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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Aug 8th             Hamburg        129

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 queer shaped inhabitants lazily moving about, above and around you, creeping, crawling or laying, upon the mossy, shiny rocks around you. 

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 The most brilliant corals, in shapes like flowers, roses, plans, yet possessing animal life and shutting up their entrances or drawing in their tendrils with astonishing rapidity w hen touched by the Keepers stick.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 The “Sea Horse”, with head ears and neck down to the place where the forelegs ought to begin closely resembling a proudly erect horse–from whence continues a tail resembling the lizzards [sic], total length perhaps eight ^or 9^, inches, about half being the tail which he winds around a twig like a monkey.  The Keeper threw a piece of food on to the central portion of a star fish lying on its back, which it being to draw in at once.  A kind of crab with a singularly human face  undertook to steal the food but the star with a motion quicker than I would have believe rolled himself nearly into a ball completely enclosing his dinner. I should judge the grounds contain 25 to 30 acres-

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 After dinner, we all took an excursion in one of the

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [drawing of sea horse]

7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 [-King of Würtemburg-]

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