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" The emerald, the ruby, the topaz, sparkle in its plumage, which is never soiled by the dust of the ground. It inhabits the air; it flutters from flower to flower; it breathes their freshness; it feeds on their nectar, and resides in climates where they... "
Sketch of the Mosquito Shore: Including the Territory of Poyais, Descriptive ... - Page 205
by Thomas Strangeways - 1822 - 355 pages
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The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

Books - 1813
...rapidity, sprightliness, grace, and rich decoration, she has bestowed profusely upon this little favourite. The emerald, the ruby, the topaz, sparkle in its plumage,*...climates where they blow in perpetual succession. " It is in the hottest part of the new world that all the species of fly-birds are found. They are...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 2

1813
...rapidity, sprightliness, grace, and rich decoration, she has bestowed profusely upon this little favourite. The emerald, the ruby, the topaz, sparkle in its plumage,*...ground. It inhabits the air ; it flutters from flower to down- ; it breathes their freshness ; it feeds on their nectar, and resides in climates where they...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 41

English literature - 1813
...favourite. The emerald, the ruby, the topaz, ffarltUin its plumage*, which is never foiled by the duft of the ground. It inhabits the air ; it flutters from flower to flower ; it breathes their freftinefs ; it feeds on their neftar, and refides in climates where they blow in perpetual fuceeffion....
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 41

1813
...favourite. The emerald, the ruby, the topaz, 'JparUe in its plumage*, which is never foiled by the duft of the ground. It inhabits the air; it flutters from flower to flower ; it breathes their freflinefs ; it feeds on their neftar, and refidcs in climates where they blow in perpetual fuc, ceflion....
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The Analectic Magazine, to which is Added, an Appendix of Official ..., Volume 2

1813
...decoration, she has bestowed profusely upon this little favourite. The cmeVOL. II. 2D ED. 33 raid, the ruby, the topaz, sparkle in its plumage,* which is never soiled by the dust oi the ground. It inhabits the air; it flutters front flower to flower; it breathes their freshness;...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817
...amongst the others, she has bestowed profusely on this little favourite. The emerald, the ruby, and the topaz, sparkle in its plumage, which is never soiled by the dust of the ground. It is inconceivable how much these brilliant birds add to the high finish and beauty of the western landscape....
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Museum Americanum, Or, Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 346 pages
...amongst the others, she has bestowed profusely on this little favourite. The emerald, the ruby, and the topaz, sparkle in its plumage, which is never soiled by the dust of the ground. It is inconcei rable how much these brilliant birds add to the high finished beauty of the western landscape....
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

1833
...decoration — have been profusely bestowed upon this little favourite. The emerald, the ruby, and the topaz, sparkle in its plumage, which is never soiled by the dust of the ground, for its whole life being aerial, it rarely alights on the turf. It dwells in the air, and flitting...
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The naturalist's poetical companion, with notes, selected by E. Wilson

Naturalist pseud, Edward WILSON (M.A., F.L.S.) - 1852
...sprightliness, grace, and rich decoration — have been profusely bestowed upon this little favourite. The emerald, the ruby, the topaz, sparkle in its plumage, which is never soiled by the duat of the ground, for its whole life being aerial, it rarely lights on the turf. It dwells in the...
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The Church of England quarterly review

1856
...grace, and rich decoration — have been bestowed upon this little favourite. The emerald, the ruby, and the topaz sparkle in its plumage, which is never soiled by the ground, for its whole life being aerial, it rarely lights on the turf. It dwells in the air, and flitting...
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