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" ... determine their relative strength. When this has been fairly ascertained, they advance to the brink of the precipice; and, taking each other by the tail, the weakest descends first, while the strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole... "
Iceland: Its Scenes and Sagas - Page 325
by Sabine Baring-Gould, Alfred Newton - 1863 - 447 pages
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Iceland: Or, The Journal of a Residence in that Island, During the Years ...

Ebenezer Henderson - Iceland - 1819 - 576 pages
...strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole number till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...have provided themselves with a sufficient supply. June 11. My having crossed the Arnarfiord last night was most fortunate, as a violent storm commenced...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 13

1823
...strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...they can with their feet against the rocks ; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided themselves with a sufficient sapply.'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 30

English literature - 1824
...the last in the row, suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal ts then given, on which the uppermost fox pulls with...they can with their feet against the rocks; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided themselves, with a sufficient supply.'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 30

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle - 1824
...strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...might and the rest assist him as well as they can with theirfeet against the rocks; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided...
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Travels in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway

Conduct of life - 1826 - 179 pages
...forming the last in the chain or row wupforis the whole number till the foremost has reached the prey ; a signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...him as well as they can with their feet against the rock, and in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have obtained a sufficient supply."...
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Field Sports of the North of Europe: Comprised in a Personal ..., Volume 1

Llewelyn Lloyd - Hunting - 1831 - 430 pages
...strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey; a signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...they can with their feet against the rocks ; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided themselves with a sufficient supply."...
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The Saturday magazine

1834
...suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal is then given, on which tho uppermost fox pulls with all his might, and the rest...they can with their feet against the rocks; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided themselves with a sufficient supply."...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

Periodicals - 1835
...strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...they can with their feet against the rocks ; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided themselves with a sufficient supply."...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

Periodicals - 1835
...strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...they can with their feet against the rocks; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided themselves with a sufficient supply."...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 30

1824
...strongest, forming the last in the row, suspends the whole number, till the foremost has reached their prey. A signal is then given, on which the uppermost fox...they can with their feet against the rocks; in this manner they proceed from rock to rock, until they have provided themselves with a sufficient supply.'...
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