Annual Record of Science and Industry, Volume 6

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Spencer Fullerton Baird
Harper & Brothers, 1877
Annual record for 1874-78 contains "Select works on science published during 1874-78."
 

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Página 289 - I tried her with the tuning-forks ; but they did not disturb her in the least. I then approached the feather of a pen very quietly, so as almost to touch first one and then the other of the antennae, which, however, did not move. I then dipped the pen in essence of musk and did the same ; the antenna was slowly retracted and drawn quite back. I then, repeated the same with the other antenna. If I touched the antenna, the ant started away, apparently smarting. I repeated the same with essence of lavender,...

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