The hard silex is a mass of animalcules, the sponge is an animated silex.
Other animalcules then appear, which, in their turn, pursue and devour the first.
Who can these laggards be but animalcules that have roamed too long in the walls of the nest?
But with the animalcules of the sea I obtained most gratifying relations.
Most of these animalcules are so small that if it were not for the microscope we should never even know of their existence.
What millions upon millions of animalcules, and these again multiplied, must contribute to produce this aquatic illumination.
The contemplation of animalcules has rendered the term, infinitely small bodies, extremely familiar to us.
He with a fine needle took up one of these, and placed it before the microscope used to view the animalcules in fluids.
This aptitude of revivification is found to a high degree in animalcules of low order.
Most of these animalcules, however, are so small that if it were not for the microscope we should never know of their existence.