Book: Edward Aitken «Concerning Animals And Other Matters»

Concerning Animals And Other Matters

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The bird, occupied with thoughts of love and beauty, with ""fields, or waves, or mountains""and""shapes of sky or plain,""has made little advance in the art and instruments of good living. It swallows its food whole, scarcely knowing the taste of it, and a pair of forceps for picking it up, tipped and cased with horn, is the whole of its dining furniture. For the bill of a bird, primarily and essentially, is that and nothing else. In the chickens and the sparrows that come to steal their food, and the robin that looks on, and all the little dicky-birds, you may see it in its simplicity. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание 1891 года (издательство" New York, E. P. Dutton" ). Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться небольшие" огрехи" :помарки, кляксы и т. п.

Издательство: "Книга по Требованию" (1891)

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