One of the few people who had not been at the fire was our friend woodlouse.
Up to the present this is the only woodlouse which has been found in the nests of British ants.
Doctor Fernie gives some interesting extracts with regard to the hog-louse and the woodlouse.
They lie now where the woodlouse may eat them if it has so lowly an appetite.
woodlouse was no better; but Torpander kept as sober as usual, looking towards the door every time he heard a noise.
In the woodlouse these excretory organs open on the second pair of maxillae.
woodlouse resisted it for a long time, but in the end he was obliged to give way.
Professor woodlouse thought that he and his brother scholars, by lying hid and being quiet, might maybe catch a live one.
So the poor old woodlouse retreated out of sight, consumed with shame.
woodlouse and the Swede looked at each other meaningly, and each went his way without saying a word.