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" Africa ; and it ii certainly one of the most numerous. The plain afforded no other object to fix the attention ; and even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring these elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching their... "
Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa,: Volume I. With an entirely new ... - Page 109
by William John Burchell - 1824
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1824
...the attention ; and even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring these elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching their manners. It was only occa. sionally, that they took those remarkable leaps which have been the origin of the name ; but...
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The Natural History of the Ruminating Animals, Volume 1

Ruminants - 1835 - 270 pages
...fix the attention, and even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring these elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching...those remarkable leaps which have been the origin of their name ; but when moving or grazing at leisure, they walked or trotted like other Antelopes, or...
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Natural history, a popular introduction to the study of quadrupeds

Natural history - 1840
...the attention ; and even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring these elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching...those remarkable leaps, which have been the origin of their name ; but when grazing, or moving at leisure, they walked or trotted like other antelopes, or...
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Natural History of Quadrupeds: Illustrated with Numerous Engravings

James Rennie - Mammals - 1839 - 324 pages
...the attention ; and even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring those elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching...deer. When pursued, or hastening their pace, they fre Y quently took an extraordinary bound, rising with curved or elevated backs high into the air,...
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Sketches in Natural History: History of the Mammalia ...

Mammals - 1849
...fix the attention, and even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring these elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching...those remarkable leaps which have been the origin of their name ; but when grazing or moving at leisure they walked and trotted like other antelopes or...
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A History of the earth and animated nature, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...the attention ; and even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring these elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching...pursued, or hastening their pace, they frequently took an extraordinarv bound, rising with curved or elevated backs high into the air, generally to the height...
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The Boys' and girls' companion for leisure hours, ed. by J. and M. Bennett

John Bennett (editor.) - 1857
...the attention ; nnd even if it had presented many, I should not readily have ceased admiring these elegant animals, or have been diverted from watching...manners. It was only occasionally that they took those rtmarkable leaps, which have been the origin of the name ; hut when grazing, or moving at leisure,...
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