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" To view the structure of that little work A bird's nest. Mark it well, within, without ; No tool had he that wrought ; no knife to cut ; No nail to fix ; no bodkin to insert ; No glue to join ; his little beak was all ; And yet, how neatly finished !... "
THE UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCHES - Page 431
by R. ABERCROMBIE M.A - 1885
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 1

William Bingley - 1829
...degree of architectural skill and propriety, that would foil all the boasted talents of man to imitate. Mark it well, within, without : No tool had he that...wrought ; no knife to cut, No nail to fix, no bodkin to intert, No glue to loin ; his little beak was all. And yet, how neatly finlsh'd ! What nice hand, With...
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Conversations on Common Things: Or Guide to Knowledge

Dorothea Lynde Dix - 1829
...hear them. D. " Much it wins my admiration To view the structure of that little work, A bird's nest. Mark it well within, without ; No tool had he that wrought ; no knife to cut ; No instrument to fix ; no bodkin to insert ; No glue to join ; his little bill was all ; — And yet how...
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Morning conversations of a governess and her pupils; or, An attempt to ...

Mary Anne Craig - 1830
...nest, are beautiful: shall I repeat them to my sisters? Miss Angerstein. Do, my love. Elizabeth. " Mark it well, within, without: No tool had he that...bodkin to insert, No glue to join; his little beak waa all. And yet how neatly finish'd! What nice hand, With every implement and means of art, And twenty...
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Letters to a young naturalist on the study of nature and natural theology

James Lawson Drummond - Animals - 1831 - 342 pages
...thrice-hackneyed passage : — It wins my admiration, To view the structure of that little work, A bird's nest. Mark it well within, without. No tool had he that...apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another ? Fondly then We boast of excellence, whose noblest skill Instinctive genius foils. Hurdin. I 2 Now...
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Mary Gray

Anne Knight - 1831
...observing mind — ' It wins my admiration To view the structure of this little work, A bird"s nest :— mark it well within, without ; No tool had he that...his little beak was all, And yet how neatly finished !' "James Montgomery ha'S also written some beautiful lines, in a poem entitled the ' Pelican Island,'...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1831
...nidification of the tailor-birds, and the pencil nests of the baya : — ' " Behold a bird's nest ! Mark it well, within, without ! No tool had he that...join : his little beak was all : And yet how neatly finish'd ! What nice hand, With every implement and means of art, Could compass such another?" ' —...
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The Annals of My Village: Being a Calendar of Nature, for Every Month in the ...

Mary Roberts - Gloucestershire (England) - 1831 - 362 pages
...family, and so long a tail, for of all her kind she layeth the most eggs."* " Reader, observe the nest within, without, No tool had he that wrought, no knife...join ; his little beak was all ; And yet how neatly finish'd ! What nice hand, With every implement and means to boot, Could make me such another ? Fondly,...
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The Child's Book on the Creation: The First of a Series of Works on the ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - Creation - 1832 - 96 pages
...its nest. A poet thus describes the manner in which this bird makes its nest : Behold a bird's nest ! Mark it well, within, without! No tool had he that...join : his little beak was all, And yet how neatly finish'd ! What nice hand, With every implement and means of art Could compass such another ? " It...
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Conversations on Common Things: Or Guide to Knowledge. With Questions. For ...

Science - 1832 - 288 pages
...hear them. D. " Much it wins my admiration To view the structure of that little work, A bird's nest. Mark it well within, without ; No tool had he that wrought ; no knife to cut ; No instrument to fix ; co bodkin to insert ; No glue to join ; his little bill was all ;— ^ And jet...
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The Young Gentleman's Book: Containing a Series of Choice Readings in ...

1834
...leave us in the spring. It wins my admiration To view the structure of that little work, A bird's nest. Mark it well within, without. No tool had he that...apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another ? Fondly then We boast of excellence, whose noblest skill Instinctive genius foils. — HUBDIS. There...
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