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" About nine an appearance very unusual began to demand our attention, a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. "
Animal biography, or, Popular zoology - Page 238
by William Bingley - 1829
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 3

William Bingley - 1803
...our attention ; a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs...in all directions, but perfect flakes or rags, some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity that showed they were...
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Amphibious animals

William Bingley - 1805
...our attention ; a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs...or rags, some nearly an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity that showed they were considerably heavier than the atmosphere,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1817
...our attention, a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity that showed they were...
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A Picture of the Seasons: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the Year

1819 - 180 pages
...cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of day. These webs were not single filmy threads, floating...in all directions, but perfect flakes or rags; some near an inch broad, 'arid five or six long, On every side, as the observer turned his eyes, might he...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of day. These webs were not single filmy threads, floating...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long. On every side, as the observer turned his eyes, might he...
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The Natural History of Selborne, Volume 1

Gilbert White - 1822
...our attention, a shower of cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long, which fell with a degree of velocity that showed they were...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 7

1843
...a shower began to fall, and continued to do so, without interruption, to the close of the day. The webs were not single, filmy threads, floating in the air in all directions, but perfect flakes. Some were nearly an inch broad, and five or six long. That they were considerably heavier than the...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of day. These webs were not single filmy threads, floating...all directions, but perfect flakes or rags ; some near an inch broad, and five or six long. On every side, as the observer turned his eyes, might he...
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The Natural History of Selborne

Gilbert White - 1829 - 343 pages
...our attention — a shower of cobwebs fall»g from very elevated regions, and continuing, without any interruption, till the close of the day. These webs were not single filmy threads, floatng in the air in all directions, but perfect flakes 1 rags ; some near an inch broad, and five...
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A Picture of the Seasons;: With Anecdotes and Remarks on Every Month in the ...

1830 - 176 pages
...cobwebs falling from very elevated regions, and continuing without any interruption till the close of day. These webs were not single filmy threads, floating...in all directions, but perfect flakes or rags; some near an inch broad, and five or six long. On every side, as the observer turned his eyes, might he...
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