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" And what a length of tail behind! How slow its pace! And then its hue, — Who ever saw so fine a blue? "
Bewick's select fables of Æsop and others - Page 249
by Aesopus - 1878
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A Description of More Than Three Hundred Animals: Interspersed with ...

Zoology - 1829 - 476 pages
...but, on his near approach, the Lizard dropped to the ground, and the bird flew off. THE CHAMELEON. A lizard's body, lean and long, A fish's head, a serpent's tongue ; Its foot with triple claw disjoin'd ; And what a length of tail behind ! How slow its pace ! and then its...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...other matter, Of the Cha i eleon's form and nature. * A stranger animal,' cries one, * Sure never lived scriient's tongue, Its foot wi h triple claw disjoined ; And what a length of tail behind ! How slow...
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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...Now tiilk'il of this, and then of that, Discours'da while, 'mongst other matter, Of the Cameleon's form and nature. ' A stranger animal,' cries one,...lean and long, A fish's head, a serpent's tongue, Its foot with triple claw disjoin'd, And what a length of tail behind ! How slow its pace, and then its...
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Flowers of Fable: Culled from Epictetus, Croxall, Dodsley, Gay, Cowper, Pope ...

Fables - 1832 - 352 pages
...Now talk 'd of this, and then of that; Discours'd awhile, 'mongst other matter, Of the CHAMELEON'S form and nature. " A stranger animal," cries one,...lean and long, A fish's head, a serpent's tongue. " Sirs," cries the umpire, "cease your pother — The creature's neither one nor t'other. 1 caught...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...other matter, Of the Chameleon's form and nature. " A stranger animal," cries one, " Sure never lived beneath the sun : " A lizard's body lean and long, " A fish's head, a serpent's tongue, " Its foot with triple claw disjoined ; " And what a length of tail behind ! " How slow its pace ! and then...
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Fables and moral maxims, in verse and prose, selected by A. Parker

Anne Parker - 1835
...other matter, Of the Chameleon's form and nature. " A stranger animal," cries one, " Sure never lived beneath the sun; A lizard's body, lean and long, A fish's head, a serpent's tongue; Its foot with triple claw disjoined; And what a length of tail behind ! How slow its pace, and then its...
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The elocutionist: consisting of declamations and readings in prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...other matter, Of the chameleon's form and nature. " A stranger animal," cries one, " Sure never lived beneath the sun : A lizard's body lean and long, A fish's head, a serpent's tongue, Its foot with triple claws disjoined— And what a length of tail behind ! How slow its pace! and then...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...and then of that, Discours'd awhile, 'mongst other matter, Of the Chameleon's form and nature. 3. " A stranger animal," cries one, " Sure never liv'd...lean and long, A fish's head, a serpent's tongue, It's foot with triple claw disjoui'd : And what a length of tail behind ! How slow its pace ! and then...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - History - 1838
...other matter, Of the Chameleon's form and nature. " A stranger animal," cries one, " Sure never lived beneath the sun : " A lizard's body, lean and long, " A fish's head, a serpent's tongue, " Its foot with triple claw disjoined ; " And what a length of tail behind ! " How slow its pace ! and then...
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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1839
...matter, Of the chameleon's form and nature. " A stranger animal, 1 * cries one, " Sure never lived beneath the sun : A lizard's body lean and long, A fish's head, a serpent's tongue, Its foot with triple claw disjoined, And what a length of tail behind ! How slow its pace ! and then its...
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