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Book of Curiosities

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THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIES: CONTAINING TEN THOUSAND WONDERS AND CURIOSITIES OP NATURE AND ART; AND OP Remarkable and AstonisMng PLACES, BEINGS, ANIMALS, CUS- TOMS, EXPERIMENTS, PHENOMENA, etc., of both Ancient and Modem Times, on all Parts of the GLOBE : comprising Authentic Accounts of the most WONDERFUL FREAKS of NATURE and ARTS of MAN. BY THE EEV. I. PLATTS. FIBST AHEBICAN EDITIOIT. COMPLETE IN ONE VOLUME. PHILADELPHIA: PUBLISHED BY LEARY & GETZ. 1854.

  • Page 5 and 6: CONTENTS. -4»»«9«44»- Abderite
  • Page 7: Fishes, shower of, 203 Flea, accoun
  • Page 10 and 11: Steel, to melt, 830 Stick, to break
  • Page 12 and 13: X IXTRODUCTIOX. ing IS, to contempl
  • Page 14 and 15: xii INTRODUCTION. This is " A New C
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  • Page 47 and 48: THE KIMOS. 43 Tlie following accoun
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  • Page 51 and 52: ACQUISITIONS MADE BY BLIND PERSONS.
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    ACQUISITIONS MADE BY BLIND PERSONS.

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    , In ACQUISITIONS MADE BY BLIND PER

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    PERFORMANCES OF A BLIND FEMALE. 53

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    ADROITNESS OF PERSONS BORN LAME. 55

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    ;: INCAPACITY OF DISTINGUISHING COL

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    VENTRILOQUISM 59 situations and nec

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    VENTT?ILOQUISM. 61 room, he gave a

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    : SWORD-SWALI.OWING. 63 hand, which

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    ; EXTRAORDINARY TASTING. 05 as woul

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    WONDERS OF ARSTINENCE. 67 her a sec

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    SLEEP-WALKING. 69 for six weeks ; i

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    — EXTRAORDINARY DREAMS. 71 may be

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    : — POETICAL DEATHS. 73 are state

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    ; SINGULAR DEATHS.— ANTHROPOPHAGI

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    — STRIKING INSTANCES OF INTEGRITY

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    ; SHOCKING INSTANCES OF INGRATITUPE

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    — EXTRAORD1N4RY INSTANCES OF HONO

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    EFFECTS OF ANGER. FRIGHT, OR TERROR

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    THE POWER OF CONSCIENCE. 85 some of

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    SURPRISING INSTANCE OF SKILL IN NUM

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    ! SURPRISING INSTANCE OF SKILL IN N

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    SURPRISING INSTANCE OF SKILL IN NUM

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    — INSTANCE Ol'" MATHEMATICAL TALE

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    BLETONISM. 95 the next day for a do

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    — COMBUSTION BY SPIRITUOUS LIQUOR

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    COMBUSTION BY SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS ev

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    " COMBUSTION BY SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS.

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    COMBUSTION BY SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS. 1

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    — DANIEL DANCER. HENRY WOLBY. 105

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    ; JOHN HENLEY. 107 He died at his h

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    SIMON BROWNE. 109 of an idea is lef

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    — OLD PARR. ]11 learned. He after

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    : CASE. CANDIAC. SMEATON. 113 don,

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    ; C, H. HEINECKEN.—THOMAS TOPHAM

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    — ; NICHOLAS PESCE. 117 CHAP. IX.

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    PAUL SCARRON the unfortunate diver

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    MARIA GAETNA AGNESl. 12^ discovered

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    ANNA MARIA SCHURMAN. 123 res, who p

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    ; SAMUEL BISSET. JOHN PHILIP BAEATI

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    — BUONAPARTE. 127 15. Treaty of P

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    ; U I CHARD SAVAGE. 129 afterwards

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    RICHARD SAVAGE. 131 shillins; of it

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    RICHARD SAVAGE. 133 withdrawn from

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    WILLIAM HUNTINGDON. 135 pened that

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    ; WILLIAM HUNTINGDON my good friend

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    ANIMAL GENERATION. • soon after a

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    ANIMAL GENERATION. 141 places. The

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    foumation of animals. 143 Nor seems

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    PRESEKVATION OF ANIMALS. ]4i, and c

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    PRESERVATION Or ANIMALS. 147 It sho

