Again, Euphorbia, a mundane orwidely distributed genus, has here eight species, of which sevenare confined to the archipelago, and not one found on any twoislands: Acalypha and Borreria, both mundane genera, haverespectively six and seven species, none of which have the samespecies on two islands, with the exception of one Borreria, whichdoes occur on two islands. (21/2. Owen, nearest to the CapeAnt-eater, but in some other respects it approaches to thearmadilloes. The nitrate of soda was nowselling at the ship's side at fourteen shillings per hundredpounds: the chief expense is its transport to the sea-coast. Funeral of a New Zealand woman. Considering the small size of these islands, we feelthe more astonished at the number of their aboriginal beings, andat their confined range. To all appearance,however, the animals were quite fresh; and no one could have toldthat they had eaten nothing for the last fifty-five hours. (PLATE 15. The connection between the elevatory and eruptive forces. Pampas, halt at a pulperia on the. We had some difficulty inreaching the point, owing to the intolerably bad paths; foreverywhere in the shade the ground soon becomes a perfect quagmire. Numerous cottages were surrounded byvines, and by orchards of apple, nectarine, and peach-trees--theirboughs breaking with the weight of the beautiful ripe fruit. )So many works have been written about these countries, that it isalmost superfluous to describe either the lazo or the bolas. The extremethough rather formal courtesy of our host and hostess, consideringtheir grade of life, was quite delightful. They actually pounced ona dog that was lying fast asleep close by one of the party; and thesportsmen had difficulty in preventing the wounded geese from beingseized before their eyes. We stayed atthis delightful place two days; standing nearly 800 feet above thesea, the air was cool and fresh, and on every side there weredelightful walks. We continued to ride through the uncleared forest; onlyoccasionally meeting an Indian on horseback, or a troop of finemules bringing alerce-planks and corn from the southern plains. YORK MINSTER (BEARING SOUTH 66 DEGREES EAST. (9/8. The road, following the curvature of the suspendingropes, is made of bundles of sticks placed close together.
- Fall '16
- Ripeness in viticulture, Professor Owen