Little Rivers: A Book of Essays in Profitable Idleness 1926

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2003 - Literary Collections - 372 pages
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1926. This is a collection of short stories on the glories of spending free time contemplating nature, or simply being idle. Contents: little rivers; a leaf of spearmint; ampersand; handful of heather; Ristigouche from a horse yacht; Alpenrosen and goat's milk; au large; trout fishing in the Traun; at the sign of the balsam bough; a song after sundown.

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Van Dyke was born ni Germantown, Pennsylvania. He served as a pastor of twenty years, became a professor of English Literature and was appointed United States minister to the Netherlands.

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