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His spiders are now becoming as great a nuisance as his flies, and today I told him that he must get rid of them.
His means of taming is simple, for already the spiders have diminshed.
but let her come in contact with the fatal network, and the spider issues from it, the hideous spider
As he spoke Wilson had been boring a hole in one of the water kegs, and as Spider held a tin cup he tilted the keg to pour a draft of the precious fluid.
The kegs are filled with gunpowder," said Spider, in a low tone, turning to those aft.
Maud and her bosom friend, "Gwace," were seated on tin cake-boxes; Sherry and Spider adorned the refrigerator; while Tom and Rumple foraged for the party.
Spider, scrape up the salad, and poke the dish through the slide for more.
Spider had already agreed to sail with me as my crew of one, and, also, as cook while I did the deck work.
As from a remote distance he could hear Spider Hagerty saying to him: "No layin' down at the start.
I was much interested one day by watching a deadly contest between a Pepsis and a large spider of the genus Lycosa.
Most likely you've not made a study of spiders and don't know their character; and so it is with me.
I have seen them (ladies, I am sorry to say, as well as gentlemen) go out, day after day, for example, with empty pill-boxes, and catch newts, and beetles, and spiders, and frogs, and come home and stick pins through the miserable wretches, or cut them up, without a pang of remorse, into little pieces.