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a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database

a skillet made of cast iron

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The kegs are filled with gunpowder," said Spider, in a low tone, turning to those aft.
Wilson staggered up menacingly to prevent the contemplated act, but when his comrade, Spider, took sides with Clayton and Monsieur Thuran he gave up, and sat eying the corpse hungrily as the three men, by combining their efforts, succeeded in rolling it overboard.
At Jane Porter's scream Monsieur Thuran and Spider awoke.
Spider broke down and wept; Jane Porter prayed; Clayton swore softly to himself; Monsieur Thuran sat with his head in his hands, thinking.
When frightened, this little spider either feigns death by extending its front legs, or suddenly drops from the web.
The spider soon returned; and an hour afterwards I was much surprised to find it with its jaws buried in the orifice, through which the sting is protruded by the living wasp.
Azara [10] has described a gregarious spider in Paraguay, which Walckanaer thinks must be a Theridion, but probably it is an Epeira, and perhaps even the same species with mine.
but let her come in contact with the fatal network, and the spider issues from it, the hideous spider
His spiders are now becoming as great a nuisance as his flies, and today I told him that he must get rid of them.
His means of taming is simple, for already the spiders have diminshed.
My friend has now a whole colony of sparrows, and his flies and spiders are almost obliterated.
Spider Lagerty's bloated face bent down close to his.
A groan went up as Spider Hagerty peeled Rivera's sweater over his head.
Spider Hagerty talked advice to him, but Rivera knew it was wrong advice.
He looked at the forest on the bank of the stream, saw the individual trees, the leaves and the veining of each leaf -- he saw the very insects upon them: the locusts, the brilliant bodied flies, the gray spiders stretching their webs from twig to twig.