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" draw straws, lengthwise, from the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them. The Long-tailed Titmouse (Fig. 115) constructs a very curious nest: it is of an oval form, with a "
The young lady's book: a manual of elegant recreations, exercises, and pursuits - Page 244
by Young lady - 1829
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster

Edinburgh encyclopaedia, David Brewster (sir) - History - 1830
...a rigorous degree of cold. In deep snows, they may be observed, with their back downwards, drawing straws, lengthwise, from the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies concealed between them, and this so often repeated, as to deface the thatch, and give it a ragged appearance....
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An outline of the smaller British birds

Robert Aglionby Slaney - 1832
...hung with its back downwards (to my no small delight and admiration), draw straws lengthwise from out the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance. " The...
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The natural history of Selborne, arranged for young persons [by G. Ellis].

Gilbert White - 1833
...hung with its back downwards (to my no small delight and admiration), draw straws lengthwise from out the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance. The blue...
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An Outline of the Smaller British Birds

Robert Aglionby Slaney - 1833 - 168 pages
...hung with its back downwards (to my no small delight and admiration), draw straws lengthwise from out the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance. " The...
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The natural history of Selborne: observations on various parts of nature ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1833 - 356 pages
...hung with its back downwards, (to my no small delight and admiration,) draw straws lengthwise from out the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance, f The...
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The natural history and antiquities of Selborne. With The naturalist's ...

Gilbert White - 1837
...hung with its back downwards (to my no small delight and admiration), draw straws lengthwise from out the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed betwecnthem, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance....
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Popular British ornithology

Philip Henry Gosse - 1849 - 324 pages
...with its back downwards, (to my no small delight and admiration) draw straws lengthwise from out of the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance." '' The...
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The illustrated natural history

John George Wood - 1862 - 444 pages
...hung with its back downwards (to my no small delight and admiration), draw straws lengthwise from out the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them ; and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance." In...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Miscellaneous Observations and ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1862 - 426 pages
...hung with its back downwards (to my no small delight and admiration), draw straws lengthwise from out the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies that were concealed between them, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a ragged appearance. The...
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Tales about animals

Peter Parley (pseud.) - 1870
...from the sides of ricks: they have been seen, while hanging back downwards, to draw straws lengthways from the eaves of thatched houses, in order to pull out the flies concealed between them, and that in such numbers that they quite defaced the thatch, and gave it a...
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