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" For the first few days it clung desperately with all four hands to whatever it could lay hold of, and I had to be careful to keep my beard out of its way, as its fingers clutched hold of hair more tenaciously than anything else, and it was impossible... "
The Malay Archipelago: The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise ... - Page 41
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1872 - 653 pages
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The Anthropological Review, Volume 7

Anthropology - 1869
...Polynesia. The rnias, at least, as our author tells us, seemed to be perfectly happy under the process, " lying quite still, with its arms and legs stretched...thoroughly brushed the long hair of its back and arms." The way in which it expressed approval or dislike of its food was amusing, and much akin to that usually...
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The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar ...

Georg Hartwig - Antarctic regions - 1871 - 761 pages
...ridiculously wry faces while the stream was running over its head. It enjoyed the wiping and rubbing dry amazingly, and when I brushed its hair seemed to be perfectly happy. After the first week I found I could feed it better with a spoon, and gave it a little more varied...
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The Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2, Book 6

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1882
...ridiculously wry faces while the stream was running over its head. It enjoyed the wiping and rubbing dry amazingly, and when I brushed its hair seemed...hands to whatever it could lay hold of, and I had to be careful to keep ray beard out of its way, as its fingers clutched hold of hair more tenaciously...
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Leaders Into Unknown Lands: Being Chapters of Recent Travel

Arthur Hallam Montefiore Brice - Explorers - 1892 - 320 pages
...ridiculously wry faces while the stream was running over its head. It enjoyed the wiping and rubbing dry amazingly, and . when I brushed its hair seemed...thoroughly brushed the long hair of its back and arms. ... It was a never-failing amusement to observe the curious changes of countenance by which it would...
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The Lowell Lectures on the Ascent of Man

Henry Drummond - Evolution - 1894 - 346 pages
...getting free, for the fingers are habitually bent inward at the last joint so as to form complete hooks. For the first few days it clung desperately with all...hands to whatever it could lay hold of, and I had to be careful to keep my beard out of its way, as its fingers clutched hold of hair more tenaciously than...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 13

Science - 1878
...ridiculously wry faces while the stream was running over its head. It enjoyed the wiping and rubbing dry amazingly ; and when I brushed its hair seemed...out, while I thoroughly brushed the long hair of its armg and legs. For the first few days it clung desperately with all four hands to whatever it could...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 16

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan, Caroline Ticknor - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...ridiculously wry faces while the stream was running over its head. It enjoyed the wiping and rubbing dry amazingly, and when I brushed its hair seemed...hands to whatever it could lay hold of, and I had to be careful to keep my beard out of its way, as its fingers clutched hold of hair more tenaciously than...
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Little Journeys ...

Elbert Hubbard - Biography - 1905
...ridiculously wry faces while the stream was running over its head. It enjoyed the wiping and rubbing dry amazingly, and when I brushed its hair seemed...while I thoroughly brushed the long hair of its back & arms. It was a never failing amusement to observe the curious changes of countenance by which it...
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Little Journeys to Homes of Great Scientists ...: Ernst Haeckel. Carl von ...

Elbert Hubbard - Scientists - 1905
...ridiculously wry faces while the stream was running over its head. It enjoyed the wiping and rubbing dry amazingly, and when I brushed its hair seemed...while I thoroughly brushed the long hair of its back & arms. It was a never failing amusement to observe the curious changes of countenance by which it...
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Environmental Influences: Proceedings of a Conference Under the Auspices of ...

David C. Glass - Environmental psychology - 1968 - 304 pages
...description but, at the same time, established himself as the historical father of the artificial mother: For the first few days it clung desperately with all...hands to whatever it could lay hold of, and I had to be careful to keep my beard out of its way, as its fingers clutched hold of hair more tenaciously than...
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