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 Picking up his possessions,​ he included a piece of the soft and a piece of the hardwood that had escaped the fire, so that he could make a fire for himself. He travelled on, stopping now and again to taste a piece of snake or goanno or wallaby which had been caught by the fire and delighting in each new taste. Picking up his possessions,​ he included a piece of the soft and a piece of the hardwood that had escaped the fire, so that he could make a fire for himself. He travelled on, stopping now and again to taste a piece of snake or goanno or wallaby which had been caught by the fire and delighting in each new taste.
  
-At night fall he stopped, and taking the sticks from his dilly bag, placed the +At night fall he stopped, and taking the sticks from his dilly bag, placed the larger on the ground, and with the smaller rubbed as he had seen the wind do, and at last a little burst of flame came which he fed until it was big enough for him to cook his meat. After he had eaten, he went to a creek nearby to drink. When he returned he found his possessions in flames. Desperately he stamped out the fire and then his second lesson dawned on him, "​__Make your fire in a clear place.__"​
-larger on the ground, and with the smaller rubbed as he had seen the wind do, and at last a little burst of flame came which he fed until it was big enough for him to cook his meat. After he had eaten, he went to a creek nearby to drink. When he returned he found his possessions in flames. Desperately he stamped out the fire and then his second lesson dawned on him, "​__Make your fire in a clear place.__"​+
  
 He slept that night with a small fire to keep him warm. Next morning he was on his way again but had not gone very far when he heard the roar of fire behind him. He had to take refuge in a creek until it had passed. Thinking of how his fire had behaved when he was not there to watch it, his third and most important lesson was driven home, "​__Always put your fire out when leaving.__"​ He slept that night with a small fire to keep him warm. Next morning he was on his way again but had not gone very far when he heard the roar of fire behind him. He had to take refuge in a creek until it had passed. Thinking of how his fire had behaved when he was not there to watch it, his third and most important lesson was driven home, "​__Always put your fire out when leaving.__"​
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 It is common knowledge that the pupil of the eye varies in size according to the amount of light shining on it, in a like manner to the apperture variations of the camera, and that with bright lights large pupils are distressing. Furthermore,​ everyone has experienced difficulty with vision when travelling directly toward the sun, especially when it is low in the heavens, and considerable relief is often given by the brim of a hat pulled well down over the eyes. It is common knowledge that the pupil of the eye varies in size according to the amount of light shining on it, in a like manner to the apperture variations of the camera, and that with bright lights large pupils are distressing. Furthermore,​ everyone has experienced difficulty with vision when travelling directly toward the sun, especially when it is low in the heavens, and considerable relief is often given by the brim of a hat pulled well down over the eyes.
  
-Certain herbivorous animals which habitually graze on the plains would be considerably handicapped by the above difficulty, and the lack of a hat, had +Certain herbivorous animals which habitually graze on the plains would be considerably handicapped by the above difficulty, and the lack of a hat, had Nature not evolved for them an umbrella-like shade on the upper portion of the pupil margin.
-Nature not evolved for them an umbrella-like shade on the upper portion of the pupil margin.+
  
-This can be seen in the horse, donkey, gazelle, goat, camel and hyrax. In the last two animals these "​umbraculi"​ are movable, and the animal can +This can be seen in the horse, donkey, gazelle, goat, camel and hyrax. In the last two animals these "​umbraculi"​ are movable, and the animal can raise or lower his blind according to the height of the sun above the horizon.
-raise or lower his blind according to the height of the sun above the horizon.+
  
 It might be a good idea to try and grow one on the camera to act as a lens shade. It might be a good idea to try and grow one on the camera to act as a lens shade.
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