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" Benares, and in other places, wear very thin plates of gold, called ticas, slightly fixed, by way of ornament, between their eye-brows ; and, when they pass through the streets, it is not uncommon for the youthful libertines, who amuse themselves with... "
The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer - Page 19
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 8

James Anderson - Books, Reviews - 1792
...fixed, by way of ornament, between their eye-brows, and when they pafs through the streets, it is not uncommon for the youthful libertines, who amuse themselves...reader may be curious to know more of this singular feird, I supply the rest of the description omitted by this correspondent. <( This bird, which is called...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1792
...libertines, who amufe themftlves with training Baya's, to give them a fign which they undcrftand, and lend them to pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their miftrefles,» which they bring in tiiumph te the level's. The Baya feeds natu» rally on grafb-hoppers...
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The Monthly Review

1793
...libertines, who amufe themfelves with training Baya's, to give them a fign which they underftand, and fend them to pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their miftrefles, which they bring in triumph to the lovers.' On the DiffeBlon of the Pangolin. By ADAM BURT,...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1793
...libertines, who amufe themfelves with training Baya's, to give them a fign which they underftand, and fend them to pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their miftreffes, which they bring in triumph to the lovers.' On the Dij/еЯгвп of the Pangolin* By ADAM...
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A narrative of the operations of captain Little's detachment, and of the ...

Edward Moor - 1794
...libertines, who amufe themfelves with training bayas, to give them a fign which they underftand, and fend them to pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their miftrefles, which 4 they they bring in triumph to the lovers. The baya feeds naturally on grafs-* hoppers,...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 10, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...libertines, who amufe themfelves with training bay::s, to give them a fignal, which they underftand, and fend them to pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their miftrefTes, which they bring in triumph to the lovers. The baya feeds naturaUy on grafshoppers and...
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Asiatick Researches: Or, Transactions of the Society Instituted in ..., Volume 2

Asia - 1801
...libertines» .who amufe themfeives with training Bayas, to give them a fign, which they underjtand, and fend them to pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their miftrefies, which they bring in triumph to the lovers. — The Baya feeds naturally on grafshoppers...
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Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 1

William Bingley - Zoology - 1803
...streets, it is not uncommon for the youthful libertines, who amuse themselves with training these Birds, to give them a signal, which they understand, and...pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their mistresses, which they bring in triumph to the lovers." THE SOCIABLE GKOSBEAK.* The Sociable Grosbeaks...
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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 4

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...libertines, who amufe themfelves with training Bayas, to give them a fign which they underftand, and fend them to pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their miftrefles, which they bring in triumph to the lovers. The Baya feeds naturally on grafshoppers and...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 9

Anecdotes - 1826
...fixed, by way of ornament, bekwen their eye-brows ; and when they pass through the streels, it is not uncommon for the youthful libertines, who amuse themselves...pluck the pieces of gold from the foreheads of their mistresses, which they bring in triumph to their lovers. o3 THE PIG POINTER. The race of swine, though...
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