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" About 1638, as I walked London streets I saw the picture of a strange fowl hong 'out upon. a cloth vas and myselfe with one or two more Gen. in company went in to see it. It was kept in a chamber, and was a great fowle somewhat bigger than the largest... "
A Dictionary of Birds - Page 157
by Alfred Newton - 1893 - 1212 lehte
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., 9. köide

1838
...one or two more Gen. in company went in to sec it. It was kept in a chamber, and was a great fowle somewhat bigger than the largest Turkey Cock and so legged and footed but stouter and thicker and of a more erect shape, coloured before like the breast of a yong Cock Fesan...
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Hardwicke's Science-gossip: An Illustrated Medium of Interchange ..., 3. köide

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke, John Eller Taylor - 1868
...with one or two more in company, went in to see it. It was kept in a chamber, and was a great^fowle, somewhat bigger than the largest turkey cock, and so legged and footed, but stouter and thicker, and of a more erected shape, coloured before like the breast of a young cock fesan,...
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Natural History: Or, Second Division of "The English Encyclopedia"

Charles Knight - 1866
...one or two more Gen. in company went in to see it. It was kept in a chamber, and was a great fowle somewhat bigger than the largest Turkey Cock and so legged and footed but stouter and thicker and of a. more erect shape, coloured before like the breast of a yong Cock Fesau...
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The English Cyclopaedia

1867
...one or two more Gen. in company went in to see it. It was kept in a chamber, and was a great fowle somewhat bigger than the largest Turkey Cock and so legged and footed but stouter and thicker and of a. more erect shape, coloured before like the breast of a yong Cock Fesan...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, 6. köide

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1874
...a living specimen was exhibited in London, and described by Sir Hamon Lestrange as a "great fowle, somewhat bigger than the largest turkey cock, and so legged and footed, but stouter and thicker and of a more erect shape, colored before like the breast of a young fesan, and...
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The Mauritius Almanac and Colonial Register

1878
...and going in to see it found n great bird kept in a chamber " somewhat bigger than the largest Turky cock, and so legged and footed, but shorter and thicker...1651 Morisot published an account of a voyage made by François Cauche, who professed to have passed fifteen days in Mauritius, or " l'isle de Saínete Anollonie,"...
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Travellers' Tales: A Book of Marvels

Henry Cadwallader Adams - 1883 - 358 lehte
...or two more gentlemen in company went in to see it. It was kept in a chamber, and was a great fowl, somewhat bigger than the largest Turkey cock, and so legged and footed, but stouter and thicker and of a more erect shape, coloured before like the breast of a young cock. The...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., 7. köide

1888
...and going in to see it found a great bird kept in a chamber " somewhat bigger than the largest Turky cock, and so legged and footed, but shorter and thicker." The keeper called it s Dodo and shewed the visitors how his captive would swallow " large peble stones as bigge as nutmegs."...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and ..., 7. köide

1890
...a chamber " somewhat bigger than the largest Turky cock, and so legged and footed, but shorter aud thicker." The keeper called it a Dodo and shewed the visitors how his captive would ewallow " large peble stones as bigge as nutmegs." In 1651 Morisot published an account of a voyage...
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The Origin and Evolution of Birds

Alan Feduccia, Professor Alan Feduccia - 1999 - 466 lehte
...he walked London streets he saw the picture of a strange fowl hung out on a cloth canvas, and going to see it, found a great bird kept in a chamber 'somewhat...swallow 'large peble stones ... as bigge as nutmegs' " (Newton 1 896, 159). At almost exactly the same time the dodo met its demise, the slightly smaller...
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