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The 1875 piece was a hair thinner than the other coins, but neither Clayton nor Spider could have detected it without the aid of a micrometer.
And so when Spider elected to draw last he graciously offered to take the first chance himself.
The reaction from the state of fear he had been in had overcome Spider quite as effectually as though he had drawn the fated piece.
Spider bent, wide-eyed, toward the hand that was to decide his fate, for whatever luck was Clayton's on this last draw, the opposite would be Spider's.
Spider was the first to see the date, and ere any knew what his intention was he raised himself to his feet, and lunged over the side of the boat, to disappear forever into the green depths beneath--the coin had not been the 1875 piece.
In a lofty valley of the Cordillera, near Mendoza, I found another spider with a singularly-formed web.
175), mentioning a hymenopterous insect, probably of the same genus, says he saw it dragging a dead spider through tall grass, in a straight line to its nest, which was one hundred and sixty-three paces distant.
Do the very numerous spiders and rapacious Hymenoptera supply the place of the carnivorous beetles?
One day, at Bahia, my attention was drawn by observing many spiders, cockroaches, and other insects, and some lizards, rushing in the greatest agitation across a bare piece of ground.
I was not unprepared for this request, for I had noticed how his pets went on increasing in size and vivacity, but I did not care that his pretty family of tame sparrows should be wiped out in the same manner as the flies and spiders.
6[degrees]C--a White-banded Jumping Spider Hypoblemutn albovittatum was noticed jerkily moving around on a concrete tree-ring around the base of a small Bougainvillea bush in the author's back garden.
Her thesis was about derby spiders or spiders used in spider fights or spider wrestling, a pastime and form of gambling in the Philippines.