. 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.