. The book of bugs. The Way of the Mosquito. 49. the mental process that is satisfied with that conclusion. It puzzles me. I declare I can't see for the life of me what there is that is so smart about it, and yet to hear them get it off you •-j - would think it ended the whole matter. Yhen you come t o look over the problem of malaria in the light of recent discovery, it seems strange we did not sooner find out its intimate connection with mosquitoes. People used to say of a place: There ought not to be any malaria there. It is good high ground, fine natural drainage, and far from any swamps.

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. The book of bugs. The Way of the Mosquito. 49. the mental process that is satisfied with that conclusion. It puzzles me. I declare I can't see for the life of me what there is that is so smart about it, and yet to hear them get it off you •-j - would think it ended the whole matter. Yhen you come t o look over the problem of malaria in the light of recent discovery, it seems strange we did not sooner find out its intimate connection with mosquitoes. People used to say of a place: There ought not to be any malaria there. It is good high ground, fine natural drainage, and far from any swamps.
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. The book of bugs. The Way of the Mosquito. 49. the mental process that is satisfied with that conclusion. It puzzles me. I declare I can't see for the life of me what there is that is so smart about it, and yet to hear them get it off you •-j - would think it ended the whole matter. \Yhen you come t o look over the problem of malaria in the light of recent discovery, it seems strange we did not sooner find out its intimate connection with mosquitoes. People used to say of a place: There ought not to be any malaria there. It is good high ground, fine natural drainage, and far from any swamps." I lived for a while on the Park Slope in Brooklyn. It was good high ground, far from swamps, and after a heavy rain-storm, if you had tried to cross the street and had waded through the torrents at the gutters, not being able to jump across, you would have been convinced that the natural drainage was excellent. The nearer one got to the Park, the higher the ground and also the higher the percentage of malaria, to say nothing of the rent. The high rent was easy enough to account for, but how about the high percentage of malaria? Now it is plain enough, for the Park swarmed with mosquitoes. Ordinarily, mos- quitoes are scarce on high, well-drained land, far from swamps. \Ye used to think that the reason why the pioneers that opened up Ohio and Indiana had " fever 'n Fig. 10. Anopheles piinctipenuis, the malarial mosquito, female ; with male antenna on right ; and wing tips, show- ing venation, on left.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Sutherland, Harvey. New York ; London : Street & Smith