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Books Books 21 - 26 of 26 on ... number of the caterpillars are placed at the bottom. A peculiar species is chosen,....  
" ... number of the caterpillars are placed at the bottom. A peculiar species is chosen, which spins a strong web; and the animals commence at the bottom, eating and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but... "
The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ... - Page 409
by Samuel Maunder - 1853 - 844 pages
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The Auctarium of the Botanic Garden;: Containing Miscellaneous Information ...

Benjamin Maund - Gardening - 1849
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...and a half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only a grain and a half; a degree of lightness which will appear more strongly by contrast with other fabrics....
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a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and ...

francis lieber - 1851
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...which these veils are made, weighs four grains and one third ; whilst one square yard of silk gauze weighs one hundred and thirty-seven 'grains, and one...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry

C. Gough - 1853
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...strength, is truly surprising. One of them, measuring 26 by 17 inches, weighed only a grain and a half, a degree of lightness which will appear more strongly...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4; Volume 67

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1866
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste. The extreme lightness...and a half inches by seventeen inches, weighed only 1-51 grains. Babbage on " The Economy of Machinery." The Paston Letteri. This very curious...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volume 18; Volume 22

Electronic journals - 1836
...light. One of them, measuring twenty-six inches and a half by seventeen inches, weighed only 1.51 grain; a degree of lightness which will appear more strongly...the substance of which these veils are made weighs 4| grains, whilst one square yard of silk gauze weighs 137 grains, and one square yard of the finest...
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The life of an insect [signed R.E.].

R. E - 1849
...and spinning their way up to the top, carefully avoiding every part touched by the oil, but devouring every other part of the paste." The extreme lightness...strength, is truly surprising. One of them measuring 26 by 17 inches weighed only one grain and a half! a degree of lightness which will appear more extraordinary...
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