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" May, which at first appears like drops of candle-grease, and sticks to any hard substance it falls upon. These are covered with a shell in two or three days; and in three years the animal is large enough to be brought to market. As they invariably remain... "
A History of the Earth and Animated Nature - Page 207
1810
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

Encyclopaedias, John Millard - 1813 - 712 pages
...candle-grease, and sticks to any hard substance it falls upon. These are covered with a shell in t.vo or three days ; and in three years the animal is large...Colchester, and other parts of England, where the tide settles in marshes on land, to. pick up great quantities of small oysters along the shore, which,...
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The New Pocket Cyclopædia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 704 pages
...any hard substance it falls upon. These are covered with a shell in two or three days ; and in th-rae years the animal is large enough to be brought to...they are laid, and as they grow without any other seeming1 food than thft afflux of sea-water, it is the custom at Colchester, and other parls of England,...
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History of Wonderful Fishes

1820 - 188 pages
...animal is large enough to Le brought to market. As they invariably remain in the places where (hey are laid, and as they grow without any other seeming food than the atilux of sea water, it is the custom, wherever the tide settles in marches on land, lo pick up threat...
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Birds, pt. 5-6. Fishes, pt. 1-4. Of frogs, lizards and serpents

Oliver Goldsmith - 1824
...fall upon. These are covered with a shell in two or three days; and in three years the animal is targe enough to be. brought to market. As they invariably...without any other seeming .food than the afflux of sea water, it is the custom at Colchester, and other parts of the kingdom, where the tide settles in...
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A Dictionary of Mechanical Science, Arts, Manufactures, and ..., Volume 2

Alexander Jamieson - 1829 - 674 pages
...falls upon. These are covered with a shell in two or three days ; and in three years tbe animal is Urge enough to be brought to market. As they invariably...remain in the places where they are laid, and as they prow without any other seeming food than the afflux of sea-water, it is the custom at Colchester, and...
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Buffon's Natural history, corrected and enlarged by J. Wright. (To which are ...

Georges Louis Le Clerc (comte de Buffon.) - 1831 - 526 pages
...spawn in May, which at first appears like drops of candle-grease, and sticks to any hard substance it falls upon. These are covered with a shell in two...without any other seeming food than the afflux of sea water, it is the custom at Colchester, and other parts of England, where the tide settles in marshes...
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A Natural History of the Globe: Of Man, of Beasts, Birds, Fishes ..., Volume 4

Georges Louis Leclerc comte de Buffon - 1831 - 356 pages
...at first appears like drops of candle-grease, and sticks to any hard substance it falls upon. Tiieso are covered with a shell in two or three days ; and...without any other seeming food than the afflux of sea water, it is the cust m at Colchester, and other parts of England, where the tide settles in marshes...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.1, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852 - 612 pages
...candle-grease, and stick to any hard substance they fall upon. These are covered with a shell in two or throe days; and in three years the animal is large enough...it is the custom at Colchester, and other parts of the kingdom, where the tide settles in marshes on land, to pick up great quantities of small oysters...
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Natural history; or, A short introduction to animated nature

Natural history - 1854 - 320 pages
...on which it falls. In a few days, it is covered with a shell ; and in three years the animal is fit to be brought to market. As they invariably remain...the places where they are laid, and as they grow, apparently without any other food than what is contained in the sea-water, it is the custom at Colchester,...
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856 - 826 pages
...substance they fall upon. These are covered with a shell in two or three days ; and in three years tbe animal is large enough to be brought to market. As...without any other seeming food than the afflux of sea-waler, it is the custom at Colchester, and other part! of the kingdom, where the tide settles in...
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