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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 Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Band 10

1838
...forfeit a rniloh 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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A natural history of British and foreign quadrupeds: containing many modern ...

James Hamilton Fennell - 1841 - 556 Seiten
...lamb ; or as much wheat as when poured on the cat suspended by the tail (the head touching the ground) would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the former. The large prices set on them (if we consider the high value of specie at that time), and the great...
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History of Vermont: Natural, Civil, and Statistical, in Three ..., Teile 1-3

Zadock Thompson - 1842 - 648 Seiten
...forfeit an ewe, with her fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured upon 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 i,n I." ORDER PACHYDERMATA. This order is named from the thickness of the...
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History Of Vermont, Natural, Civil And Statistical, In Three Parts, With A ...

Zadock Thompson - 1842
...forfeit an ewe, with her fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured upon 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." ORDER PACHYDERM ATA. This order is named from the thickness of the...
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An Historical and Statistical Account of the Isle of Man, from the ..., Band 1

Joseph Train - 1845
...value. If any one stole or killed the cat that guarded the prince's granary, he was to forfeit a milk ewe, its fleece, and lamb, or as much wheat as, when...would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the tail. — Lav* of Jfywcll Dha, folio edition, London, 1730. ( Cmier't Animal Kingdom, London edit.,...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and ..., Band 4,Ausgabe 31 -Band 6,Ausgabe 59

William Chambers, Robert Chambers
...ewe, with 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. This is curious not only as a matter of history, but as showing that, while the wild cat of the...
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Zoological Recreations

William John Broderip - 1847 - 380 Seiten
...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, that this evidence almost...
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Robinson Crusoe's Farmyard: Designed to Accompany the Game of Natural ...

1849 - 228 Seiten
...milch ewe, its fleece and lamb; or as much wheat as, when poured on the cat, suspended by the tail with the head touching the floor, would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the former." Those must have been the days of Whittington. la the tenth and eleventh centuries, also, cats were...
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A History of the earth and animated nature, Band 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...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...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 popular educator

Popular educator - 1852
...its fleece and lamb, or as much wheat as, when poured on the cat while suspended from the tail, with the head touching the floor, would form a heap high enough to cover the tip of the former. The Domestic Cat is too familiar to require description ; but it has certain peculiarities which must...
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