The American bison, with which you are all pretty familiar, is very similar to the one just mentioned.
Chatterbox Stories of Natural History Anonymous
The American bison is a formidable animal when engaged alone, and when charging in a pack simply irresistible.
Natural History in Anecdote Various
It is worthy of remark, that the American bison has also retreated considerably to the north.
Delineations of the Ox Tribe George Vasey
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a society founded in New York City in 1816 to bring about worldwide dissemination of the Bible. Historical Examples But it, too, was completed and published in 1879, by the American Bible Society. Among the Sioux R. J. Creswell He took an active part in the founding of the American Bible Society in 1816, of […]
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a brickwork bond having a course of headers between five or six courses of stretchers.