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    PRESERVATION OF ANIMALS. 149 to the

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    DESTRUCTION OF ANIMALS. 151 there i

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    DESTRUCTION OF AxMMALS. lo3 every a

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    ANIMAL REPRODUCTION. \Co and gradua

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    THE BEAVER. If)/ the fabric, and ma

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    THE BEAVER. THE MOLE 159 dually adv

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    THE FROG. THE TOAD. 161 each eye of

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    RHINOCEROS.—Page 162 Many varieti

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    THE RHINOCEROS.—THE CROCODILE. 16

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    THE ALLIGATOR. 1G.'> do much mischi

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    ORNITHORHYNCHUS PARADOXUS. MARMOT.

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    and twenty years. THE ELEPHANT. 169

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    THE MAMMOTH. ]71 The following acco

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    THE MAMMOTH. 173 were of extraordin

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    THE MAMMOTH. THE CHAMELEON 1/0 kind

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    TEE COMMON TORTOISE. 177 about seve

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    THE ORANG-OUTANG. THE UNICORN. 179

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    THE SEAL. 181 difficulty, if taken

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    ; AMERICAN NATURAL HISTORY. 183 the

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    ; SOCIALITY IN ANIMALS. 185 cious.

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    AFFECTION IN ANIMALS. 187 m another

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    , INSTANCES OF FASTING. 189 design

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    — — SAGACITY OF ANIMALS. 191 Li

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    INSTANCES OF SAGACITY. 193 end to w

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    — ANECDOTES OF DOGS. 195 senger,

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    THE NAUTILUS. 197 It erects upright

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    I ^J V ^ c^' X V\ 'T"

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    200 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISHES.

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    202 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISHES.

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    204 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISHES.

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    206 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISHES.

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    ; 208 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISHES

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    210 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISHES.

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    — 212 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISH

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    214 CURIOSITIES—SERPENTS AND WORM

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    216 CURIOSITIES—SERPENTS AND WORM

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    218 CURIOSITIES—SERPENTS AND WORM

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    220 CURIOSITIES—SERPENTS AND WORM

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    ; 222 CUniOSITlES—SERPENTS AND WO

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    224 CURIOSITIES—SERPENTS AND WORM

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    ; 226 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BIRDS.

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    ; 228 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BIRDS.

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    ; 230 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BIRDS.

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    THE OSTRICH. 231 in the Papuan isla

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    ; THE OSTRICH. THE MOCKING-BIRD. 23

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    THE BENGAL GROSBEAK. S35 tliis ther

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    ica, find is species of bees. THE G

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    ; THE GOLDEN EAGLE. 239 from a hair

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    — THE cucxoo. 241 five species, a

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    ; THE GREAT BUSTARD.—THE ALARM-BI

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    THE COURIER PIGEON. THE WILD PIGEON

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    — ADVl^NTUKt: OF AN OWL. 247 hunt

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    ; THE CHICK IN THE EGG. 249 ross. S

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    — ; birds' nests. 251 CHAP. XXI C

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    — MIGRATION OF BIRDS. 253 The fol

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    — — MIGRATION OP BIRDS. 255 all

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    —; MIGRATION OF BIED8. 257 Olaus

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    MIGRATION OF BIRDS 259 to ascertain

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    PERILOUS ADVENTURE OF A CIRD-CATCII

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    BIRD-CATCHING. SONG OF BIRDS. 261 t

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    ; THE SONG OF BIRDS. 263 cles of th

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    ; ! THE »ONEY EEE. !^06 Let not th

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    THE HONEY BEE. 267 that it was at a

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    THE HONEY BEE. 269 into the shallow

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    THE HONEY BEE. -i/'* plish this by

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    ; THE HONEY liEE. 273 to fight, or

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    — THE HONEY BEE. 275 confined bee

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    — Churchill, THE HONEY BEE. 277 a

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    THE CARPENTER BEE. 279 the tunnel,

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    of flowers or of leaves. THE LEAF-C

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    — ; IDIOT BOY, AND BEES. 283 mete

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    — , THE WASP 285 CURIOSITIES CHAP

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    THE WASP 287 head of tlie defunct,

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    ' THE WASP. 280 been observed, that

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    ANTS. 291 Gould indeed says, that t

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    ANTS. 293 observed that the workers

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    — — — ANTS. 295 violent pull

