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" As one should suppose, from the burning atmosphere which they inhabit they are a thirsty race, and show a great propensity for liquids, being found frequently drowned in pans of water, milk, broth, or the like. "
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
...soon as it becomes dusk, the chirping increases, and they come running forth, and are to be seen often in great numbers from the size of a flea to that of...in sympathetic mirth Its tricks the kitten tries, Th-' Cricket chirrups in the hearth, • The crackling faggot flies. " As one would suppose from the...
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Amphibious animals

William Bingley - 1805
...soon as it becomes dusk, the chirping increases, and they come running forth, and are to be seen often in great numbers from the size of a flea to that of...sympathetic mirth Its tricks the kitten tries, The Cricket chirrups in the hearth, The crackling faggot flies. " As one would suppose from the burning atmosphere...
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A Natural History of All the Most Remarkable Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes ...

J. Macloc - 1820 - 336 pages
...the night. As soon as it grows dusk, their chirping increases, and they come running forth, and are from the size of a flea to that of their full stature. As one would suppose them, (from the situations which they inhabit), they are of a thirsty race, and...
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Time's Telescope

1824
...soon as it becomes dusk, the chirping increases, and they come running forth, and are to be seen often in great numbers, from the size of a flea to that...sympathetic mirth Its tricks the kitten tries ; The cricket chirrups in the hearth, The crackling faggot flies. ' As one would suppose from the burning atmosphere...
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The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Elegant Recreations, Exercises, and Pursuits

Young lady - 1829 - 504 pages
...soon as it becomes dusk, the chirping increases ; they come running forth, and are to be seen often in great numbers, from the size of a Flea to that of their full stature. As one would suppose, from the burning atmosphere which they inhabit, they are a thirsty race, and...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1829 - 343 pages
...in the night. As soon as it grows dusk, the chirping increases, and they come running forth, and are from the size of a flea to that of their full stature. As one should suppose, from the burning atmosphere •which they inhabit, they are a thirsty race,...
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Insect Miscellanies

James Rennie - 1831 - 414 pages
...frequently heard by day, yet their natural time of motion is only in the night. As soon as it becomes dark, the chirping increases, and they come running forth,...the size of a flea to that of their full stature. Like the fieldL Nat. Hist, of Selborne, ii. 73. t Biblia Naturae, i.95. cricket, they are sometimes...
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Insecta. 1832

Georges baron Cuvier - 1832
...because the softness of the mortar enables them to form their retreats better. Mr. White observes that, " though they are frequently heard by day, yet their...the size of a flea to that of their full stature. As one would suppose from the burning atmosphere which they inhabit, they are a thirsty race, and shew...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1832 - 342 pages
...the night. , As soon as it grows dusk, the chirping increases, and they come running forth, and are from the size of a flea to that of their full stature. As one should suppose, from the burning atmosphere which they inhabit, they are a thirsty race, and...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1833 - 316 pages
...in the night. As soon as it grows dusk, the chirping increases, and they come running forth, and are from the size of a flea to that of their full stature. As one should suppose, from the burning atmosphere which they inhabit, they are a thirsty race, and...
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