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" Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious of surmounting the arduous task. But, when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so in their way, and was so... "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1758
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

Natural history - 1831
...the Raventree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect • Natural History of Selbornc, p. 6. security, till the fatal day arrived in...
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Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds

George Montagu - Birds - 1831 - 592 pages
...each was ambitious of surmounting the ardent task. But when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted so in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp,...to be too hazardous. So the Ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled ; it...
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Gleanings in Natural History: With Local Recollections : to which ..., Volume 1

Edward Jesse - Animal behavior - 1832 - 313 pages
...raven-tree. Many were the attempts of the neigh' bouring youth to get at this eyrie : the difficulty ' whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...to be too hazardous. So the ravens ' built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the ' fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be ' levelled....
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1832 - 342 pages
...the Raven Tree. Many were the attempts of the neighboring youths to get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which was 54 feet in circumference at...
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The Country Gentleman's Magazine

Simpkin, Marshall & Co - 1832
...each was ambitious of surmounting the ardent task. But when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted so in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp,...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled ; it...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 14

Science - 1833
...raven-tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eiry ; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Animals - 1833 - 316 pages
...Raven Tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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The Natural History of Selbourne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1834 - 356 pages
...the Raven Tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry: the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Meteorology - 1834
...the raven-tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eirv; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

1835
...attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the dililculty whetted their inclination, and each was ambitious of surmounting the arduous...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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