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" ... green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa : he has always objects of pursuit, and his success is secure. Even the beings selected for his prey are poetical, beautiful, and transient. "
The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ... - Page 206
by Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - 1850 - 544 pages
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Religion - 1830
...nature: winter is unknown to him ; and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa...his prey are poetical, beautiful, and transient. The ephemerte are saved by his means from a slow and lingering death in the evening, and arc killed in...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

...and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and the palms of Africa: he has always objects of pursuit,...and killed in a moment, when they have known nothing of life but pleasure. He is the constant destroyer of insects: the friend of man ; and, with the stork...
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The London Magazine

John Scott, John Taylor - 1828
...nature: winter is unknown to him; and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumr┐, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa :—he has always objects ofpursnit, and his success is secure. Even the beings selected for his prey are poetical, beautiful...
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Salmonia: Or, Days of Fly Fishing, in a Series of Conversations, with Some ...

Sir Humphry Davy - Fishing - 1828 - 273 pages
...nature : winter is unknown to him; and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa:...and killed in a moment, when they have known nothing of life but pleasure. He is the constant destroyer of insects, — the friend of man; and with the...
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The London Magazine

John Scott, John Taylor - English literature - 1828
...nature : winter is unknown to him ; and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa...and killed in a moment, when they have known nothing of life but pleasure. He is the constant destroyer of insects, — the friend of man ; and with the...
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The Life of Sir Humphry Davy, Bart., LL.D.: Late President of the Royal ...

John Ayrton Paris - 1831
...nature : winter is unknown to him ; and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa...and killed in a moment, when they have known nothing of life but pleasure. He is the constant destroyer of insects — the friend of man ; and, with the...
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The life of sir Humphry Davy, bart

John Ayrton Paris - 1831
...nature : winter is unknown to him ; and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa...and killed in a moment, when they have known nothing of life but pleasure. He is the constant destroyer of insects — the friend of man ; and, with the...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1831
...nature : winter is unknown to him ; and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy, and for the palms of Africa...Even the beings selected for his prey are poetical, beaatiful and transient. The ephemerae are saved by his means from a slow and lingering death in the...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

1831
...and he leaves the green meadows of England in autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy and the palms of Africa : — he has always objects of pursuit, and his success is secure. His instinct, which gives him his appointed seasons, and teaches him always when and where to move,...
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The Saturday magazine

1840
...and he leaves the green meadows of England in Autumn, for the myrtle and orange groves of Italy and the palms of Africa: — he has always objects of...his prey are poetical, beautiful, and transient. The ephemera are saved by his means from a slow and lingering death in the evening, and killed in a moment,...
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