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William Bartram

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On the recollection of so many and great favours and blessings, I now, with a high sense of gratitude, presume to offer up my sincere thanks to the Almighty, the Creator and Preserver.

— William Bartram

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Animal substance seems to be the first food of all birds, even the granivorous tribes.

— William Bartram

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First I shall name the eagle, of which there are three species: the great grey eagle is the largest, of great strength and high flight; he chiefly preys on fawns and other young quadrupeds.

— William Bartram

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Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.

— William Bartram

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It may be proper to observe, that I had now passed the utmost frontier of the white settlements on that border.

— William Bartram

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My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view.

— William Bartram

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Some tribes of birds will relieve and rear up the young and helpless, of their own and other tribes, when abandoned.

— William Bartram

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The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent, their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful, as those observed to be in human nature.

— William Bartram

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Turkeys, quails, and small birds, are here to be seen; but birds are not numerous in desart forests; they draw near to the habitations of men, as I have constantly observed in all my travels.

— William Bartram

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Bartram's writing influenced many of the Romantic writers of the day. 901575°W / 34. After passing through Augusta May 10 Dartmouth on May 15 (35.

From his mid-teens Bartram was noted for the quality of his botanic and ornithological drawings. He also had an increasing role in the maintenance of his father's botanic garden and added many rare species to it. When Bartram explained to the Cowkeeper that he was interested in studying the local plants and animals the chief was amused and began calling him Puc-puggee (the flower hunter).

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