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" The day has passed delightfully. Delight itself, howeTer, is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist who, for the first time, has wandered by himself in a Brazilian forest. The elegance of the grasses, the novelty of the parasitical plants,... "
The Voyage of the Beagle - Page 18
by Charles Darwin - 1909 - 547 pages
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Leaves from My Log: A Naval Officers's Recollections of Personal Adventures ...

Voyages and travels - 1869 - 316 pages
...shall I forget the delight of that day's walk. It was my first experience of tropical vegetation, and the elegance of the grasses, .the novelty of the parasitical...luxuriance of the vegetation, filled me with admiration. To a person fond of natural history, such a walk as this leaves on his mind an impression that time...
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The Andes and the Amazon: Or, Across the Continent of South America

James Orton - Amazon River - 1870 - 356 pages
...attractive to one who had recently rambled over the comparatively bleak hills of New England. Delight is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist who for the first time wanders in a South American forest. The superb banana, the great charm of equatorial vegetation, tossed...
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The Andes and the Amazon: Or, Across the Continent of South America

James Orton - Amazon River - 1870 - 356 pages
...attractive to one who had recently rambled over the comparatively bleak hills of New England. "'•'Delight is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist who for the first time wanders in a South American forestúv The superb banana, the great charm of equatorial vegetation,...
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The Andes and the Amazon: Or, Across the Continent of South America

James Orton - Amazon River - 1870 - 356 pages
...attractive to one who had recently rambled over the comparatively bleak hills of New England. Delight is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist who for the first time wanders in a South American forest. The superb banana, the great charm of equatorial vegetation, tossed...
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The Andes and the Amazon

James Orton - 1870
...attractive to one wrho had recently rambled over the comparatively bleak hills of New England. Delight is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist who for the first time wanders in a South American forest. The superb banana, the great charm of equatorial vegetation, tossed...
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The Andes and the Amazon; Or, Across the Continent of South America

James Orton - Amazon River - 1875 - 645 pages
...attractive to one who had recently rambled over the comparatively bleak hills of New England. Delight is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist who for the first time wanders in a South American forest. The superb banana, the great charm of equatorial vegetation, tossed...
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Charles Darwin

Grant Allen - Biologists - 1885 - 206 pages
...which everywhere forms the chief charm of his direct and unaffected literary style — ' delight itself is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist...luxuriance of the vegetation, filled me with admiration.' In truth, among those huge buttressed trunks, overhung by the unbroken canopy of foliage on the vast...
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A Naturalist's Voyage: Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1889 - 519 pages
...A, OR SAN SALVADOR. BRAZIL, Feb. 29th. — The day has passed delightfully. Delight itself, however, is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist...above all the general luxuriance of the vegetation, tilled me with admiration. A most paradoxical mixture of sound and silence pervades the shady parts...
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Charles Darwin's Works: Journal of researches into the natural history and ...

Charles Darwin - Science - 1896
...RAIIIA, OB SAN SALVADOR. BRAZIL, Feb. 29lh. — The day ha-s past delightfully. Delight itself, however, is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist...the glossy green of the foliage, but above all the genoral luxuriance of the vegetation, filled me with admiration. A most paradoxical mixture of sound...
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Journal of Researches Into the Geology and Natural History of the Various ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1908 - 496 pages
...OR SAN SALVADOR. BRAZIL, Feb. 2gth. — The day has passed "SelTgMFuIIy." Delight itself, however, is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist...forest. The elegance of the grasses, the novelty of the parasiticaTfJIarTRj, the "beauty of the flower&,.,the glossy green of the foliagCj but :.aboye : all...
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