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The Beauties of Nature, and the Wonders of the World We Live In

By Sir John Lubbock
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  • THE
  • BEAUTIES OF NATURE
    • AND THE
  • WONDERS OF THE WORLD
  • WE LIVE IN
    • BY
    • THE RIGHT HON.
    • SIR JOHN LUBBOCK, BART., M.P.
      • F.R.S., D.C.L., LL.D.
    • F.R.S., D.C.L., LL.D.
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • PLATES
    • CHAPTER I
      • INTRODUCTION
    • INTRODUCTION
    • CHAPTER I
      • INTRODUCTION
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • INTRODUCTION
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II
      • ON ANIMAL LIFE
    • ON ANIMAL LIFE
    • CHAPTER II
      • ON ANIMAL LIFE
        • GROWTH AND METAMORPHOSES
        • RUDIMENTARY ORGANS
        • MODIFICATIONS
        • COLOUR
        • COMMUNITIES
      • GROWTH AND METAMORPHOSES
      • RUDIMENTARY ORGANS
      • MODIFICATIONS
      • COLOUR
      • COMMUNITIES
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • ON ANIMAL LIFE
      • GROWTH AND METAMORPHOSES
      • RUDIMENTARY ORGANS
      • MODIFICATIONS
      • COLOUR
      • COMMUNITIES
    • GROWTH AND METAMORPHOSES
    • RUDIMENTARY ORGANS
    • MODIFICATIONS
    • COLOUR
    • COMMUNITIES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III
      • ON ANIMAL LIFE—continued
    • ON ANIMAL LIFE—continued
    • CHAPTER III
      • ON ANIMAL LIFE—continued.
        • SLEEP
        • SENSES
        • SENSE OF DIRECTION
        • NUMBER OF SPECIES
        • IMPORTANCE OF THE SMALLER ANIMALS
        • SIZE OF ANIMALS
        • COMPLEXITY OF ANIMAL STRUCTURE
        • LENGTH OF LIFE
        • ON INDIVIDUALITY
        • ANIMAL IMMORTALITY
      • SLEEP
      • SENSES
      • SENSE OF DIRECTION
      • NUMBER OF SPECIES
      • IMPORTANCE OF THE SMALLER ANIMALS
      • SIZE OF ANIMALS
      • COMPLEXITY OF ANIMAL STRUCTURE
      • LENGTH OF LIFE
      • ON INDIVIDUALITY
      • ANIMAL IMMORTALITY
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • ON ANIMAL LIFE—continued.
      • SLEEP
      • SENSES
      • SENSE OF DIRECTION
      • NUMBER OF SPECIES
      • IMPORTANCE OF THE SMALLER ANIMALS
      • SIZE OF ANIMALS
      • COMPLEXITY OF ANIMAL STRUCTURE
      • LENGTH OF LIFE
      • ON INDIVIDUALITY
      • ANIMAL IMMORTALITY
    • SLEEP
    • SENSES
    • SENSE OF DIRECTION
    • NUMBER OF SPECIES
    • IMPORTANCE OF THE SMALLER ANIMALS
    • SIZE OF ANIMALS
    • COMPLEXITY OF ANIMAL STRUCTURE
    • LENGTH OF LIFE
    • ON INDIVIDUALITY
    • ANIMAL IMMORTALITY
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV
      • ON PLANT LIFE
    • ON PLANT LIFE
    • CHAPTER IV
      • ON PLANT LIFE
        • SNAPDRAGON
        • FURZE, BROOM, AND LABURNUM
        • SWEET PEA
        • PRIMULA
        • THE NOTTINGHAM CATCHFLY
        • THE HEATH
        • BEES AND FLIES
        • PAST HISTORY OF FLOWERS
        • FRUITS AND SEEDS
        • LEAVES
        • AQUATIC PLANTS
        • ON HAIRS
        • INFLUENCE OF SOIL
        • ON SEEDLINGS
        • SLEEP OF PLANTS
        • BEHAVIOUR OF LEAVES IN RAIN
        • MIMICRY
        • ANTS AND PLANTS
        • INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS
        • MOVEMENTS OF PLANTS
        • IMPERFECTION OF OUR KNOWLEDGE
      • SNAPDRAGON
      • FURZE, BROOM, AND LABURNUM
      • SWEET PEA
      • PRIMULA
      • THE NOTTINGHAM CATCHFLY
      • THE HEATH
      • BEES AND FLIES
      • PAST HISTORY OF FLOWERS
      • FRUITS AND SEEDS
      • LEAVES
      • AQUATIC PLANTS
      • ON HAIRS
      • INFLUENCE OF SOIL
      • ON SEEDLINGS
      • SLEEP OF PLANTS
      • BEHAVIOUR OF LEAVES IN RAIN
      • MIMICRY
      • ANTS AND PLANTS
      • INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS
      • MOVEMENTS OF PLANTS
      • IMPERFECTION OF OUR KNOWLEDGE
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • ON PLANT LIFE
      • SNAPDRAGON
      • FURZE, BROOM, AND LABURNUM
      • SWEET PEA
      • PRIMULA
      • THE NOTTINGHAM CATCHFLY
      • THE HEATH
      • BEES AND FLIES
      • PAST HISTORY OF FLOWERS
      • FRUITS AND SEEDS
      • LEAVES
      • AQUATIC PLANTS
      • ON HAIRS
      • INFLUENCE OF SOIL
      • ON SEEDLINGS
      • SLEEP OF PLANTS
      • BEHAVIOUR OF LEAVES IN RAIN
