The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre:|
The Epeira acts in like fashion, with this advantage, that she is
able to renew her armful of fetters. Should the first not suffice,
a second instantly follows and another and yet another, until the
reserves of silk become exhausted.
When all movement ceases under the snowy winding-sheet, the Spider
goes up to her bound prisoner. She has a better weapon than the
bestiarius' trident: she has her poison-fangs. She gnaws at the
Locust, without undue persistence, and then withdraws, leaving the
torpid patient to pine away.
Soon she comes back to her motionless head of game: she sucks it,
drains it, repeatedly changing her point of attack. At last, the
The Life of the Spider