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Anthologia Hibernica: Or Monthly Collections of Science, Belles-lettres, and ... - Page 264
1793
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The Caledonian bee: or, a select collection of interesting extracts, from ...

Literary Criticism - 1795 - 280 pages
...feren or eight inches in thicknefs, and then another layer of eggs j and in this manner, one ftratum upon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly...the heat of the fun ; and, perhaps, the vegetable fubftances mixed with the earth, being afted upon by the fun, may caufe a fmall degree of fermentation,...
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The Caledonian Bee: Or, a Select Collection, of Interesting Extracts, from ...

Literary Criticism - 1795 - 280 pages
...eight inches in.thicknefs, and then ano.' her layer of eggs ;' and in thfs. manner, one flratum, ipon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly .lay from one to t,wo hundred eggs in a neft i t:cfe are hatched, I fuppofe, by the heat of the fun ; md, perhaps, the vegetable fubfeances mixed...
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Sporting Magazine, Volume 13

Sports - 1799
...feven or eight inches in thicknefs, and then another layer of eggs, and in this manner, one ftratum upon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly...by the heat of the fun ; and perhaps the vegetable fubftances mixed with the earth being ailed upon by the fun, may caufe a fmall degree of fermentation,...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...seven or eight inches in thickness, and then another layer of eggs ; and in this manner one stratum upon another nearly to the top. I believe they commonly lay from one to two hundred eggs in a nest: these are hatched, I suppose, by the heat of the sun ; and perhaps the vegetable sub. stances...
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

1794
...feven or eight inches in thicknefs, and then another layer of eggs, and in this manner one ftratum upon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly...to two hundred eggs in a neft ; thefe are hatched, 1 (uppofe, by the heat of the fun ; and perhaps the vegetable fubftance mixt with the earth, being...
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The Caledonian bee; or, A select collection of interesting extracts from ...

Caledonian bee - 1811
...or eight inches in thicknefs, and then another layer of eggs ; and in this manner, one .ftratum upon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly....the heat of the fun ; and, perhaps, the vegetable fubftances mixed with the earth, being acted upon by the fun, may caufe a fmall degree of fermentation,...
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The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ...

English literature - 1822
...seven or eight inches in thickness, and then another layer of eggs, and, in this manner, one stratum upon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly lay from one to two hundred eggs in a nest : these are hatched, I suppose, by the heat of the sun ; and, perhaps, the vegetable substances...
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ...

1825
...or -eight inches .in thickness, and then another layer of eggs ; and in this manner, one stratum on another, nearly to the top. I believe .they commonly lay from one to two hundred 'Cggs in a .nest : these are hatched, 1 suppose, by the heat of the sun; and, perhaps, the vegetable...
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The Wonders of Nature and Providence, Displayed: Compiled from Authentic ...

Adventure and adventurers - 1826 - 600 pages
...seven or eight inches in thickness, and then another layer of eggs, and in this manner one stratum upon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly lay from one to two hundred eggs in a nest : these are hatched, I suppose, h) the heat of the sun ; and perhaps the vegetable substances...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...seven or eight inches in thickness, and then another layer of eggs, and in this manner one stratum upon another, nearly to the top. I believe they commonly lay from one to two hundred eggs in a nest: these are hatched, I suppose, by the heat of the sun; and perhaps the vegetable substances mixed...
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