Curiosities of Natural History (By a Casual Contributor)
Animal Behaviour, Zoology, Entomology, Natural History, Mathematics
A series of eccentric, punning observations on various creatures and their strange behaviour. For example, an 'Arithmetical Snake' caused 'A Countryman' to be 'much alarmed at hearing a snake doing a sum. On examining the reptile cautiously, it proved to be an Adder'.
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