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" ... a tobacco pipe ; it is about seven inches high, and about twelve from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail. It is the most delicately shaped animal in the world, being completely formed like a stag in miniature ; except that its horns,... "
A General History of Quadrupeds - Page 104
by Ralph Beilby - 1807 - 525 pages
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Goldsmith's History of the Earth and Animated Nature, Abridged: Containing ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1807 - 411 pages
...form, is not to be exceeded in the animal race : in height it is allowed to be about seven inches, and twelve from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail ; its legs are not much thicker than the shank of a tobacco-pipe, and it appears exactly like the miniature...
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809
...may add, the most beautiful. Its legs at the smallest part are not much thicker than a tobacro-pipe ; it is not more than seven inches in height, and about...very short and glossy. These elegant little creatures arc natives of Senegal and the hottest parts of Africa ; they are likewise, found in India, and in...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1816
...smallest part, are not much thicker than the shank of a tobacco pipe ; it is about seven inches high, and about twelve from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail. It is the most delicately shaped animal in the world, being completely formed like a stag in miniature...
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Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Volume 7

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia - Natural history - 1834
...Dimensions. The following measurement was taken by Dr. LEE, of Alabama, of a specimen in the flesh. Length, from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail, 20 in. Length, of the head, 44 of the ears (posteriorly,) 3l Height, from the fore shoulder, 1 1 Length,...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 1

William Nicholson - Arts - 1819
...may add, the most beautiful. Its legs at the smallest part are not much thicker than a tobacco-pipe ; it is not more than seven inches in height, and about...broad, and its horns, which are straight, and scarcely twn inches long, are black, and shining as jet; the colour of the hair is a reddish brown; in some...
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Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa, Volume 2

William John Burchell - Africa, Southern - 1824
...be an undescribed species. * In size it is not larger than the domestic cat, as the skins measured from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail, not more than from sixteen to eighteen inches. The general color of this animal is tawny, or that of...
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A natural history of the mammalia, Volume 1

George Robert Waterhouse - 1848
...Bachman) were taken by Dr. Lee, from a specimen of the Marsh Hare, in the flesh :— Inches. Lines. Length from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail ... ... 20 0 of head 4 3 " of ears posteriorly .. ... ... 3 10J Height to shoulder 11 0 Length of hind...
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First collection of instructive extracts

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...smallest part are not much thicker than the shank of a tobacco-pipe. It is about seven inches high, and about twelve from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail. It is the most delicately shaped animal in the world, being completely formed like a stag in miniature,...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...smallest part, are not much thicker than the shank of a tobacco pipe ; it is about seven inches high, and about twelve from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail. It is the most delicately shaped animal in the world, being completely formed like a stag in miniature...
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Goldsmith's Natural history, with notes collected, with a life of O ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853
...smallest part, are not much thicker than the flank of a tobacco-pipe ; it is about seven inches high, and about twelve from the point of the nose to the insertion of the tail. It is the most delicately shaped animal in the world, being completely formed like a stag in miniature—...
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