The horse, wild with dread, gives a few most violentbounds, and then starts off at full gallop: when quite exhausted,the man, by patience, brings him back to the corral, where, reekinghot and scarcely alive, the poor beast is let free. OPUNTIA GALAPAGEIA. 4. Zonotrichia. When the island wasdiscovered, the immediate neighbourhood of Porto Praya was clothedwith trees (1/1. All these species are peculiar to this archipelago; and so is thewhole group, with the exception of one species of the sub-groupCactornis, lately brought from Bow Island, in the Low Archipelago. BERKELEY SOUND, FALKLAND ISLANDS. The sailors' songs were alsomuch admired; and the queen said she thought that one of the mostboisterous ones certainly could not be a hymn! The royal party didnot return on shore till past midnight. The menbelieved they had seen about fifteen dead ostriches (part of one ofwhich we had for dinner); and they said that several were runningabout evidently blind in one eye. on great droughts. King and myself whilst eating, till we were fairly shamed
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