John Muir


Emily [O. Pelton]


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[6]Adventures of their Naturalist, in search of a Breakfst orA peep into a Cranford C. Marl Bag[5]How old himself and curly dog? How much had weighed his fattest hog? How great the price of meadow hay? How far from here his clearing lay? These cords so struck resounding well, With kindling eye he'll warly tell, How first this woodland farm be found When all was Indian hunting ground, And coons and herds of fallow deer Were tame as sheep or broken steer, And howling wolf and savage yell Mixed all the echos up the dell. [illegible] [illegible] he inflamed before So calm as Boss, and all her store Uncreamed, with bread and Sally's pie, Bestows with kindly beaming eye, - "Nor ought" said he "will I deny -" "To honest folks as good as I," "But strolling men of riley looks" "A pedlin clothes and dirty books" "However so larned or big he be" "Much comfort [illegible] shall get from me"


Fountain Lake [Wisc.]

Date Original

[18]64 Feb 27-Mar 1

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Reel 01, Image 0652

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Page 11


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