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" MILTOK. but scout and hurry along in little detached parties of six or seven in a company ; and sweeping low, just over the surface of the land and water, direct their course to the opposite continent at the narrowest passage they can find. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 82
1823
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A Picture of the Seasons: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the Year

Geography - 1819 - 180 pages
...soft-billed birds of passage. In passing these Straits, they scour and hurry along in little separate parties of six or seven in a company, and sweeping low just over the land and water, direct their course to the opposite continent at the narrowest passage thrt they can...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1829 - 343 pages
...Their airy caravan high over seas Hying, and over lands with mutual wing Easing their flight ;" MlLTOX. but scout and hurry along in little detached parties...land and water, direct their course to the opposite continental the narrowest passage they can find. They usually slope acress the bay to the south-west,...
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A Picture of the Seasons;: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the ...

Months - 1830 - 176 pages
...soft-billed birds of passage. In passing these Straits, they scour and hurry along hi little separate parties of six or seven in a company, and sweeping low just over the land and water, direct their course to the opposite continent at the narrowest passage that they can...
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Popular chemistry, mechanics, arts and manufactures

John Timbs - 1832
...their way, and sel lortli Flying, and over lands with mutual wing Easing their flight ; — Mitton. but scout and hurry along in little detached parties...can find. They usually slope across the bay to the south west, and so pass over opposite to Tangier, which, it seems, is the narrowest space.' Why do...
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Knowledge for the People ...

John Timbs - 1832
...air; earavnn high ovtr wağ Flying, and over lands -wilh mutual wing Easing their flight;— Miltm. but scout and hurry along in little detached parties...can find. They usually slope across the bay to the south west, and so pass over opposite to Tangier, which, it seems, is the narrowest space.' Why do...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1836 - 356 pages
...airy caravan, high over seas Flying, and over lands with mutual wing Easing their flight ; .MILTON. but scout and hurry along in little detached parties,...south-west, and so pass over opposite to Tangier, which, jt seems, is the narrowest space.* In former letters, we have considered, whether it was probable that...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1836 - 356 pages
...airy caravan, high over seas Flying, and over lands with mutual wing Easing their night ; Mi i/roif . but scout and hurry along in little detached parties, of six or eeven in a company ; and, sweeping low, just over the surface of the land and water, direct their course...
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The natural history and antiquities of Selborne. With The naturalist's ...

Gilbert White - 1837
...Their airy caravan high over seas Flying, and over lands with mutual wing Easing their flight." MILTON. but scout and hurry along in little detached parties...passage they can find. They usually slope across the bay 1 May not the migration of the kites and hawks, and other birds of prey, at these seasons, be determined...
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1837 - 640 pages
...Their airy caravan high over seas Flying, and over lands with mutual wing Easing their flight." MILTON. but scout and hurry along in little detached parties...over the surface of the land and water, direct their coarse to the opposite continent at the narrowest passage they can find. They usually slope across...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1842 - 335 pages
...of their pains in crossing the Mediterranean ; for, when arrived at Gibraltar, they do not, " Ranged in figure, wedge their way, •* * * * and set forth...over opposite to Tangier, which, it seems, is the narrow. est space. In former letters we have considered whether it was probable that WOODCOCKS in moonshiny...
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