Do I believe ostriches eat iron, did you say, Mr Swop ? ... a pump-bolt a-day ; but their supplies failing, they had even to reduce this quantity, whereby the poor bird , after unavailing endeavours to get at the iron ballast, was driven to pick out theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Tom Cringle's log|
|Publisher||:||London, J.M. Dent & sons, ltd. - 1834|