[2]   Lincoln deletes ``examples,'' inserts ``patterns,'' and deletes the following sentence which stood first in the next paragraph: ``Beavers, and musk-rats, build houses, but they build no better ones now, than they did five thousand years ago. Ants, and honey-bees, lay up their winter stocks of provisions; but they do so, no wise better, or less laboriously, than they did at the dawn of creation.''


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