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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 Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog ; Cassar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....hurries about, with hanging wings and bristled feathers, chicking to protect her injured brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking...
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Tales about animals

Peter Parley (pseud.) - 1870
...little of the power or energy of his song. He whistles (C K THE RLACKRIRD. 447 ^ for the dog ; which 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 brood....
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Johnson's Natural History, Comprehensive, Scientific, and Popular ..., Volume 2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Animal behavior - 1872
...stand by uninterTHE AMERICAN ROBIN, OR MIGRATORY Mini Sil. csted. lie whistles for the dog — Caesar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....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 School Board Readers: Standard V : Adapted to the Requirements of the ...

Arithmetic - 1872 - 256 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....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 Junior Ladies' Reader, a Choice and Varied Collection of Prose and Verse ...

John William Stanhope Hows - Elocution - 1872 - 307 pages
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. He whistles for the dog ; Cresar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....like a hurt chicken. and the hen hurries about with hano-ino' OO wings and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. The barking of the...
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The Scrap-book

American literature - 1875 - 544 pages
...commences his career of song, it is impossible to stand by uninterested. Ho whistles for the dog; Cassar starts up, wags his tail, and runs to meet his master....of a passing wheelbarrow, follow with great truth and rapidity. He repeats the tune taught him by his master, though of considerable length, fully and...
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Our Home Birds

Ella Rodman Church - Birds - 1877 - 313 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. He squeals out like a hurt chicken ; and the hen hurries about with hanging wings and bristled feathers,...
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The London readers. First (-Sixth) reader

London readers - 1878
...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....wings, and bristled feathers, clucking to protect its injured brood. The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of the passing wheelbarrow,...
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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson, Part 8

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...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 The Mocking-bird protect her injured brood. He runs over the quaverings of the canary, and the clear...
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A Natural History Reader for School and Home

Natural history - 1883 - 414 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....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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