have said that.docx - Near this coast nothing grows farther inland an occasional greencastor-oil plant and a few grasshoppers true friends of thedesert

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Near this coast nothing grows; farther inland an occasional greencastor-oil plant, and a few grasshoppers, true friends of thedesert, may be met with. Ehrenberg states that these particles all retain a certain degreeof irritability. I have said that the plants in ahothouse fail to communicate a just idea of the vegetation, yet Imust recur to it. It may besupposed that although the species are numerous, the individuals ofeach kind are few. Fossil gigantic Animal. Unfavourable winds,however, delayed us, and on the 12th we ran into Pernambuco,--alarge city on the coast of Brazil, in latitude 8 degrees south. I may mention, as a common instance of one day's (June23rd) collecting, when I was not attending particularly to theColeoptera, that I caught sixty-eight species of that order. Even the black slowly crawling beetles areclosely similar, and some, I believe, on rigorous examination,absolutely identical. AUGUST 18, 1834. The wind wasfair, but the atmosphere was very thick; so that we missed muchcurious scenery. James Island is only ten miles from
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