Manx sentence example

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  • One or other of these types is to be found in cats of almost all breeds, whether Persian, short-haired or Manx; and there appear to be no intermediate stages between them.
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  • Turning to the tailless or so-called Manx cats, in which the tail should be represented merely by a tuft of hair without any remnant of bone, it seems that the strain is to be met with in many parts of Russia, and there is a very general opinion that it originally came from Japan or some other far eastern country.
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  • Instead of these are cats with more or less abbreviated tails, showing in greater or less degree a decided kink or bend near the tip. In other cases the tail is of the short curling type of that of a bulldog; sometimes it starts quite straight, but divides in a fork-like manner near the tip; and in yet other instances it is altogether wanting, as in the typical Manx cats.
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  • There is an immense variety of water-fowl, including the phalarope, fulmar petrel, kittiwake, Manx shearwater, black guillemot, whimbrel, puffin and white-tailed eagle.
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  • The question was somewhat expanded at the next census, and in 1901 was brought into harmony with the similar inquiry as to Welsh and Manx.
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  • Four species of Puffinus are recorded as visiting the coasts of the United Kingdom; but the Manx shearwater is the only one that at all commonly breeds in the British Islands.
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  • They catch puffins, fulmar petrels, guillemots, razorbirds, Manx shearwaters and solan geese both for their oil and for food.
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  • An account of his life, privately printed, was written by the Rev. John Kelly (1150-1809), the Manx scholar, who married one of his granddaughters.
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  • They are rich in sea-fowl, the most common being the eider duck, puffin, Manx shearwater, black guillemot, kittiwake and herring gull.
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  • Primitive Celtic split up, as already shown, into two dialects, represented in modern times by two groups of languages - (i) the Goidelic group, comprising Irish, Scottish, Gaelic and Manx.
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  • Find out how to gut and smoke herring to make the famous Manx kippers.
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  • Seabirds were surprisingly scarce, a few Manx Shearwater near Penzance being the highlight.
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  • There are numerous Atlantic Gray Seal on this coast and we may see passing Manx shearwater.
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  • The strong offshore winds saw to it that the sea produced nothing more than a few lingering Manx shearwaters and an Arctic Skua.
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  • Seawatching produced just a few Manx shearwaters off the Bill.
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  • August 12 th: A Manx shearwater from North Light was the best bird today.
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  • In calm, sunny conditions the sea was very quiet with nothing better than a single Manx shearwater passing through off the Bill.
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  • Also on the pelagic 20 Manx shearwater were seen well south of the islands flying strongly southwest, migrating?
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  • The offshore wind did seawatchers no favors, with 50 Manx Shearwaters and 2 Arctic Skuas the only noteworthy sightings off the Bill.
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  • Their are some dates which exist in Manx sovereigns which do not exist in British sovereigns.
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  • The sea was scarcely more exciting, with 21 Common Scoter, 12 Manx Shearwaters and 5 commic terns past the Bill.
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  • The word is Celtic, appearing in Welsh (very frequently) as afon, in Manx as aon, and in Gaelic as abhuinn (pronounced avain), and is radically identical with the Sanskrit ap, water, and the Lat.
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  • 2 Ray's mistaking young birds of this kind obtained in the Isle of Man for the young of the coulterneb, now usually called "Puffin," has already been mentioned under that heading; and not only has his name Puffinus anglorum hence become attached to this species, commonly described in English books as the Manx puffin or Manx shearwater, but the barbarous word Puffinus has come into use for all birds thereto allied, forming a well-marked group of the family Procellariidae (see PETREL), distinguished chiefly by their elongated bill, and numbering some twenty species, if not more - the discrimination of which has taxed the ingenuity of ornithologists.
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  • A few Manx Shearwaters were present throughout the day, and 40 Common Scoter passed through.
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  • There are numerous Atlantic Gray Seal on this coast and we may see passing Manx Shearwater.
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  • The strong offshore winds saw to it that the sea produced nothing more than a few lingering Manx Shearwaters and an Arctic Skua.
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  • Seawatching produced just a few Manx Shearwaters off the Bill.
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  • August 12 th: A Manx Shearwater from North Light was the best bird today.
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  • In calm, sunny conditions the sea was very quiet with nothing better than a single Manx Shearwater passing through off the Bill.
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  • Also on the pelagic 20 Manx Shearwater were seen well south of the islands flying strongly southwest, migrating?
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  • The sea was scarcely more exciting, with 21 Common Scoter, 12 Manx Shearwaters and 5 commic Terns past the Bill.
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  • Against all odds, Manx Gaelic has clawed itself back from the verge of extinction over the past thirty years.
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