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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 Family mirror

1856
...extraordinary imitative powers, Wilson, the ornithologist, says, " He whistles for the dog, and Cfesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of the passing wheelbarrow, follow with great truth and rapidity. He repeats the tune taught him by his...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...the hen hurries about with hanging wings, and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its lit* jured brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat,...of a passing wheelbarrow, follow, with great truth and rapidity. Ho repeats the tuno taught him by his master, though of considerable length, fully and...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856
...In confinement he loses little of the power or energy of his song. He whistles for the dog ; Cesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master. He cries like a hurt chicken, and the hen hurries about, with feathers on end, to protect her injured...
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The Standard Third Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 216 pages
...imitating the noises66 made by other animals, and by man himself. He whistles43 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 Marking44 of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of a passing wheelbarrow,...
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Goodrich's Fifth School Reader

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...ono sequence ni melodious sounds Pours all their music." 15. It squeaks out like a hurt chicken—the hen hurries about with hanging wings and bristled...The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the screaking of the passing wheelbarrow, or the whistle of the idle school-boy, follow with great truth...
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The Standard Third Reader for Public and Private Schools: Containing ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1857 - 216 pages
...about with hanging wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. The barking4 ' of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of a passing wheelbarrow, follow, with great truth and rapidity. 6. Deer often engage in a sham battle, or a trial of strength, by twisting their horns...
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Home; a Book for the Family

William King Tweedie - Christian life - 1857 - 382 pages
...a hurt chicken, and the hen flutters her drooping wing and bristling feathers, eager to defend her brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the tune taught by his master, the quivering notes of the canary, all are repeated by the mocker ; and...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1857
...In confinement he loses little of the power or energy of his song. He whistles for the dog ; Cœsar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master. He cries like a hurt chicken, and the hen hurries about, with feathers on end, to protect her injured...
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Friends Intelligencer, Volume 15

Society of Friends - 1859
...he commences his 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....feathers, clucking, to protect her injured brood. He runs over the quivering of the canary, and the clear whistlings of the Virginia nightingale or red...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...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....feathers, clucking, to protect her injured brood. He runs over the quaverings of the canary, and the clear whistlings of the Virginia nightingale or...
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