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:|
which the new degree of adhesiveness would demand.
Anyhow, things remain as they are for long hours on end: the
Banded Epeira motionless on the edge of the web; the other lurking
in her hut; both apparently most uneasy. At sunset, the lover of
darkness plucks up courage. She descends from her green tent and,
without troubling about the stranger, goes straight to the centre
of the web, where the telegraph-wire brings her. Panic-stricken at
this apparition, the Banded Epeira releases herself with a jerk and
disappears in the rosemary-thicket.
The experiment, though repeatedly renewed with different subjects,
gave me no other results. Distrustful of a web dissimilar to her
The Life of the Spider