Loss and Gain

Loss and Gain

by John Henry Newman

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"I am just going for a turn into the meadow," said Charles; "this is to me the best time of the year: nunc formosissimus annus; everything is beautiful; the laburnums are out, and the may. There is a greater variety of trees there than in any other place I know hereabouts; and the planes are so touching just now, with their small multitudinous green hands half-opened; and there are two or three such fine dark willows stretching over the Cherwell; I think some dryad inhabits them: and, as you wind along, just over your right shoulder is the Long Walk, with the Oxford buildings seen between the elms. They say there are dons here who recollect when the foliage was unbroken, nay, when you might walk under it in hard rain, and get no wet. I know I got drenched there the other day.

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ISBN-13: 9783734047268
Publisher: Outlook Verlag
Publication date: 09/24/2018
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.73(d)

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