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isparted brandies ? What sleeper in green tree-tops,
rhat muncher of nuts, concludes my pedigree ? Probably
rboreal in his habits . . .

And I know not which is the more strange, that I should
arry about with me some fibres of my minister-grand-
ather ; or that in him, as he sat in his cool study, grave,
ever end, contented gentleman, there was an aboriginal
risking of the blood that was not his ; tree-top memories,
ike undeveloped negatives, lay dormant in his mind ; tree-
op instincts awoke and were trod down ; and Probably
Arboreal (scarce to be distinguished from a monkey)
gambolled and chattered in the brain of the old divine.