17 Had glorious day all pure sunshine The sunset rosy. An hour before sunset or more [the] dist [distant] mtns [mountains] a vast host [second] mor [moraine] softly [etherealized] than ever Every one was blue ineffably from all angles [harshness] melted off even the snow & the grinding cascading gls [glaciers]
[beam] [divinely] fine & tender in the celestial color of amethyst sunset rosy then yellow & brown. Got back at  7.15 not tired. After getting supper could climb the mtn [mountain] again & get back before sunrise. But dragging [sled] tires me.
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.
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John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist