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" ... bring it to the water's edge, and, after launching it, embark and place themselves round the heap, with their heads joined over it and their backs to the water, their tails pendent in the stream, serving the purpose of rudders. "
Journal of a Tour in Iceland, in the Summer of 1809 - Page 52
by Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1813 - 369 pages
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - Zoology - 1803
...foraging excursions, cross the rivers of Iceland, is thus related by Mr. Olaffen. e< The party, consisting of from six to ten, select a flat piece of dried cow-dung, on which they place the berries they have collected, in a heap in the middle : then, by their united force, drawing it to the water's...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 9

Anecdotes - 1826
...to their magazine, they are obliged to recross the stream ; of the mode of doing which, Mr. Alafsen gives the following account:—" The party, which consists of from six to ten, select a piece of dried cow dung, on which they place the berries on a heap in the middle ; then by their united...
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The Athenaeum, Volume 2

1828
...winter. Olaffen says, that when those rats pass a stream with their booty, the party, which usually consists of from six to ten, select a flat piece of dried cow-dung, on which they place their berries, in a heap, in the centre. By their united force, they bring this singular raft to the...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Charles Knight - World history - 1832
...their magazines, they are obliged to repass the stream; of which Mr. Olafsen (Olafsen and Povelsen) gives the following account : — ' The party, which...cow-dung, on which they place the berries on a heap ill the middle; then, by their united force, bring it to the water's edge, and, after launching it,...
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Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Animal behavior - 1845 - 336 pages
...forages. In their return with the booty to their magazines, they are obliged to repass the stream. " The party, which consists of from six to ten, select...heap in the middle ; then, by their united force, they bring it to the water's edge, and, after launching it, embark and place themselves round the heap,...
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The Natural History of Humming Birds, Volume 2

Sir William Jardine - 1845
...return with their booty to their magazines, they are obliged to repass the stream ; of which Mr. Oleffen gives the following account : — ' The party, which...select a flat piece of dried cowdung, on which they lay the berries in a heap on the middle ; then by their united force they bring it to the water's edge,...
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The duty of kindness to animals

Duty - 1853
...to their magazines, they are obliged to recross the stream ; of the mode of doing which Mr. Alafsen gives the following account: — "The party, which consists of from six to ten, select a piece of dried cow dung, on which they place the berries on a heap in the middle ; then by their united...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued as ...

Chambers's journal - 1854
...lakes in their search for provant. Olaffsen relates that, on such occasions, ' the party, consisting of from six to ten, select a flat piece of dried cow-dung, on which they place the berries they have collected, in a heap in the middle; and then, by their united force, drawing it to the water's...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 5

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854
...lakes in their search for provant. Olaflsen relates that, on such occasions, " the party, consisting of from six to ten, select a flat piece of dried cow-dung, on which they place the berries they have collected, in a heap in the middle ; and then, by theii united force, drawing ít to the...
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Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts, Volumes 21-22

1854
...lakes in their search for provant. Olaffsen relates that, on such occasions, ' the party, consisting of from six to ten, select a flat piece of dried cow-dung, on which they place the berries they have collected, in a heap in the middle; and then, by their united force, drawing it to the water's...
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