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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 - 1842 - 342 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 were not single filmy threads, float, ing in the air in all directions, but perfect flakes or rags, some near an inch broad, and five...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1843 - 424 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 Selborne

Gilbert White - 1843 - 348 pages
...without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs were not single filmy threads, float, ing in the air in 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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Sights in spring (summer, autumn, winter).

Sights - 1844 - 104 pages
...THE GOSSAMER SPIDER. fall, and continued to do so without interruption to the close of the day. The webs were not single, filmy threads, floating in the air in all directions, but perfect flakes. Some were nearly an inch broad, and five or six long. That they were considerably heavier than the...
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The zoology of the English poets, corrected by the writings of modern ...

Robert Hasell Newell - 1845 - 216 pages
...eobwebs falling from rery elerated reginns, and eontinuing, withont any interruptinn, till the elose of the day. These webs were not single, filmy threads, floating in the air in all direotinns, bot perfeot flakes, or rags, some near an ineh broad, and five or six long, which fell...
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The Natural History of Selborne, with Its Antiquities: Naturalist's Calendar ...

Gilbert White - 1850 - 458 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 of Selborne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White, Edward Jesse - 1851 - 534 pages
...elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs are not single filmy threads, floating in the air in 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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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 4

1853 - 390 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 Four Little Wise Ones

Four little wise ones - 1853 - 456 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...or rags, some nearly an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity that showed they were considerably heavier than the atmosphere....
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The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne: With Observations on ...

Gilbert White - 1853 - 386 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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