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" I was astonished at their appearance. They were flying with great steadiness and rapidity at a height beyond gunshot, in several strata deep; and so close together that could shot have reached them, one discharge could not have failed of bringing down... "
Chambers's pocket miscellany - Page 110
by Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington - Birds - 1831
...creek called the Benson, where I had a more uninterrupted view, I was astonished at their appearance. They were flying, with great steadiness and rapidity,...bringing down several individuals. From right to left, far as the eye could reach, the breadth of this vast procession extended, seeming every where equally...
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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
...creek called the Benson, where I had a more uninterrupted view, I was astonished at their appearance. They were flying, with great steadiness and rapidity,...bringing down several individuals. From right to left, far as the eye could reach, the breadth of this vast procession extended, seeming every where equally...
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On the Habits and Instincts of Animals

William Swainson - Animal behavior - 1840 - 375 pages
...creek called the Benson, where I had a most uninterrupted view, I was astonished at their appearance. They were flying with great steadiness and rapidity,...bringing down several individuals. From right to left, far as the eye could reach, the breadth of this vast procession extended, seeming everywhere equally...
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Stories Illustrative of the Instincts of Animals: Their Characters and Habits

Thomas Bingley - Animals - 1840 - 197 pages
...creek called the Benson, where I had a more uninterrupted view, I was astonished at their appearance. They were flying with great steadiness and rapidity, at a height beyond gun-shot, and several strata deep, and so close together, that could shot have reached them, one discharge could...
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The Children's magazine [afterw.] The Children's magazine and missionary ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1846
...rapidity, at a height 378 beyond gun-shot, in several ranks deep, and so close together, that, could a shot have reached them, one discharge could not have failed of bringing down several of them. From right to left, as far as the eye could reach, the breadth of this vast procession extended,...
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Rudiments of Zoology

William Chambers - Zoology - 1842 - 426 pages
...the space occupied by them. Wilson speaks of them as flying so closely together, that, if shot could have reached them, one discharge could not have failed of bringing down several individuals ; and there appeared to be many strata of them, one over the other. From right to left, as far as the...
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A popular natural history of quadrupeds and birds

William Dowling - 1849
...creek called the Benson, where I had a more uninterupted view, I was astonished at their appearance ; they were flying, with great steadiness and rapidity,...one discharge could not have failed of bringing down many of them. From right to left, as far as the eye could reach, the breadth of this vast procession...
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The natural history of pigeons

sir William Jardine (bart.), P. J. Selby, A. Crichton - Pigeons - 1850 - 252 pages
...creek, called the Benson, where I had a more uninterrupted view, I was astonished at their appearance. They were flying with great steadiness and rapidity,...reach, the breadth of this vast procession extended, seeming every where equally crowded. Curious to determine how long this appearance would continue,...
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Leaves from the note book of a naturalist

William John Broderip - 1852
...rapidity at a height above gun-shot, in several strata deep, and close together. On they came, and from right to left as far as the eye could reach, the breadth of this vast winged procession, everywhere equally crowded, extended. He took out his watch to note the time, and...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 9

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1856
...creek called the Beneou, where I had a more uninterrupted view, I was astonished at their appearance; they were flying with great steadiness and rapidity,...strata deep, and so close together that, could shot hare reached them, one discharge could not hare failed of bringing down several individuals. From right...
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