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" I once put a wasp into the net ; but when the spider came out in order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that held it fast, and contributed all' that lay in its power to disengage... "
Dwight's American Magazine - Page 440
edited by - 1845
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1881
...whan the spider came out in order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that...disengage so formidable an antagonist When the wasp was set at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in...
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Essays, selected and ed. by C. D. Yonge

John Dryden, Oliver Goldsmith - 1882
...when the spider came out in order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that...antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its net ; but those, it seems,...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1882
...when the spider came out in order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that...disengage so formidable an antagonist When the wasp was set at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in...
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Mahomet and his successors

Washington Irving - 1882
...spider came out in order to seize it, as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had todeal l-Fakar set at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breacl-.es that were made...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Poems. Plays. The bee. Cock-lane ghost

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...when the spider came out in. order to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that...antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its net, but those it seems...
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Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1884 - 695 pages
...when the spider came out in order to seize it as usual, upon i perceiving what kind of an enemy it had rs of princes or generals upon the stage, it is out...object. The principal question therefore is, whether, a. liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The revised series. First (-Sixth) reader, ed. by T. Morrison

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1884
...usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bauds that held it fast, and contributed all that lay in...antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected the spider would have set about repairing the breaches that were made in its net; but those, it seems,...
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New National Third Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - Readers - 1884 - 240 pages
...into the hole. spicier came out to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that...contributed all that lay in its power to disengage so powerful an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected that the spider would have set about...
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New National Fifth Reader

Charles Joseph Barnes - Children - 1884 - 480 pages
...dragged into the hole. spider came out to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that...contributed all that lay in its power to disengage so powerful an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected that the spider would have set about...
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New National First[ -fifth] Reader, Book 5

Charles Joseph Barnes, J. Marshall Hawkes - Readers - 1884
...into the hole. spid,er came out to seize it as usual, upon perceiving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that...contributed all that lay in its power to disengage so powerful an antagonist. When the wasp was at liberty, I expected that the spider would have set about...
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