Grasshoppers sentence example

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  • In the evening, when it is cool and pleasant, we would walk in the yard, and catch the grasshoppers and butterflies.
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  • Grasshoppers (batta) are abundant, and one kind (inago), which frequent the rice-fields when the cereal is.ripening, are caught and fried in oil as ad article of food.
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  • If we read of one man robbed, or murdered, or killed by accident, or one house burned, or one vessel wrecked, or one steamboat blown up, or one cow run over on the Western Railroad, or one mad dog killed, or one lot of grasshoppers in the winter--we never need read of another.
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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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  • Some beautiful and very large grasshoppers were about, also a few big spiders but none that might bother you.
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  • Spiders, caterpillars and grasshoppers are, he said, stung in their chief nerve-centres, in consequence of which the victims are not killed outright, but rendered motionless and continue to live in this paralysed condition for several weeks, being thus available as food for the larvae when these are hatched.
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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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  • 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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  • Mosquitoes, termites, bees, ants, centipedes, millipedes, locusts, grasshoppers, butterflies, dragonflies, sandflies and spiders' are found in immense numbers.
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  • All the known forms of plant-life are either fungi or allied to them, and many are only microscopic. The most interesting inhabitants of Mammoth Cave are the blind, wingless grasshoppers, with extremely long antennae; blind, colourless crayfish (Cambarus pellucidus, Telk.); and the blind fish, Amblyopsis spelaeus, colourless and viviparous, from 1 in.
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  • The trumpeter gadfly and a number of his relations, beside several Grasshoppers and Bees, were the chief musicians.
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  • Common and conspicuous insects include grasshoppers, earwigs, and many species of beetles, butterflies and moths.
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  • Didn't enjoy stumbling over the fried grasshoppers for snacks either!
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  • Stripe-winged, mottled, common green and field grasshoppers are abundant across the sun baked slopes of the fort.
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  • Includes stick and leaf insects, cockroaches, mantids, grasshoppers, locusts and crickets (see Ortiioptera).
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  • There are no cows here to give milk; or any mice, or even grasshoppers.
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  • As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.
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  • While she may provoke a startle response from your garden visitors, an Argiope at your garden gate is a sentry, protecting you and your garden plants from wasps, mosquitos, aphids, grasshoppers, and several other pests.
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  • For safety, Grasshoppers shoes feature nonslip outsoles.
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  • Grasshoppers come in an array of styles that could make any woman who loves comfortable, casual attire drool.
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  • To find the stores nearest you that carry Grasshoppers shoes, visit their store locator.
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  • If you're familiar with Stride Rite, you may have come in contact with Grasshoppers shoes at some point.
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  • Grasshoppers were acquired by Stride Rite in 1979.
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  • If you're feeling adventurous, purchase some real edible insects, such as chocolate-covered grasshoppers or bug suckers with a real bug encased in a sugary shell.
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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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  • Locusts (" ` grasshoppers " in local usage) have worked incalculable damage, notably in 1854, 1866, and above all in 1874-1875.
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  • Of the latter there are probably 12,000 to 15,000 species, including 140 butterflies, at least 180 grasshoppers, several hundred bees, &c. The so-called " grass hoppers," true locusts, have done great damage at times in Nebraska.
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  • Hoy is the only island in Orkney where you can see grasshoppers.
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  • The parts of all the fleas, are taken by small grasshoppers, painted black.
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  • If you happen upon one of these beautiful specimens in your garden, know that he - or more likely she - is hard at work protecting your plants from aphids, grasshoppers, and a host of other garden pests.
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  • Orb weaver spiders prey on a number of garden pest species, such as aphids and grasshoppers, making them a natural asset to any garden.
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  • Them! had giant ants, The Beginning of the End featured giant grasshoppers, and Day of the Triffids had, well, killer triffids.
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  • Grasshoppers for women are casual shoes designed to make you feel as light on your feet as a grasshopper.
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  • If you're a woman with an active lifestyle and want shoes that are lightweight, casual, and cute enough to go along for the ride, Grasshoppers shoes may be perfect for you.
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