Hoagland on Nature: Essays

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Acclaimed nature writer Hoagland offers a rich collection of 25 essays that records his travels to places that include the Arctic, Antarctica, and his rural retreat in the mountains of Vermont ... Read full review

Contents

IV
3
V
11
VI
35
VII
51
VIII
59
IX
87
X
131
XI
137
XIX
315
XX
335
XXI
359
XXII
397
XXIII
403
XXIV
409
XXV
439
XXVI
441

XII
183
XIII
195
XIV
197
XV
215
XVI
233
XVII
237
XVIII
295
XXVII
457
XXVIII
467
XXIX
475
XXX
479
XXXI
493
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Page 186 - But thou shalt utterly destroy them; namely, the Hittites, and the Amorites, the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites; as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee: 18.
Page 191 - And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life : and I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heeL...
Page 189 - Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of heaven, who hath gendered it?
Page 188 - Have the gates of death been opened unto thee? Or hast thou seen the doors of the shadow of death? Hast thou perceived the breadth of the earth? Declare if thou knowest it all. Where is the way where light dwelleth? And as for darkness, where is the place thereof, that thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths to the house thereof?
Page 462 - ... ../Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better.
Page 460 - I stand and look at them long and long. They do not sweat and whine about their condition, They do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins, They do not make me sick discussing their duty to God, Not one is dissatisfied, not one is demented with the mania of owning things...
Page 185 - The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about. Behold he drinketh up a river, and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth.
Page 443 - ... would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of shattered surface, of climatic excess, as to threaten the depravation, barbarism and perhaps even extinction of the species.
Page 191 - Then the wolf shall live with the sheep, and the leopard lie down with the kid...
Page 186 - But of the cities of these people, which the Lord thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth : but thou shalt utterly destroy them...

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Edward Hoagland, one of America's most distinguished writers, is the author of seventeen books, including Walking the Dead Diamond River, The Courage of Turtles, Red Wolves and Black Bears, African Calliope, Tugman's Passage, Balancing Acts, and Tigers & Ice.

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