. Homes without hands. : Being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction. Animals. 378 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. the water. Trae, I might have fallen into the river, but I never did; and even had that accident occurred, it would have wrought no harm, except wet clothes, for I could swim nearly as well as the water-insects themselves. Close under the bank lived some creatures which always interested me greatly. Spiders they certainly were, but they. WATER SPIDER. appeared to have the habits of the water-beetle—coming slowly to the surface of th

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. Homes without hands. : Being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction. Animals. 378 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. the water. Trae, I might have fallen into the river, but I never did; and even had that accident occurred, it would have wrought no harm, except wet clothes, for I could swim nearly as well as the water-insects themselves. Close under the bank lived some creatures which always interested me greatly. Spiders they certainly were, but they. WATER SPIDER. appeared to have the habits of the water-beetle—coming slowly to the surface of th
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. Homes without hands. : Being a description of the habitations of animals, classed according to their principle of construction. Animals. 378 HOMES WITHOUT HANDS. the water. Trae, I might have fallen into the river, but I never did; and even had that accident occurred, it would have wrought no harm, except wet clothes, for I could swim nearly as well as the water-insects themselves. Close under the bank lived some creatures which always interested me greatly. Spiders they certainly were, but they. WATER SPIDER. appeared to have the habits of the water-beetle—coming slowly to the surface of the water, giving a kind of flirt in the air, and then disappearing into the depths, looking like balls of shining silver as they sank down. I had been familiar with these creatures for years before I met with them in some book, and. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Wood, J. G. (John George), 1827-1889; Keyl, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1823-1871; Smith, E. A. (Edward Alfred); Pearson, G. (George). London : Longmans, Green, and Co.

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