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166   IN THE ACADIAV LAND.

at all amid such enemies is a marvel in itself; and if it were not that most of them do us no harm and some of then help as, the end of mankind could not be far away. This is at first glance a long bit away from puff-balls, but my text added " and that sort of thing."

Here, then, is a brief essay on a subject de-serving attention, and my only hope is that some reader will be stimulated to study in this promising and delightful field. Indeed, I may say in this closing sentence of my little book, that the object nearest my heart in writing it has been to arouse in some small measure an enthusiasm for out-of-door studies, that are so full of health and happiness, with ever-widening visions of nature and life.


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