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" In' a state of nature, he generally builds his nest on the highest tree that he can find, especially on the palmyra, or on the Indian figtree, and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet ; he makes it of grass, which he weaves like... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 10
1822
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 56

Great Britain - 1794
...In a ib.te of nature he generally builds his neft on the higheft trro that he can find, efpecially on the palmyra, or on the Indian fig-tree, and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet : he makts it of grafs, which he weaves like cloth, and fliapes like a large bottle, fuTpcndini;...
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A Narrative of the Operations of Captain Little's Detachment, and of the ...

Edward Moor - India - 1794 - 524 pages
...nature, he generally builds his neft on the higheft tree that he can find, efpecially on the palmyra, or the Indian fig-tree ; and he prefers that which happens to over-hang a well, or a rivulet. He makes it o"f grafs,. which he weaves like cloth, and fhapes like a large bottle, fufpending...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 2

Asiatick Society (Calcutta, India) - Asia - 1801
...In a ftate of nature he generally builds his neft on the higheft tree that he can find, elpecially on the Palmyra, or on the Indian fig-tree ; and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet : he makes it of grafs, which he weaves like cloth, and fhapes like a large bottle, fufpending...
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - Animal behavior - 1803
...mankind, and easily taught to perch, on the hand of his master. In a state of nature he generally builds his nest on the highest tree that he can find, especially...and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet : he makes it of grass, which he weaves like cloth, and shapes like a large bottle, •uspending...
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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 4

John Shore Baron Teignmouth, Sir William Jones - 1807
...In a ftate of nature he generally builds his neft on the higheft tree, that he can find, efpecially on the palmyra, or on the Indian fig-tree, and he prefers that, which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet : he makes it of VOL. II. AA grafs, which he weaves like cloth and fhapes like a large...
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Annual Register, Volume 33

Edmund Burke - History - 1824
...mankind, and easilytaught to perch on the hand of his master. In a state of nature, he generally builds his nest on the highest tree that he can find, especially...and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivuet : he makes it of grass, which he weaves like cloth, and shapes like a large bottle, suspending...
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The Farrier and Naturalist, Volume 2

1829
...mankind, and easily taught to perch on the hand of his master. In' a state of nature, he generally builds his nest on the highest tree that he can find, especially...and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet ; he makes it of grass, which he weaves like cloth, and shapes like a large bottle, suspending...
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The Extractor; or Universal repertorium of literature, science ..., Volume 2

1829
...hand of his master. In a state of nature he generally huilds his nest on the highest tree that lie can find, especially on the palmyra, or on the Indian...and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet ; he makes it of grass, which he weaves like cloth, and shapes like a large hottle, suspending...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 13, Part 1

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...mankind, and easily taught to perch on the hand of his master. In a state of nature he generally builds his nest on the highest tree that he can find, especially on the palmyra, or on the Indian figtree. He makes it of grass, which he weaveslike cloth, and shapes like a large bottle, suspending it firmly...
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Time's Telescope, Or, The Astronomer's, Botanist's, and Naturalist's Guide

Almanacs, English - 1829
...mankind, and easily taught to perch on the hand of his master. In a state of nature he generally builds his nest on the highest tree that he can find, especially on the palmyra, or the Indian fig-tree ; and he prefers that which happens to overhang a well or a rivulet. He makes it...
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