. Earth, sea and sky, or, Marvels of the universe [microform] : being a full and graphic description of all that is wonderful in every continent of the globe, in the world of waters and the starry heavens : containing thrilling adventures on land and sea ... : embracing the striking physical features of the earth ... including a vivid description of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans ... : together with the amazing phenomena of the solar and starry systems : the whole comprising a vast treasury of all that is marvelous and wonderful in the earth, sea, air, and skies. Science; Natural hist

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. Earth, sea and sky, or, Marvels of the universe [microform] : being a full and graphic description of all that is wonderful in every continent of the globe, in the world of waters and the starry heavens : containing thrilling adventures on land and sea ... : embracing the striking physical features of the earth ... including a vivid description of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans ... : together with the amazing phenomena of the solar and starry systems : the whole comprising a vast treasury of all that is marvelous and wonderful in the earth, sea, air, and skies. Science; Natural history; Astronomy; Earth; Ethnology; Sciences; Sciences naturelles; Astonomie; Terre; Ethnologie. 514 EARTH, SEA, AN'D SKY. â Sv"-^.?,» i â¢â¢. Tlu: course of tlir Ijlood in the colossal insect seen u[)on the screen resembles so man)-little streams bearing <^dobules more or less lirai)(.(l up; this is pro\e(l by the strictest evidence, and \et w ho would h.ljcvi' that Cuv'ier and his school uouKl never credit this plienonienon ? bi tend of looking, which was so easy, they preferred to deny the circulaticii in the insect, and to regard its wonderful heart as a simple secreting \L-sri shaken by ccMitractile shocks. It is thus that physiological si ii iicc adw'inces; a hundred battles are re([uisite to make men adnn't the must easily verified truth. Tiiis extraordinary construction extends e\en to the eggs of inlets. There are some, the extremit}'of which is surniouiUetl b\-a cii iv.ii i,f points ; others (.xactly rejjresent a delicate miniature saucepan, the \i'Hii!'- inhabitant of whii h, in order to be boin, has only to lift up the lid. The egg of the louse, which disgusts us so much, presents this cunnus structure, but in addition its opening is embellished b\- a little projec tiiv rim, and a groo\e into^\hieh the edge of the cowr eiUcis in such a man- ner as to close it air-tight. A still more ingenious mechanism is seen in some of the wood-bugs. The }'oung insec

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