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Our resting-house was so dirty that I preferred sleepingoutside: on these journeys the first night is generally veryuncomfortable, because one is not accustomed to the tickling andbiting of the fleas. No doubtmany plants, besides the cardoon and fennel, are naturalised; thusthe islands near the mouth of the Parana are thickly clothed withpeach and orange trees, springing from seeds carried there by thewaters of the river. ) He adds that morethan once he has seen the carcasses of upwards of a thousand wildhorses thus destroyed. Ibis melanops. It appears that seaweed growsextremely quick. Gunnera scabra. These are only known to the robbers, who at this seasoninhabit them, and sally forth at night to rob and cut throats withimpunity. Ishould not have supposed that these animals, natives of NorthernAfrica, could have existed in a climate so humid as this, and whichenjoys so little sunshine that even wheat ripens only occasionally. Before sucking they are quite
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