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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,... "
Sketches from Nature: Intended for the Use of Young Persons - Page 7
1801 - 130 pages
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A critical pronouncing dictionary [ed. by J. Murdoch].

John Walker - 1827
...thing engraved. To INSEAM, in-seme¡ va To impress or mark by a seam or cicatrix. INSECT, in-sekt, S, Insects are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which are joined together ly a small ligature, as we see in wasps and common flies...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now first ..., Volume 3

John Locke - 1828
...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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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: To which are Now First ..., Volume 3

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1828
...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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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 3

1829
...away. ENTOMOLOGY. Old Man. Insects, (from in^ectus, cut or notched, Latin) as Dr. Johnson informs us, are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut in two parts, joined by a small ligature, as in the common fly. The history and description of insects...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 1

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - Natural history - 1829
...authority among entomologists. Insects (from insectus, cut or notched, Lat.), as Dr. Johnson informs us, are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, joined by a small ligature, as in the common fly. The history and description of insects...
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Knowledge for the People ...

John Timbs - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1832
...ZOOLOGY — INSECTS. ZOOLOGY. INSECTS. GENERAL ECONOMY. Why are insects so catted"l Because they have a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut (insectus, cut or notched. Lot.) into two parts, joined by a small ligature, as in the common house-fly....
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Popular chemistry, mechanics, arts and manufactures

John Timbs - 1832
...ZOOLOGY — INSECTS. ZOOLOGY. INSECTS. GENERAL ECONOMY. Why are insects so called? Because they have a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut (insectus, cut or notched, Lot.) into two parts, joined by a small ligature, as in the common house-fly....
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The Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from ...

William Hamilton Maxwell - Amusements - 1833 - 616 pages
...small-pox, by infusion of the matter from ripened pustules into the veins of the uninfected. INSECT, s. Insects are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which are joined together by a small ligature, as we see in wasps and common flies....
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary: And Expositor of the English Language...

John Walker - 1834
...thing engraved. To INSKAM, in-st-me,' ra To impress or mark by a seam or cicotrix. INSECT, fn^sekt, s. Insects are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parta, which are joined together by a small ligature, as we see in waaps and common flics...
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Sacred history, comprising the chief events mentioned in the holy Scriptures ...

John Stephenson (author of Sacred history.) - 1836
...line, real or imaginary, that passes through any thing, on which it may revolve. Insects, In'-sekts : insects are so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which are joined together by a small ligature, as we see in wasps and common flies....
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