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" I turned about the cage to get to the door; it was twisted and double twisted so fast with wire, there was no getting it open without pulling the cage to pieces; — I took both hands to it. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance,... "
The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: A sentimental journey through France ... - Page 78
by Laurence Sterne - 1805
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A Description of More Than Three Hundred Animals: Interspersed with ...

Zoology - 1829 - 476 pages
...where I was attempting his deliverance, and, thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his head against it, as if impatient. — I fear, poor creature, said I, I can't set thee at liberty. — ' No,' said the Starling, ' I can't get out, — I can't get out.' Disguise...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne: In One Volume, with a Life of the Author

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1830 - 416 pages
...it The bird flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if..."No," said the starling; "I can't " get out, — I can'tget out," said the starling. I vow I never had my affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do I...
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, Volume 2

Laurence Sterne - British - 1832
...it. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it, as if...can't get out — I can't get out,' said the starling. where the dissipated spirits, to which my reason had been a bubble, were so suddenly called home. Mechanical...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 6

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1833
...of birds being lessened during incubation. — JD ART. VI. The Starling. By CHARLES WATERTON, Esq. " I CAN'T get out, — I can't get out, said the starling." I know not any thing, except Gay's " Hare and many Friends," that made so much impression on me, when...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...7. The bird flew to the place where I was attempting his deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed his breast against it as if impatient....can't get out, I can't get out," said the Starling. 8. I never had ir.y affections more tenderly awakened ; nor do I remember an incident in my life, where...
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Essays on natural history, chiefly ornithology. With an autobiography of the ...

Charles Waterton - Birds - 1838
...best support; without it, I could have done nothing. " Hoc solamen erat, sylvis hoc victor abibam." THE STARLING. " I CAN'T get out, — I can't get out, said the starling." I know not any thing, except Gay's " Hare and many Friends," that made so much impression on me, when...
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Essays on Natural History, Chiefly Ornithology

Charles Waterton - Birds - 1839 - 334 pages
...best support ; without it, I could have done nothing. " Hoc solamen erat, JylrU hoc victor abibam." THE STARLING. "I CAN'T get out, I can't get out," said the starling. I know not any thing, except Gay's "Hare and many Friends," that made so much impression nn me, when...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...deliverance, and thrusting his head through the trellis, pressed hi' breast against it as if impatient ; 1 fear, poor creature, said I, I cannot set thee at...the starling, * I can't get out ; I can't get out/ siid the starling. I vow I never had my affect ion< more tenderly awakened ; or do I remember an incident...
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Essays on Natural History, Chiefly Ornithology

Charles Waterton - Birds - 1844 - 334 pages
...support ; without it, I could have done nothing. " Hoc i-olair.en erat, sylvis hoe victor ahiixun." THE STARLING. "I CAN'T get out, I can't get out," said the starling. I know not any thing, except Gay's "Hare and many Friends," that made so much impression on me, when...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...same words repeated twice over ; and looking up, I saw it was a starling hung in a little cage ; ' stood looking at the bird ; and to every person who came through the passage, it ran fluttering to...
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