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1 The great European vulture.
2 Their nests are seldom seen, in consequence of being concealed in the crags of the highest mountains, the Pyrenees, for instance.
3 "Three" seems a better reading. Aristotle says "two."
4 Ovid, in his "Art of Love," speaks of the use of eggs in purifications made by lovesick damsels. See B. ii. 1. 330.
5 This story arises from the extreme acuteness of their power of smelling a dead body. The Egyptians said that the vulture foreknows the field of battle seven days.
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