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" ... to another's web for three days, and at length, having killed the defendant, actually took possession. When smaller flies happen to fall into the snare, the spider does not sally out at once, but very patiently waits till it is sure of them; for,... "
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1804
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...approaching, the terror of his appearance might give the captive ftrengtn fufficient to get loofe : the manner then is to wait patiently, till, by ineffectual and impotent ftruggles, the captive has wafted all his ftrength, and then he becomes a certain and eafy con queft....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...not sally out at once, but very patiently waits till it is sure of them; for, upon his immediately approaching, the terror of his appearance might give...and then he becomes a certain and easy conquest. The The insect I am now describing lived three years; every year it changed its skin, and got a new set...
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Essays and The Bee, Volumes 1-2

Oliver Goldsmith - English essays - 1820
...not sally out at once, but very patiently waits till it is sure of them; for, upon his immediately approaching, the terror of his appearance might give...year it changed its skin, and got a new set of legs. 1 have sometimes plucked off a leg, which grew again in two or three days. At first it dreaded my approach...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With a Life and Notes, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1835
...does not sally out at once, but very patiently waits tiBitii sure of them ; for, upon his immediately approaching, the terror of his appearance might give...to wait patiently till, by ineffectual and impotent straggles, the captive has wasted all its strength, and then he becomes a certain and easy conquest....
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...his immediately approaching, the teror of his appearance might give the captive strength suflicient to get loose : the manner then is to wait patiently, till by ineflectual and impotent struggles, the captive has wasted all its strength, and then he becomes a...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 pages
...does not sally out at once, but very patiently waits till it is sure of them; for upon his immediately co be cornea a certain and eaiy conquest. The insect I am now describing lived three years ; every year...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: Including a ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...waits till it is sure of them; for upon his immediately approaching, the terror of his appearaiice might give the captive strength sufficient to get loose : the manner then is to wait patiently till, hy ineffectual and impotent struggles, the captive has wasted all its strength, and then he becomes...
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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
...>atiently, till^ by ineffectual and impotent strug;les, the captive has wasted all its strength, and hen he becomes a certain and easy conquest. The insect I am now describing lived three •ears ; every year it changed its skin, and got a new set of legs. I have sometimes plucked ff a...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pages
...does not sally out at once, but very patiently waits till it is sure of them; for upon his immediately approaching, the terror of his appearance might give...loose : the manner then is to wait patiently, till by ineffeetual and impotent struggles, the captive has wasted all its strength, and then he be comes a...
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Dwight's American Magazine, Volume 1

Theodore Dwight - 1845
...another's web for three days, and ; at length having killed the defendant, actoally took possession. " The insect I am now describing lived three years ;...year it changed its skin, and got a new set of legs. 1 have sometimes plucked off a limb, which grew again in two or three days. At first it dreaded my...
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