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" ... a single vegetable made its appearance. When these roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants from considerable distances visit them in the night, with guns, clubs, long poles, pots of sulphur, and various other engines of destruction. In a few... "
Chambers's pocket miscellany - Page 110
by Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the ..., Volume 3

Sports - 1819
...from considerable distances visit them in the night Jrith guns, clubs, long THE SPORTING MAGAZINE. poles, pots of sulphur, and various other engines...destruction. In a few hours they fill many sacks, aud bad their horses with them. By the Indians, a Pigeon-roost, or breeding-place, is considered an...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1821
...after, scarcely a single vegetable had made its appearance. ' When these roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants from considerable distances visit...and load their horses with them. By the Indians, a pigeon-roost, or breedingplace, is considered an important source of national profit and dependance...
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A New Family Encyclopedia; Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831 - 468 pages
...years after, scarce a single vegetable made its appearance. " VV hen these roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants from considerable distances visit...active ingenuity is exercised on the occasion. The breeding place differs from the former in its greater extent. In the western countries above mentioned,...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington - Birds - 1831
...are first discovered, the inhabitant from considerable distances, visit them in the night, with gups, clubs, long poles, pots of sulphur, and various other...considered an important source of national profit and dependance for that season ; and all their active ingenuity is exercised on the occasion. The breeding...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington - Birds - 1831
...years after, scarce a single vegetable made its appearance. When these roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants from considerable distances, visit...engines of destruction. In a few hours, they fill many sack.1!, and load their horses with them. By the Indians, a pigeon roost, or breeding place, is considered...
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American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Sir William Jardine - Birds - 1832
...years after, scarcely a single vegetable made its appearance. When these roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants, from considerable distances, visit...considered an important source of national profit and dependance for that season ; and all their active ingenuity is exercised on the occasion. The breeding...
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A New Family Encyclopedia;: Or Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833 - 468 pages
...vegetable made its appearance. " When the roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants from con. eiderablc distances visit them in the night, with guns, clubs,...active ingenuity is exercised on the occasion. The breeding place dif. fers from the former in its greater extent. In the western countries above mentioned,...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 1

Children's periodicals - 1833
...discovered, the inhabitants from a considerable distance visit them in the night, with guns, clubs, pots of sulphur, and various other engines of destruction....active ingenuity is exercised on the occasion. The migrations of these birds are thus noticed by Mr. Audubon. "Their great power of flight enables them...
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A New Family Encyclopedia: Or, Compendium of Universal Knowledge ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835 - 468 pages
...years after, scarce a single vegetable made its appearance. " When the roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants from considerable distances visit...active ingenuity is exercised on the occasion. The breeding place differs from the former in its greater extent. In the western countries above mentioned,...
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A compendium of natural philosophy, being a survey of the wisdom of God in ...

John Wesley - 1836
...years after, scarce a single vegetable made its appearance. When these roosts are first discovered, the inhabitants, from considerable distances, visit...considered an important source of national profit, and dependance for that season; and all their active ingenuity is exercised on the occasion. The breeding...
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