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" ... us. They were brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor ; and from whence they still retain their name. Next to the peacock, they are the most beautiful of birds, as well for the vivid colour of their plumes,... "
Conversations and amusing tales [by H. English]. - Página 305
de Harriet English - 1799 - 385 páginas
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The Shooter's Guide: Or, Complete Sportsman's Companion : Containing a ...

Thomas Burgeland Johnson - 1816 - 264 páginas
...breeding near the same spot The Pheasant. The pheasant is a foreign bird, and was brought " into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor, whence the name, which it still retains. Nothing can satisfy the eye with a greater variety and richness...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1816
...a foreign bird, and was at first artificially propagated amongst us. They were brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor ; and from whence they still retain their name. Next to the peacock, they are the most beautiful of...
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Facts authentic, in science and religion: designed to illustrate a new tr ...

William Cowherd - 1818
...Chron. ixiv. 20—22. And WELL'S Preface to Zechariah. 4799. [ 37.] Pheasants were brought ¡uto Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor. GOLDSMITH'S Animated Nature, vol. v. p. 184. 4800. [Matt. xxiv. 1 . To shew Mm the buildings of the...
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Animals

William Bingley - 1821
...birds, though now found wild in our woods, are supposed to hare been originally brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia, situated to the East of the Black Sea. Pheasants are also found in other parts of Asia, and in Africa....
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T ..., Volume 7

William Bengo' Collyer - 1823
...with thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days." The PHEASANT is said to have been first known on the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor, and that it was brought from thence by the Argonauts. . " It is, however," says Mr. Bingley, " very...
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Insects, pt. 1-4. History of the zoophytes. Index

Oliver Goldsmith - 1824
...countries where it is to be found, iii. 42. Pheasants, at first propagated among us, brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor, whence they still retain their name; Crcesus, king of Lybia, seated on his throne, adorned with the...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature: In Three Volumes ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1828
...a foreign bird, and was at first artificially propagated amongst us. They were brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor ; and whence they still retain their name. Next to the peacock, they are the most beautiftil of birds,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 17

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...same incivility as he would show to one of his own sex. Pheasants were originally brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor; and from whence they still retain their name. Next to the peacock, they are the most beautiful of birds,...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 33

1857
...its first introduction into Europe ; Jason of the Golden Fleece, and his Argonauts, having brought it from the banks of the Phasis — a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor ; hence the name phas ianus in Latin, faitan in French, fagiano in Italian, and pheasant in our own...
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Useful knowledge: or, A familiar account of the various ..., Volume 3

William Bingley - 1831
...birds, though now found wild in our woods, are supposed to have been originally brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia, situated to the east of the Black Sea. Pheasants are also found in other parts of Asia, and in Africa....
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