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Locusts and Wild Honey

John Burroughs

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. . .The phrenologists do well to locate, not only form, color, and weight, in the region of the eye, but also a faculty which they call individuality,—that which separates, discriminates, and sees in every object its essential character. This is just as necessary to the naturalist as to the artist or the poet. The sharp eye notes specific points and differences,—it seizes upon and preserves the individuality of the thing.

Persons frequently describe to me some bird they have seen or heard, and ask me to name it, but in most cases the bird might be any one of a dozen, or else it is totally unlike any bird found on this continent. They have either seen falsely or else vaguely. Not so the farm youth who wrote me one winter day that he had seen a single pair of strange birds, which he describes as follows: “They were about the size of the ‘chippie;’ the tops of their heads were red, and the breast of the male was of the same color, while tha. . . Read More

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His amazing prose makes nature beautiful and fresh and new.

An epic fantasy with a unique world and smart competent characters. Layers of politics and intrigue that have our heroes challenging their beliefs about their world and seeking to make a better one. Lots of big ideas about political and economic systems mingle with detailed action scenes to make for

I'm slowly making my way through the complete works of naturalist John Burroughs-- this is volume four. Burroughs is the perfect companion-- how much he sees, how he lingers upon what the rest of us would deem a casual impression until he has thoroughly unpacked it, held it up to the light, turned i

Burroughs has a real insight in the world around us.