There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers’ wives.
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.
The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools.- Thomas Eakins
The writer is by nature a dreamer - a conscious dreamer.- Carson McCullers
Nature is usually wrong.- James McNeill Whistler
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.- Marcus Tullius Cicero
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.- Edwin Way Teale
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|Birth:||14th September, 1860|
|Death:||4th March, 1940|
|Profession:||Author, Essayist, Novelist, Poet, Researcher, Writer|
Hannibal Hamlin Garland was born near West Salem, Wisconsin, USA. He was an American novelist, poet, essayist, short story writer and parapsychology researcher. He is best known for his fiction involving hard-working Midwestern farmers. He wrote several books include: Main-Travelled Roads( short stories), Jason Edwards: An Average Man(novel), A Member of the Third House(novel), A Spoil of Office, Crumbling Idols(essays), Rose of Dutcher's Coolly(novel), The Spirit of Sweetwater, Prairie Folks(short stories), Wayside Courtships(short stories), Ulysses S. Grant: His Life and Character (biography), Her Mountain Lover, A Son of the Middle Border(memoir), A Daughter of the Middle Border(biography-won the 1922 Pulitzer Prize), A Pioneer Mother, Afternoon Neighbors, Forty Years of Psychic Research, Lost in a Norther(poem), Boyish Sleep(poem), and Indian Summer (poem).
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