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" ... the next afternoon; when one of them, which was somewhat superior in size, turned out the other, together with the young hedge-sparrow and the unhatched egg. "
The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... - Page 127
1789
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 15

1789
...reirakibte. The combatants altenintelv арfeared ю luve the advantage, as each carrre-J the oilier feveral times nearly to the top of the neft, and then funk down again, oppreiled by tile weight of Its burden ; tilt at length, after various efforts, the ftrongeft prevailed,...
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The New London Magazine, Volume 1

...fize. turned out the other, together with the young hedge-fparrow and the unhatched egg. This conteft was very remarkable. The combatants alternately appeared...to the top of the neft, and then funk down again, oppreffed by the weight of its burden; till at length, after M CH, 1789, 423 after various efforts,...
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The Historical Magazine, Or, Classical Library of Public Events ..., Volume 1

History - 1789
...together with the young hedge-fparrow and the unhatchrd egg. This contell was very remarkable. »'ole. The combatants alternately appeared to have the advantage, as each carried the oilier lèverai timea nearly * to the top ot the пей, and Chen lunk down again, .opprellcd by the...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1790
...fize, turned out the other, together with the young hedge fparrow and the unhatched egg. This conteft was very remarkable. The combatants alternately appeared...to the top of the neft, and then funk down again, oppreffed by the weight of its burden ; till at length, after various efforts, the ftrongeft prevailed,...
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Annual Register, Volume 30

Edmund Burke - History - 1790
...fize, turned out the other, together with the young hedge fparrow and the unhatched egg. This conteft was very remarkable. The combatants alternately appeared...to the top of the neft, and then funk down again, opprefled by the weight of its burden ; till at length, after various efforts, the ftrongeft prevailed,...
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Annual Register, Volume 30

History - 1790
...:;-•-•, turned out the other, together with the young hedge fparrow ;md tbc unhatched egg. This conteft was very remarkable. The combatants alternately appeared...carried the other feveral times nearly to the top of the nert, and then funk down again, opprefled by the weight of its burden ; till at length, alter various...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 51

English literature - 1789
...fize, turned out the other, together with the young hedpcfparrow and the uuhatchxd egg. This contcft was very remarkable. The combatants alternately appeared to have the advantage, as each carried the other fev<rral times nearly to the top of the ucfr, and then funk down again, opprefled by the weight of...
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - Animal behavior - 1803
...turned out the other, together with the young Hedge-sparrow and theunhatched egg. This contest, he adds, was very remarkable : the combatants alternately appeared to have the advantage, as each carried the other several times nearly to the top of the nest, and again sank down oppressed by the weight of its burthen...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

E. Polehamton - 1815
...superior in sin, turned out the other, together with the hedge-sparrow and the nnhatched egg. This contest was very remarkable. The combatants alternately appeared to have the advantage, as each carried the other several times nearly to the top of the nest, and then sunk down again, oppressed by the weight of its...
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History and description of land birds

Birds - 1816
...out the other, together with the young Hedge-sparrow and the unhatched egg. This contest, he adds, was very remarkable : the combatants alternately appeared to have the advantage, as each canied the other several times nearly to the top of the nest, and then sunk down again oppressed with...
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