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" In order to fix its thread when it begins to weave, it emits a small drop of its liquid against the wall, which hardening by degrees, serves to hold the thread very firmly. Then receding from... "
The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ... - Page 171
1770
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...to weave, it emits a fmall drop of its liquid againft the wall, which, hardening by degrees, ferves to hold the thread very firmly. Then, receding from...come to the place where the other end of the thread (hould be fixed, gathering up with its claws the thread which would otherwife be too flack, it is ftretched...
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Select British Classics, Volume 3

English literature - 1804
...firmly. Then receding from the first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith..

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806
...firmly. Then receding from the first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...firmly. Then receding from the first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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Essays and The Bee, Volumes 1-2

Oliver Goldsmith - English essays - 1820
...firmly. Then receding From the first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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The British Prose Writers: Goldsmith's Essay and Bee

British prose literature - 1821
...firmly. Then receding from the first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, with an account of ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...firmly. Then receding from the first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...firmly. Then receding from its first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

1835
...firmly. Then receding from its first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider has come to the place where the other end of the thread should be fixed, gathering up with his claws the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is stretched...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1839 - 527 pages
...firmly. Then receding from its first point, as it recedes the thread lengthens ; and when the spider find credit for twenty ; but should he humbly only sue should be filed, gathering up with his claw» the thread which would otherwise be too slack, it is...
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