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Hal Borland Quotes: The owl, that bird of onomatopoetic name, is a repetitious question wrapped in feathery insulation especially for Winter delivery.
         

The owl, that bird of onomatopoetic name, is a repetitious question wrapped in feathery insulation especially for Winter delivery.


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All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole.



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There it is, fog, atmospheric moisture still uncertain in destination, not quite weather and not altogether mood, yet partaking of both.



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As I stood and watched the mists slowly rising this morning I wondered what view was more beautiful than this.



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You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.



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A snowdrift is a beautiful thing - if it doesn't lie across the path you have to shovel or block the road that leads to your destination.



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If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.



A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.





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