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" Muskles are; the other end is made fast into the belly of a rude masse or lumpe, which in time commeth to the shape and form of a bird: when it is perfectly formed, the shell gapeth open, and the first thing that appeareth is the foresaid lace or string;... "
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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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1823
...certain shells, in shape like those of the muscle, but sharper pointed, and of a whitish colour, and the end whereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of Oysters and muscles are ; and the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude masse or lump, which...
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 3

William Bingley - 1829
...certain shells, in shape like those of the muscle, but sharper pointed, and of a whitish colour, and the end whereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oysters and muscles are: and the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass or lump, which...
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The architecture of birds

James Rennie - Nature - 1833 - 392 pages
...in form like a lace of silk finely woven as it were together, of a whitish colour ; one end wereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oysters and mussel are ; the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass or lump, which, in...
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The Domestic Habits of Birds..

James Rennie - Birds - 1833 - 379 pages
...in form like a lace of silk finely woven as it were together^ of a whitish cqlbur ; one end wereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oysters and mussel are ; the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass or lump, which, in...
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Lives of Eminent Zoologists: From Aristotle to Linnaeus

William MacGillivray - Zoologists - 1834 - 391 pages
...certain shells, in shape like those of the muscle, but sharper-pointed, and of a whitish colour, and the end whereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oysters and muscles are, and the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass or lump, which,...
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The Conchologist

John Warren - Mollusks - 1834 - 204 pages
...certain shells, in shape like those of the muscle, but sharper pointed and of a whitish color; and the end whereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oysters and muscles are, and the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass or lump, which...
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Lives of Eminent Zoologists: From Aristotle to Linnaeus : with Introductory ...

William MacGillivray - Ornithologists - 1834 - 391 pages
...certain shells, in shape like those of the muscle, but sharper-pointed, and of a whitish colour, and the end whereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oysters and muscles are, and the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass or lump, which,...
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Lives of Eminent Zoologists: From Aristotle to Linnaeus : with Introductory ...

William MacGillivray - Ornithologists - 1834 - 391 pages
...certain shells, in shape like those of the muscle, but sharper-pointed, and of a whitish colour, and the end whereof is fastened unto the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oysters and muscles are, and the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass or lump, which,...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838
...that in time breaketh into certain shells, in shape like those of the muskle, but sharper-pointed, and of a whitish colour, wherein is contained a thing...the shell, even as the fish of oisters and muskles ; the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rude mass, or lumpe, which in time cometh to the shape...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...thing in form like a lace of silke, finely woven, as it were together ; one end wherof is fastened into the inside of the shell, even as the fish of oisters...are ; the other end is made fast unto the belly of a rnde masse or lump, which in time cometh to the shape and form of a bird : when it is perfectly formed,...
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