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" They are particularly fond of kitchens and bakers' ovens, on account of their perpetual warmth. Tender insects that live abroad either enjoy only the short period of one summer, or else doze away the cold uncomfortable months in profound slumbers ; but... "
Animal biography, or, Popular zoology - Page 52
by William Bingley - 1829
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 3

William Bingley - 1803
...houses, for the softness of the mortar enables them to form their retreats, without much difficulty, between the joints of the masonry, and immediately...Mr. White) either enjoy only the short period of one *• White's Natural History of Selborne. f Gryllui doniesticus. Linn. summer, or else doze away the...
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Amphibious animals

William Bingley - 1805
...built; for the softness of the mortnr enables them to form their retreats, without much difficulty, between the joints of the masonry, and immediately...doze away the cold uncomfortable months in profound flumbers ; but these, residing as it were in a torrid zone, are always alert and * White's Natural...
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The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, and Pursuits

Young lady - 1829 - 504 pages
...houses ; the softness of the mortar enabling them to form their retreats, without much diffi culty, between the joints of the masonry, and immediately...rooms. They are particularly attached to kitchens, bakehouses, and such other places as afford them that constant warmth in which they take so much delight....
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The Natural History of Insects, Volume 2

James Rennie, John Obadiah Westwood - 1835 - 321 pages
...bringing their respective histories into one chapter. Tender insects, says White, that live abroad, either enjoy only the short period of one summer,...cold, uncomfortable months in profound slumbers ; but the house crickets, residing, as it were, in a torrid zone, are always alert and merry ; a good Christmas...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 3

John Brand - 1842
...hours, they naturally become the objects of her superstition.'' " Tender insects that live abroad, either enjoy only the short period of one summer,...doze away the cold uncomfortable months in profound slumber ; but these residing as it were in a torrid zone, are always alert and merry : a good Christmas...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1842 - 335 pages
...kitchens and bakers' ovens, on account of their perpetual warmth.* Tender insects that live abroad either enjoy only the short period of one summer,...doze away the cold, uncomfortable months in profound slum, bers; but these, residing as it were in a torrid zone, are always alert and merry ; a good Christ,...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 3

John Brand - 1842
...hours, they naturally hecome the ohjects of her superstition.' ' " Tender insects that live ahroad, either enjoy only the short period of one summer, or else doze away the cold uncomfortahle months in profound slumher f hut these residing as it were in a torrid zone, are always...
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Something for the children

J William Green - 1849 - 199 pages
...with the comforts of others, we are bound to act towards him with civility at least. HOUSE CRICKETS. THESE busy little insects reside altogether in our...rooms. They are particularly attached to kitchens and bakehouses,'as affording them a constant warmth. " Tender insects that live abroad," says Mr. White,...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 3

John Brand, Henry Ellis - 1849
...hours, they naturally become the objects of her superstition. . . . Tender insects that live abroad either enjoy only the short period of one summer, or else doze away the cold uncomfortable mouths in profound slumber : but these residing, as it were, in a torrid zone, are always alert and...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1857
...of kitchens and bakers' ovens, on account of their perpetual warmth. Tender insects that live abroad either enjoy only the short period of one summer,...as it were in a torrid zone, are always alert and merry;1 a good (1) A few years since, T heard a great chirping of crickets under the grates in the...
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