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" ... when it is perfectly formed, the shell gapeth open. and the first thing that appeareth is the foresaid lace or string ; next come the legs of the bird hanging out, and as it groweth greater it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it is all... "
The History, Ancient and Modern, of the Sheriffdoms of Fife and Kinross ... - Page 138
by Sir Robert Sibbald - 1803 - 468 pages
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 1

William Bingley - Zoology - 1803
...shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeareth is the aforesaid lace or string ; next cometh the legs of the bird hanging out ; and, as it groweth...it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it has all come forth, and hangeth only by the bill. In short space after it cometh to full maturitie,...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by ...

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810
...perfectly formed the ihell gapeth open, and the firll thing that appeareth is the torefaid lace or llring ; next come the legs of the bird hanging out, and as it groweth greater it openeth the ihell by degrees, till at length it is all come forth and hangeth only by the bill : in fliort fpace...
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History of wonderful fishes

Nature - 1820 - 181 pages
...is perfectly formed, (he shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeai-eth, is ttvs aforesaid lace or string ; next come the legs of the bird, hanging...it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it has all come forth, and hangeth by the bill ; in a short space after, it cometh to full maturity, and...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1823
...shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeareth is the aforesaid lace or string ; next cometh the legs of the bird, hanging out; and, as it groweth...it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it has all come forth, and hangeth only by the bill. In short space after it cometh to full maturitie,...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 6

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...gapeth open, and the first thing that nppeurcth is the foresaid lace or string; next come the legt of the bird hanging out, and as it groweth greater it openeth the •hell by degré«, till at length it is all come forth and hangelh only by the bill : in short space...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volumes 3-4

Maria Edgeworth - Didactic fiction - 1825 - 336 pages
...it is perfectly formed, the shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeareth is the aforesaid lace or string; next come the legs of the bird hanging...degrees, till at length it is all come forth, and hangeth only by the bill ; in short space after, it cometh to maturity, and falleth into the sea, where it...
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Elements of Natural History: Invertebrata, &c

John Stark - Natural history - 1828
...when it is perfectly formed the shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appearcth is the foresaid lace or string ; next come the legs of the bird hanging...degrees, till at length it is all come forth, and hangeth only by the bill ; in short space after it commeth to full maturitie, and falleth into the sea, where...
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 3

William Bingley - 1829
...appeareth is the aforesaid lace or string ; next cometh the legs of the bird hanging out; and, as the bird groweth greater, it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it has all come forth, and hangeth only by the bill. In short space after it cometh to full maturitie,...
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The architecture of birds

James Rennie - Nature - 1833 - 392 pages
...when it is perfectly formed, the shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeared) is the foresaid lace or string ; next come the legs of the bird hanging...it openeth the shell by degrees till at length it has all come forth, and hangeth only by the bill ; in short spuce after it cometh to full maturity,...
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Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds

George Montagu - Birds - 1831 - 592 pages
...nppeareth, is the aforesaid lace or string; next cometh the legs of the bird hanging out ; and, as the bird groweth greater, it openeth the shell by degrees, till at length it has all come forth, and hangeth only by the hill. In short space after it cometh to full maturity,...
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