Shell thin walled, with spiny surface; in each corner of the hexagons is one bristle-like radial spine twice as long as one pore.
In the corners of the hexagons (between every three meshes) arise radial spines, about twice as long as the pores.
From every corner of the hexagons (between three pores) arises a very thin, hair-like, short radial spinule.
Then what does he mean by saying octagons and hexagons are very regular?
As the art developed, cubes, lozenges, and hexagons of travertine and grey lava were cut and fitted together in simple patterns.
If a spider were to visualise numerals, we might expect he would do so in some web-shaped fashion, and a bee in hexagons.
They were black from corner to corner and built of a dozen or so hexagons whose edges caught the light.
When the eye is separated and made clean, these hexagons are as clear as crystal.
If room be denied them, they reduce the size of their hexagons in due proportion and with extreme address.
Number or letter the legs, and the corresponding faces of the hexagons, so that they may be easily replaced.