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" I had now a mind to try how many cobwebs a single spider could furnish, wherefore I destroyed this, and the insect set about another. When I destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made... "
Dwight's American Magazine - Page 440
edited by - 1845
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Select British Classics, Volume 3

English literature - 1804
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...would dart out all at once, and often seize its prey. Of this life, however, it soon began to grow weary, and resolved to invade the possession of some other...
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The miscellaneous works of OLiver Goldsmith [ed. by S. Rose].

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Percy (bp. of Dromore.) - 1806
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...hours together, but cautiously watching all the time j when a fly happened to approach sufficiently near, it would dart out all at once, and often seize...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...subsistence, were indeed surprising. I have seen it roll up-its legs like a ball, and lie motionless for hours together, but cautiously watching all the time...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...would dart out all at once, and often seize its prey, Of this life, however, it soon began to grow weary, and resolved to invade the possession of some other...
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Essays and The Bee, Volumes 1-2

Oliver Goldsmith - English essays - 1820
...also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use 6f to support itself, now deprived of its great means...were indeed surprising. I have seen it roll up its logs like a ball, and lie motionless for hours together, but cautiously watching all the time; when...
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The British Prose Writers: Goldsmith's Essay and Bee

British prose literature - 1821
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...would dart out all at once, and often seize its prey. Of this life, however, it soon began to grow weary, and resolved to invade the possession of some other...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: The life of Dr. Parnell. The ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...would dart out all at once, and often seize its prey. Of this life, however, it soon began to grow weary, and resolved to invade the possession of some other...
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The natural history of insects, Volume 1

James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood - Insects - 1829
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...would dart out all at once, and often seize its prey. . "Of this life, however, it soon began to grow weary, and resolved to invade the possession of some...
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The Natural History of Insects, Volume 1

James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood - Insects - 1833 - 321 pages
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now 'deprived of its great means of subsistence, were indeed stirprising ; I have seen it roll up its legs like a ball, and lie motionless for hours together, but...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...destroyed the other also, its whole stock seemed entirely exhausted, and it could spin no more. The arts it made use of to support itself, now deprived of...near, it would dart out all at once, and often seize it prey. Of this life, however, it soon began to grow weary, and resolved to invade the possession...
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