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" A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the world by moonlight, and when near the summit the hermit commenced his evening hymn a few rods from me. Listening to this strain on the lone mountain, with the full moon just rounded from the horizon, the... "
The American Museum Journal: 1917 - Page 220
1917
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17

History - 1866
...in his best moments. It realizes a peace and a deep, solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. Whether it is because of their rareness, or an accident of my observation, or a characteristic trait,...
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Friends Intelligencer: A Religious and Family Journal, Volume 23

Religion - 1867
...peace and a deep solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a moantain to see the world by moonlight; and when near the summit...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. Whether it is becaise of their rareness, or an accident of my observation, or a characteristic trait,...
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Wake-robin

John Burroughs - Birds - 1871 - 231 pages
...in his best moments. It realizes a peace and a deep solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. I have seldom known two of these birds to be singing at the same time in the same locality, rivaling...
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Little Classics: Nature

Rossiter Johnson - 1880
...his best moments. It realizes a peace, and a deep, solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. Whether it is because of their rareness, or an accident of my observation, or a characteristic trait,...
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A Natural History Reader for School and Home

Natural history - 1883 - 414 pages
...in his best moments. It realizes a peace and a deep, solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. 12. But the declining sun and the deepening shadows admonish me that this ramble must be brought to...
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Wake-robin

John Burroughs - Birds - 1884 - 304 pages
...in his best moments. It realises a peace and a deep solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...horizon, the pomp of your cities and the pride of your civilisation seemed trivial and cheap. I have seldom known two of these birds to be singing at the...
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Wake-Robin. Author's ed

John Burroughs - 1884
...in his best moments. It realises a peace and a deep solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...horizon, the pomp of your cities and the pride of your civilisation seemed trivial and cheap. I have seldom known two of these birds to be singing at the...
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Wake-robin,

John Burroughs - Birds - 1885 - 292 pages
...in his best moments. It realizes a peace and a deep, solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. I have seldom known two of these birds to be singing at the same time in the same locality, rivalling...
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Glimpses of the Animate World, Or, Science and Literature of Natural History ...

1885
...in his best moments. It realizes a peace and a deep, solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. 12. But the declining sun and the deepening shadows admonish me that this ramble must be brought to...
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A library of American literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1889
...in his best moments. It realizes a peace and a deep, solemn joy that only the finest souls may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap. I have seldom known two of these birds to be singing at the same time in the same locality, rivalling...
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