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" Fish, wandering, enter; then the bearded guide Warns the dull mate, and pricks his tender side : He knows the hint, nor at the treatment grieves, But hugs the advantage and the pain forgives. "
Oppian's Halieuticks: Of the Nature of Fishes and Fishing of the Ancients ... - Page 72
by Oppian - 1722 - 232 pages
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 4, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...advantage, and the pain forgives ; His doling (hells the finita fudden joins, And 'twixt the preffing fides his prey confines : Thus fed by mutual aid, the friendly pair Divide their gains, and all the plunder (hare. 16. The ma-nas, or common crab, with three notches on the front ; five ferrated teeth on each...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...forgives; His closing .shells the pinna sudden joins, And twixt the pressing sides the prey confínes. Thus fed by mutual aid, the friendly pair Divide their gains, and all the plunder share. Sp. 1 . Pisum. Shell orbicular, of a reddish colour ; hands oblong. Inhabits various species...
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Lessons on shells, as given ... in a Pestalozzian school, at Cheam, by the ...

Elizabeth Mayo - 1832
...advantage, and the pain forgives : His closing shells the Pinna sudden joins, And 'twixt the pressing sides his prey confines. Thus fed by mutual aid the friendly pair Divide their gains, and all their plunder share. The name Pinna, which is sometimes spelled with one n, is supposed to be derived...
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The conchologist's companion,; comprising the instincts and constructions of ...

Mary Roberts - 1834
...advantage, and the pain forgives ; His closing shell, the Pinna sudden joins. And 'twixt the pressing sides his prey confines ; Thus fed by mutual aid, the friendly pair, Divide their gains, and all their plunder share. Oppian. LETTER IV. PEARLS. To WE now pass on to a very different portion of our...
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Excursions to Arran, Ailsa Craig, and the two Cumbraes, with reference to ...

David Landsborough - Natural History - 1852 - 196 pages
...and the pain forgives; His closing shells the Pinna sudden joins, And 'twixt the pressing sides the prey confines. Thus fed by mutual aid, the friendly pair Divide their gains, and all the plunder share." The Pinna ingens has only once, that I know of, been got near Arran. It is not at all uncommon...
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Titan

Titan - 1856
...and the pain forgives. His closing shells the Pinna iudden join?. And 'twixt tile pressing sides the prey confines: Thus fed by mutual aid, the friendly pair Divide their gains, and all the plunder share.' Besides the large species usually found in our markets, there are several of very remarkable...
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The Aquarian Naturalist: A Manual for the Sea-side

Thomas Rymer Jones - Marine animals - 1858 - 524 pages
...advantage and the pain forgives. His closing shells the Pinna sudden joins, And 'twixt the pressing sides his prey confines. Thus fed by mutual aid, the...friendly pair Divide their gains, and all the plunder share." OPPIAN, Halieut. Whether the motives which actuate the Pinnotheres are as friendly as above...
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Glimpses of Ocean Life: Or, Rock-pools and the Lessons They Teach

John Harper (F.R.S.S.A.) - Animal behavior - 1860 - 379 pages
...advantage, and the pain forgives : His closing shell the Pinna sudden joins, And 'twlxt the pressing sides his prey confines. Thus fed by mutual aid, the friendly pair Divide their gains, and all their plunder share.' There is one singular feature in the which it may prove interesting to dwell...
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