from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as harvest-tick.
  • n. Same as harvest-fly.


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  • Mr. Leveson had a singular fellow-feeling for insects, -- he studied their habits, and collected specimens of various kinds in bottles, or 'pinned' them on cardboard trays, -- he was an interested observer of the sprightly manners practised by the harvest-bug, and the sagacious customs of the ruminating spider, -- as well as the many surprising and agreeable talents developed by the common flea.

    God's Good Man


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