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" Having shot down a number, some of which were only wounded, the whole flock swept repeatedly around their prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree, within twenty yards of the spot where I stood. At each successive discharge, though showers... "
A Short History of Nearly Everything - Page 478
by Bill Bryson - 2003 - 560 pages
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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Wilson, George Ord - Birds - 1828
...prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree, within twenty yards of the spot where I stood. At each successive discharge, though showers of them...of sympathy and concern, as entirely disarmed me. I could not but take notice of the remarkable contrast between their elegant manner of flight, and...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington - Birds - 1831
...prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree, within twenty yards of the spot where I stood. At each successive discharge, though showers of them...after a few circuits around the place, they again assured me, scarcely ever observe them in that quarter. In passing from that place to Nashville, a...
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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte - Birds - 1832
...prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree, within twenty yards of the spot where I stood. At each successive discharge, though showers of them...of sympathy and concern, as entirely disarmed me. I could not but take notice of the remarkable CAROLINA PARROT. contrast between their elegant manner...
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Birds

Natural history - 1842 - 160 pages
...swept repeatedly round their prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree at a short distance. At each successive discharge, though showers of them fell, yet the affection of the survivors appeared to increase; for, after a few circuits round the place, they again alighted, and looked down...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 35

1849
...them fell, still the affection of the survivors seemed rather to mcrease ; for, after a few cireuits around the place, they again alighted near me, looking down on their slanghtered companious with snch manifest symptoms of sympathy and concern, as completely disarmed...
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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volumes 1-2

James Hamilton - 1854
...low tree, within twenty yards of the ruthless Paisley packman. At each successive discharge, although "showers of them fell," yet the affection of the survivors...seemed rather to increase ; for, after a few circuits round the scene of slaughter, they again alighted, and gazed on their mangled companions with such...
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Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatises on the ..., Volume 6

William Somerville Orr - Science - 1855
...prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree, within twenty yards of the spot where I stood. At each successive discharge, though showers of them...of sympathy and concern, as entirely disarmed me." In captivity the Carolina Parrot is docile and sociable, and soon becomes very familiar. Like the other...
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The Illustrated Natural History

John George Wood - Natural history - 1855 - 444 pages
...prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree, within twenty yards of the spot where I stood. At each successive discharge, though showers of them...seemed rather to increase ; for, after a few circuits round the place, they again alighted near me, looking down on their slaughtered companions with such...
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ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

S.G. GOODRICH - 1859
...prostrate companions, and again settled on a low tree, within twenty yards of the spot where I stood. At each successive discharge, though showers of them...of sympathy and concern as entirely disarmed me." This is the only species of parrot native of the United States ; in captivity it is docile and sociable,...
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Difficulties overcome, scenes in the life of Alexander Wilson the ornithologist

Cecilia Lucy Brightwell - 1861 - 160 pages
...fucceffive difcharge, though mowers of them fell, the affection of the furvivors feemed to increafe ; for, after a few circuits around the place, they again alighted near me.lookingdown on their flaughtered companions with fuch manifeft fymptoms of fympathy and concern...
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