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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 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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Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1886 - 258 pages
...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 \vaa set at\ifoesty,\ the spider would have set ahout repairing the breaches that were made in its...
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The Normal Course in Reading, Book 5

Emma J. Todd, W. B.. Powell - 1890
...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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A Drill Book in English

English language - 1891 - 106 pages
...when the spider came out in order to seize it as usual, upon percieving what kind of an enemy it had to deal with, it instantly broke all the bands that held it fast, and contribeted all that lay in its power to disengage so formidable an antigonist. When the wasp was at...
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Cathcart's Literary Reader: A Manual of English Literature : Being Typical ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1892 - 541 pages
...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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The Normal Course in Reading: Fifth Reader : Advanced Readings in Literature ...

Emma J. Todd, William Bramwell Powell - Readers - 1892 - 511 pages
...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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The Normal Course in Reading, by Emma J. Todd and W.B. Powell: Alternate ...

Emma J. Todd - 1896
...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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Stepping Stones to Literature, Book 8

Sarah Louise Arnold, Charles Benajah Gilbert - Readers - 1898 - 317 pages
...nest, but when the 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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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 5

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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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The Bee & Other Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1903 - 282 pages
...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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