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Clearness of atmosphere within Andes, in Chile. alive in sea. On the hills nearLima, at a height but little greater, the ground is carpeted withmoss, and beds of beautiful yellow lilies, called Amancaes. My companion assured methat they were the work of the Indians in the old time. He believes that nothing would have induced any boy inthe school, himself included, to have gone close to the Englishman;so deeply had they been impressed with an idea of the heresy,contamination, and evil to be derived from contact with such aperson. From the Strait of Magellan to theColorado, a distance of about eight hundred miles, the face of thecountry is everywhere composed of shingle: the pebbles are chieflyof porphyry, and probably owe their origin to the rocks of theCordillera. ) Stones may often be thuscarried; and if the island on which they are stranded isconstructed of any other substance besides coral, they wouldscarcely attract attention, and their origin at least would neverbe guessed.
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