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" Here and there the perches gave way under the weight, with a crash,' and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every stick was loaded. "
A History of Muhlenberg County - Page 117
by Otto Arthur Rothert - 1913 - 496 pages
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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
...resembling hanging swarms of bees, as large as hogsheads, were formed on every tree, in all directions. Here and there the perches gave way under the weight with a crash, and, falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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The Country Gentleman's Magazine

Simpkin, Marshall & Co - 1832
...one above another, until solid masses as large as hogsheads were formed on the branches all round. Here and there the perches gave way under the weight with a crash, and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1832
...one above another, nntil solid masses as large as hogsheads, were formed on the branches all round. Here and there the perches gave way under the weight, with a crash, and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Sir William Jardine - Birds - 1832
...above another, until solid masses, as large as hog-heads, were formed on every tree, in all directions. Here and there the perches gave way under the weight with a crash, and, falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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Gleanings in natural history: with local recollections : to which ..., Volume 2

Edward Jesse - Animal behavior - 1832 - 313 pages
...one above another, until solid masses, as large as hogsheads, were formed on the branches all round. Here and there the perches gave way under the weight, with a crash, and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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Sketches of birds in short enigmatical verses

Samuel Roper - 1832
...one above another, until solid masses, as large as hogsheads, were found on the branches all round ; here and there the perches gave way under the weight with a crash, and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine, Volume 4

Horse racing - 1833
...arriving by thousands, alighted every where, one above another, until solid masses as large as hogsheads were formed on the branches all around. Here and there...gave way under the weight with a crash, and, falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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An Introduction to the Study of Birds: Or, the Elements of Ornithology on ...

Birds - 1835 - 584 pages
...arriving by thousands, alighted every where, one above another, until solid masses as large as hogsheads were formed on the branches all around. Here and there...gave way under the weight, with a crash, and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing down the dense groups with which every...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 8

Cooking - 1836
...arriving in thousands, alighted everywhere, one above another, until solid masses as large as hogsheads were formed on the branches all around. Here and there the perches gave way under their weight, with a crash, and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840
...arriving in thousands, alighted everywhere, one above another, until solid masses as large as hogsheads were formed on the branches all around. Here and there the perches gave way under their weight, with a crash, and falling to the ground, destroyed hundreds of the birds beneath, forcing...
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