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INDEX. ) The other kind differs only in having three balls united bythe thongs to a common centre. org/license). The housewas simple, and, though like a barn in form, was well suited to theclimate. This appears to me very improbable. " The earthquakehappened August 25, 1741. At night I experienced an attack (for itdeserves no less a name) of the Benchuca, a species of Reduvius,the great black bug of the Pampas. The load wasconsidered under weight when found to be 197 pounds. Land. An old man has thus his age for ever stamped on hisbody, and he cannot assume the airs of a young dandy. The Gauchos say that the jaguar, whenwandering about at night, is much tormented by the foxes yelping asthey follow him. To the northward of the Rio Negro, between it and the inhabitedcountry near Buenos Ayres, the Spaniards have only one smallsettlement, recently established at Bahia Blanca. TheTahitians, with their naked, tattooed bodies, their headsornamented with flowers, and seen in the dark shade of thesegroves, would have formed a fine picture of man inhabiting someprimeval land. Before making any observations respecting them, I will give anaccount of a little excursion I made as far as the river Polanco,which is about seventy miles distant, in a northerly direction. It stands at the base of Mount Wellington, amountain 3100 feet high, but of little picturesque beauty; fromthis source, however, it receives a good supply of water. These vast piles of snow, which never melt,and seem destined to last as long as the world holds together,present a noble and even sublime spectacle. I tookmuch delight in examining the structure of these mountains. The whole island is coveredwith wood; but from the dryness of the climate there is noappearance of luxuriance.
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