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" ... perceives the danger, which is immediately announced to the whole party by a chuck; thus alarmed, they rise on their legs, and watch the motions of the owl, who, darting like an arrow, would inevitably secure the individual at which he aimed, did... "
Gallinaceous Birds - Page 133
by Sir William Jardine, Andrew Crichton - 1860 - 255 pages
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827
...secure the individual at which he aimed, did not the latter suddenly drop his head, squat, and spread his tail over his back ; the Owl then glances over...earth, where he is secure from his dreaded enemy.' ' Wild Turkeys are very tenacious of their feeding grounds, .as well as of the trees on which they...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1827
...secure the individual at which he aimed, did not the latter suddenly drop his head, squat, and spread his tail over his back ; the Owl then glances over...earth, where he is secure from his dreaded enemy.' ' Wild Turkeys are very tenacious of their feeding grounds, as well as of the trees on which they have...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 6

Wandering Jew - 1831
...injury, at the very instant that the turkey Barters himself to fall headlong towards the earth, where lie is secure from his dreaded enemy. '' On hearing the...In the grass, or among shrubs, and thus frequently escape the hunter, or the sharp-sighted birds of prey. The sportsman is unable to find them during...
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Olive Branch, Volume 1

Universalism - 1828
...tail over his hack ; the owl then glances over without indieting any injury, at the very instant ihe turkey suffers himself to fall headlong towards the...earth, where he is secure from his dreaded enemy." From tin'. Columbua Gazette. The following anecdote of PATRICE HENRY. whose overpowering eloquence...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington - Birds - 1831
...secure the individual at which he aimed, did not the latter suddenly drop his head, squat, and spread his tail over his back ; the owl then glances over...in the grass, or among shrubs, and thus frequently escape the hunter, or the sharp-sighted birds of prey. The sportsman is unable to find them during...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington - Birds - 1831
...secure the individual at which he aimed, did not the latter suddenly drop his head, squat, and spread his tail over his back ; the owl then glances over...headlong towards the earth, where he is secure from bis dreaded enemy. OH hearing the slightest noise, wild turkeys conceal themselves in the grass, or...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal; Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 6

Wandering Jew - 1831
...secure the individual at which he aimed, did not the latter suddenly drop bis head, squat, and spread his tail over his back ; the owl then glances over...turkey suffers himself to fall headlong towards the eacth, where he is secure from his dreaded enemy. " On hearing the slightest noise, wild turkeys conceal...
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The Natural History of Gallinaceous Birds: Vol. I. Illustrated by Thirty-two ...

Sir William Jardine - Galliformes - 1834 - 232 pages
...secure the individual at which he aimed, did not the latter suddenly drop his head, squat, and spread his tail over his back ; the owl then glances over...in the grass, or among shrubs, and thus frequently escape the hunter, or the sharp-sighted birds of prey. The sportsman is unable to find them during...
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Ornamental, Aquatic, and Domestic Fowl, and Game Birds: Their Importation ...

James Joseph Nolan - Game and game-birds - 1850 - 191 pages
...alarmed the flock of turkeys, and my fellow-hunter, the cat, sprang over the log, and trotted off." On hearing the slightest noise, wild turkeys conceal...in the grass, or among shrubs, and thus frequently escape the hunter, or the sharp-sighted birds of prey. The sportsman is unable to find them during...
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Ornamental, aquatic, and domestic fowl, and game birds: their importation ...

James Joseph Nolan - Game and game-birds - 1850 - 191 pages
...alarmed the flock of turkeys, and my fellow-hunter, the cat, sprang over the log, and trotted off." On hearing the slightest noise, wild turkeys conceal...in the grass, or among shrubs, and thus frequently escape the hunter, or the sharp-sighted birds of prey. The sportsman is unable to find them during...
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