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" Buffon says, in his elegant manner, "that if the nightingale is the chantress of the woods, the Canary is the musician of the chamber ; the first owes all to nature, the second something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and... "
Best of everything, by the author of 'Enquire within'. - Page 218
by Robert Kemp Philp - 1870
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Ornithological dictionary of British birds

George Montagu - Birds - 1831 - 592 pages
...nature, the second something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the Canary has a better ear, greater facility...tame, and familiar ; is capable of gratitude and even of attachment ; its caresses are endearing, its little humours innocent, and its anger neither hurts...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

Periodicals - 1835
...nature, the second something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the Canary has a better ear, greater facility...tame, and familiar ; is capable of gratitude, and even of attachment ; its caresses are endearing, its little humours innocent, and its anger neither hurts...
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The Family Magazine, Volume 4

Family & Relationships - 1837
...the second, something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the canary has a better ear, greater facility...tame, and familiar ; is capable of gratitude and even of attachment ; its caresses aro endearing, its little humours, innocent, and its anger neither hurts...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge

Family & Relationships - 1837
...the second, something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the canary has a better ear, greater facility...tame, and familiar ; is capable of gratitude and even of attachment ; its caresses are endearing, its little humours, innocent, and its anger neither hurts...
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Family magazine: or Monthly abstract of general knowledge..., Volume 4

Family & Relationships - 1837
...the second, something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the canary has a better ear, greater facility...genius, especially among the lower animals, depends in a ireat measure on the perfection ol their senses, the canary, whose organ of hearing is more susceptible...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...nature,, the second something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the Canary has a better ear, greater facility...tame, and familiar; is capable of gratitude, and even of attachment: its caresses are endearing, its little humours innocent, and its anger neither hurts...
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The Englishwoman's magazine and Christian mother's miscellany [formerly The ...

Mary Milner - 1846
...nature, the second something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the Canary has a better ear, greater facility...among the lower animals, depends, in a great measure, upon the perfection of their senses ; the Canary, whose organ of hearing is more susceptible' of receiving...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - Zoology - 1850 - 544 pages
...nature, the second something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the Canary has a better ear, greater facility...animals, depends in a great measure on the perfection of then* senses, the Canary, whose organ of hearing is more susceptible of receiving and retaining foreign...
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Goldsmith's Natural history, with notes collected, with a life of O ...

Oliver Goldsmith, George Moir Bussey - 1853
...less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the canary has a better car, greater facility of imitation, and a more retentive...and familiar; — is capable of gratitude, and even of attachment ; its caresses ¡irr endearing ; its little humours innocent, and its anger neither hurts...
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Grand Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animated Nature: Embracing a Full ...

John Frost - Animal behavior - 1856 - 384 pages
...nature, the second something to art. With less strength of organ, less compass of voice, and less variety of note, the Canary has a better ear, greater facility of imitation, and a more retentive memory. Its education is easy : we rear it with pleasure, because we ara able to instruct it. It leaves the...
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