It appropriated to itself all his treasures

Edward Hartley, “Humpty Dumpty The Children’s Hour”, part. II, Londres, The Christian World Magazine and Family Visitor, 1869, p. 154.

One day Mr. Collingwood had been looking again at the aquarium, and Edward had been telling him of the Caddis-fly, and how it appropriated to itself all his treasures, shells &c., and stuck them on its back towards making its house, and how wonderful was the grating with which it closed up its door to admit air and keep out water; and Mr. Collingwood said he should much like to watch it.