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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 and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of ..., Volume 1

Gilbert White - 1877 - 588 pages
...shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, witbout any interruption, till tho close of the day. These webs were not single filmy...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity which shewed they were...
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Wonders and Beauties of the Year: Containing Poetical and Popular ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1878 - 364 pages
...ovei a triangular space, the shortest of whose sides was about eight miles. ' These 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 ; which fell with a degree of velocity that showed they were...
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The natural history of Selborne, and The naturalist's calendar

Gilbert White - 1879 - 510 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 Woodlands

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - 1879 - 300 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 flakes of rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long. On every side, as the observer turned his...
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The Standard authors reader, arranged and annotated by the editor of 'Poetry ...

Griffith, Farran, Browne and co - 1883 - 392 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: In the County of Southampton

Gilbert White - 1884 - 604 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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The Natural History of Selborne: With A Naturalist's Calendar & Additional ...

Gilbert White - 1887 - 392 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, in the County of Southampton

Gilbert White - 1888 - 602 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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The Natural History of Selborne: With A Naturalist's Calendar & Additional ...

Gilbert White - 1887 - 396 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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Natural History and Antiquities of Selbourne

Gilbert White - 1887 - 554 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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