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  • Only survived five years at Utrecht, and it was reserved for Heinrich Regius (van Roy) - who in 1638 had been appointed to the new chair of botany and theoretical medicine at Utrecht, and who visited Descartes at Egmond in order more thoroughly to learn his views - to throw down the gauntlet to the adherents of the old methods.
  • Of natural history and botany he pretends to no special knowledge.
  • The eastern parts of Australia are very much richer both in their botany and in their zoology than any of the other parts.
  • The " Endeavour " then coasted northward, and after passing and naming Mount Dromedary, the Pigeon House, Point Upright, Cape St George and Red Point, Botany Bay was discovered on the 28th of April 1770, and as it appeared to offer a suitable anchorage, the " Endeavour " entered the bay and dropped anchor.
  • The well-known circumstance of the great variety of new plants here obtained, from which Botany Bay derives its name, should not be passed over.

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