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1 See B. v. c. 38.
2 See B. v. c. 31, and B. xxxi. c. 43.
3 See B. iii. c. 14.
4 See B. v. cc. 3, 4.
5 See B. iii. cc. 16, 26.
6 Ajasson thinks that this may possibly be true to some small extent.
7 Identical with the fish called "orbis," already mentioned in c. 5 of this Book. Ajasson remarks that though these fish have been known to weigh as much as three hundred pounds, there are many others which grow to a larger size, the sturgeon, and the silurus, for instance.
8 Ajasson thinks that this notion may possibly have been derived from the name, which not improbably was given to it from the spongy and oleaginous nature of the flesh.
9 See B. iii. c. 16.
10 Owing, perhaps, to the moisture of the atmosphere.
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