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" I once put a wasp into the net; but when the spider came out in order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that held it fast, and contributed all that lay in its power to disengage... "
Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History - Page 3493
1852
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Select British Classics, Volume 3

English literature - 1804
...single fly it subsisted for more than a week. I once put a wasp into the nest, but when the spicier came out in order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving...disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith..

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806
...enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that held it fast, and contributed tributed all that lay in its power to disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...such a life, for upon a single fly it subsisted for more than a week. I once put a wasp into the nest, but when the spider came out in order to seize it...disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The miscellaneous works of OLiver Goldsmith [ed. by S. Rose].

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that held it fast, and contributed tributed all that lay in its power to disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The life of Dr. Parnell. The life of Henry Lord Viscount Bolingbroke ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantlv broke all the bands that held it fast, and contributed...disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The British Prose Writers: Goldsmith's Essay and Bee

British prose literature - 1821
...such a life, for upon a single fly it subsisted for more than a week. I once put a wasp into the nest, but when the spider came out in order to seize it...disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: The life of Dr. Parnell. The ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...sustenance that I could perceive. At last, however, a large blue fly fell into the snare, and struggled hard to get loose. The spider gave it leave to entangle...disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The Natural History of Insects, Volume 1

James Rennie - Insects - 1829 - 352 pages
...seized and dragged it into its hole. " I once put a wasp into the net ; but when the spider came out to seize it, as usual, upon perceiving what kind of...disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected that the spider would set about repairing the breaches which were made in its...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the builds that held it fast, and (•ни ilmied all that lay in its power to disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected that the spider would set about repairing the breaches in its net ; but these...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...when it was fairly hampered in this manner, it was seized, and dragged into the hole. In this maner it lived, in a precarious state ; and nature seemed...disengage so formidable an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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