John Muir


[John Muir]


[J. B. Mc Chesney ?]


[circled: 11] 3

The flowers I used to watch & love are mostly dead, & all the open gardens are trodden into dust but in crazy nooks, & aloft in the high fenced conservatories a thousand of the fairest & dearest still swell safely. Pat, Pat, Shuffle Shuffle, Crunch Crunch, I hear you all on the sidewalks & sand beds, plodding away, hoping in righteousness & heaven, & saying your prayers as best you can, Above the sand, beneath the fog & fenced by the lake & the marshes Heaven help you all & give you ice & granite

08451 I


[Yosemite ?]


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 15.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0359

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University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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