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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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The Entomological Researcher; Or, Dialogues Between a Governess and Her Pupil

Mary Bristow WOOD - Natural history - 1845 - 100 pages
...them : — ' " 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...no bodkin to insert ; No glue to join : his little beai was all — And yet how neatly (iiiishM t — what nice hand, With every implement and means of...
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 1

1845
...found an engraving of a bird's nest, accompanied by the following lines : ' Behold a bird's neat ! Mark it well, within, without. No tool had he that...cut, No nail to fix, no bodkin to insert, No glue to loin : his little beak was all. And yet how neatly finished ! what nice hand, With every implement,...
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Stories of the animal world; arranged so as to form a systematic ...

1845
...Mr. Hurdis's pretty lines on this subject? I think I can ; speaking of a bird's nest, he says, * * "Mark it well; within, without, No tool had he that wrought ; no knife to out, No nail to fix, no bodkin to insert, No glue to join ; his little beak was all. And yet, how neatly...
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Hogg's weekly instructor [afterw.] Hogg's instructor, Volumes 1-2

1845
...the following lines : ' Behold a bird's neat ! Mark it well, within, without, No tool had lie tliat wrought ; no knife to cut, No nail to fix, no bodkin to insert, No glae to join: his little beak was all. And yet how neatly finished ! what nice hand, With every implement,...
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Wandering Thoughts, Or Solitary Hours

Philip Tocque - Newfoundland - 1846 - 387 pages
...the seal fishery of Newfoundland. "It wins my admiration, To view the structure of that little work, A bird's nost. Mark it well within, without, No tool...apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another? Fondly then We boast of excellence, whose noblest skill Instinctive genius foils." I was soon obliged...
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Coloured illustrations of the eggs of British birds, with descriptions, Volume 2

William Chapman Hewitson - 1846
...structure of that little work — A bird's nest. Mark it well within, without ; No tool had he who wrought, no knife to cut ; No nail to fix ; no bodkin...apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another ? Fondly, then, We boast of excellence, whose noblest skill Instinctive genius shames. COLOURED ILLUSTRATIONS...
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Review of Various Schemes of Happiness

Thomas Cook - 1846 - 56 pages
...nest, so well \- J° ^ conrfo« and preservation of a brood of the species towhlch it n»y belong. " Mark it well within, without ! No tool had he that...nice hand, With every implement and means of art, Could compass such another !" page 19 9 See Williams' comparison between Capt. Cook, and the French...
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Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons: Illustrating the Perfections of ..., Volume 2

Henry Duncan - Natural history - 1847
...To view the structure of that little work A bird's nest. Mark it well, within, without ; No tool bad he that wrought ; no knife to cut ; No nail to fix...apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another ? Fondly, then, We boast of excellence, whose noblest skill Instinctive genius shames. " HURDIS. There...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1847
...view the structure of I hat little work— A bird's nest. Mark it well, within, without — No art had he that wrought; no knife to cut. No nail to fix,...yet how neatly finished ! What nice hand, With every complement and means of art, And twenty years' apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another?...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volume 2

1847
...mop and brush. " It wins my admiration To view the structure of that little work, Yon bird's nest. Mark it well, within, without No tool had he that wrought, no knife to cut ; No nail to flx ; no bodkin to insert ; No glue to join ; his little beak was all : And yet how neatly finish'd...
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