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Flowers, fruits, and insects were her favorite subjects, and were painted with rare delicacy.
As the animal's heavy feet plod over the ground, worms and insects come to the surface.
The insects frequently hibernate in warmed houses, and may bite during the winter.
He listened to tales of the Igorrotes, who live in huts like beehives and creep into them like insects.
On such a night all India seems to be dead as a land but tremendously alive as a storehouse of insects, animals, and reptiles.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The planter passes entire nights, provided with lights, clearing the buds just opening, of these destructive insects.
I have had some of the cigars packed up for some months to test how far they are proof against insects.
The island is especially favoured; it contains no poisonous or hurtful insects or reptiles.
He also showed her pieces of yellow amber in which insects more brilliant than jewels had been imprisoned for thousands of years.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Mr. Bumble was meditating, and it might be that the insects brought to mind some painful passage in his own past life.

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