The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Little Rivers by Henry van Dyke:|
that loveliest landscape.
The downward journey was swift. We halted for an hour or two
beside a trickling spring, a few rods below the summit, to eat our
lunch. Then, jumping, running, and sometimes sliding, we made the
descent, passed in safety by the dreaded lair of the hornet, and
reached Bartlett's as the fragrance of the evening pancake was
softly diffused through the twilight. Mark that day, Memory, with
a double star in your catalogue!
A HANDFUL OF HEATHER
"Scotland is the home of romance because it is the home of Scott,