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Natural History; Or, Uncle Philip's Conversations with the Children about ...
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Página 213 - The Swiss Family Robinson; or, the Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons on a Desert Island. With Explanatory Notes and Illustrations. First and Second Series. New Edition, complete in one volume, 3s. 6d. Geography for my Children. By Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Author of " Uncle Tom's Cabin,
Página 213 - With Engravings. NATURAL HISTORY ; or, Uncle Philip's Conversations .with the Children about Tools and Trades among the Inferior Animals. 18mo. With numerous Engravings. INDIAN TRAITS. By the Author of "INDIAN LIVES." In 2 vols. 18mo. With Engravings. TALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY. By the Author of "AMERICAN POPULAR LESSONS.
Página 42 - ... things, and of thinking about what you see. You are perfectly right in supposing that wasps make paper ; but it was a long time before men found out what they made it of. 3. A gentleman was trying for twenty years, he says, to find out how the wasp made paper, before he succeeded. At last he one day saw a female wasp alight on the sash of his window, and begin to gnaw the wood ; he watched her, and saw that she pulled off...
Página 214 - Esq. In 2 vols. 12mo. THE SPY. By JF COOPER, Esq. 2 vols. 12mo. AFFECTING SCENES ; being Passages from the Diary of a late Physician. In 2 vols. 18mo. THE INCOGNITO; or, SINS AND PECCADILLOES. By Don T. DE TRUEBA.
Página 37 - Mr. Wilson says, that he one day showed one of these nests to an old lady, and she was so much struck with the work, that she asked him, half in earnest, if he did not think these birds could be taught to darn stockings.
Página 196 - Its greatest diameter was five inches, and the smallest four. The entrance was two-thirds or more of the whole height, as seen on the outside ; but within it almost reached the arch of the ceiling above. ' " The interior of this nest was so neatly worked and felted together, that it might have been taken for a piece of fine cloth, a little worn...
Página 82 - When clothes were hung out to dry, he would take them off" the line, and as soon as they were missed, the washerwoman knew very well where they were. She kept a long stick with a hook at the end of it, and with this she drew them out of the burrow.
Página 121 - ... size, so that it is wonderful it did not fall over or break by its own weight before they got it joined to the side of the column above. It was strengthened by a small arch at the bottom, and had a hollow or groove all the length of the...