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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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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - 1854 - 592 pages
...cobwebs failing from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of day. These webs were not single filmy threads, floating...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 eye, might he behold...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - 1854 - 538 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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The Natural History of Selborne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - 1856 - 368 pages
...from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. _ These webs were not single filmy threads, floating...all directions, but perfect flakes, or rags : some near an GOSSAMER. 181 inch broad, and five or sis long, which fell with a degree of velocity, that...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Observations on Various Parts of ...

Gilbert White - 1861 - 528 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 Hakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity,...
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The Natural History of Selborne: With Miscellaneous Observations and ...

Gilbert White - 1862 - 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...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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Who were the first weavers? (Industries, tools & implements of animals).

Who - 1869 - 72 pages
...fell at Sherborne in the autumn of 1741, and extended over an area of thirty miles. The webs, he says, were 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 ; and they fell with a swiftness which showed that they were...
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Who Were the First Weavers?

1874 - 82 pages
...fell at Selbourne in the autumn of 1741, and extended over an area of thirty miles. The webs, he says, were 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 ; and they fell with a swiftness which showed that they were...
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The natural history and antiquities of Selborne. Standard ed. by E.T ...

Gilbert White - 1875 - 698 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, which fell with a degree of velocity, that showed they were...
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Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne

Gilbert White, Francis Trevelyan Buckland, Roundell Palmer Earl of Selborne - 1875 - 664 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, floating in the air in aE directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell...
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Encyclopedia of Natural and Artificial Wonders and Curiosities ..., Volume 11

John Platts - 1876 - 986 pages
...falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of day. There webs were not single filmy threads, floating in the...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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