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" ... delight ; but I never could learn by what right, nor conceive with what feelings a naturalist can occasion the misery of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perish in a cold nest, because it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately... "
Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones - Page 488
by John Shore Baron Teignmouth, Sir William Jones - 1807 - 636 pages
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 25

1805
...misery of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perish in a cold nest, because it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated,...to be rare or beautiful : nor shall I ever forget die couplet of Ferdausi, for' which Sadi, who cites it with applause, pours blessings on his departed...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 4

Asia - 1798
...misery of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perish in a cold nest, because it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated...beautiful ; nor shall I ever forget the couplet of Firdausi, for which Sadi, who cites it with applause, pours blessings on his departed spirit : Ah !...
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Analytical Review: Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign ..., Volume 28

1799
...the mifery of an innocent bird, and leave it's young perhaps to perilh in a cold neft, becaufe it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated ; or deprive even a butterfly of it's natural enjoyments, becaufe it has the misfortune to be rare or beau. tiful ; nor mail I ever-...
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The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of ..., Volume 5

Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel - Books - 1804
...misery of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perish in a cold nest, because it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated ; or deprive even a butterfly of its natural enjoyincnts,because it has die misfortune to be rare or beautiful." Nor shall I ever forget the couplet...
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The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of ..., Volume 5

Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel - Books - 1804
...has never been accurately delineated ; or deprive even a butterfly of its natural enjoyments.because it has the misfortune to be rare or beautiful." Nor shall I ever forget tke couplet ofFerdausi, for which Sadi, who cites it with applause, pours blessings on his departed...
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Asiatic Researches; Or, Transactions of the Society, Instituted in Bengal ...

Asiatic Society of Bengal - Archaeology - 1807
...misery of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perish in a cold nest, because it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated;...beautiful; nor shall I ever forget the couplet of Firdausi, for which Sadi, who cites it with applause, pours blessings on his departed spirit: — ....
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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...mifery of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perifh in a cold neft, becaufe it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated,...deprive even a butterfly of its natural enjoyments, becaufe it has the misfortune to be rare or beautiful : nor fhall I ever forget the couplet of Ferdaufi,...
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Works, Volume 2

Sir William Jones - 1807
...mifefy of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perifh in a cold neft, becaufe it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated,...deprive even a butterfly of its natural enjoyments, becaufe it has the misfortune to be rare or beautiful : nor fhall I ever forget the couplet of Ferdaufi,...
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Works, Volume 3

Sir William Jones - 1807
...the mifery of an innocent bird and leave its young, perhaps, to perifh in a cold neft, becaufe it has gay plumage and has never been accurately delineated,...deprive even a butterfly of its natural enjoyments, becaufe it has the misfortune to be rare or beautiful ; nor fhall I ever forget the couplet of FIRDAUSI,...
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An Essay on the Philosophy, Study and Use of Natural History

Charles Fothergill - Philosophy - 1813 - 236 pages
...misery of an innocent bird, and leave its young, perhaps, to perish in a cold nest, because it has gay plumage, and has never been accurately delineated...beautiful : nor shall I ever forget the couplet of FIRDAUSI, for which SADI, who cites it with applause, pours blessings on his departed spirit. " Ah...
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