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" The huge vidette remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few minutes, and then made three successive stealthy advances of several yards (halting for some minutes between each, with ears bent forward to catch the slightest sound), and in this... "
Ceylon in 1893: Describing the Progress of the Island Since 1803, Its ... - Page 289
by John Ferguson - 1893 - 491 pages
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The Wesleyan juvenile offering

Wesleyan Methodist missionary society - 1873 - 154 pages
...several yards (halting for several minutes between each yard, with ears bent as if eagerly listening), and in this way he moved slowly up to the •water's...not venture to quench his thirst ; for though his forefeet were partially in the tank, and his vast body reflected clear in the water, he remained for...
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Ceylon: An Account of the Island Physical, Volume 2

Sir James Emerson Tennent - Natural history - 1859 - 700 pages
...the jungle throughout the day and evening), that not a movement was now to be heard. The huge vidctte remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few...partially in the tank and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained for .some minutes listening in perfect stillness. Not a motion could...
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ceylon

tennent - 1859 - 694 pages
...the jungle throughout the day and evening), that not a movement was now to be heard. The huge vidette remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few...partially in the tank and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained for some minutes listening in perfect stillness. Not a motion could...
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Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and ..., Volume 2

Sir James Emerson Tennent - Natural history - 1860 - 746 pages
...the jungle throughout the day and evening), that not a movement was now to be heard. The huge vidette remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few...did not venture to quench his thirst, for though his fore-feet were partially in the tank and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained...
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Romantic Incidents in the Lives of Naturalists & Celebrated Travellers

Cecilia Lucy Brightwell - Biography - 1861 - 400 pages
...the jungle throughout the day and evening), that not a movement was now to be heard. The huge vidette remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few...did not venture to quench his thirst, for though his fore-feet were partially in the tank, and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained...
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Marvels and Mysteries of Instinct, Or, Curiosities of Animal Life

G. Garratt - Instinct - 1862 - 462 pages
...breaking the jungle throughout the day and evening), that not a movement was to be heard. The huge vidette remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few...did not venture to quench his thirst, for though his fore-feet were partially in the tank, and his vast body was reflected clear iu the water, he remained...
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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862 - 374 pages
...the jungle throughout the day and evening) that not a movement was now to be heard. The huge vidette remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few...did not venture to quench his thirst; for though his forefeet were partially in the tank, and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained...
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Wild Sports of the World: A Boy's Book of Natural History and ..., Volume 1

James Greenwood - Adventure and adventurers - 1862 - 492 pages
...the jungle throughout the day and evening, that not a movement was now to be heard. The huge vidette. remained in his position still as a rock for a few...did not venture to quench his thirst, for though his fore-feet were partly in the tank, and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained...
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Wild Sports of the World: A Boy's Book of Natural History and Adventure

James Greenwood - Adventure and adventurers - 1862 - 438 pages
...rock for a few minutes, and then made three successive stealthy advances of several yards, baiting for some minutes between each, with ears bent forward...did not venture to quench his thirst, for though his fore-feet were partly in the tank, and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865 - 442 pages
...the jungle throughout the day and evening), that not a movement was now to be heard. The huge vidette remained in his position, still as a rock, for a few...did not venture to quench his thirst; for though his fore-feet were partially in the tank, and his vast body was reflected clear in the water, he remained...
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