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" I never saw a Big Tree that had died a natural death; barring accidents they seem to be immortal, being exempt from all the diseases that afflict and kill other trees. Unless destroyed by man, they live on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning,... "
A History of the New California: Its Resources and People - Page 329
by Leigh Hadley Irvine - 1905
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The Mountains of California

John Muir - California - 1894 - 381 pages
...most favorable conditions these giants probably live 5000 years or more, though few of even the larger trees are more than half as old. I never saw a Big...on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand. The age of one that...
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Bulletin, Issue 28

United States. Forest Service - Nature - 1900
...favorable conditions these giants probably live 5,000 years or more, though few of even the larger trees are more than half as old. I never saw a Big...on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand. The age of one that...
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A Short Account of the Big Trees of California, Issue 28

Forests and forestry - 1900 - 30 pages
...favorable conditions these giants probably live 5,000 years or more, though few of even the larger trees are more than half as old. I never saw a Big...indefinitely until burned, smashed -by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand. The age of one that...
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Report on the big trees of California

United States. Forest Service - Nature - 1900 - 30 pages
...favorable conditions these giants probably live 5,000 years or more, though few of even the larger trees are more than half as old. I never saw a Big...on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or bv the giving way of the ground on which they stand. The age of one that...
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The Journal of School Geography, Volume 5

Geography - 1901
...favorable conditions these giants probably live 5,000 years or more, though few of even the larger trees are more than half as old. I never saw a Big...on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand. The age of one that...
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Outlines of Biology for the High School Laboratory and Classroom: (based on ...

Robert Greenleaf Leavitt - Botany - 1901 - 272 pages
...favorable conditions these giants probably live five thousand years or more, though few of even the larger trees are more than half as old. I never saw a Big...on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand. . . . The colossal...
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Outlines of Botany for the High School Laboratory and Classroom: (based on ...

Robert Greenleaf Leavitt - Botany - 1901 - 272 pages
...favorable conditions these giants probably live five thousand years or more, though few of even the larger trees are more than half as old. I never saw a Big...on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand. . . . The colossal...
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Conservation of Natural Resources ...

California. Dept. of Public Instruction, Edward Hyatt - California - 1909 - 98 pages
...mere ornamental tuft will try to go aloft and do its best as a leader in forming a new head. * * * "I never saw a big tree that had died a natural death;...indefinitely, until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand. * * * The colossal scarred...
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Out West, Volume 7, Issue 3

Pacific States - 1914
...of his own soul at the mere delight of living in such paradises of leafy solitude. John Muir says he never saw a Big Tree that had died a natural death....on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by giving way of the ground on which they stand." "So exquisitely harmonious...
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Geology, Physical and Historical

Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland - Geology - 1916 - 718 pages
...years or more, though few of the larger trees are more than half as old." One careful observer says, " I never saw a big tree that had died a natural death:...on indefinitely until burned, smashed by lightning, or cast down by storms, or by the giving way of the ground on which they stand." (John Muir.) Diatoms....
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