If, in our diagram, we suppose the amount of change represented by each successive group of diverging dotted
lines to be very great, the forms marked a14 to p14, those marked b14 and f14, and those marked o14 to m14, will form three very distinct genera.
The basin of the river spread out, dotted
with numerous islands, which Dr.
here and there on the mountain's-side, each tiny dot a home, were lonely wooden cottages, so dwarfed by the towering heights that they appeared too small for toys.
Only the dead-looking evergreen firs dotted
about in the forest, and this oak, refused to yield to the charm of spring or notice either the spring or the sunshine.
Within the memory of many of my townsmen the road near which my house stands resounded with the laugh and gossip of inhabitants, and the woods which border it were notched and dotted
here and there with their little gardens and dwellings, though it was then much more shut in by the forest than now.