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  • The tenant of the air, it seemed related to the earth but by an egg hatched some time in the crevice of a crag;--or was its native nest made in the angle of a cloud, woven of the rainbow's trimmings and the sunset sky, and lined with some soft midsummer haze caught up from earth?
  • More thunder boomed.  Katie wondered what other kinds of storms the underworld might have.  Would it rain something other than black water?  With her luck, it'd rain bugs, like the beetle nest she skirted.
  • Within the nest, the leaves are cut into very minute fragments.
  • Reaching her hand into the next nest box, a hen pecked it hard.
  • The instincts of nest-building, incubation and the rearing of young, though they occur later in life than those concerned in locomotion and the obtaining of food, are none the less founded on a hereditary basis, and in some respects are less rather than more liable to modification by the experience gained by the carrying out of hereditarily definite modes of procedure.
 

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