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" ... enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful ; yet through this orifice he continues... "
Travels in South America - Page 177
1822 - 180 pages
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 1

William Bingley - 1803
...where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful ; yet through this orifice he...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful ; yet through this orifice he...
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Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of ...

John Gabriel Stedman - 1806
...creature fM creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, CHAP. XXII. which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful; yet through this orifice he...
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Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, Against the Revolted ..., Volume 2

John Gabriel Stedman - 1813
...Ttnl. creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, CHAP. XXI I . which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of. the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful ; . yet through this orifice...
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Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, Against the Revolted ..., Volume 2

John Gabriel Stedman - 1813
...his enormous wings, CHAP. XXI I. which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of v^^-v-*^ the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful;. yet through this orifice he...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 2

John Adams - 1816
...where- white the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is conse(paentry irofpainfu'l; yet tli rough this orifice...
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A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the Discovery of ...

R. P. Forster - 1818
...where while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful ; yet through this orifice he...
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Travels in South America

William Bingley - 1820 - 346 pages
...near the feet. Here they commence their operation by a fanning motion with tlieir wings : they then bite a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so small that the head of a pin can scarcely be inserted into the wound. Through this orifice they suck...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 10

1821
...where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently not painful ; yet through this orifice he...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 44

1821
...and while the creature ' continues Tanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that ' the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is, consequently, not painful ; yet, through this orifice...
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