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" ... worst, pigeon of the flock: sitting round, and looking on. all the winter, whilst this one was devouring, throwing about, and wasting it: and if a pigeon, more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying... "
Notes and Queries - Página 339
1894
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The Revolt of the Bees

John Minter Morgan - 1839 - 197 páginas
...pigeon more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon it, and tearing it to pieces: — if you should...is every day practised and established among men. " There must be some very important advantages to account for an institution, which in the view of...
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Elements of rhetoric

Richard Whately (abp. of Dublin.) - 1841
...pigeon, more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon it, and tearing it to pieces; if you should see...too, oftentimes the feeblest and worst of the whole set, a child, a woman, a madman, or a fool;) getting nothing for themselves all the while, but a little...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising the Substance of the Article in the ...

Richard Whately - 1841 - 347 páginas
...pigeon, more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon it, and tearing it to pieces; if you should see...too, oftentimes the feeblest and worst of the whole set, a child, a woman, a. madman, or a'fool;) getting nothing for themselves all the while, but a little...
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The Dublin Review, Parte2

1841
...than the rest touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon him and tearing him to pieces ; — if you should see this, you would...more, than what is every day practised and established amongst men. Among men you see the ninety-and-nine toiling and scraping together a heap of superfluities...
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A Few Lectures on Natural Law

Henry St. George Tucker - 1844 - 128 páginas
...more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly fly ing upon it, and tearing it to pieces : if you should...scraping together a heap of superfluities for one ; getting nothing for themselves all the while, but a little of the coarsest of the provision, which...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 páginas
...pigeon, more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon it and tearing it to pieces ; if you should see...practised and established among men. Among men you see the ninety-andnine toiling and scraping together a heap of superfluities for one (and this one too, oftentimes,...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising an Analysis of the Laws of Moral Evidence ...

Richard Whately - 1846 - 351 páginas
...pigeon, more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon it, and tearing it to pieces; if you should see...too, oftentimes the feeblest and worst of the whole set, a child, a woman, a madman, or a fool ;) getting nothing for themselves all the while, but a little...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846
...more hardy or hungry than the rest, touched a grain' of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon it, and tearing it to pieces ; — if you should...a heap of superfluities for one (and this one too, often times, the feeblest and worst of the whole set — a child, a woman, a madman, or a fool) ; getting...
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The Oxford and Cambridge review, Volumen3

1846
...more hardy and hungry than the rest, touched a grain of the hoard, all the others instantly flying upon it, and tearing it to pieces : if you should...what is every day practised and established among (Irish) men.' The other day we saw one of Ireland's foremost nobles, and greatest landowners, raising...
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The Working Man's Political Economy: Founded Upon the Principle of Immutable ...

John Pickering - 1847 - 206 páginas
...round and looking on all the winter, whilst this one was devdhring, wasting, and scattering it about; and if a pigeon more hardy or hungry than the rest,...see this, you would see nothing more than what is daily practised and established among men." • " Among men you see the ninety and nine toiling and...
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