butterfly net

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butterfly net

A term referring to a hypothetical device that mental health personnel are popularly believed to use to detain the mentally disturbed.
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He could see him yet, his queer little monkeyish face eloquent with fear, his back burdened with specimen cases, in his hands Bassett's butterfly net and naturalist's shot-gun, as he quavered, in Beche-de-mer English: "Me fella too much fright along bush.
to noon Saturday at Alton Baker Park; sponsored by Nearby Nature; use butterfly nets, magnifiers, bug barns and more to catch and learn about all sorts of critters; meet at Nearby Nature Learnscape; free for members, $2 for non-members or $5 per family; pre-register at 541-687-9699 or www.
As part of the Lobley Hill project, Groundwork will be establishing an environment club for eight to 11-year-olds in September and the Asda Living donation will be used to buy equipment such as butterfly nets and other practical materials to enable the children to learn more about the environment and help take care of it.
The cover illustration is a delightful Ducote lithograph of the women as colourful butterflies flying above potential husbands waiting below with butterfly nets.
So now there is a factory making long handled butterfly nets.
25pm) Tudur Owen and Bethan Gwanas take a look at butterfly nets, create a simple weather measuring device and make a visit to the Welsh Kennel Club's annual dog show in Builth Wells.
His grandsons gather stray berries with butterfly nets.
Youngsters swoop across the fields, swinging butterfly nets to help with a monarch butterfly tagging program in which the United States, Canada, and Mexico take part.
The summers of blankets and butterfly nets were passing.
Police confiscated 354 wild butterflies and seven butterfly nets, Yu reportedly said, adding the man confessed during questioning on July 17 that he entered China on May 25 as a tourist and the butterflies were caught in Sichuan Province and Tibet Autonomous Region in the country's southwest, and Qinghai Province and Xinjiang in the country's northwest.
An astonishing number of butterfly nets would be needed to catch all of the translators of James Joyce.
My main objective was to bring in art that would touch different people in different ways,'' Flores said Wednesday, standing in front of a mural depicting two fishermen casting butterfly nets on Lake Pabzcuaro in Michoacan, Mexico.