... bill : but as this artist has no paws to hold the nut firm while he pierces it, like an adroit workman, he fixes it, as it were in a vice, in some cleft of a tree, or in some crevice : when, standing over it, he perforates the stubborn shell. Popular physiology - الصفحة 59بواسطة Perceval Barton Lord - 1839عرض كامل
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Abram Royer Brubacher, Dorothy Ermina Snyder - 1910 - عدد الصفحات: 374
...last. picks an irregular ragged hole with his bill but this artist has no paws to hold the nut with while he pierces it like an adroit workman he fixes...were, in a vice in some cleft of a tree or in some crevice^when standing over it he perforates the stubborn shell. GILBERT WHITE : Natural History of...