Gilbert White Quote

The language of birds is very ancient, and, like other ancient modes of speech, very elliptical: little is said, but much is meant and understood.


The Natural History of Selborne - Letter XLIII (p. 198), Robert M. McBride & Company. 1925

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The language of birds is very ancient, and, like other ancient modes of speech, very elliptical: little is said, but much is meant and understood.

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The language of birds is very ancient, and, like other ancient modes of speech, very elliptical: little is said, but much is meant and understood.

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The language of birds is very ancient, and, like other ancient modes of speech, very elliptical: little is said, but much is meant and understood.

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The language of birds is very ancient, and, like other ancient modes of speech, very elliptical: little is said, but much is meant and understood.