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" ... describe, who see all the operation but feel not the knife. This singular condition was not the result of any mental process. The shake annihilated fear, and allowed no sense of horror in looking round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably... "
The Medical World - Page 167
1888
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Sargent's School Monthly, for Home and School Use, Volume 1

Education - 1859
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by carniv'ora ; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." The lion's attention being diverted to another man of the party, he sprang toward him, leaving Mr....
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The graduated series of reading-lesson books, Book 4

Graduated series - 1859
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora ; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death ... Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw...
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The Philosophy of Natural History

William Smellie, John Ware - Animal behavior - 1860 - 448 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the Carnivora ; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." Man is directed, in the selection of his food, partly by accident, and partly by experience and the...
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The Philosophy of Natural History: Prepared on the Plan, and Retaining ...

John Ware - 1863
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the Carnivora ; and if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." Man is directed, in the selection of his food, partly by accident, and partly by experience and the...
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Chambers's narrative series of standard reading books, Book 5

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1863
...fear, and allowed no sense of horror in looking round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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Our dumb companions; or, Conversations of a father with his children about ...

Thomas Jackson - 1864
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the Carnivora ; and, if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." OUR DUMB COMPANIONS. This fearful experience is, although most valuable, not a solitary one, and is...
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Notes on the Usefulness of British Birds

Isaac Illsey - Birds - 1864
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora ; and, if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." Now we may believe this " peculiar state " is produced in birds struck down by the sudden pounce of...
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The Illustrated Natural History, Volume 2

John George Wood - Natural history - 1865 - 800 pages
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora ; and, if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." This fearful experience is, although most valuable, not a solitary one, and is made more valuable by...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably produced in all animals killed by the carnivora ; and, if so, is a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death. Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head, I saw his...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 13

1865
...annihilated, and 1 had no sense of horror in looking round at the beast. This peculiar state is probably a merciful provision by our benevolent Creator for lessening the pain of death." Having turned himself round while under the lion's paw, he perceived that the animal was watching the...
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