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CHAPTER LX CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MAN-(Continued). Nicholas Pesco-Panl Scarron-Maria Gaetana Agnesi-Anna Maria Schurman-Samuel

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CHAPTER XII. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING ANIMALS. kupal Generation-Formation of Animals-Preservation of Animals-Destruction of

Animals Animal Reproductions....

CHAPTER XIII. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING ANIMALS—(Continued). The Beaver, and its Habitations-The Mole-The Frog-The Toad-The Rhinoceros

Crocodiles and Alligators-Fossil Crocodile-The Ornithorhynchus Paradoxa The Marmot, or Mountain Rat, of Switzerland..

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CHAPTER XIV. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING ANIMALS—(Continued). The Elephant-Fossil Elephant- The Chameleon-The Common Tortoise-Orang-On

tang- The Unicorn-The Common Seal-The Ursine Seal-American Natural Hístory 169

CHAPTER XV. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING ANIMALS—(Concluded). Romcarkable Strength of Affection in Animals-Surprising Instances of their socialty

Unaccountable Faculties possessed by some Animals-Remarkable Instances of Fasting in Animals-Extraordinary Adventures of a Sheep-Sagacity of a Monkey -Astonishing Instance of Sagacity in a Horse-Sagacity of Dogs Curious Anecdotes of a Dog-Remarkable Dog...

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CHAPTER XVI. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FIBA ES. The Frog-Ash-Bird-catching Fish-The Nautilus-The Air-bladder in Fisher-Respirar

Hon in Fishes Showe. of Fishes......

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CHAPTER XVII.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING FISHES(Concluded).
The Whale Whale Fishery—The Kraken.....

CHAPTER XVIIL.

CURIOSITIES REBPECTING SERPENTS AND WORMS. The Scorpion-The Boa Constrictor-The American Sea Serpent-Fascinating Serpents

-The Caterpillar-Caterpillar-eaters-The Silk-worm-The Tape-worm-Tho Ship worm-The Lizard imbedded in Coal....

CHAPTER XIX.

CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BIRDS. The Common Peacock-The Egyptian Vulture-The Secretary Vulture The Stork

The Great Pelican-The Bird of Paradise-The Ostrich The Mocking-bird of America-The Social Grosbeak-The Bengal Grosbeak-The Humming-bird-Tho Golden Eagle.

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CHAPTER XX. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BIRDS—(Continued), fbe Cuckoo_The Cormorant-The Great Bustard–The Alarm-bird-The Carrier, or

Courier Pigeon-The Wild Pigeon, its multiplying Power--Singular Bird inhabiting a Volcano in Guadaloupe-Curious Adventure of an Owl-Curious Facte in Natural History-The Chick in the Egg.

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CHAPTER XXI. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BIRDS—(Concluded). Birds' Nests_Migration of Birds-Curious Method of Bird-catching in the Faro Idler

Song of Birds

CHAPTER XXII.
OUBIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECT8.

CHAPTER XXIII. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECTS—(Continued). The Clothier Bee-The Carpenter Bee-The Mason Bee-The Upholsterer Bee--The

Leaf-catter Bee-Curious Account of an Idit Boy and Bees--Mr. Wildmau's Corious Exhibitions of Bees explained

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CHAPTER XXIV.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECT8—(Continued).

The Wagpo.

CHAPTER XXV.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECTS—(Continued).
Aate-White Ants-Green Ants_Visiting Ants—The Ant-lion ....

CHAPTER XXVI. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECTS-(Continued). Tho Spider-Ingenaity of the Spider-Spider tamed-Curious Anecdote of a Spider, etc. 814

CHAPTER XXVII.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECTS-(Continued).
Laninous Insects...

CHAPTER XXVIII.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECT8—(Continued).
The Flea-On tho Daration of the Life of a Flea-The Louse .

CHAPTER XXIX.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECTS—(Continued).

CHAPTER XXX. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECTS—(Continued). he Common House My-The Hessian Fly-The May Fly-The Vegetable Fly-Tho

Boat Fly-The Ephemeral Flies--Butterflies--Metamorphoses of Insecti Tho Death-watch..

CHAPTER XXXI. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECT8—(Continued). xasts and Musquitoes, and their Uses in the Creation ;-from Kirby, Spence and

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CHAPTER XXXII.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING INSECTS -(Concluded).
animalcules-The Cheeso Mito The Iydra, or Polypes....

Curiosities in the Vegetable Kingdom-Germination in Seeds-Dissemination of Plants

-Number of Plants apon the Earth-Sensibility of Plants-The Sensitive Plant ... 867

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CHAPTER XLIII.

CURIOSITIES RESPECTING MINES.

Diamond Mine in the Brazils-Mines of Peru-Volcanic Eruptions of Mod and Balt-

Pitch Wells-- Visit to a Coal-pit ..

CHAPTER XLIV. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA. General Observations respecting the Sea, or Ocean-Particular Curiositiee of the ser

On the Saltness of the Sea-On the Tides—Wavus stilled by Ou..

CHAPTER XLV.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING THE SEA—(Concluded).

CHAPTER XLVI.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING WATERFALLS, LAKES, GULFS, WHIRL-

POOLS, ETC.
The Falls of Niagara-Lake of Killarney-Lake Solfatara-Whirlpool near Suderoc-

Maelstrom-Gulf Stream-New Island starting from the Sea.....

CHAPTER XLVII. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BURNING SPRINGS. Naphtha Springs-Barning Springs in Kentucky-Hot Springs of Iceland - Hot Springs of Ouachitta-Other Burning Springs...

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CHAPTER XLVIII.
CURIOSITIES RESPECTING EARTHQUAKES.

CHAPTER XLIX. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING WINDS, HURRICANES, ETC. Remartable Winde in Egypt-Whirlwinds of Egypt-Tornado-Harmattan-Hurricano

Monsoons—Velocity of the Wind....

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CHAPTER L. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING SHOWERS, STORMS, ETC. Sarprising Showers of Hall-Singalar Effects of a Storm-The Mirage-Sand Floods

Showers of Gossamer Winter in Russia

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CHAPTER LI. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING ICE. On the Greenland, or Polar Ice-On the Tremendous Concussion of Fields of Ice-Ice

bergh Magnitude of Icebergs-The Glaciers-Shower of Ice-Remarkable Frosis.. 628

CHAPTER LII. OURIOSITIES RESPECTING RUINS. kain at Slwa, in Egypt-Ruins of Palmyra-Ruins of Herculaneum and Pompell

Ancient Rains of Balbec-Ruins of Agrigentum, in Sicily-Ancient Grandeur of Carthage...

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CHAPTER LIII. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING ANCIENT BUILDINGS, TEMPLES, AND OTHER

MONUMENTS OF ANTIQUITY. LAIPTIAN CURIOSITIES :- Pompey's Pillar- Buildings and Library of AlexandriaTemple of Tontyre-Palace of Memnon-Temple of Osiris..

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CHAPTER LIV. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING BUILDINGS, ETC.-(Continued). templo of Diana at Ephesuse-Laocoon-Babylon-Alhambra

CHAPTER LV. CURIOSITIES RESPECTING TEMPLES, ETO.- (Continued). barugho-Museam-Colossus--and Obelisk.

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CHAPTER LXVI.

CURIOSITIES RESPECTING VARIOUS PHENOMENA OR APPEARANCES

IN NATURE—(Continued).
Extraordinary Properties and Effects of Lightning--Thunder Rnd-Fire-hallo-Terrible

Effects of Electrified Clouds Surprising Effects of extreme Cold-Astonishing
Expansive Force of Freezing ...

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