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" ... occasionally darting it down at the fish which happened to float within its reach. It may, perhaps, have lurked in shoal water along the coast, concealed among the seaweed, and raising its nostrils to a level with the surface from a considerable depth,... "
The Daguerreotype - Seite 234
1848
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The Quarterly Review, Band 56

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1836
...level with the surface from a considerable depth, may have found a secure retreat from the assaults of dangerous enemies ; while the length and flexibility...fitted for its prey, which came within its reach.'— pp. 211,212. Dr. Buckland thus concludes his notice of these most interesting animals : — ' Pursuing...
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Quarterly Review, Bände 55-56

1836
...level with the surface from a considerable depth, may have found a secure retreat from the assaults of dangerous enemies ; while the length and flexibility...animal fitted for its prey, which came within its reach.'—pp. 211,212. Dr. buckland thus concludes his notice of these most interesting animals :—...
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The Popular Encyclopedia;: pt. 1: Misso-Peculium

Sir Daniel Keyte Sandford - 1837
...level with the tntrfare from a oon*id«Table depth, may have found a wrure retreat from the as* mult* of dangerous enemies; while the length and flexibility of its neck may have compensated for the want nf strength in it? jaws, and its incapacity for swift motion through the water, t»v tbe suddenness...
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1840
...nostrils to the surface from a considerable depth, may have found a secure retreat from the assaults of dangerous enemies ; while the length and flexibility...fitted for its prey which came within its reach.' (Geof. Trans., vol. i.. part 2, p. 388, NS) Of the general characters of the Ichthyosauri Professor...
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Magazine of Natural History, Band 3

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - 1830
...level with the surface from a considerable depth, may have found a secure retreat from the assaults of dangerous enemies ; while the length and flexibility...animal fitted for its prey, which came within its extensive sweep." BBS vertebrae, and is also furnished with paddles, intermediate between feet and...
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The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Band 18

1840
...have found a secure retreat from the assaults of dangerous enemies ; while the length and llexibilily of its neck may have compensated for the want of strength...fitted for its prey which came within its reach.' (Geol. Trans., vol. i., part 2, p. 368, NS) Of the general characters of the Ichthyosauri Professor...
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The Saturday Magazine, Band 22

1843
...level with the surface from a considerable depth, may have found a secure retreat fromv the assaults of dangerous enemies; while the length and flexibility...fitted for its prey, which came within its reach. Before concluding our account of this most extraordinary creature, we must notice a particularly striking...
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Zoological recreations

William John Broderip - 1847 - 380 Seiten
...those of the turtle may lead us to conjecture ; its motion, however, must have been very awkward on land ; its long neck must have impeded its progress...fitted for its prey, which came within its reach." Professor Buckland is of opinion that the tail, being comparatively short, could not have been used...
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Relics from the Wreck of a Former World, Or, Splinters Gathered on the ...

1847 - 96 Seiten
...its nostrils to the surface from a considerable depth, have found a secure retreat from the assaults of dangerous enemies, while the length and flexibility...every animal fitted for its prey which came within reach." Megalosaurus*—Remains of thiscrocodelianhave been found in the oolite at Stonesfield, in...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1848
...its reach ? It may perhaps have lurked in shoal water along the coast, concealed among the Ma-weed ; and raising its nostrils to a level with the surface...incapacity for swift motion through the water, by toe suddenness and agility of the attack which they enabled it to make on every animal fitted for its...
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