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" ... monkey, Mono, being of an egg-eating race, devoured his egg by the operation of instinct or inherited habit. On being given the egg for the first time, he cracked it against his upper teeth, making a hole in it, and sucked out all the substance. Then... "
St. Nicholas - Page 167
by Mary Mapes Dodge - 1909
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Footnotes to evolution: a series of popular addresses on the evolution of life

David Starr Jordan, Edwin Grant Conklin, Frank Mace McFarland, James Perrin Smith - Evolution (Biology) - 1898 - 392 pages
...in it, and sucked out all the substance. Then holding the egg-shell up to the light and seeing that there was no longer anything in it, he threw it away. All this he did mechanically, automatically, and it was just as well done with the first egg he ever saw as with any other he ate. All eggs since offered...
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Appletons' Popular Science Monthly, Volume 52

William Jay Youmans - Science - 1898
...hole in it, sucked out all the substance, then, holding the eggshell up to the light and seeing that there was no longer anything in it, he threw it away. All this he did mechanically, automatically, and it was just as well done with the first egg he ever saw as with any other he ate. All eggs since offered...
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Animal life: a first book of zo÷logy

David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg - Zoology - 1900 - 329 pages
...in it, and sucked out all the substance. Then holding the egg-shell up to the light and seeing that there was no longer anything in it, he threw it away. All this he did mechanically, automatically, and it was just as well done with the first egg he ever saw as with any other he ate. All eggs since offered...
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Animals: A Text Book of Zoology

David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath - Zoology - 1905
...in it, and sucked out all the substance. Then holding the egg-shell up to the light and seeing that there was no longer anything in it, he threw it away. All this he did mechanically, automatically, and it was just as well done with the first egg he ever saw as with any other he ate. All eggs since offered...
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Basic Ideas in Religion: Or, Apologetic Theism

Richard Wilde Micou - Apologetics - 1916 - 496 pages
...his upper teeth, making a hole in it, and sucked out all its substance. Then holding the egg shell up to the light, and seeing there was no longer anything...this he did mechanically, automatically, and just as well with the first egg as with any other he afterwards had. And all eggs since given him he has treated...
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