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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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Philosophical Beauties Selected from the Works of Jean Locke...containing ...

1844 - 258 pages
...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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A Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from ...

William Bolles - English language - 1846 - 689 pages
...unsearchable, not to be traced out by inquiry or study. Insect, In-sekt, «. one of a tribe of animals, 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 in wasps and common fliee. [ing on...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...into everything INSCBI'PTION, *. something written or engraved ; title I'NSECT, s. a small animal. 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 of the English Language: Incorporating the ...

James Knowles - English language - 1851 - 790 pages
...Marking with a seam. INSEARCH, In.sertsh', m. To make inquiry. INSECT, m'- li . n. A tribe of animals, so called from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they arc cut into two parts, which are joined together by a small ligature, as in wasps and common flies....
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Beautiful butterflies; the British species described and illustrated

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1854
...is cut—"Insects 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 cut into two parts, which axe joined together by a small ligature, as we see in wasps and common flies."...
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The Works of John Locke: Philosophical Works, with a Preliminary ..., Volume 2

John Locke, James Augustus St. John - 1854
...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 young gardener's educator

William Keane (gardener.) - 1861
...much for advice ; and now for the subject in hand. Insects (from the Latin insectus, cut or notched,) 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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Beautiful Butterflies: Described and Illustrated with the History of a ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - Butterflies - 1871 - 133 pages
...cut — " Insects may be considered together as one °reat tribe of animals : they are called Insects 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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The student's manual complete; an etymological vocabulary of words derived ...

Richard Harrison Black - 1874
...Atterbury. [n-sect (!)- Insects may be considered as one great tribe of animals ; they are called insects from a separation in the middle of their bodies, whereby they are cut into two parts, which are joined together hy a small ligature, as we see in wasps and common fliM....
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The Student's Manual, Complete: Being an Etymological and Explanatory ...

Richard Harrison Black - English language - 1874
...bury. hi-sect (I). Insects may be considered as one great tribe of animals ; they are called insects 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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