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A Breeze from the Woods, 2nd Ed.

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Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,607 / 138 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,604
Added to site: 2012.10.15
mnybks.net#: 31476
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ng in merry glee; and there is such a wealth and joy of abounding life--such a sweet concord of sounds and brimming over of gladness--that Heaven seems a little nearer for the morning anthem. But a heavenly state is not inconsistent with a reasonable appetite.

Never did trout bite more ravenously than at sunrise that morning. The shadows were on the pools, and the gamey fellows more than once jumped clear out of the water for an early breakfast. In losing theirs, we got our own. In the long run, the losses and gains may be nicely balanced. Mem.: It is far better that the trout should be losers at present. The philosophy may be fishy, but it points towards a good humanizing breakfast. And it cannot have escaped notice, that the greater part of that philosophy which the world is in no hurry to crucify points towards the dinner-table.

Did it ever strike you that the asceticism of the middle ages, which retreated to the cloister content with water-cresses as a bill of fare, was never very f

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