Lily,Frederic and Emma

Anonyme, « A summer in the country », The Youth’s Friend, Philadelphie, 1843, p. 86.

Then Lily read a short account of the caddis-worm, which lives in the water and makes its boat of leaves, or bits of sticks, and sand, or stones; and Frederic proposed that they should go to the brook in the meadow, where some of these little builders might perhaps be found.

Emma was so much interested by all  she had herad, that she willingly agreed to this proposal; and when her cousin discovered a caddis-worm floating down the stream, ans brough it for examination, she showed no signs of alarm, but looked with pleasure at  the snug little nest, and joined with her copanions in expressing her admiration of the wonderful instinct displayed in its contrivance.