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" The most of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt, so that no air may enter. "
Animal biography, or, Popular zoology - Page 249
by William Bingley - 1829
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 6

John Wesley - 1783 - 798 pages
...feeble, that they can hardly creep along. Moft of them., therefore, are obliged to continue in the ftat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, vfhich they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt. There they thrpw off their old fhells. At that...
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The Britannic magazine; or entertaining repository of heroic adventures. Vol ...

94 pages
...flefh at that time changes its colour. The mod of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, .which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt, fo that no air may enter. There they throw off their old (hells,...
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The New Wonderful Museum, and Extraordinary Magazine: Being a Complete ...

William Granger - 1802 - 670 pages
...flefli at that time changes its colour. The moft of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt, fo tlrat no air may enter. There they throw off their old...
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 3

William Bingley - 1803 - 630 pages
...after this, millions of the little crabs may be seen quitting the shore, and slowly travelling up to the mountains. The old ones in their return are feeble,...the. earth which they block up with leaves and dirt. la these they cast their old shells, and continue afterwards nearly motionless for six or seven days,...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Or, A Concise Account of Whatever ..., Volume 10

Thomas Smith - 1804 - 302 pages
...flesh at this time changes its colour. Most of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt, that no air may enter. There they throw off their old shells,...
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Amphibious animals

William Bingley - 1805 - 622 pages
...after this, millions of the little Crabs may be seen quitting ihe shore, and slowly travelling up to the mountains. The old ones in their return are feeble,...earth, which they block up with leaves and dirt. In thes^thcy cast their old shells, and continue afterward nearly motionless for six or seven days, when...
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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature, Volume 5

Oliver Goldsmith - 1816 - 498 pages
...flesh at that time changes its colour. The most of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt, so that no air may enter. There they throw off their old shells,...
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Birds, pt. 5-6. Fishes, pt. 1-4. Of frogs, lizards and serpents

Oliver Goldsmith - 1824
...flesh at that time changes its colour. The most of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt, so that no air may enter. There they throw off their old shells,...
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The Wonders of Nature and Providence, Displayed: Compiled from Authentic ...

1825 - 656 pages
...feeble, that they can hardly creep along. Most of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt. There they throw off their old shells. At that time they are...
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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 - 370 pages
...flesh at that time changes its colour. Most of them, therefore, are obliged to continue in the flat parts of the country till they recover, making holes in the earth, which they cover at the mouth with leaves and dirt, so that no air may enter. There they throw off their old shells,...
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