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" The reason the Cinghalese assign for the horrible pain occasioned by their bite is curious, and will serve to amuse you. " Formerly these ants went to ask a wife of the Noya, a venomous and noble kind of snake ; and because they had such a high spirit... "
Fairy Frisket; or, Peeps at insect life, by A.L.O.E. - Page 68
1874
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An Introduction to Entomology: Or Elements of the Natural History ..., Volume 1

William Kirby, William Spence - Entomology - 1818
...natives Coddia, which he says " bites desperately, as bad as if a man were burnt by a coal of fire; but they are of a noble nature, and will not begin unless you disturb them." The reason the Cinghalese assign for the horrible pain occasioned by their bite is curious, and will serve...
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An Introduction to Entomology: Or Elements of the Natural History ..., Volume 1

William Kirby, William Spence - Entomology - 1822
...in. 223. J Stedman, ii. 94. ' Bingley, iii. 385, 6rst edit. * man were burnt by a coal of fire ; but they are of a noble nature, and will not begin unless you disturb them." The reason the Cinghalese assign for the horrible pain occasioned by their bite is curious, and will serve...
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An Introduction to Entomology: Or, Elements of the Natural History of ...

William Kirby, William Spence - Insects - 1846 - 600 pages
...edit. Coddia, which he says " bites desperately, as bad as if a man were burnt by a coal of fire ; but they are of a noble nature, and will not begin unless you disturb them." The reason the Cinghalese assign for the horrible pain occasioned by their bite is curious, and will serve...
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The American Museum Journal, Volume 18

Natural history - 1919
...natives coddia, is said to "bite desperately, as bad as if a man were burnt by a coal of fire; but they are of a noble nature and will not begin unless you disturb them." ' The reason the Cingalese assign for the horrible pain occasioned by the bite is curious. "Formerly these...
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