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" Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry: the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious of surmounting the arduous task. But when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so in their way, and was so... "
The Illustrated London almanack - Pagina 11
1847
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - 1803
...title of " The Raven-tree.'" Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each...but, when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted so out in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp, that the most daring lads were awed, and acknowledged...
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A Picture of the Seasons: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the Year

1819 - 180 pagina’s
...to get at this nest; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious of performing the arduous task. But, when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so much in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp, that the most daring lads were awed, and acknowledged...
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The Natural History of Domestic Animals: Containing an Account of Their ...

1821 - 178 pagina’s
...difficulty wlwtted their inclinations, and each was ambitions of surmounting the arduous task ; but *vhe« they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp, that th« boldest lads were deterred, and icknowledg«I the undertaking to be too hazardous. Thus the mvcns...
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The Natural History of Selborne, Volume 1

Gilbert White - 1822
...the title of The Raven-tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each...to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest, in perfect security, till the fatal day arrived in which the wood was to be levelled. It...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - 1827
...the name of the raven-tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get nt this e>ry; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each...when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so much in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp, that the most daring lads were awed, and acknowledged...
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Animal biography, or, Popular zoology, Volume 2

William Bingley - 1829
...title of " The Raventree." Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this nest : the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each...swelling, it jutted out so in their way, and was so far bepond their grasp, that the boldest lads were deterred, and acknowledged the undertaking to be too...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction

1830
...title of ' the raven tree.' Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry ; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each...beyond their grasp, that the most daring lads were ewed, and acknowledged the undertaking to be too hazardous. So the ravens built on, nest upon nest,...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - 1830
...title of '.the raven tree.' Many were the attempts 01 the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry ; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each...the swelling, it jutted out so in their way, and was BO far beyond their grasp, that the most daring lads were awed, and acknowledged the undertaking to...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1830
...the name of the raven-tree. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry ; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each...when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so much in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp, that the most daring lads were awed, and acknowledged...
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A Picture of the Seasons;: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the ...

1830 - 176 pagina’s
...to get at this nest; the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious of performing the arduous task. But, when they arrived at the swelling, it jutted out so much in their way, and was so far beyond their grasp, that the most daring lads were awed, and acknowledged...
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