Creator

John Muir

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motion, but possessed of many a fang, and prostrate as thought under the Eden curse, “upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat.” [Drawing – “Snake Cactus, Cuba. (From memory).”] One day after luxuriating in the riches of my Morro pasture and pressing a great many new specimens I went down to the bank of brilliant wave-washed shells to rest awhile in their beauty, and to see the breakers that a powerful “Norther” was breeding in splendid ranks along the coral boundary. [Drawing – “Three Cacti, Cuba. (From memory).”]

Date Original

July 1867

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

MuirReel23Journal01P187-188.tif

Publisher

Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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