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    — ANTS. 297 when you come again,

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    — ; ANTS. 299 he will be compelle

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    — — WHITE ANTS, OR TERMITES. 30

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    — WHITE ANTS, OR TERMITES. 303 an

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    THE WHITE ANTS, OR TERMITES. 30^ bu

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    WHITE ANTS, Oil TERMITES. 307 of a

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    WHITE ANTS, OR TERMITES. 309 aasail

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    GREEN ANTS. 311 diers, however, who

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    ; THE ANT-LION. 3^3 patiently waits

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    THE SPIDER. 316 The feet are highly

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    A SPIDER TAMED. 317 " Confined at t

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    — — THE GLOWWORM. 319 CHAP. XXV

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    — — THE FIRE-FLY. 321 the night

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    THE FIRE-FLY. 323 informs us, that

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    !—; THE FLEA. 325 The general use

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    To : •; \ I THE FLEA. 327 of thei

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    THE LOUSE. 329 devouring them. Numb

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    — ; THE APHIS. 331 CHAP. XXIX. CU

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    THE APHIS. 333 a little strenothene

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    ; THE APHIS. ^'35 enabled to penetr

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    ! — THE COMMON HOUSE FLY. 3*37 nu

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    — . THE HESSIAN FLY. 339 Brought

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    ! THE VEGETABLE FLY. 341 bluish spe

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    ; wings are of a pale flesh-colour,

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    THE BUTTERFLY. 345 fastened; it is

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    : THE GNAT.— BEETLE.— DEATH-WAT

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    — ; LOCUSTS. 349 CHAP. XXXI. CURI

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    — — — ; LOCUSTS. 351 are reco

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    —— — • LocvsTs. 263 by the

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    — — LOCUSTS. 355 that would ind

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    ANIMALCULES. 357 of animals, pepper

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    : THE HYDRA, OR POLYPES. 359 The eg

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    THE HYDRA, OR POLYPES. 361 The fusc

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    YEGETABLES. 363 CHAP. XXXIII. CURIO

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    GERMINATION OF SEEDS. 365 sand year

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    NUMBER OF PLANTS. 367 but certain i

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    THE SENSITIVE PLANT. 369 fold up, a

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    — : THE COCOA-NUT TREE. 371 CHAP.

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    luxuriance ; THE BREAD-FRUIT TREE 3

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    — FOUNTAIN TREES. 375 hanging bra

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    — FOUNTAIN TREES. 377 Whether the

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    : AFRICAN CALABASH TREE. 379 branch

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    — : Mr. Gili)in, A REMARKABLE OAK

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    : THE UPAS, OR POISON-TREE OF JAVA

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    THE UPAS, OR POISON-TREE OF JAVA. 3

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    . Oft MANDRAKE. CHANGEABLE FLOWER.

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    METHOD OF PREPARING TEAS. 389 also

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    : A POUND OF COTTON-WOOL. 391 Bark.

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    year, THE ANIMAL FLOWER. 393 or per

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    — FUNGUS, OR MUSHROOM. 395 as gre

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    ; FUNGUS, OR MUSHROOM. 397 rooms ar

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    FUNGUS, OR MUSHROOM. 399 to the sub

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    THE METEORIC STONE. 401 are exclude

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    THE MUSHROOM STONE. 403 The Mushroo

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    WONDERFUL DIAMOND. S.'NGULAR CURIOS

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    LAND-SLIPS. 407 In the Andes these

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    — ! ; PEAK IN DERB^YSHIRE. 409 th

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    — PEAK IN DERBYSHIRE. 411 '* Afte

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    SNOW'DEN IN WALES. 413 wlien the da

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    — THE ANDES. 415 which lake is fa

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    THE ANDES. 417 all of enormous frag

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    THE PAU8IL1PO. 419 different origin

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    THE GIANT'S CAUSEWAY, A stupendous

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    423 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTAIN

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    424 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTAIN

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    426 CntlOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTAIN

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    428 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTAIN

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    430 cuRiosniEs respecting mountains

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    432 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING IMOUNTAI

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    ! 434 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTA

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    436 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTAIN

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    4S8 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTAIN

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    440 cniiosiTiEs respecting mountain

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    442 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTAIN

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    , 444 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MOUNTA

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    446 CURIOSITIKS—GROTTOS AND CAVES

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    448 CURIOSITIES—GROTTOS AND CAVES

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    450 CURIOSITIES— GROTTOS AND CAVE

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    ; 452 CURIOSITIES GROTTOS AND CAVES

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    454 CURIOSITIES GROTTOS AND CAVES.

