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Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.
We sat in silence, watching through the window the old man's lantern as he swung away toward home.
“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.
They must be kept away from flies—a fly can work havoc with a film in a few minutes.
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.
What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Hurrying on to find it, Taijo discovered a hut beside the path, into which he saw the falcon fly.
I think 6½ feet diameter for the fly, and 9½ inches diameter for the small wheel, will give speed enough to the drum.
There must be a fly-wheel, with a notch to carry the rope, and also a small notch wheel on the drum-axle.
I think 6½ feet diameter for the fly and 9½ inches diameter for the small wheel, will give speed enough to the drum.

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