Camping Out in California
Mrs. Jacob Rideout of California was a member of an 1888 camping party in northern California. Camping out in California (1889) describes their adventures at the redwood forests, the coast near Mendocino, Sonoma, the Santa Clara Valley, a G.A.R. conclave in Santa Cruz, Mount St. Helena, and a side trip to San Francisco.
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Page 174 - From coral rocks the sea-plants lift Their boughs, where the tides and billows flow : The water is calm and still below, For the winds and waves are absent there, And the sands are bright as the stars that glow In the motionless fields of upper air.
Page 60 - Beulah land, sweet Beulah land, As on thy highest mount I stand, I look away across the sea, Where mansions are prepared for me, And view the shining glory shore, My heaven, my home for evermore.
Page 24 - As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.
Page 202 - When thou comest into thy neighbour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure; but thou shalt not put any in thy vessel.
Page 77 - How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God; this is the gate of heaven.
Page 64 - Let your light so shine before men, that others seeing your good works, may glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Page 13 - They go up by the mountains; They go down by the valleys Unto the place which thou hast founded for them. Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; That they turn not again to cover the earth.
Page 79 - Meets — touches — parts again ; So tossed, and drifting ever, On life's unresting sea, Men meet, and greet, and sever, Parting eternally.