"Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and in a Selected Series of his Letters, 1906" by Francis Darwin (1)

Exercise by Michael A. Riccioli (2013)
With thanks to Paul Manzor for granting us permission to use text
from the above book
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Gap-filling exercise
   miniature      natural history      naturalist      physician      poet      potter      sketch      temperament      to hazard the guess      vivid  
1. : the scientific study of animals or plants, esp. as concerned with observation rather than experiment, and presented in popular rather than academic form.

2. : a person who writes poems

3. : a person qualified to practice medicine

4. : an expert in or student of natural history

5. : a person who makes pottery

6. : to venture to say (something)

7. : a brief written or spoken account or description of someone or something, giving only basic details

8. : archaic (of a person or animal) lively and vigorous

9. : a person's or animal's nature, esp. as it permanently affects their behavior

10. : a very small and highly detailed portrait or other painting