I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.

Hamlin Garland on nature
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There is no gilding of setting sun or glamour of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers wives.

Hamlin Garland on farming
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Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy.

Hamlin Garland on nature
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My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.

Hamlin Garland on nature
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About Hamlin Garland

Name Hamlin Garland
Quotes 4 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Novelist
Birthday October 16
About From wikipedia: Hannibal Hamlin Garland (September 14, 1860 – March 4, 1940) was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and short story writer. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers.
Top topics nature, lakes, hundred, trail, lovely