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" The person who witnessed this, suspecting that it might have been assisted by the water, being so nearly on the same level, poured some of the water away, and placed the spider as before. It descended by the stick that supported the platform, till it... "
The Edinburgh Journal of Science - Page 145
1825
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror

Performing Arts
...It descended by the stick that supported the platform, till it reached the water, but, finding noway to escape, it returned to the platform, and, for some...without hesitation, to the bottom of the water, when the whole of the abdomen was coveted with a web, containing a bubble of air, probably intended for...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 4

Sholto Percy - Industrial arts - 1825
...THE HOUSK SPIDER. A House-Spider was placed by Mr. Bell on a small platform, in the middle of arummer full of water, the platform being about half an inch...web containing a bubble of air, probably intended forrespiration, as it evidently included the spiracles. The spider, enveloped iu tiiis little diving-bell,...
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Mechanics' Magazine and Journal of Science, Arts, and Manufactures, Volume 4

Iron industry and trade - 1825
...spider as before. It descended by the stick that supported the platform, till it reached the water, hut finding no way to escape, it returned to the platform,...the spiracles. The spider, enveloped in this little diving-hell, endeavoured on every side to make its escape, but in vain, on account of the slipperiness...
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American Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 2

Technology - 1825
...assisted by the water, being so nearly on the same level, poured some of the water away and placed tlio spider as before. It descended' by the stick that...without hesitation, to the bottom of the water when the whole of the abdomen was covered with a web, containing a bubble of air, probably intended for...
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Mechanics Magazine, Volume 4

Industrial arts - 1825
...reached the water, but finding no way tc escape, it returned to the platform, and for some time employe*! itself in preparing a web, with which it loosely enveloped...the whole of the abdomen to be covered with a web contaiuiag a bubble of air, probably intended for respiration, as it evidently included the spiracles....
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Times Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1826
...suffering a thread to be wafted to the edge of the glass. The person who witnessed this, suspecting that it might have been assisted by the water, being so...without hesitation, to the bottom of the water, when the whole of the abdomen was covered with a web, containing a bubble of air, probably intended for...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal

Slavery - 1833
...some time, employed itself in preparing a web, with which it loosely enveloped the abdomon bymeans of the hinder legs. It now descended, without hesitation, to the bottom of the water, when the whole of the abdomen was covered with a web, containing a bubble of air, probably intended for...
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Philosophical Magazine

Science - 1832
...finding no way to escape, it returned to the platform, and for some time prepared itself by forming a web, with which it loosely enveloped the abdomen, by means of the hinder legs. It then descended, without the least hesitation, into the water, to the bottom ; when I observed the whole...
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