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" ... qualities, the seller was to forfeit to the buyer the third part of its value. If any one stole or killed the cat that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb ; or as much wheat as, when poured on the cat suspended... "
A General History of Quadrupeds - Page 229
by Ralph Beilby - 1807 - 525 pages
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British Zoology, Volume 1

Thomas Pennant - Zoology - 1776 - 278 pages
...any one ftole or killed the cat that guarded the Prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb ; or as much wheat as when poured on the cat fufpended by its tail (the head touching the floor) would form a heap high enough to cover the tip...
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Surveys of nature; historical, moral and entertaining, Volume 2

Francis Fitzgerald - 1787
...any oneftole or killed the cat that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured on the cat fufpended by the tail (the head touching the floor) would form an heap high enough to cover the tip...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...any one dole or killed the eat that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb ; or as much wheat as when poured on the cat fufpended by its tail (the head touching the floor) would form a heap high enough to cover the tip...
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The General Genteel Preceptor

Francis Fitzgerald - 1797
...any one ftole or killed the cat that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured on the cat fufpended by the tail, the head touching the floor, would form an heap high enough to cover the tip...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1814
...buyer, the third part of its value. If any one should steal or kill the cat that guarded the prnice'ft granary, he .was either to forfeit a milch ewe, her...fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured OB the cat, suspended by its tail, (its head touchcc 3 ing ing the floor) would form a heap high enough...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1816
...any one stole or killed the cat that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured on the cat, suspended by the tail (the head touching the floor) would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the former....
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ...

1829
...should steal or kill the cat that guarded the prince's granary, the offender was to forfeit either a milch ewe, her fleece, and lamb, or as much wheat, as \vhen ponred on the cat, suspended by her tail (its head touching the floor), would form a heap high...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 56

1839
...; he who stole or killed the cat that guarded the prince's granary, was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb ; or as much wheat as when poured on the cat suspended by its tail (the head touching the floor), would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the tail.* Pennant,...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature: In Three Volumes ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - Physical geography - 1828
...one stole or killed the cat, that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as when poured on the cat, suspended by the tail (the head touching- the floor) would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the former....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...any one stole or killed the cat that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milch ewe, its ~Rg vi > Yevޔ}UM , xy ~ Ota QM ' BnѢ r bs r ;Yu Ř k the head touching the floor, would form a heap high enough tc cover the tip of the former. — Lap...
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