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Some of the chiefshave accumulated considerable sums of money. Of land-birds I obtained twenty-six kinds, all peculiar to thegroup and found nowhere else, with the exception of one lark-likefinch from North America (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) which ranges onthat continent as far north as 54 degrees, and generally frequentsmarshes. The "culpeu" is the Canis Magellanicus brought homeby Captain King from the Strait of Magellan. It isa common subject of conjecture what pleasure in life some of thelower animals can enjoy: how much more reasonably the same questionmay be asked with respect to these barbarians! At night five or sixhuman beings, naked and scarcely protected from the wind and rainof this tempestuous climate, sleep on the wet ground coiled up likeanimals. Our courselay due south, down that gloomy passage which I have before alludedto as appearing to lead to another and worse world. Theserocks have long served for burial places, and in consequence areheld too sacred to be approached.
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