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roads of. The houses have generally an upper story, built,on account of the earthquakes, of plastered woodwork; but some ofthe old ones, which are now used by several families, are immenselylarge, and would rival in suites of apartments the most magnificentin any place. Weeds in New Zealand, imported. Themain body filled the air from a height of twenty feet to that, asit appeared, of two or three thousand above the ground; "and thesound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horsesrunning to battle:" or rather, I should say, like a strong breezepassing through the rigging of a ship. Plata. His own brother had stolen many thingsfrom him; and as he remarked, "What fashion call that:" he abusedhis countrymen, "all bad men, no sabe (know) nothing" and, though Inever heard him swear before, "damned fools. All have their longhair bound by a scarlet fillet, but with no other covering on theirheads. of coast ofPeru. Atfirst it appears rather surprising that the trade- wind along thenorthern parts of Chile and on the coast of Peru should blow in sovery southerly a direction as it does; but when we reflect that theCordillera, running in a north and south line, intercepts, like agreat wall, the entire depth of the lower atmospheric current, wecan easily see that the trade-wind must be drawn northward,following the line of mountains, towards the equatorial regions,and thus lose part of that easterly movement which it otherwisewould have gained from the earth's rotation. It is rather curious to find how incapable thesebirds must be of acquiring any notion of thickness, for althoughthey
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