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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, as it were,... "
A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ... - Page 287
by John Walker - 1825 - 103 pages
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A complete dictionary of the English language

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 o dirterent circles or rings...
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Sketches from Nature: Intended for the Use of Young Persons

Children - 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 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805
...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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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are, as it were, cut into two parts, whick are joined together by a small ligature; as we see in wasps, common flies, and the like. Besides all these, there are some animals that are not perfectly of these...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...are so called from э separation in ih," middle: of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two pans, which are joined together by a small ligature, as we see in wasps and common flitrs; any ihing small or contemptible. INSFCTATOR, n-sk-t'tur. s. Обб) One that i>crsecutes...
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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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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1819 - 712 pages
...In-seme'. va To mark by a seam orcicatrix, INSECT, in'ste. s. Injects arc so called from a reparation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut...joined together by a small ligature, as we see in wsos and common flies ; any thing small or contemptible. 1NSECTATOR, ms/>Ma'tar. s. Iffi. One that...
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