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" ... new. .This also is found to be inconvenient, and it quickly returns to its old shell again. In this manner it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy, and commodious; to this it adheres, though* the shell be sometimes so large as... "
Animal biography, or, Popular zoology - Page 253
by William Bingley - 1829
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 3

William Bingley - 1803 - 630 pages
...and it quickly refumes the old one. In this manner it frequently changes, till at length it finds one light, roomy, and commodious. To this it adheres,...as to hide both the body and claws of the animal. > * Collinson in Phil. Iran. vol. xliv. p. Jo. — Vol. xlvii. p. 4 . . -} Cancer Bernhardus. Linn....
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Essays on the Wisdom of God

Daniel Tyerman - 1818 - 550 pages
...immediately returns to its old one again. In this manner it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy, and commodious; to this it adheres,...though the shell be sometimes so large as to hide both its body and claws." Though the Creator has denied this little animal the natural means of security,...
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History of Wonderful Fishes

1820 - 188 pages
...quickly returns toils old shell again. In (his manner, it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy and commodious ; to this it adheres, though the shell be sometimes so large as to hide the body of the animal, claws and all. Yet it is not till after many trials, and man; combats also,...
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A Natural History of All the Most Remarkable Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes ...

J. Macloc - 1820 - 348 pages
...quickly returns to its old shell again : in this manner it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy, and commodious; to this it adheres, though the shell be sometimes so large as to hide the body of the animal, claws, and all. AVhen this animal is taken, it sends forth a feeble cry, endeavouring...
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The Angler;: A Poem, in Ten Cantos; Comprising Proper Instructions in the ...

Thomas Pike Lathy - 1822 - 274 pages
...quickly returns to its old shell again. In this manner it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy and commodious ; to this it adheres, though the shell be sometimes so large as to hide the body of the animal, claws and all. Yet it is not Enlarg'd in bulk, uneasy in their case, Down the...
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Birds, pt. 5-6. Fishes, pt. 1-4. Of frogs, lizards and serpents

Oliver Goldsmith - 1824
...quickly returns to its old shell again. In this manner it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy, and commodious; to this it adheres, though* the shell be sometimes so large as to hide the body of the animal, claws and all.* Yet it is not till after many trials, but many combats also,...
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A Natural History of the Most Remarkable Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes ..., Volume 2

Mary Trimmer - 1825 - 278 pages
...quickly returns to its old shell again. In this manner it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy, and commodious ; to this it adheres, though the shell be sometimes so large as to hide the body of the animal, claws and all. It not unfreqnently happens that severe contests arise between...
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The Assistant of Education: Religious and Literary, Intended for ..., Volume 7

1826 - 406 pages
...it, passes by; theu goes to another, contemplates that for a while, and slipping its tail from the old habitation, tries on the new one. If this be found...it finds one that is light, roomy and commodious. When such a shell is found, two or three of them may be seen fighting for it, till the weakest is compelled...
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Assistant of Education, Volume 7

1826 - 400 pages
...for a while, and slipping its tail from the old habitation, tries on the new one. If this be fonnd inconvenient, it quickly resumes the old one. It thus...it finds one that is light, roomy and commodious. When such a shell is fonnd, two or three of them may be seen fighting for it, till the weakest is compelled...
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A Natural History of the Globe: Of Man, of Beasts, Birds, Fishes ..., Volume 4

Georges Louis Leclerc comte de Buffon - 1831 - 356 pages
...quickly returns to its old shell again. In this manner it frequently changes, till at last it finds one light, roomy, and commodious ; to this it adheres, though the shell be sometimes so large as to hide the body of the animal, claws and all. Yet it is not only till after many trials, but many combats...
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