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To my Compatriots abroad, brethren of the net, in whose genial companionship I have spent many a delightful hour, whether in sunshine and snow, or at nightfall in the forest, with varying fortunes; and whose untiring enthusiasm, unflagging energy, and ardent love of nature have been the source of many pleasant memories to their quondam acquaintance and friend,