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" He was brought up in the nursery with the children ; and, when admitted to my table, as was frequently the case, gave a proof of his taste by refusing to eat any fruit but mangosteens, or to drink any wine but champagne. The only time I ever knew him... "
The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization: The class ... - Page 237
by Georges baron Cuvier - 1827
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Cassell's popular natural history, Volumes 1-2; Volume 42

Cassell, ltd - 1863
...Raffles had one, which, being taken young, became very tame. It lived for two years in his possession. It was brought up in the nursery with the children, and when admitted to the table, as was frequently the case, gave a proof of its taste by refusing to eat any fruit but mangosteens,...
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Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

William Martin - Children's literature - 1864
...affectionately. He was brought up in tne nursery with his children, "and when admitted te my table," lie says, "gave a proof of his taste by refusing to. eat any fruit but mango ,teens, or to drink any wine but champagne. The only time I ever knew him to be out of humour...
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Natural History: Or, Second Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 1

Charles Knight - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...— " When taken young," he says, "they become very tame. One lived for two years in my possession. He was brought up in the nursery with the children...or to drink any wine but champagne. The only time I ever knew him to be out of humour was on an occasion when no champagne was forthcoming. It was naturally...
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The English Cyclopaedia

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...:— "When taken young," he says, "they become very tame. One lived for two years in my possession. He was brought up in the nursery with the children...table, as was frequently the case, gave a proof of hie taste by refusing to eat any fruit but mangosteens, or to drink any wine but champagne. The only...
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Tales about animals

Peter Parley (pseud.) - 1870
...the tops of the plant. Sir Stamford Baffles kept one for two years, which he thus describes :— " He was brought up in the nursery with the children...frequently the case, gave a proof of his taste by refusing any wine but Champagne. The only time I ever knew him out of humour was when no Champagne was forthcoming....
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The Forest, the Jungle, and the Prairie; Or, Scenes with the Trapper and the ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Voyages and travels - 1873 - 506 pages
...Hlstory oC .1 .,vu ' THE BORNEAN OR SUN BEAR. 113 lived.' he Buys, ' for two years in my possession. He was brought up in the nursery with the children,...case, gave a proof of his taste, by refusing to eat of any fruit but mangosteens, or to drink any wine but champagne. The only time I ever knew him to...
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The national encyclopędia. Libr. ed, Volume 3

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...household: — ' He lived,' says Sir Stamford, ' for two years in my possession. He was brought np in the nursery with the children, and when admitted...case, gave a proof of his taste by refusing to eat of any fruit but mangosteens, or to drink any wine but champagne. The only time I ever knew him to...
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Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

Robert Armitage Sterndale - Mammals - 1884 - 540 pages
...it rolls about. Sir Stamford Raffles writes of one which was in his possession for two years :—" He was brought up in the nursery with the children...or to drink any wine but champagne. The only time I ever knew him out of humour was on an occasion when no champagne was forthcoming. He was naturally...
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The national encyclopędia. Libr. ed, Volume 2

National cyclopaedia - 1884
...are of docile habits and easily tamed. Sir Stamford Raffles, when in Java, had a tame sun-bear who " was brought up in the nursery with the children, and...case, gave a proof of his taste by refusing to eat of any fruit but mangosteens, or to drink of any wine but champagne." He is called the Sun-bear from...
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Kindred Nature: Victorian and Edwardian Women Embrace the Living World

Barbara T. Gates - Nature - 1998 - 293 pages
...the children," said Raffles in a paper for the Linnean Society, "and when admitted to my table . . . gave a proof of his taste by refusing to eat any fruit...or to drink any wine but champagne. The only time I ever knew him out of humour was an occasion when no champagne was forthcoming" (qtd. in Blunt 24)....
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