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The Glow-worm

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ALTHOUGH in several Natural History Encyclopædias Scotland is excluded from the list of countries containing the glow-worm, I can aver that in Nithsdale and in the parish of Tynron, Dumfriesshire, they are quite plentiful. Yestreen, in Tynron, I ohserved one, to my surprise, shining by the wayside. It is a proof of the mildness of the season, no doubt, as I never saw them in December before, but have seen them several times as late as October.

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