John Muir


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[sketch: Hunts; same crk [creek] below [Wat] [Watson]; [Tace]; hollow also]

[Reublant] Like El Capitan Alt [altitude] some crk [creek] mouth 4300 Val [valley] at Smiths 4000

[sketch: [Tace] [Wat] [Watson]; always so in lakes]

When all that is known on any subject is clarified and systematically arranged the system becomes a science. All knowledge is not [ ] science the possession of a few isolated facts is not a science but all science is nevertheless knowledge.

Nature is, in its most extended sense all that is created or according to the poet “A name for an effect whose cause is God”.

The two most general divisions of science are animal and matter.

Matter is that which occupies space and which we get a knowledge of by the senses.

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