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As a Packer Let Us Recommend Mother Nature

���The yellow water-lily bud (above) is about twice the ;: l l! a pinhead. The bud of an ordinary sycamore maple (below) is twice the size of the water-lily bud; but the method of protection is entirely different for each. The edges of the undeveloped water-lily leaf are rolled toward the center, while the sycamore maple suggests a handful of squeezed lettuce

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