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" About nine an appearance very unusual began to demand our attention, a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. "
Animal biography, or, Popular zoology - Page 238
by William Bingley - 1829
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1832 - 354 pages
...attention, — a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity, that showed they were...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - 1833 - 738 pages
...demand our attention, a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of the day. These webs...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad and five or six long. On every side the observer turned his eyes, might he behold...
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The natural history of Selborne, arranged for young persons [by G. Ellis].

Gilbert White - 1833 - 338 pages
...attention, — a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity, that showed they were...
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The Natural History of Selbourne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - 1834 - 392 pages
...attention, — a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs...all directions, but perfect flakes, or rags : some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity, that shewed they were...
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The natural history and antiquities of Selborne. With The naturalist's ...

Gilbert White - 1837 - 680 pages
...our attention, a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption till the close of the day. These webs...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity, that showed they were...
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1837 - 678 pages
...our attention, a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption till the close of the day. These webs...floating in the air in all directions, but perfect Sakes or rags; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity,...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - 1837 - 466 pages
...cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of day. These webs were not single filmy threads floating...in all directions, but perfect flakes or rags, some near an inch broad, and five or six long. On every side, as the observer turned his eyes, might he...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1840 - 488 pages
...this substance began to fall, and continued to fall without interruption to the close of day ; the webs were not single, filmy threads floating in the air in all directions, but perfect flakes, some nearly an inch broad, and five or six long ; and the degree of velocity with which they fell,...
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The Visitor: Or, Monthly Instructor

1840 - 516 pages
...this substance began to fall, and continued to fall without interruption to the close of day ; the webs were not single, filmy threads floating in the air in all directions, but perfect flakes,some nearly an inch broad, and five or six long; and the degree of velocity with which they...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 17

1841 - 272 pages
...to demand our attention, — a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without interruption, till the close of the day. These...in all directions, but perfect flakes or rags; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a decree of velocity that showed they were...
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