(PLATE 40. They were very civil, and offered us a house; and one maneven sent us a cask of cider as a present. " (3/10. In theevening the postman or letter-carrier arrived. LIMA AND SAN LORENZO. In the evening Captain Lloyd, the Surveyor-general, so well knownfrom his examination of the Isthmus of Panama, invited Mr. I have described this man's conduct, because he acted under thefull impression that they were Indians. in Patagonian tertiary beds. Theside which fronted the north-east presented a grand pile of ruins,in the midst of which door-cases and masses of timber stood up, asif floating in a stream. Throughout thespaces interspersed with atolls, where not a single peak of highland has been left above the level of the sea, the sinking musthave been immense in amount. Niata cattle. The mostremarkable circumstance, as it appears to me, in this case as wellas in that of Drigg, and in one described by M. tossing fragments from the ground. It is said that thesugar-cane grew at Ingenio, latitude 32 to 33 degrees, but not insufficient quantity to make the manufacture profitable. PLATE 2. SEPTEMBER 16, 1833. Inthe valleys there was scarcely sufficient water for any irrigation;and the intermediate land was quite bare, not supporting evengoats. CHAPTER III. This little town, before itsharbour was filled up, was the principal place in the island: itnow presents a melancholy, but very picturesque appearance. He told us that York Minster had built a largecanoe, and with his wife Fuegia, had several months since gone tohis own country, and had taken farewell by an act of consummatevillainy; he persuaded Jemmy and his mother to come with him, andthen on the way deserted them by night, stealing every article oftheir property. )I also frequently
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- Plain, Terra incognita, mosteasterly island