Crickets sentence example

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  • The walk was peaceful, the starry night and thrum of crickets easing her tired mind.
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  • Flies, ants, mosquitoes, scorpions, centipedes and crickets abound.
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  • Tree frogs were chirping so abundantly that they sounded like crickets.
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  • Insect life is represented by plant-bugs, locusts, crickets, grasshoppers, cockroaches, dragon-flies, butterflies, numerous varieties of moths, bees and mosquitoes.
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  • The night air smelled of honeysuckle and pulsed with the sound of crickets.
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  • The families are the Acridiidae and Locustidae - including the insects familiarly known as locusts and grasshoppers (q.v.) and the Gryllidae or crickets (q.v.).
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  • Species of Sphex, studied by Fabre, provisioned their brood-chambers with crickets.
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  • Delving into a world only seen on Fear Factor, one might also happen upon crickets, silkworm, and red ant larvae.
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  • Purchase several hundred crickets at a bait shop, and just before a class change, release the crickets in the halls.
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  • From the moment the crickets chirp in on the sublime " Summer's caldron ", the tone is set for a uplifting album.
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  • Includes stick and leaf insects, cockroaches, mantids, grasshoppers, locusts and crickets (see Ortiioptera).
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  • Go to a pet store that sells live crickets and buy a couple of hundred of them.
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  • Even if the victim manages to find a few crickets, he or she will not be able to find them all, and with a bit of luck, the prank can go on for at least a few sleepless nights.
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  • You can purchase crickets and worms at local bait shops, and sometimes stores, such as Wal-Mart, carry them as well.
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  • Among the nature sounds available are those of relaxing birds and frogs, gentle rain and crickets, beach waves, rolling thunder, and healing falls.
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  • Imagine hundreds and hundreds of crickets turned loose in a school.
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  • The waters of City Creek were at first diverted and a canal was built; and the results were encouraging, though in the summer of 1848 crops were destroyed by a swarm of black crickets; but in turn this pest was devoured by sea-gulls, and the phrase " gulls and crickets " has become one of peculiar historic significance in Utah.
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  • The cockroaches, grasshoppers, crickets and other insects that are included in this order were first placed by C. Linne (1735) among the Coleoptera (beetles), and were later removed by him to the Hemiptera (bugs, &c.).
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  • Kirby (1815) founded an order Dermaptera for the earwigs, which had formed part of de Geer's Dermaptera, accepting Olivier's term Orthoptera for the rest of the assemblage, and as modern research has shown that the earwigs undoubtedly deserve original separation from the cockroaches, grasshoppers, crickets, &c., this terminology will probably become established.
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  • Mayflies and dragon-flies danced in the sunlight; lizards darted across the paths; and legions of spiders pervaded the grass, many very beautiful - frosted - silver backs, or curious, like the saltigrades, who took a few steps and then gave a leap. There were crickets in infinite numbers; and flies innumerable, from slim daddy-long-legs to ponderous, black, hairy fellows known to science as Dejeaniae; hymenopterous insects in profusion, including our old friend the bishop of Ambato (possibly Dielis), in company with another formidable stinger, with chrome antennae, called by the natives ` the Devil '; and occasional Phasmas (caballo de palo) crawling painfully about, like animated twigs."
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  • That such dietary restrictions were merely ceremonial and superstitious, and not intended to prevent the consumption of meats which would revolt modern tastes, is certain from the fact that the Levitical law freely allowed the eating of locusts, grasshoppers, crickets and cockroaches, while forbidding the consumption of rabbits, hares, storks, swine, &c. The Pythagoreans were forbidden to eat beans.
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