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Gilbert White of Selborne

‘I have been very busy of late; and have at length put my last hand to my Nat[ural] Hist[ory] and Antiquities of this parish. However, I am still employed in making an Index; an occupation full as entertaining as that … Continue reading

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The Non-Descript Mouse

‘The parish of Selborne lies in the extreme eastern corner of the county of Hampshire . . .’ Thus begins possibly the most famous book on natural history in the English language, and one of the enduring influences on our … Continue reading

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