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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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Yearbook of Pharmacy: Comprising Abstracts of Papers Relating to Pharmacy ...

British Pharmaceutical Conference - 1893
...or beak, and with feathers black and white. He concludes his marvellous statement by saying it is " spotted in such manner as is our magpie, called in some places a pieannefc, which the people of Lancashire call by no other name than a tree goose, which place aforesaid,...
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The Ornithology of Shakespeare: Critically Examined, Explained, and Illustrated

James Edmund Harting - Birds - 1871 - 321 pages
...it cometh to full maturitie, and falleth into the sea, where it gathereth feathers, and groweth to a fowle bigger than a mallard and lesser than a goose,...blacke and white, spotted in such manner as is our magge-pie, called in some places a pie-annet, which the people of Lancashire call by no other name...
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: The tempest. 1892

William Shakespeare - 1895
...gathereth feathers, and groweth to a foule, bigger then a Mallard, and lesser then a Goose ; hauing blacke legs and bill or beake, and feathers blacke and white, spotted in such maner as is our Magge-Pie, called in some places a Pie-Annet, which the people of Lancashire call by...
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Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal Institution of ...

Friedrich Max Müller - Comparative linguistics - 1873
...the sea, where it gathereth feathers, and groweth to a foule, bigger then a Mallard, and lesser then a Goose ; having blacke legs and bill or beake, and...blacke and white, spotted in such manner as is our Magge-Pie, called in some places a Pie-Annet, which the people of Lancashire call by no other name...
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Lectures on the Science of Language, Volume 2

Friedrich Max Müller - Comparative linguistics - 1873
...gathereth feathers, and groweth to a foule, bigger than a Mallard, and lesser than a Gooee ; baring blackc legs and bill or beake, and feathers blacke and white, spotted in such manner as is our Magge-Pie, called in some places a Pie-Annet, which the people of Lancashire call by no otlier name...
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Lectures on the Science of Language Delivered at the Royal Institution of ...

Friedrich Max Müller - Comparative linguistics - 1874 - 4 pages
...the sea, where it gathereth feathers, and groweth to a foule, bigger then a Mallard, and lesser then a Goose ; having blacke legs and bill or beake, and...blacke and white, spotted in such manner as is our Magge-Pie, called in some places a Pie-Annej;, which the people of Lancashire call by no other name...
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An introductory text-book of zoology

Zoology - 1875 - 224 pages
...fall into the sea, "where it gathereth feathers, and groweth to fowle bigger than a mallard and less than a goose, having blacke legs and bill or beake, and feathers blacke and white." CHAPTER X. CLASS II. ARACHNIDA. THIS class includes the Mites, Ticks, Scorpions, and Spiders, and is,...
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Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society

Voyages and travels - 1876
...contemporary writer, in the passage cited in the next page, the brent goose is well described as " a fowle bigger than a mallard, and lesser than a goose,...white, spotted in such manner as is our mag-pie". It is figured and also described in the fifth volume of Gould's Birds of Europe. ' Wieringen, an island...
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Select Plays: The Tempest

William Shakespeare - 1876 - 156 pages
...it gathereth feathers, and groweth to a foule, bigger then a Mallard, and lesser then a Goosehamng blacke legs and bill or beake, and feathers blacke and white! spotted in such maner as is our Magge-Pie, called in some places a. PieAnnet, which the people of Lancashire call by...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 242

Early English newspapers - 1877
...the sea, where it gathereth feathers, and groweth to a foule, bigger then a Mallard, and lesser then a Goose, having blacke legs and bill or beake, and feathers blacke and white . . . . which the people of Lancashire call by no other name then a tree Goose." Accompanying this...
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