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So large were the fragments, that being overtakenby a shower of rain, I readily found shelter beneath one of them. Yet with this high temperature, almost every beetle, several generaof spiders, snails, and land-shells, toads and lizards, were alllying torpid beneath stones. 1. Several of the men and women had their facespainted red, but I never saw the horizontal bands which are socommon among the Fuegians. " The accompanying sketchof Whitsunday Island in the Pacific, copied from Captain Beechey'sadmirable "Voyage" (Plate 93), gives but a faint idea of thesingular aspect of an atoll: it is one of the smallest size, andhas its narrow islets united together in a ring. Pedro. Each crystal wasabout five lines in diameter, and from an inch to an inch and ahalf in length. In a like manner it might be fancied that abird, originally a buzzard, had been induced here to undertake theoffice of the carrion-feeding Polybori of the American continent. Not being aware of this fact,the insect, more than once, as I cautiously approached with myforceps, shuffled on one side just as the instrument was on thepoint of closing, and thus escaped. When close, the caciquePincheira hailed the besieged to give up their arms, or he wouldcut all their throats. Two years and three-quarters afterwards Valdivia andChiloe were again shaken, more violently than on the
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