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Speaking generally we may say of the hair and advances. to be so, ; ; ; ; 43 , €€ ARISTOTLE ? , , , . €7,' ^ € , ^^ €€,^ € € € € , ,€€ -€iv . 8e Stonep 20 799 b evret € iv 5 €tl Se . hov ' 10 ^ 15 20 /^^, , , , * 44 8 ^,^^ ' SvvaiTo - . ON COLOURS, VI. plumage, that they all admit changes, in some eases as we have said because food fails, in others on the other hand becaxise it is in excess. Consequently some period of its growiih and some at others are whitest and blackest, since the plumage some hairs at even of ravens changes to a yellow tinge at the food in them But fails.

8•? • 10 ^- ' -^ ^^ 15 32 aepoet- - ? ON COLOURS, ^ V. both flower and fruit. This is are associated more obvious in the ease of the flowers themselves, for, in the same petal, part may be black and part red and in some cases part may be white and part purplish. This is specially true of the iris " for this plant has many differences in colour during its ripening, as is also the case \vith grapes, when they come to ripen. So in their case the tips of the flowers ripen, but these at the extremities have much less colour than the rest.

8 25 /? , 24 . - ON COLOURS, V. But in the case of those in which the moisture is not mixed with the rays of the sun, their white colour persists, unless it grows black by lasting a long time and drjung up first. " Shoots, again, if they are below the earth are Avhite, but if the earth is removed from around them they all become green right from the first, as has been said before, because the moisture which passes down into them through the shoots has this colour naturally and in the case of fruits this is soon spent on gro"th but when they no longer grov, it is because the heat cannot control the food which floAvs into them, but on the contrary the moisture is exhausted by the heat.

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