On these fringes the roadsare generally carried, for their surfaces are even, and they risewith a very gentle slope up the valleys: hence, also, they areeasily cultivated by irrigation. On first arriving, it was our custom tounsaddle the horses and give them their Indian corn; then, with alow bow, to ask the senhÃ´r to do us the favour to give us somethingto eat. BB,The shores of the fringed island. On the second night theweather seemed to foretell a storm of snow or rain, and whilstlying in our beds we felt a trifling shock of an earthquake. on new plants springing up. It is an argument long since protested against with noblefeeling, and strikingly exemplified, by the ever-illustriousHumboldt. Theyare foundas far north as the Sierra Tapalguen (latitude 37 degrees 30'),where the plain rather suddenly becomes greener and more humid; andtheir southern limit is between Port
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