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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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Riverby

John Burroughs - Natural history - 1894 - 319 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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The Writings of John Burroughs, Volume 12

John Burroughs - 1895
...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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Wake-Robin

John Burroughs - 1895
...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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The Writings of John Burroughs: Wake-robin

John Burroughs - Natural history - 1895
...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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Report, Volume 22

Indiana. Dept. of Geology and Natural Resources - Geology - 1897 - 8 pages
...joy that only the finest soul may know. A few nights ago I ascended a mountain to see the world hy moonlight, and when near the summit, the Hermit commenced...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap." The greater part of their food is obtained from the ground. Prof. HK King examined nine specimens....
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Wake-Robin

John Burroughs - Birds - 1899 - 233 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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The Writings of John Burroughs: Wake-robin

John Burroughs - 1904
...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. 1 have seldom known two of these birds to be singing at the same time in the same locality, rivaling...
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Wake Robin

John Burroughs - Birds - 1905 - 312 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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Maple Leaves: A Budget of Legendary, Historical, Critical, and Sporting ...

Sir James MacPherson Le Moine - Birds - 1894
...personal, but seems to be the voice of that calm, sweet solemnity one attains to in his best moments. from me. Listening to this strain on the lone mountain,...pride of your civilization seemed trivial and cheap." How often, too, have I not listened to the ethereal, flute-like tinkle of the Orpheus of our deep woods,...
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IN THE CATSKILLS SELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF JOHN BURROUGHS

CLIFTON JOHNSON - 1910
...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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