The Wood For The Trees

Author: Richard Fortey
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101875763
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With Fortey's help, we come to see a universe in miniature. From the Hardcover edition.

The Wood For The Trees

Author: Richard Fortey
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781101875759
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Scientist Richard Fortey chronicles what he found on his four acres of woodland in the Chiltern Hills of Oxfordshire, England over the course of one year.

Garden And Forest

Author: Charles Sprague Sargent
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One man stands at a little distance from the tree and directs where the cuts shall
be made; the second man uses the saw, which must be attached often to a long
handle ; while the third holds one end of a rope fastened to a belt on the man in
the tree, ... Decrepit Red, Black, White and Swamp Oaks, Black Birches, Beeches,
Hickories and Elms have been pruned in this way in the Arnold Arboretum, where
many of the trees in the natural woods were perishing from pasturage and

The Connecticut Common School Journal And Annals Of Education

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Another comb nes these events, brings them under one view, and learns the
great causes which are at work on this or another nation, and what are its great
tendencies, whether to freedom or despotism, to one or another form of
civilization. So one man talks continually about the particular actions of this or
another ne ghbor: whilst another looks beyond the acts to the inward principle
from which they spring, and gathers from them larger views of human nature. In a
word, one man sees ...

The Saturday Review Of Politics Literature Science And Art

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the instance of natural law. The historical method can show that the Stoics meant
one thing by natural law, that the Antonine jurists meant the same or a second
thing, that modern writers mean the same or a third ; but it cannot possibly show
that .... iron or stringy bark trees, which have braved the storms of centuries, stand
out in bold relief from the deep evergreen of the cherry, the light foliage of the
wattle or black- wood trees, and ' the mournful weed-like appendages ' of the

Publisher: สำนักพิมพ์มติชน
ISBN: 9740203493
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A Dolphin In The Woods Composite Translation Paraversing Distilling Prose

Author: Robin D. Gill
Publisher: Paraverse Press
ISBN: 0984092315
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12, one reader found this chapter “a bit long.” I considered shortening it, but will
leave it as is until I receive better distillations from my readers.) John Muir, the
man most responsible for saving large tracts of wilderness as park in the USA,
unashamedly loved Nature. In chapter 10 (Wind-storm in the Forests) of his 1894
book, The Mountains of California, he describes climbing up and lashing himself
to a spruce to experience a winter storm as a tree might. The chapter starts – THE

One Man S Obsession

Author: Robert McMichael
Publisher: Scarborough, Ont. : Prentice-Hall Canada
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The proprietor assured me that he could reglue and upholster the little rocker
without too much expense and confirmed my belief that it had been handmade
with care and skill and that its elements were, in fact, made of three different
woods. ... We saw inspired designs extracted from nature in the mass;
interpretations, not merely of trees and hills, but of the artists' intense feelings
about those trees and hills, their desire to express in paint a stronger and deeper
impression than the ...

The Wood

Author: John Stewart Collis
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241197686
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There was now no disorder, the trees were visible, and (before I had done) you
could look for a long way in all directions through a small forest, whereas before
you could only see a few yards. Space and ... And since we do stick on labels it is
asad ineptitudeto suppose that Nature cannot be improved upon from a 'beauty'
pointof view, by man. The idea ... I often used to think of this when I strayed
beyond my wood into further forestland, especially one portion which seemed to
have ...