murray - United States - 1844
...When domesticated, " he whistles for the dog — Caesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to nieet his master. He squeaks out like a hurt chicken, —...hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. s * See Northern Coasts of America, pp. 74, 75. t Ornith. Biog., vol. ip 373. %...
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