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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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The natural history of Selborne, and The naturalist's calendar

Gilbert White - 1879
...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 ne$t, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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Simple poems from Cowper, with life of the author and notes by F. Storr

William Cowper - 1879
...Raven Tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyrie; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...were awed, and acknowledged the undertaking to be too dangerous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived...
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Wonderful animals

Vernon S. Morwood - 1883
...Raven Tree. ' Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youth to get at their 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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Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1883 - 480 pages
...get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious of sui mounting the arduous task. But when they arrived at the swelling,...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 and Antiquities of Selborne: In the County of Southampton

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1884 - 568 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...lads were awed, and acknowledged the undertaking to bo too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal THE RAVEN....
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Cage and Chamber-birds: Their Natural History, Habits, Food, Diseases ...

Johann Matthäus Bechstein - Cage birds - 1885 - 500 pages
...attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclination, and each was ambitious of surmounting the arduous...acknowledged the undertaking to be too hazardous. So the Bavens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With A Naturalist's Calendar & Additional ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1887 - 366 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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Natural History and Antiquities of Selbourne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1887 - 480 pages
...Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the THE PLKSTOR. 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: With A Naturalist's Calendar & Additional ...

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1887 - 366 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 and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1888 - 568 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 THE HAVEN. day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled....
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