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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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Migratory birds, or such as visit Britain at different seasons of the year

Migratory birds - 1847
...roots, such as are ofien seen in rocky lanes, curiously interlaced together : " No tool had she who wrought, no knife to cut, No nail to fix, no bodkin to insert, No glue to join ; her little beak was all ; And yet how nicely finished ! What neat hand, With every implement, and...
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The Boy's Spring Book: Descriptive of the Season, Scenery, Rural Life, and ...

Thomas Miller - Birds - 1847 - 120 pages
...entitled " The Village Curate," written about half a century ago, in describing a bird's nest, has said, " 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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Wonders of the animal kingdom. Birds

Wonders - Birds - 1848 - 484 pages
...Dr. Latham was the young bird of the King Penguin. REMARKABLE NESTS OF BIRDS. Behold a bird's nest ! Mark it well, within, without ! No tool had he that...nice hand, With every implement and means of art, Could compass such another ! HORDIS. THERE is perhaps nothing in Nature more wonderful than the nest...
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The Sportsman's Cyclopaedia: Comprising a Complete Elucidation of the ...

Thomas Burgeland Johnson - Hunting - 1848 - 940 pages
...wrought, no knife to cut, No nail to fix, no hodkin to insert, No glue to join ; their little beaks were all ; And yet how neatly finished. What nice hand,...apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another ? Fondly then We boast of excellence, whose noblest skill Instructive genius foils. Speaking of the...
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A Popular Natural History of Quadrupeds and Birds

William Dowling - 1849
...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...apprenticeship to boot, Could make me such another ?" The martins are sometimes exceedingly unfortunate in the choice of a place for the nest, raising...
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Memorials of Bertie's brother and infant sister, by their mother

Bertie (fict.name.) - Children - 1849 - 112 pages
...best poets says — " 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...insert ; No glue to join : his little beak was all, — AnoT yet how neatly finished ! What nice hand, With every implement and mean of art, And twenty...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1874
...work. A bird's nest. Mark it well, witbin, without ; No tool had be that wrought, no knife to cut, Ko nail to fix, no bodkin to insert. No glue to join : his little beak wnt all, And yet how neatly finish 'd ! What nice band, With every implement and means of art, And...
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Scripture (Bible) natural history, for the young

1850
...the 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." And again, "Some...
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My Little Hymn Book

Children's poetry - 1850 - 144 pages
...your bower, If its life be a short one, 'tis sweet to the close. BIRD'S NEST. Behold a bird's nest ! Mark it well, within, without ; No tool had he that...And yet how neatly finished ! What nice hand, With all the implements of art, Could make me such another ? I thought my branch of coral A pretty shrub...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...be forgiven? 98. 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...to cut ; No nail to fix ; no bodkin to insert ; No ghie to join ; his little beak was all ; And yet how nicely finish'd. What nice hand, With every implement...
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