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" ... gentle manner to introduce Luidia to the purer element. Whether the cold air was too much for him or the sight of the bucket too terrific I know not, but in a moment he proceeded to dissolve his corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments... "
The Aquarian Naturalist: A Manual for the Sea-side - Página 211
por Thomas Rymer Jones - 1858 - 524 páginas
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen82

1857 - 922 páginas
...corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments were seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm...with something exceedingly like a wink of derision." Quitting the starfishes, let me call attention to those pretty cowries and the naked molluscs : —...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumen25

1844 - 288 páginas
...seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm with the terminating eye, the spinous eyelid of which opened...with something exceedingly like a wink of derision." The common cross-fish is much less brittle than this, although able, when occasion requires, to lay...
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Wonders of the Sea-shore

1847 - 282 páginas
...dissolve himself, at every mesh of the dredge, his fragments were seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm...with something exceedingly like a wink of derision." — Forbes1 History of British Star-fishes. " The screaming sea-fowl, widening ring o'er ring Till...
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The Sea-side Book: Being an Introduction to the Natural History of the ...

William Henry Harvey - 1849 - 270 páginas
...corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments were seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm,...with something exceedingly like a wink of derision."* The dismembered fragments of the Luidia continue active long after their dispersion. The feet move...
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The Poor Artist: Or, Seven Eye-sights and One Object

Richard H. Horne - 1850 - 264 páginas
...corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments were seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm...with something exceedingly like a wink of derision." With this exquisite specimen of natural history wonders, for which naturalists can only vouch that...
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The British Museum, Historical and Descriptive ...

David Masson - 1850 - 444 páginas
...corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments were seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm...with something exceedingly like a wink of derision.' This self-dissolution of the luidia and other star-fish is not, however, an act of suicide, inasmuch...
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Chapters on the Common Things of the Sea-side

Anne Pratt - 1850 - 372 páginas
...fragments were seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm, the spinous eyelid of which opened and closed with something exceedingly like a wink of derision." The red spots to be seen at the end of every ray of many star-fishes, surrounded by spines, have by...
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A Text-book of Zoology for Schools

Philip Henry Gosse - 1851 - 446 páginas
...dissolve himself; at every mesh of the dredge, his fragments were seen escaping. In despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm...with something exceedingly like a wink of derision."* Our readers may be surprised at the mention of an eye in a Star-fish ; there is, however, at the extremity...
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Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural ..., Volumen3

Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society - 1853 - 254 páginas
...corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments were seen escaping. In despair, he grasped at the largest, and brought up the extremity of an arm,...terminating eye, the spinous eyelid of which opened and shut, with something exceedingly like a wink of derision. In the Marlstone, Sponges are occasionally...
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The Family tutor, Volumen1

398 páginas
...despair I grasped at the largest, and brought up the exttemity of an arm, with its terminating eye, tie spinous eyelid of which opened and closed with something exceedingly like a wink of derision." We now come to the Sca-Urcl.ins, a family in whuh the rayed appearance is different from what it is in...
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