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" Petises, and thought it was a not fullgrown bird of the common sort. It was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin, had been preserved; and from these... "
The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 144
1842
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long].

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - Reference - 1842
...one of the common sort The bird was skinned and cooked before Mr. Darwfo'» memory returned : but the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers,...Magellan,' says Mr. Darwin in continuation, ' we found a half- W Indian, who had lived some years with this tribe, but had been born in the northern provinces....
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

Religion - 1843
...grown one of the common sort. The bird was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately, the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin had been preserved. From these a very nearly perfect specimen has been put together, and is now exhibited in the museum...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1846 - 336 pages
...full-grown bird of the common sort. It was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin, had been preserved ; and from these a very nearly perfect specimen has been put together, and is now exhibited in the...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 41

History - 1852
...Avestruz Petise; afterward, when among the Patagonian Indians in the Straits of Magellan, Mr. Darwin found a halfbred Indian who had lived some years with...tribe, but had been born in the Northern Provinces. On being asked if he had ever heard of the Avestmz Petise, he answered by saying, "Why there are none...
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Wild Sports of the World: A Boy's Book of Natural History and Adventure

James Greenwood - Adventure and adventurers - 1862 - 426 pages
...full-grown bird of the common sort. It was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately, the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin had been preserved, and from these a very nearly perfect specimen was put together." Dobrirhofiez, however, who a hundred...
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Ostriches and Ostrich Farming

Julius de Mosenthal, James Edmund Harting - Ostriches - 1877 - 246 pages
...full-grown bird of the common sort. It was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately, the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin, had been preserved ; and from these a very nearly perfect specimen has been put together, and is now exhibited in the...
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A Naturalist's Voyage: Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1889 - 615 pages
...full-grown bird of the common sort. It was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin, had been preserved ; and from these a very nearly perfect specimen has been put together, and is now exhibited in the...
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Charles Darwin's Works: Journal of researches into the natural history and ...

Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - Science - 1896
...for incubation with one cock. wLo :it> only at night. 1833.] THE AVESTRUZ PETISE. B3 Fortunately the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin, had been preserved ; and from these a very nearly perfect specimen has been put together, and is now exhibited in the...
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Journal of Researches Into the Geology and Natural History of the Various ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1908 - 496 pages
...fullgrown bird of the common sort. It was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers,...and a large part of the skin, had been preserved; and from these a very nearly perfect specimen has been put together, and is now exhibited in the museum...
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The Voyage of the Beagle, Volume 29

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1909 - 547 pages
...full-grown bird of the common sort. It was cooked and eaten before my memory returned. Fortunately the head, neck, legs, wings, many of the larger feathers, and a large part of the skin, had been preserved ; and from these a very nearly perfect specimen has been put together, and is now exhibited in the...
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