John Muir



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The last days of the glacial winter are not yet passed, so young is our world. I used to envy the Father of our race, dwelling as he did in contact with the new-made fields and plants of Eden; but I do so no more, because I have discovered that I also live in 'creation's dawn.' The morning stars still sing together, & the world, not yet half made, becomes more beautiful every day. The above appeared in capital type on the first page of the Bulletin (no. 4). This famous quotation was first printed in no. 22, p. 143. Muir's conviction that the world is in a process of continuous creation is expressed in later writing.


Sierra Club Bulletin, v. 11, no. 4


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