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1 See B. vi. c. 20.
2 See B. vii. c. 2. The tree to which he alludes is unknown.
3 Georg. B. ii. II. 116, 117.
4 B. iii. c. 97. There is little doubt that, under the general name of "ebony," the wood of many kinds of trees was,-and is still, imported into the western world, so that both Herodotus and Virgil may have been correct in representing ebony as the product of both India and Æthiopia.
5 Herodotus says two hundred.
6 In Italy, whither he had retired from the hostile attacks of his fellow-citizens. It is supposed by Le Vayer and others, that Pliny is wrong in his assertion, that Herodotus wrote to this effect while at Thurii; though Dr. Schmitz is inclined to be of opinion that he is right in his statement.
7 B. iii. c. 115.
8 B. vi. c. 35.
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