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" Knowing by instinct that the person they intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great... "
The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 33
1798
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 1

William Bingley - Animal behavior - 1803
...intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps...he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...intend to attack is in u sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps...he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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Narrative of a Five Years' Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of ...

John Gabriel Stedman - 1806
...feet, where, while the creature fM creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, CHAP. XXII. which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, Against the Revolted ..., Volume 2

John Gabriel Stedman - Indians of South America - 1813
...l..l.,,.,..,, .f.,r,,,,ls Oln^Vl Ttnl. creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, CHAP. XXI I . which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of. the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, Against the Revolted ..., Volume 2

John Gabriel Stedman - Indians of South America - 1813
...the vr ....i.-, l:,li,,-i.., I /)K.ricreature continues fanning with his enormous wings, CHAP. XXI I. which keeps one cool, he bites a piece out of the tip of v^^-v-*^ the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into...
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The Flowers of Modern Travels: Being Elegant, Entertaining and ..., Volume 2

John Adams - Voyages and travels - 1816
...intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the- feet.; where- white the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps...he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is conse(paentry...
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A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the Discovery of ...

R. P. Forster - Africa - 1818
...intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps...he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 10

1821
...intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps...he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 9

Anecdotes - 1826
...intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps...he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, -so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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The flowers of literature, or, Encyclopędia of anecdote, a coll ..., Volume 1

William Oxberry - 1822
...intend to attack is in a sound slumber, they generally alight near the feet, where, while the creature continues fanning with his enormous wings, which keeps...he bites a piece out of the tip of the great toe, so very small indeed, that the head of a pin could scarcely be received into the wound, which is consequently...
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