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" The barking of the dog, the mewing of the cat, the creaking of a passing wheelbarrow, follow with great truth and rapidity. He repeats the tune taught him by his master, though of considerable length, fully and faithfully. He runs over the quiverings... "
The Penny Cyclopdia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 292
1839
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Book of natural history; containing a description of animals and birds

Francis Orpen Morris - 1852
...over the quaverings of the canary, and the clear whistlings of the Virginian nightingale, or redbird, with such superior execution and effect, that the...inferiority, and become altogether silent, while he seems to trinmph in their defeat by redoubling his exertions. This excessive fondness of variety, however, in...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...over the quiverings of the canary, and the clear whistlings of the Virginia nightingale, or red-bird, with such superior execution and effect, that the...elevated imitations of the brown thrush are frequently inteirupted by the crowing of cocks ; and the warblings of the blue bird, which ho exquisitely manages,...
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The Englishwoman's domestic magazine. [Imperf. With] Supplemental fashions ...

...over the quivering of the canary, and 'the clear whistling of the Virginia nightingale, or red bird, with such superior execution and effect that the mortified...triumph in their defeat by redoubling his exertions." The beauty and freshness of his melody is not, however, to be heard in captivity ; it is heard to the...
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The Family mirror

1856
...over the quiverings of the canary, or the clear whistlings of the Virginia nightingale, or red-bird, with such superior execution and effect, that the...become altogether silent, while he seems to triumph iii their defeat, by redoubling his own exertions." THE MUCKING 111111). beneatl but its modest apparel...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight

Half hours - 1856
...over the quiverings of the canary, and the clear whistlings of the Virginia nightingale, or red-bird, with such superior execution and effect, that the...inferiority, and become altogether silent ; while he BcetnB to triumph in their defeat by redoubling his exertions. This excessive fondness for variety,...
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Goodrich's Fifth School Reader

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...considerable length. It runs over the quiverings of the canary-bird and the clear whistliag of the red-bird with such superior execution and effect that the mortified...their own inferiority, and become altogether silent. 17. During this exhibition of its powers it spreads its wings, expands its tail, and throws itself...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...canary, and the clear whistlings of the Virginia nightingale or red-bird, with snch superior execntion and effect, that the mortified songsters feel their...inferiority, and become altogether silent, while he seems to trinmph in their defeat, by redoubling his exertions. This excessive fonduess for variety, however,...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...over the quaverings of the canary, and the clear whistlings of the Virginia nightingale or red-bird, with such superior execution and effect that the mortified...excessive fondness for variety, however, in the opinion of Borne, injures his song. His elevated imitations of the brown thrush are frequently interrupted by...
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The First-[fifth] Reader, Volume 4

Marcius Willson - Readers - 1860
...Virginia nightingale, or redbird, with such superior execution and effect that the mortified birds feel their own inferiority, and become altogether...triumph in their defeat by redoubling his exertions." 104 PAET II. ally called " fly-catchers," are common in this country ; but the geographic range of...
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The New England Farmer

Samuel W. Cole - Agriculture - 1861
...clear whistlings of the Virginia Nightingale, or Red-Bird, with such superior execution and tect that the mortified songsters feel their own inferiority,...he seems to triumph in their defeat by redoubling s exertions. "This excessive fondness for variety, however, in the opinion of some, injures his song....
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