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" The insect I am now describing lived three years; every year it changed its skin, and got a new set of legs. I have sometimes plucked off a leg, which grew again in two or three days. At first it dreaded my approach to its web, but at last it became so... "
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1804
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The New London Magazine, Volume 2

...firft it dreaded my approach to it's wcb,' but at la: i it became fo familiar, as to take a fly out of my hand, and upon my touching any part of the web, would immediately leave it's hole, prepared either for a defence or an attack. To complete this defcription, it may be obferved,...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...dreaded my approach in its web, but at lad it became to familiar, as to take a fly out of my hand j and upon my touching any part of the web, would immediately leave the hole, prepared either for a defence or attack. To complete this defcription, it may be obferved,...
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

English literature - 1770
...firll it dreaded my apprwach in its web, but at lail it became fo familiar, as to take a fly out of my hand, and upon my touching any part of the web, would immedi•• ately UTeTy fcav< the hole, prepared either Tor a defence or attack. To complete this...
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The life of Dr. Parnell. The life of Henry Lord Viscount Bolingbroke ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...first it dreaded my approach to its web, but at last it became so familiar as to take a fly out of my hand ; and upon my touching any part of the web, would immediately leave its hole, prepared cither for a defence or an attack. To complete this description, it may be observed, that the male...
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The Natural History of Insects, Volume 1

James Rennie - Insects - 1829 - 352 pages
...dreaded my approach to its web, but at last it became so familiar as to take a fly out of my hand, and on my touching any part of the web, would immediately leave its hole, prepared either for defence or attack." But the ingenuity of the house-spider, although very great, is still inferior to...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...first it dreaded my approach to its web, but at lost it became so familiar as to take a fly out of tate lees than the female, and that the latter are oviparous. When they come to lay, they spread a part...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...first it dreaded my approach to its web, but at last it became so familiar as to take a fly out of my hand ; and upon my touching any part of the web,...either for a defence or an attack. To complete this desciption, it may be observed, that the male spiders are much less than the female, and that the latter...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...first it dreaded my approach to its web, but at last it became so familiar as to take a fly out of my hand ; and upon my touching any part of the web, would immediately leave itn hole, prepared either for a defence or an attack. To complete this desciption, it may be observed,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1839 - 527 pages
...first it dreaded my approach to its web, but at last it became so familiar as to take a fly out of arc much less than the female, and that the latter are oviparous. When they como to lay, they spread...
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The Miscellaneous Works of O.G.: To which is Prefixed Some Account of His ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1840 - 458 pages
...out if my hand ; and upon my touching any part of he web, would immediately leave its hole, prelared either for a defence or an attack. To complete this description, it may be oberved that the male spiders are much less than he female, and that the latter are oviparous. When...
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