G. Frederick Schwarz


John Muir


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[5]clear and sufficient explanation, only one is inclined to talk over and discuss such interesting matters at leisure.When your second volume appears I hope it may reveal as fully as can be the secret of how you acquired your literary style. There are passages in some of your earlier books that I have read repeatedly and always with the same pleasure; they never seem to lose their freshness. Such results can be accomplished, I suppose, only through a deep interest in and clear knowledge of the subject matter and a real love of the art of writing, sometimes gathered lightly, but more often gained only


Brookline, Mass.

Date Original

1913 Dec 2


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 28 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 1036

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Page 4


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