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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 and Antiquities of Selborne: In the County of Southampton

Gilbert White - Biology - 1891 - 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 THK RAVEN. day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled....
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1891 - 475 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 Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1893 - 345 pages
...Eaven Tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyrie ; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...their grasp, that the most daring lads were awed, and > 1 TUe place of the oak is now occupied by a fine sycamore. — TB acknowledged the undertaking to...
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Natural History of Selborne & Observations on Nature, Volume 1

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1895
...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 of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits ...

Alfred Henry Miles - Animal behavior - 1895 - 385 pages
...'raven tree.' Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyrie; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious...when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so much in their way, and was so far beyond their* grasp, that the boldest lads were deterred, and acknowledged...
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The Natural History & Antiquities of Selborne: & A Garden Kalendar, Volume 1

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1900
...Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society for 1876 (vol. ii. pp. I33-I98).-[RBS] inclinations, and each was ambitious of surmounting...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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Bird Life and Bird Lore

Reginald Bosworth Smith - Birds - 1905 - 434 pages
...Raven Tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths 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. It...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - Natural history - 1906 - 255 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 Norton Book of Nature Writing

Robert Finch, John Elder - Natural history. - 1990 - 921 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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Nature Writing: The Tradition in English

Robert Finch, John Elder - Nature - 2002 - 1152 pages
...the Raven-tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry: the difficulty ng flooded. upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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