John Muir


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Circa Date

circa 1887



The [wealth] of [forms] of water & [rock] in Tuol [Tuolumne] Can [canyon] [shows] how great the treasure yet unfolded

Sunnyside Yo [Yosemite] Falls etc.

In th Yo [Yosemite] vall [valley] nature seems to have made a composition like an artist made a grand Central Hall into wh [which] [she] had gathered her choicest things great & small to [charm] draw all kinds of people into close & free communion with her.

The effect of Yo [Yosemite] is not to satisfy [cloy/cling] but to draw us on to study & [ ] to go yet [further] & enjoy [ ] [ ] [sublime] [&] [beautiful] [ ] [ ] [ ] [with] [that] [ ]

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MuirReel32 Notebook01 Img002.Jpeg

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