In the wells, the Swammerdamia of Swammerdam and Lister ran about with great velocity.
If ever there lived a genuine naturalist, Swammerdam was the man.
But Swammerdam appears only twice to have seen the expansion of the dragon-fly, in which this phenomenon is best observed.
Swammerdam had a method of preserving them when they appeared to be giving way.
We have since met with a figure and description of this gall in Swammerdam.
Swammerdam describes them as twisted into many coils of an agate colour.
These directions for dissecting are chiefly taken from Swammerdam, Life xiv.
Swammerdam had one which followed him like a dog when he offered it honey.
I know not why the Englishmen turned aside from Holland, and did not also interrogate the genius of Swammerdam.
Swammerdam gives a most accurate account of the method and situation in which the male impregnates the spawn of the female.