The Writings Of Henry David Thoreau (volume 17); Journal, Ed. By B. Torrey, 1837-1846, 1850-nov. 3…

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byHenry David Thoreau

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Excerpt: ... delicate rosaceous color, passing through violet into the deep dark-blue or purple of the night which already invested their lower parts, for this night-shadow was wonderfully blue, reminding me of the blue shadows on snow. There was an afterglow in which these tints and variations were repeated. It was the grandest mountain view I ever got. In the meanwhile, white clouds were gathering again about the summits, first about the highest, appearing to form there, but sometimes to send off an emissary to initiate a cloud upon a neighboring peak. You could tell little about the comparative distance of a cloud and a peak till you saw that the former actually impinged on the latter. First Washington, then Adams, then Jefferson put on their caps, and you saw the latter, as it were, send off one small nucleus to gather round the head of Madison. This was the best point from which to observe these effects that we saw in our journey, but it appeared to me that from a hill a few miles further westward, perhaps in Whitefield, the view might be even finer. I made the accompanying two sketches of the mountain outline here, as far south only as what the landlord called Mt. Pleasant, the route from the Notch house being visible no further. View of White Mountains proper from town house and store in Jefferson. Other mountains and Franconia Mountains further to the right. N. B. -- Oakes puts Jefferson next to Washington, but makes it lower than the third. This was said to be a fine farming town. I heard the ring of toads and saw a remarkable abundance of butter1858J VIEW FROM BETHLEHEM 41 cup (the tall) yellowing the fields in this town and the next, somewhat springlike. July 14. Wednesday. This forenoon we rode on through Whitefield to Bethlehem, clouds for the most part concealing the higher mountai...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Excerpt: ... delicate rosaceous color, passing through violet into the deep dark-blue or purple of the night which already invested their lower parts, for this night-s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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