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" Insects, which in their several changes belong to several of the before-mentioned divisions, may be considered together as one great tribe of animals. They are called insects, from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are... "
A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from ... - Page 260
by William Bolles - 1846 - 689 pages
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A critical pronouncing dictionary and expositor of the English language

John Walker - English language - 1797
...To imprcfs or mark by a feam or cicatrix. INSECT, in'sekt. f. Infetb are fo called from a feparation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which are joined together by a fmall ligature, as we fee in walps and common flics ; any thing fmall or contemptible. INSECTATOR,...
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A complete dictionary of the English language, Volume 2

Thomas Sheridan - 1797
...cicatrice. INSECT, in'-ftkt. f. Infeus are fo called becaule they have either a Reparation in the middle or their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which are joined together by a Inu -11 ligature, as we lee in wafps and common flies, orare compofed oí dirterent circles or rings...
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Sketches from Nature: Intended for the Use of Young Persons

Botany - 1801 - 130 pages
...found liri oak-trees, :&c. .'&£."•' Mrs Ddville. — All, without exception, my dear— Insects are so called, from a separation in 'the middle of their bodies,.. whereby they are cut in to two --parts, which are joined together by a small ligament. Maria. — This is very .i plainly...
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THE WORKS OF JOHN LOCKE

J. JOHNSON - 1801
...before-mentioned divisions, may be considered together as one great tribe of animals. They are called insects, from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are, as it were, cu1 into two parts, which are joined together by a smalt ligature; as we see in \vasps,...
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Philosophical beauties selected from the works of John Locke

John Locke - 1802
...before-mentioned divisions, maybe considered together as one great tribe of animals. They are called insects, from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are, as it were, cut into lwo parts, which are joined together bv a small ligature ; as we see in wasps,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...mentioned divisions, may be considered together as one great tribe of animals. They are called insects, from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are, as it were, cut into two parts, which are joined together by a small ligature; as we see in wasps,...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1807 - 962 pages
...fo INSEAM, la-seme', v. a To i mpx->.or mark by a seam or cicatrix. NSKCT, in sekt, s. Insects are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut imto two parts, whicli are joined together by » small ligature, as we see in wasps and common flies...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1812 - 766 pages
...by a seam or ctcatrix. Pope. I'NSKCT, i. [imrclo, Ut.] 1 Iitifcts arc so called from a separation tn the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which arc joined together by ft sinaVJ ligature, u we aec in wasps and common Dies. .Lor**. 5 Any thing small...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 12

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...nay be confidered together as one great tribe of animals: they arc called infefii from a reparation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which are joined together by, 2 fmall ligature, as we fee in wafps and common, Sits Loeie. . : „• . Bead, bird, ia/eff, or worm,...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 3

John Locke - 1823
...before-mentioned divisions, may be considered together as one great tribe of animals. They are called insects, from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby .they are, as it were, cut into two parts, which are joined together by a small ligature ; as we see in wasps,...
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