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" I wish' the Bald Eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country. He is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly; you may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches... "
The Birds of America - Page 88
by John James Audubon - 1840
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The private correspondence of Benjamin Franklin, LL.D, F.R.S., &c ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, William Temple Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1817
...on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor of the fishing hawk : and when that diligent bird has at length taken a...bearing it to his nest for the support of his mate ami young ones, the bald eagle pursues him, and takes it from him. With all this injustice lie is never...
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The Friend of Peace, Volume 2

Noah Worcester - Peace - 1821
...* have seen him perched on a dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himseli. he watches the labors of the fishing-hawk ; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to Ins nest, for the support of bin mate and young ones, the bald Eagle pursues him and takes it from...
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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
...on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor of the Fishing Hawk ; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to its nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the Bald Eagle pursues him, and takes it from...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827
...on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor of the Fishing Hawk ; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to its nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the Bald Eagle pursues him, and takes it from...
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Sketches of New England: Or, Memories of the Country

Nathaniel Shatswell Dodge - New England - 1842 - 286 pages
...have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor of the fishing-hawk, and when that diligent bird has...to his nest for the support of his mate and young, the Bald Eagle pursues him, and takes it from him. With all this injustice, he is never in good case,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 30

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1851
...have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish tor himself, he watches the labours of the fishing-hawk; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to its nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues him and takes it from him....
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The Living Age ..., Volume 31

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1851
...have seen him perched nn some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labors of the fishing-hawk ; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to its nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues him and takes it from him....
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Annual Report

American Institute of the City of New York - Agriculture - 1853
...perched on some dead tree, where too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor of the fishing hawk, and when that diligent bird has at length taken a...of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues, and takes it from him. With all this injustice, he is never in good ease, but like those among men,...
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A Vacation Tour in the United States and Canada

Charles Richard Weld - United States - 1855 - 394 pages
...our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly; you may see him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to...of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues and takes it from him. With all this injustice, he is never in good case; but, like those among men...
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Things not generally known, familiarly explained

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1856 - 247 pages
...our country : he is a bird of bad moral character ; he does not get his living honestly ; you may see him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to...of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues and takes it from him. With all this injustice, he is never in good case ; but, like those among men...
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