THE . .
NATURALIST IN NICARAGUA:
• - O
A NARRATIVE OF
A RESIDENCE AT THE GOLD MINES OF CHONTALES;
JOURNEYS IN THE SAVANNAHS AND FORESTS.
OBSERVATIONS ON ANIMALS AND PLANT'S IN REFERENCE TO THE
- THEORY OF EVOLUTION OF LIVING FORMS.
By THOMAS BELT. F.G.S.,
AUTHOR OF “MINERAL veiss,” “THE GLACIAL PERIOD IN NoFTH AMERICA,”
“It was his faith, perhaps is mine,—
That life in all its forms is one,
And that its secret conduits run
Unseen, but in unbroken line,
From the great fountain-head divine,
. Through man and beast, through grain and grass.”