Languid squirm & rocking of the giant [columns] with water laden heads, mosses Erythronium Sax [Saxifraga]—feathery white. Smilax rose, rain touches gently & underbrush of small maple never windshaken tenderest shoots [paired] in under bays & aisles & tunnels beneath the sky of limbs & moss hung canopies of woven branchlets on which the wind is gradually deadened & [killed to] calmed however violently it may sweep over the summit.
Original journal dimensions: 11.5 x 18 cm.
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John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist