The Life of the Spider

THE LIFE OF THE SPIDER


TRANSLATED BY
Alexander Teixeira de Mattos
FELLOW OF THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
With a Preface by Maurice Maeterlinck

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Copyright, 1912
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CONTENTS

  1. PAGE
  2. Preface: The Insect's Homer, by Maurice Maeterlinck7
  3. Translator's Note36
  4. CHAPTER
  5. I
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    39
  6. II
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    78
  7. III
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    105
  8. IV
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    125
  9. V
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    153
  10. VI
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    171
  11. VII
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    187
  12. VIII
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    213
  13. IX
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    228
  14. X
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    248
  15. XI
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    272
  16. XII
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    282
  17. XIII
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    296
  18. XIV
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    317
  19. XV
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    330
  20. XVI
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    360
  21. ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
    383
Index


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