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" ... proportion to the abundance or scarcity of food, and its good or bad quality, they are small or large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flavour : in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted... "
Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York - Page 159
by American Institute of the City of New York - 1853
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science ..., Volume 10

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1826
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flavour : in general, how. ever, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted, than that of the tame turkey : they are in the l>est order late hi the autumn, or in the beginning of winter. The Indians value this food so highly,...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte - 1831
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flavour : in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted than...present it to strangers as the best they can offer. It seems probable that in Mexico the wild turkey cannot obtain such substantial food as in the United...
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American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the ..., Volume 4

Alexander Wilson - 1831
...however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted than that of the tameturkey : they are in the best order late in the autumn, or...present it to strangers as the best they can offer. It seems probable that in Mexico the wild turkey cannot obtain such substantial food as in the United...
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The Natural History of Gallinaceous Birds: Vol. I ..., Volume 4, Part 1

Sir William Jardine - 1834 - 268 pages
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flavour ; in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted than...present it to strangers as the best they can offer. " The Indians make much use of their tails as fans ; the women weave their feathers with much art on...
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Ornamental, Aquatic, and Domestic Fowl, and Game Birds: Their Importation ...

James Joseph Nolan - 1850 - 191 pages
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flavour ; in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted than...the tame turkey. They are in the best order, late in autumn, or in the beginning of winter. The Indians value this food so highly , when roasted, that they...
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Ornamental, Aquatic, and Domestic Fowl, and Game Birds: Their Importation ...

James Joseph Nolan - 1850 - 191 pages
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flatvour; in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted than...the tame turkey. They are in the best order, late in autumn, or in the beginning of winter. The Indians value this food so highly, when roasted, that they...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indiHerent flavour: in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted than...dish," and present it to strangers as the best they can ofler. They make much use of their tails as fans; the women weave their feathers w'ith much art on...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature ...: With Numerous ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1857
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flavour: in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more, succulent, and better tasted...present it to strangers as the best they can offer. They make much use of their tails as fans; the women weave their feathers with much art on a loose...
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Hints for the Table: Or, The Economy of Good Living. With a Few Words on Wines

John Timbs - 1859 - 184 pages
...throughout the world, and almost universally constitutes a favourite banquet dish. The Indians value it so highly, when roasted, that they call it " the white...present it to strangers as the best they can offer. In England, the rapid increase of turkeys had rendered them attainable at country leasts as early jjs...
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Gallinaceous Birds

William Jardine - 1860 - 255 pages
...large, meagre or fat, and of an excellent or indifferent flavour ; in general, however, their flesh is more delicate, more succulent, and better tasted than...in the autumn, or in the beginning of winter. The Indiana value this food so highly when roasted, that they call it ' the white man's dish,' and present...
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