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1 As to the several varieties of the pumpkin or gourd, known under this name, see B. xix. c. 24.
2 Dioscorides states to the same effect, and, as Fée thinks, with a probability of being correct.
4 This assertion, Fée says, is utterly untrue.
6 Or "many-legs." See B. xxix. c. 39. Probably one of our millepedes or centipedes: though Fée suggests that it may have been a large caterpillar
8 This, Fée says, is untrue: but it is hard to say on what grounds he himself asserts that the smell of the cucumber is faint, and almost nauseous.
9 This, probably, is not conformable to modern notions on the subject.
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