      • MIMICRY
      • ANTS AND PLANTS
      • INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS
      • MOVEMENTS OF PLANTS
      • IMPERFECTION OF OUR KNOWLEDGE
    • SNAPDRAGON
    • FURZE, BROOM, AND LABURNUM
    • SWEET PEA
    • PRIMULA
    • THE NOTTINGHAM CATCHFLY
    • THE HEATH
    • BEES AND FLIES
    • PAST HISTORY OF FLOWERS
    • FRUITS AND SEEDS
    • LEAVES
    • AQUATIC PLANTS
    • ON HAIRS
    • INFLUENCE OF SOIL
    • ON SEEDLINGS
    • SLEEP OF PLANTS
    • BEHAVIOUR OF LEAVES IN RAIN
    • MIMICRY
    • ANTS AND PLANTS
    • INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS
    • MOVEMENTS OF PLANTS
    • IMPERFECTION OF OUR KNOWLEDGE
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V
      • WOODS AND FIELDS
    • WOODS AND FIELDS
    • CHAPTER V
      • WOODS AND FIELDS
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • WOODS AND FIELDS
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VI
      • MOUNTAINS
    • MOUNTAINS
    • CHAPTER VI
      • MOUNTAINS
        • THE ORIGIN OF MOUNTAINS
        • VOLCANOES
      • THE ORIGIN OF MOUNTAINS
      • VOLCANOES
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • MOUNTAINS
      • THE ORIGIN OF MOUNTAINS
      • VOLCANOES
    • THE ORIGIN OF MOUNTAINS
    • VOLCANOES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII
      • WATER
    • WATER
    • CHAPTER VII
      • WATER
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • WATER
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • RIVERS AND LAKES
        • ON THE DIRECTIONS OF RIVERS
        • THE CONFLICTS AND ADVENTURES OF RIVERS
        • ON LAKES
        • ON THE CONFIGURATION OF VALLEYS
      • ON THE DIRECTIONS OF RIVERS
      • THE CONFLICTS AND ADVENTURES OF RIVERS
      • ON LAKES
      • ON THE CONFIGURATION OF VALLEYS
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • RIVERS AND LAKES
      • ON THE DIRECTIONS OF RIVERS
      • THE CONFLICTS AND ADVENTURES OF RIVERS
      • ON LAKES
      • ON THE CONFIGURATION OF VALLEYS
    • ON THE DIRECTIONS OF RIVERS
    • THE CONFLICTS AND ADVENTURES OF RIVERS
    • ON LAKES
    • ON THE CONFIGURATION OF VALLEYS
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE SEA
    • THE SEA
    • CHAPTER IX
      • THE SEA
        • SEA LIFE
        • THE OCEAN DEPTHS
        • CORAL ISLANDS
        • THE SOUTHERN SKIES
        • THE POLES
      • SEA LIFE
      • THE OCEAN DEPTHS
      • CORAL ISLANDS
      • THE SOUTHERN SKIES
      • THE POLES
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE SEA
      • SEA LIFE
      • THE OCEAN DEPTHS
      • CORAL ISLANDS
      • THE SOUTHERN SKIES
      • THE POLES
    • SEA LIFE
    • THE OCEAN DEPTHS
    • CORAL ISLANDS
    • THE SOUTHERN SKIES
    • THE POLES
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE STARRY HEAVENS
    • THE STARRY HEAVENS
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE STARRY HEAVENS
        • THE MOON
        • THE SUN
        • THE PLANETS
        • MERCURY
        • VENUS
        • THE EARTH
        • MARS
        • THE MINOR PLANETS
        • JUPITER
        • SATURN
        • URANUS
        • NEPTUNE
        • ORIGIN OF THE PLANETARY SYSTEM
        • COMETS
        • SHOOTING STARS
        • THE STARS
        • NEBULÆ
      • THE MOON
      • THE SUN
      • THE PLANETS
      • MERCURY
      • VENUS
      • THE EARTH
      • MARS
      • THE MINOR PLANETS
      • JUPITER
      • SATURN
      • URANUS
      • NEPTUNE
      • ORIGIN OF THE PLANETARY SYSTEM
      • COMETS
      • SHOOTING STARS
      • THE STARS
      • NEBULÆ
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE STARRY HEAVENS
      • THE MOON
      • THE SUN
      • THE PLANETS
      • MERCURY
      • VENUS
      • THE EARTH
      • MARS
      • THE MINOR PLANETS
      • JUPITER
      • SATURN
      • URANUS
      • NEPTUNE
      • ORIGIN OF THE PLANETARY SYSTEM
      • COMETS
      • SHOOTING STARS
      • THE STARS
      • NEBULÆ
    • THE MOON
    • THE SUN
    • THE PLANETS
    • MERCURY
    • VENUS
    • THE EARTH
    • MARS
    • THE MINOR PLANETS
    • JUPITER
    • SATURN
    • URANUS
    • NEPTUNE
    • ORIGIN OF THE PLANETARY SYSTEM
    • COMETS
    • SHOOTING STARS
    • THE STARS
    • NEBULÆ
    • FOOTNOTES:
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