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1 See B. xv. c. 21.
2 This does not happen in the northern climates; though sometimes it is the case that a fruit-tree blossoms again towards the end of summer, and it the autumn is fine and prolonged, these late fruits will ripen. Such a phenomenon, however, is of very rare occurrence.
3 See B. xviii. c. 74.
4 "Insanæ." There are some varieties of the vine which blossom more than once, and bear green grapes and fully ripe ones at the same moment.
5 De Re Rust. c. 7.
6 The suggested reading, "apud matrem magnam," seems preferable to "apud mare," and receives support from what is said relative to Smyrna in B. xiv. c. 6.
7 See B. v. c. 3.
8 B. xviii. c. 51.
9 B. xv. c. 19.
10 This is not the fact: the fruits of all trees have their proper time for ripening.
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