Note 073
From Chapter 42 of the Decline & Fall

Buffon (Hist. Nat. tom. iii. p. 433 - 437) collects the unanimous suffrage of naturalists and travellers. If, in the time of Herodotus, they were, in truth Ancient Greek and Ancient Greek (and he had observed them with care,) this precious fact is an example of the influence of climate on a foreign colony.

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