John Muir


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He has a window that let me see down into the depths of animal nature

But the little dull muggings was nevertheless choke full of vigor & heart full of Scotch hard headedness & patient endurance not a scholar nobody could justly claim that for him No Virgil & Horace in him. Hard-headed & warm hearted full of thought & independence but no scholar not a talker

The very blossom of fragrance of human emotion

This odd little fellow with 4 feet curled up on his stomach dull independent suggestive. How much he saw of the beauty & wondrousness of the nat [natural] wilds [some] will unknow


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