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" But it must not be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after having left their native element ; for, on watching them,' I have often seen them fall much below the elevation at which they first rose from the water, but never... "
Comparisons of structure in animals. The hand and the arm - Page 86
by Comparisons - 1799 - 192 pages
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Wanderings in New South Wales, Batavia, Pedir Coast, Singapore ..., Volume 1

George Bennet - Aboriginal Australians - 1834 - 428 pages
...ship, which is considered as high as twenty feet and upwards.* But it must not be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after...themselves from the height at which they first sprang, for I regard the elevation they take to depend on the power of the first spring or leap they make on...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 53

1835
...that they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after having left their native element : on watching them I have often seen them fall much...one instance could I observe them raise themselves above that height : I therefore regard the elevation they take to depend on the power of the first...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 53

George Walter Prothero - 1835
...line-of-battle ship, ie as high as twenty feet and upwards. But it must not be supposed that they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after having left their native element: on watching them I have often seen them fall much below the elevation at which they first rose from...
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A history of British fishes

William Yarrell - 1836
...ship, which is considered as high as twenty feet and upwards." " But it must not be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after...themselves from the height at which they first sprang ; for I regard the elevation they take to depend on the power of the first spring or leap they make...
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An Introduction to the Natural History of Fishes: Being ..., Volume 1, Parts 1-2

James Wilson - Ichthyology - 1838 - 240 pages
...line-of-battle ship, ie as high as twenty feet and upwards. But it must not be supposed that they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after having left their native element: on watching them, I have often seen them fall much below the elevation at which they first rose from...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1838
...20 feel and upwards.' ' But it must n.-! be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves ir. the air after having left their native element ; for, on watching them, 1 have often seen them fall much below the elevation at which they first rose from the water, bnt never...
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A History of British Fishes, Volume 1

William Yarrell - Fishes - 1841
...ship, which is considered as high as twenty feet and upwards." " But it must not be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after having left their native element; for, on watehing them, I have often seen them fall much below the elevation at which they first rose from the...
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Treasury of Natural History; Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature ...

Samuel Maunder - Zoology - 1848 - 812 pages
...shin, which is considered ai high as twenty reet and upwards. But it tu ii not be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves in the air after having left their native clement; for, on watching them, I have often seen them fall much below the elevation at which they...
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Cassell's popular natural history

Cassell, ltd - 1859
...ship, which is considered as high as twenty feet and upwards. But it must not be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves in the air after...but never, in any one instance, could I observe them rise from the height at •f- Exocetus. THE FLYING 1'ISH. 117 which they first sprang; for I regard...
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Hardwicke's Science-gossip: An Illustrated Medium of Interchange ..., Volume 3

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke, John Eller Taylor - Natural history - 1868
...ship, which is considered as high as twenty feet and upwards. But it must not be supposed they have the power of elevating themselves in the air, after...one instance could I observe them raise themselves fiom the height at which they first sprang, for I regard the elevation they take to depend on the power...
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