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" ... hollow elm, called by the people in the vicinity, the Swallow tree. From a man who for several years lived within twenty rods of it, I procured this information. He always thought the Swallows tarried in the tree through the winter, and avoided cutting... "
The History of Vermont: With Descriptions, Physical and Topographical - Page 306
by Hosea Beckley - 1846 - 396 pages
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The Natural and Civil History of Vermont, Volume 1

Samuel Williams - Natural history - 1809
...the swallows tarried in the tree through the winter, and avoided cutting it down, on that account. About the first of May, the swallows came out of it,...and were soon dispersed : About half an hour before sun down, they returned in millions, circulating two or three times round the tree, and then descending...
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American Ornithology: Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United ...

Alexander Wilson - Birds - 1828
...thought the Swallows tarried in the tree through the winter, and avoided cutting it down on that account. About the first of May the Swallows came out of it...before sun-down they returned in millions, circulating two or three times round the tree, and then descending like a stream into a hole about sixty feet from...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte - Birds - 1831
...thought the swallows tarried in the tree through the winter, and avoided cutting it down on that account. About the first of May the swallows came out of it...before sun-down, they returned in millions, circulating two or three times round the tree, and then descending like a stream into a hole about sixty feet from...
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American Ornithology; Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 2

Alexander Wilson - Birds - 1832
...thought the Swallows tarried in the tree through the winter, and avoided cutting it down on that account. About the first of May the Swallows came out of it...before sun-down, they returned in millions, circulating two or three times round the tree, and then descending like a stream into a hole about sixty feet from...
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The Childrens' Magazine of General Knowledge and Instruction, Volume 6

Children's literature - 1843
...his error.) About the first of May the swallows came out of the tree in large numbers, about mid-day, and soon returned. As the weather grew warmer, they came out in the morning, with a loud noise, and soon dispersed. About half an hour before sunset (he says) they returned in MIL LI o NS, circling...
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Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 4

Humanities - 1882
...the tree through the winter, and avoided cutting it down, on that account. About the first of AJay, the Swallows came out of it, in large numbers, about...and were soon dispersed; about half an hour before sun down, they returned in millions, circulating two or three times round the tree, and then descending...
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Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Volume 4

Humanities - 1882
...the Swallows tarried in the tree through the winter, and avoided cutting it down, on that account. About the first of May, the Swallows came out of it,...they came out in the morning with a loud noise, or ioar, and were soon dispersed; about half an hour before sun down, they returned in millions, circulating...
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