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" ... of those apples, and haveinge a bill with one beake wrythinge over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernells ; they were of the bignesse of a Bullfinch, the henne right like the henne of the Bullfinch... "
Idylls of the Field - Page 150
by Francis Arnold Knight - 1889 - 182 pages
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1841
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernells ; they were of the bignesse of a bullfinch, the henne...right like the henne of the bullfinch in coulour; the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde or yellowe on the brest, backe, and head. The oldest...
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Zoological Recreations

William John Broderip - Animal behavior - 1847 - 380 pages
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernells ; they were of the bignesse of a bullfinch, the henne right like the henne of the bullfinch in colour : the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde or yellowe on the brest, backe, and head....
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Zoological Recreations

William John Broderip - Animals - 1849 - 376 pages
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernells; they were of the bignesse of a bullfinch, the henne right like the henn& of the bullfinch in colour: the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde or yellowe on...
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A history of British birds

Francis Orpen Morris - Nature - 1852
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernellsj they were of the bignesse of a Bullfinch, the henne...right like the henne of the Bullfinch in coulour; the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde or yellowe on the brest, backe, and head. The oldest...
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Cage and Chamber-birds: Their Natural History, Habits, Food, Diseases ...

Johann Matthäus Bechstein - Cage birds - 1856 - 500 pages
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernells : they were of the bignesse of a Bullfinch, the henne...bird, in a manner al redde or yellowe on the brest, backe, and head. * * * * They came when the apples were rype, and went away when the apples were cleane...
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Bechstein's Handbook of chamber and cage birds [tr. by W.E. Shuckard] ed. by ...

Johann Matthaeus Bechstein - 1856
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apples, and make way to the kerneles; they were of the bignesse of a bullfinch, the henne right like the henne of the bullfinch in colour; the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner of redde or yellow on the breast, back, and heade....
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The smaller British birds, by H.G. and H.B. Adams

Henry Gardiner Adams, Henry B. Adams - 1874
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernells; they were of the bignesse of a Bullfinch, the henne...right like the henne of the Bullfinch in coulour; the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde of yellowe on the brest, backe, and head. The oldest...
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A History of British Birds, Volume 2

William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders - Birds - 1882
...over the other, which would presently bore a greate hole in the apple, and make way to the kernells ; they were of the bignesse of a Bullfinch, the henne...right like the henne of the Bullfinch in coulour ; the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde or yellowe on the brest, backe, and head. The oldest...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 53; Volume 168

1886
...the bignesse of a bullfinch : the henae right like the henne of the bullfinch in coulour; the cocke a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde or yellowe on the brest, backe, and head. The oldest man living never heard or reade of any such like bird : and the thinge...
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Outside the Garden

Helen Rose Anne Milman Crofton - Nature - 1900 - 232 pages
...over the other, which would presently bore a great hole in the apple, and make way to the kernelle ; they were of the bignesse of a Bullfinch, the henne right like the henne of the bull finch in coulour ; the cock a very glorious bird, in a manner al redde and yellowe on the brest,...
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