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" I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly... "
Things not generally known, familiarly explained - الصفحة 180
بواسطة John Timbs - 1856 - عدد الصفحات: 247
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Sketches of New England: Or, Memories of the Country

Nathaniel Shatswell Dodge - 1842 - عدد الصفحات: 286
...country, but has certainly been chosen with bad taste. Franklin says in one of his letters, " I wish the Bald Eagle had not been chosen as the representative...character ; he does not get his living honestly; you may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor...

The Life of Augustus, Viscount Keppel, Admiral of the White, and ..., المجلد 2

Thomas Robert Keppel - 1842
...object to the bald eagle, as looking too much like a dindon, or turkey. For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative...moral character ; he does not get his living honestly, — too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labour of the fishing hawk ; and when that diligent...

London, المجلد 5

Charles Knight - 1843
...habits of this bird, and its unfitness for the honour done to it. He says, " For my part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative...character; he does not get his living honestly. You may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labours...

The Living Age ..., المجلد 26

1850
...pay. Others object to the bald eagle, as looking like a dindon, or turkey. For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative...character ; he does not get his living honestly. You may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labor...

The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest ..., المجلد 3

Hugh Murray - 1844
...being a favourite station. The bald eagle is fierce .and daring, but, to use the words of Franklin, " He is a bird of bad moral character ; he does not get his living honestly ; you may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish himself, he watches the labours of...

A Popular Natural History of Quadrupeds and Birds

William Dowling - 1849
...States. The philosopher thus speaks, in his own forcible and plain style : " For my part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative...character ; he does not get his living honestly. You may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labours...

Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, المجلد 41

1850
...pay. Others object to the bald eagle, as looking like a dindon, or turkey. For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country : he is a bird of l>ad moral character ; he does not get his living honestly. You may have seen him perched on some dead...

Bentley's Miscellany, المجلد 30

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1851
...character, given to it by the celebrated Benjamin Franklin : — "' For my part (says he) I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative...character ; he does not get his living honestly. You may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish tor himself, he watches the labours...

Bentley's Miscellany, المجلد 30

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1851
...country. He is a bird of bad moral character ; he does not get his living honestly. You may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labours of the fishing-hawk; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing...

The Living Age ..., المجلد 31

1851
...bird of bad moral character ; he does not get his living honestly. You may have seen him perched nn some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the labors of the fishing-hawk ; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing...




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