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" Knowing, by instinct, that the person they intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, 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... "
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
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it. — Knowing, by instinct, that the person they intend...sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it. Knowing, by instinct, that the person they intend to attack is in u sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with...
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Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of ...

John Gabriel Stedman - 1806
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it, — Knowing by instinct that the person they intend to attack is in a sound slunir ber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature fM creature continues fanning...
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Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, Against the Revolted ..., Volume 2

John Gabriel Stedman - 1813
...manner. in which they proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of iU — Knowing by instinct that the person they intend to...sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the vr ....i.-, l:,li,,-i.., I /)K.ricreature continues fanning with his enormous wings,...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 2

John Adams - 1816
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful. I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it. — Knowing by instinct that the person they intend to...sound slumber, they generally alight near the- feet.; where- white the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites...
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A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the Discovery of ...

R. P. Forster - 1818
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it. — Knowing by instinct that the person they intend to...sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 10

1821
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it. Knowing, by instinct, that the person they intend...sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites...
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The Nic-Nac; or, oracle of knowledge, Volume 4

1826
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it. Knowing by instinct that the person they intend to...sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he biles...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - 1822
...manner in which they proceed is truly wonderful. I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it. Knowing, by instinct, that the person they intend...sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine, Volume 44

1821
...proceed is truly wonderful, I shall endeavour to give a distinct account of it Knowing, by instinct, thai the person they intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet ; and while the creature ' continues Tanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece...
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