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" ... open halls. Here and there a bird may affect some odd, peculiar place ; as we have known a swallow build down the shaft of an old well, through which chalk had been formerly drawn up, for the purpose of manure ; but, in general, with us this hirundo... "
The Natural History of Ireland - Page 379
by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie - 1849 - 1791 pages
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The History of the County of Derby, Part 1

Stephen Glover - 1829
...first seen about the fifteenth of April, about lakes and mill ponds. In general this Airundo builds in chimneys ; and loves to haunt those stacks where...is a constant fire, no doubt for the sake of warmth ; it disregards the perpetual smoke of the tunnel, and begins to build its nest five or six feet down...
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The history and gazetteer of the county of Derby

Stephen Glover - 1831
..."first seen about the fifteenth of April, about lakes and mill ponds. In general this hirmio builds in chimneys ; and loves to haunt those stacks where...is a constant fire, no doubt for the sake of warmth ; it disregards the perpetual smoke of the tunnel, and begins to build its nest five or six feet down...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1836 - 323 pages
...chalk had been formerly drawn up, for the purpose of manure ; but, in general, with us this kirundo breeds in chimneys, and loves to haunt those stacks...immediate shaft where there is a fire ; but prefers one adjoining1 to that of the kitchen, and disregards the perpetual smoke of that funnel, as 1 have often...
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The natural history and antiquities of Selborne. With The naturalist's ...

Gilbert White - 1837
...shaft of an old well, through which chalk had been formerly drawn up for the purpose of manure: but in general with us this Hirundo breeds in chimneys...warmth. Not that it can subsist in the immediate shaft wiiere there is a fire ; but prefers one adjoining to that of the kitchen, and disregards the perpetual...
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Wonders of the animal kingdom. Birds

Wonders - 1848
...and loves to haunt the stack where a continual fire is kept up, not that it can subsist in a chimney where there is a fire, but prefers one adjoining to that of .the kitchen, where it disregards the per'petual smoke in a very surprising manner. About five or six feet down the...
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A history of British birds

Francis Orpen Morris - 1852
...Thus Gilbert White says, in his "Natural History of Selborne," that "in general with us, this Ilirundo breeds in chimneys; and loves to haunt those stacks...there is a constant fire, no doubt for the sake of the warmth; not that it can subsist in the immediate shaft where there is a fire, but prefers one adjoining...
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British land birds

British land birds - 1857 - 282 pages
...chimneys, she constructs her nest in porches, gateways, and similar situations. Here she prefers to breed in chimneys, and loves to haunt those stacks where there is a constant fire ; doubtless, for the sake of the warmth. Some five or six feet down the chimney, about the middle of...
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Natural History of Selborne: With Its Antiquities, Naturalist's Calendar ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1858 - 437 pages
...shaft of an old well, through which chalk had been formerly drawn up for the purpose of manure : but in general with us this hirundo breeds in chimneys...the sake of warmth. Not that it can subsist in the inlmediate shaft where there is a fire ; but prefers one adjoining to that of the kitchen, and disregards...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Miscellaneous Observations and ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1862 - 426 pages
...formerly drawn up for the purpose of manure : but in general with us this hirundo breeds in chimnies; and loves to haunt those stacks where there is a constant...can subsist in the immediate shaft where there is afire; but prefers one adjoining to that of the kitchen, and disregards the perpetual smoke of that...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1864 - 428 pages
...shaft of an old well, through which chalk had been formerly drawn up, for the purpose of manure ; but, in general, with us this hirundo breeds in chimneys,...can subsist in the immediate shaft where there is .•i fire ; but prefers one adjoining to that of the kitchen, and disregards the perpetual smoke of...
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