An Introduction to Entomology: Or Elements of the Natural History of Insects: with Plates, Volume 1

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822 - Entomology
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Contents

I
1
II
21
III
59
IV
80
V
144
VI
166
VII
212
VIII
224
IX
247
X
297
XI
337
XII
382
XIII
403
XIV
434
XV
476

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Page 219 - A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Page 220 - The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining...
Page 392 - An idle summer life in fortune's shine , A season's glitter ! Thus they flutter on From toy to toy, from vanity to vice; Till , blown away by death , oblivion...
Page 219 - Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
Page 220 - But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea, and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his ill savor shall come up, because he hath done great things.
Page 219 - A fire devoureth before them ; and behind them a flame burneth : the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness ; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Page 379 - ... forefeet on the table on which the comb stood, and so with their hind feet kept the comb from falling. When these were weary others took their places. In this constrained and painful posture, fresh bees relieving their comrades at intervals, and each working in its turn, did these affectionate little insects support the comb for nearly three days : at the end of which they had prepared sufficient wax to build pillars with.
Page 153 - As soon as this plague appears, and their buzzing is heard, all the cattle forsake their food, and run wildly about the plain, till they die, worn out with fatigue, fright, and hunger.
Page 216 - The column they composed, my friend was informed, extended five hundred miles; and so compact was it, when on the wing, that, like an eclipse, it completely hid the sun, so that no shadow was cast by any object, and some lofty tombs distant from his residence not more than two hundred yards were rendered quite invisible.
Page 174 - ... and, what is most remarkable and without parallel, the sexual intercourse of one original pair serves for all the generations which proceed from the female for a whole succeeding year.

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