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The Dovecote and the Aviary; Being Sketches of the Natural History of Pigeons and Other Domestic Birds in a Captive State with Hints for Their Management (Paperback) Loot Price: R466
Discovery Miles 4 660
The Dovecote and the Aviary; Being Sketches of the Natural History of Pigeons and Other Domestic Birds in a Captive State with...
The Dovecote and the Aviary; Being Sketches of the Natural History of Pigeons and Other Domestic Birds in a Captive State with...

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The Dovecote and the Aviary; Being Sketches of the Natural History of Pigeons and Other Domestic Birds in a Captive State with Hints for Their Management (Paperback)

Edmund Saul Dixon

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Loot Price R466 Discovery Miles 4 660

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1851. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. CONCLUDING DIALOGUE.-THE NIGHTINGALE. INTEHIX>CUTOR8: CAMRRIAN, EAST-ANGLIAN, RIRD-CATCHER. A country walk.--Local curiosities.--An agreeable surprise.--Limits of the Nightingale's migrations.--Topographical caprice.--The ravisher of Nightingales.--Particulars of capture.--Subsequent management.--Touching song and wakefulness of the bird.--Antique notions.--Effects of a Nightingale diet.-- Enter bird-catcher.--Rural simplicity.--Diamond cut diamond.--The bird is caught.--Amount of its accomplishments.--Modes of causing their exhibition. --Au revoir. Cambrian. How I do enjoy this ramble It is the very day for a walk. The delicate freshness of the green leaves is a most luxurious contrast to the naked twigs that for so long have been laden only with hoarfrost and snow-flakes. It is cheering to see the spring flowers once more spread out upon that shady bank-- the lovely mixture of primroses and dog-violets--telling us, by signs on earth, how far the sun has advanced through the signs of the zodiac. The air is bright here, and clear; but I think it is colder, I had almost said keener, than we should feel it, if you were at this moment paying me a visit, and we were taking a stroll together on our Welsh coast, instead of through an inland Norfolk lane. East-anglian. You expected such a climate when you came, did you not? I hope, too, you remembered it iu packing your portmanteau, and included winter flannels as well as clean shirts in your travelling wardrobe. When the wind blows direct from the north, we have it genuine as imported; for there is not a bit of Chap, xiv.] LOCAL CDBIOSITIES. 437 land between us and the north pole to screen us and take off the chill from it. C. Well, there is a sort of polar sharpness in the breeze: it feels almost as ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Edmund Saul Dixon
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-19734-4
Barcode: 9781151197344
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-19734-3

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