View of the Russian Empire: During the Reign of Catharine, the Second, and to the Close of the Eighteenth Century, 2. kötet

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397. oldal - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
333. oldal - an ax in the other to knock them on the head. " When thefe bufy animals could not get hold on " what they wanted, for example, the cloaths we " occafionally put off, they Voided their excrements " upon it, and then fcarcely one of the reft pafled " by without doing the fame. From all circum...
330. oldal - During my unfortunate abode, fays he, on Behring's Ifland, I had opportunities more than enough for ftudying the nature of this animal, far excelling the common fox in impudence, cunning, and roguery. The narrative of the innumerable tricks they played us might eafily vie with Albertus Juüus'a hidory of the apes on the ifland of Saxenburg : they forced themfslves into our habitations by night as well as day...
333. oldal - ... their skins. They were so ravenous, that with one hand we could hold to them a piece of flesh, and with a stick or axe in the other could knock them on the head.
332. oldal - Every morning we saw these audacious animals patrolling about among the sea-lions and sea-bears lying on the strand, smelling at such as were asleep, to discover whether some one of them might not be dead...
332. oldal - If we lay down, as if intending to fleep, they came and fmelled our nofes to try whether we were dead or alive ; if we held our breath, they gave fuch a tug to the nofe as if they would bite it off.
15. oldal - From their natural and fimple way of life, their •wants are few, and thofe eafily fatisfied, leaving them leifure for recreations and repofe; and the conftant cheerfulnefs of their temper frees them from troublefome projects, procures them...
332. oldal - ... them by every means we could devise. When we awoke in the morning, there always lay two or three that had been knocked on the head...
330. oldal - Apes on the island of Saxenburg. " They forced themselves into our habitations by night as well as by day, stealing all that they could carry off; even things that were of no use to them, as knives, sticks, and cloaths.
329. oldal - As foon as the little creature is aware of his purfuer, he efcapes into a hollow tree, which the hunter furrounds with a net, and then either cuts it entirely down, or forces the fable by fire and fmoke to abandon his retreat...

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