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what is "hardly to be found?" remarked bidnest or mosses,gossamer and cotton from vegetables? It has been remarked chat every species of bird has a mode of nidification peculiar to itself; so that a schoolboy would at once pronounce on the sort of nest before him. This is the case among fields and woods, and wilds; but, in the villages round London, where mosses and gossamer, and cotton from vegetables, are hardly to be found, the nest of the chaffinch has not that elegant finished appearance, nor is it so beautifully studded with lichens, as in a more rural district:
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All three, molasses, gossamer, and cotton, are "hardly to be found."
7 มีนาคม 2014
http://naturalhistoryofselborne.com/page/2/ Is this more of the Selbourne Journal? "hardly" means that it cannot be found. It is rare, missing, hidden or in very short supply.
7 มีนาคม 2014
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