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Mr. MacCulloch also writes me word that the Solitary Snipe occasionally occurs.
Dottrel and yellow silk,—inside of Snipe's wing, and pale yellow silk,—hooks No. 2.
Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—body light Drab silk,—tail and legs grizzled hackle.
Light Blue,—inside of Snipe's wing,—light drab silk for body,—legs and tail grizzled hackle.
The blood was pouring from the wound, and he lay motionless, with the snipe dead on the ground about six inches from his nose.
We darted upwards like a wild snipe flying up into a birch-tree, and again flew on in a straight line.
I shot, too, a common snipe, which I was very surprised to meet at these altitudes.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The old man looked pained, and much to Snipe's surprise, the question brought the tears to his eyes, and his lips trembled.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
That was their greatest pleasure, going off together after duck or snipe along the Maryland waters.
GALLEGHER AND OTHER STORIESRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
Fry the trail of the woodcock or snipe in a little butter, and place on little rounds of fried bread and arrange round the dish.

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