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" ... 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 by... "
A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea - Seite 192
von Thomas Bell - 1837 - 526 Seiten
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1839
...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, who quotes these laws in his British Zoology (1777), observes justly, that this evidence...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature: In Three Volumes ..., Band 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1828
...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...a heap high enough to cover the tip of the former. From hence we discover, besides a picture of the simplicity of the times, a strong argument that cats...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Band 14

1829
...milch ewe, her fleece, and lamb, or as much wheat as when poured on the cat suspended by its tail, (its head touching the floor) would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the tail. Prom these circumstances (says Pennant) we may conclude that cats were not originally natives...
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The Pocket Magazine

George Cruikshank - 1829
...ewe, her fleece, and lamh, or as much wheat, as when poured on the cat, suspended hy her tail (its head touching the floor), would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of its tail. ON A FUGITIVE DANCING MASTER. His time was short, his touch was ne.ul, His movements have...
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Buffon's Natural history, corrected and enlarged by J. Wright. (To which are ...

Georges Louis Le Clerc (comte de Buffon.) - 1831
...forfeit a milch ewe, its fleece, and lamb; or as much wheat as when poured on a Cat, suspended by its tail (the head touching the floor), would form a heap high enough to cover the creature to the tip of its tail. THE WILD CAT. IN this climate, we know but one species of the Wild...
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Nubia and Abyssinia: comprehending their civil history, antiquities, arts ...

Michael Russell - 1833 - 331 Seiten
...milk ewe, her fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as when poured on the cat suspended by the tail (its head touching the floor) would form a heap high enough to cover it to the tip. Now all these precautionary regulations would seem to indicate that our domestic cats...
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Nubia and Abyssinia: comprehending their civil history, antiquies [&c.].

Michael Russell (bp. of Glasgow and Galloway.) - 1833
...milk ewe, her fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as when poured on the cat suspended by the tail (its head touching the floor) would form a heap high enough to cover it to the tip. Now all these precautionary regulations would seem to indicate that our domestic cats...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1836
...very high prices, if we consider the relative value of money at that period. A person who had stole the Cat that guarded the prince's granary, " was to...about whom so much has been said and sung. The true foundation of the story is, however, involved in much obscurity. It is remarkable that a similar narrative...
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A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent ..., Band 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1837
...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 former." This fact is not only curious as setting in a strong point of view the simplicity of ancient manners,...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long].

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1838
...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 former. This last quotation is not only curious, as being an evidence of the simplicity of antient manners,...
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