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    456 CURIOSITIES—GROTTOS AND CAVES

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    — 458 CURIOSITIES—GROTTOS AND C

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    : 46D CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MINES.

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    4G2 cuRiosrnr.s hesprcting mines. m

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    464 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MINES. c

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    466 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MINES. V

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    468 CUltlOSlTIES RESPECTING MINES.

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    470 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MINES. A

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    472 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA.

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    : 474 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SE

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    476 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA.

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    478 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA.

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    480 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA.

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    482 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA.

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    484 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA.

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    : 486 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING WATERF

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    488 CURIOSITIES RESPECTlNfi WATERFA

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    490 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING WATERFAL

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    \92 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BURNIl^G

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    — 494 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BURN

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    496 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BURNING

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    498 CUBIOSITIES KESPECTING EARTHQUA

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    GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. 499 hetween e

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    GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. 501 What a gr

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    GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. 603 followed

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    EARTHQUAKE OF CARACCAS. 505 of thei

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    . SIMOOM, OR HOT WIND OF EGYPT. 507

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    WHIRLWINDS OF EGYPT. 509 mouths on

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    HARMATTAN.— HURRICANE. 611 Harmat

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    TRADE-WINDS. 613 east; and vice ver

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    FALLING OR SIIOOTLNG STAKS.—Page

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    516 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING WINDS. a

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    — Ol8 CLiRlOSlTIEij RESPECTING SH

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    520 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING SHOWERS,

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    L22 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING SHOWERS.

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    524 CURIOSITIES BESPECTING SHOWERS,

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    526 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING ICE. " G

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    528 curiosities respecting ice. On

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    MAGNITUDE OF ICEBERGS.—THE GLACIE

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    THE GLACIERS. 631 into the verdant

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    SHOWER OF ICE,—REMARKABLE FROSTS.

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    KUINS OF PALMYRA. 636 of which the

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    RUINS OF HERCULANEUM AND POMPEII. 5

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    BALBEC. 539 which formerly was a ga

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    ; AGRIGENTUM, IN SICILY. 641 At the

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    ; ANCIENT GRANDEUR OF CARTHAGE. 643

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    PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT. 645 this place t

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    pompey's pillar. 647 Pompey's Pilla

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    BUILDINGS, AND LIBRARY, OF ALEXANDR

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    TEMPLE OF TENTYRA, IN EGYPT, 651 di

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    PALACE OF MEMNON, ETC. 553 our view

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    TEMPLE OF DIANA, AT EPHESUS. 665 on

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    BABYLON. 557 arfis pnvfoendum.— L

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    ALHAMBT^A 559 Kures us, that under

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    in ALHAMBRA. 561 " No conqueror but

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    ; ALHAMBRA. 563 from thence to the

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    SERAGLIO. 565 and when which are in

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    MUSEUMS, 667 the Laocoon, already d

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    MUSEUMS. ttQ subject, " After sever

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    COCOA-NUT TRKI'S.—Pn-e 571. THE P

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    672 CU RlOSIilES RESPECTING TEMPLES

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    — 574 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING TEMP

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    676 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING TEMPLES,

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    678 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING TEMPLES,

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    680 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING TEMPLES,

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    582 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE ARK,

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    584 THE ARK OF NOAH. enlarges it to

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    686 THE BRIDGE OF XERXES. king Hier

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    588 THE BRIDGE OF XERXES. conversat

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    — o^O ci; Riosri lEs basaltic and

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    592 CURIOSITIES— BASALTIC AND ROC

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    SQ4 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    596 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    : 598 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOM

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    600 CtRICSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    602 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    604 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    ; — 606 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CU

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    oOh curiosities respecting customs.

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    610 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    612 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    ()I4 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOVI

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    ; 6\6 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOM

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    618 CURIOSITIES KBSPECTINO CUSTOMS.

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    620 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CL'STOMS

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    — — — — — 622 CURIOSITIES

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    624 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    626 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    628 CURIOSIIIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    630 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    632 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CUSTOMS.

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    — ; C34 CURIOSITIES RESPECTING CU

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