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" The unencumbered eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of reaching his opponent, when, with a sudden scream, probably of despair and honest execration, the latter drops his fish ; the eagle, poising himself for a moment, as if to take a more... "
British Birds in Their Haunts - Page 12
by Charles Alexander Johns - 1862 - 626 pages
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Altägyptisches Bienenwesen im Lichte modernen Welt-Bienenwirthschaft, Volume 1

A.P. Beresford, Alexander Dedekind, Andrew Jameson, Auguste de Saint-Hilaire, Benjamin Kidd, Bouffier de Sauvages, Charles Bucke, Edward Latham Ormerod, Esq. Thomas Hale, George Hubbard, Harry Wallis Kew, Herbert S. Shorthouse, I. Hopkins, James Caldwell, James Cavanah Murphy, Lippi, M.M.M., T. Slevan, Thorsley, Travers James Briant, William Carr, William Dunbar, William Hyde Wollaston - Agriculture - 1820 - 7 pages
...aerial evolutions. The unencumbered eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of reaching its opponent, when, with a sudden scream — probably...more certain aim, descends like a whirlwind, snatches the fish in his grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill-gotten booty silently away." Prom...
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The New-York Literary Gazette and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

1826
...rapidly advances, and is just on the point of reaching his opponent, when with a sudden scream, prohahly of despair and honest execration, the latter drops...snatches it in his grasp ere it reaches the water, aud hears his ill-gotten hooty silently away to the woods. COUNT PLATOFF. Platóff was always a Kosák...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1827
...chase, soon gains on the Fish Hawk, each exerts his utmost to mount above the other, displaying in these rencontres the most elegant and sublime aerial evolutions....his grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill gotten booty silently away to the woods.' pp. 207 — 209. Mr Ord devotes several pages to criticisms...
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The North American Review, Volume 24

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1827
...his opponent, when with a sudden scream, probably of despair and honest execration, the latter drsps his fish ; the Eagle poising himself for a moment,...his grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill gotten booty silently away to the woods.' pp. 207 — 209. Mr Ord devotes several pages to criticisms...
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Time's Telescope for ...; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1829
...other, displaying in these rencontres the most elegant and sublime aerial evolutions. The unencumbered eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of...certain aim, descends like a whirlwind, snatches. it in bis grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill-gotten booty silently away to the woods.' In...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 4

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1830
...oilier, displaying, in the rencounter, the most elegant and sublime aerial evolutions. The unincumbcred eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of...in his grasp, ere it reaches the water, and bears it silently away to the woods." The bald eagle also destroys quadrupeds, as lambs, pigs, &c. ; and...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 4

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1830
...most elegant and sublime aerial evolutions. The unincumbered eagle rapidly advances, and ie just ou the point of reaching his opponent, when, with a sudden...in his grasp, ere it reaches the water, and bears it silently away to the woods." The bald eagle also destroys quadrupeds, as lambs, pigs, &c. ; and...
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The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society Delineated: Published ...

Edward Turner Bennett - Menageries - 1831
...chase, soon gains on the Fish-Hawk, each exerts his utmost to mount above the other, displaying in these rencontres the most elegant and sublime aerial evolutions....his grasp, ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill gotten booty silently away to the woods." Sometimes, however, the Fish-Hawks assemble in bands...
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A Natural History of the Globe: Of Man, of Beasts, Birds, Fishes ..., Volume 3

Georges Louis Leclerc comte de Buffon - Natural history - 1831
...to the utmost to mount above the other, displaying in these' rencontres the most elegant and sublime evolutions. The unincumbered Eagle rapidly advances,...like a whirlwind, snatches it in his grasp ere it readies the water, and bears his ill-gotten booty silently away to the woods. The predatory attacks...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

1832
...other, displaying in these recontres the most elegant and sublime aeriel evolutions. The onincumbered eagle rapidly advances, and is just on the point of...moment, as if to take a more certain aim, descends ike a whirlwind, snatches it in his grasp ere it reaches the water, and bears his ill-gotten booty...
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