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" I sat for more than an hour, but instead of a diminution of this prodigious procession, it seemed rather to increase both in numbers and rapidity; and anxious to reach Frankfort before night, I rose and went on. About four o'clock in the afternoon I crossed... "
Chambers's pocket miscellany - Page 111
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
...continue, I took out my watch to note the time, and sat down to observe them. It was then half past one. I sat for more than an hour, but, instead of...seem to intimate a corresponding breadth of their breeding place, which, by several gentlemen, who had lately passed through part of it, was stated to...
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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
...continued to pass for six or eight minutes, and these again were followed by 202 PASSENGER PIGEON. other detached bodies, all moving in the same southeast...seem to intimate a corresponding breadth of their breeding place, which, by several gentlemen, who had lately passed through part of it, was stated to...
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On the Habits and Instincts of Animals

William Swainson - Animal behavior - 1840 - 375 pages
...before night, I rose and went on. About four o'clock in the afternoon, I crossed the Kentucky river, — at which time the living torrent above my head seemed...seem to intimate a corresponding breadth of their breeding place, which was known to extend to several miles. I crossed this breeding place soon after,...
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Stories Illustrative of the Instincts of Animals: Their Characters and Habits

Thomas Bingley - Animals - 1840 - 197 pages
...Frankfort, at which time the living torrent above my head seemed as numerous and as extensive as ever ; and long after this, I observed them in large bodies that...seem to intimate a corresponding breadth of their breeding place, which, by several gentlemen who had lately passed through part of it, was stated to...
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The Children's magazine [afterw.] The Children's magazine and missionary ...

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1846
...mighty multitnde preserved would seem to intimate a corresponding breadth of then- breeding place, which, by several gentlemen who had lately passed...through part of it, was stated to me at several miles. Now, if we suppose this column to have been one mile in breadth (and I believe it to have been much...
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The natural history of pigeons

sir William Jardine (bart.), P. J. Selby, A. Crichton - Pigeons - 1850 - 252 pages
...followed by other detached bodies, all moving in the same south-east direction, till after six o'clock in the evening. The great breadth of front which this...through part of it, was stated to me at several miles." After a few additional observations, our author proceeds to give a rough estimate of the numbers of...
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A History of the earth and animated nature, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1852
...six or eight minutes, and these again were followed by other detached bodies, all moving in the -ame south-east direction, till after six in the evening....seem to intimate a corresponding breadth of their breeding place, which, by several gentlemen, who had lately passed through part of it, was stated to...
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Chambers' Home Book, Or Pocket Miscellany: Containing a Choice Selection of ...

William Chambers - 1853
...these again were followed by tther detached bodies, all moving in the same south-east direction, till six in the evening. The great breadth of front which...miles. It was said to be in Green county, and that the yonng began to fly about the middle of March. On the 17th of April, forty-nine miles beyond Danville,...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 9

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1856
...in the afternoon I crossed Kentucky River, at the town of 12 BIRDS; OR, RECREATIONS IN ORNITHOLOGY. Frankfort, at which time the living torrent above...mighty multitude preserved, would seem to intimate я corresponding breadth of their breedingplace, which, by several gentlemen, who had Utely passed...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 9

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1856
...or eight minutes, and these again were followed by other detached bodies, all moving in the ваше southeast direction till after six in the evening....front which this mighty multitude preserved, would eeem to intimate a corresponding breadth of their breedingplace, which, by several gentlemen, who had...
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