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" To sit on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's shady scene, Where things that own not man's dominion dwell, And mortal foot hath ne'er or rarely been ; To climb the trackless mountain all unseen, With the wild flock that never... "
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Peering Over the Edge: The Philosophy of Mountaineering

Mikel Vause - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 480 pages
..."Solitary," written in 1820, takes the idea of Ruskin further: "To climb the trackless mountains all unseen, the wild flock that never needs a fold, alone o'er...lean, This is not solitude; 'tis but to hold Converse the Nature's charms, and view her stores unrolled" (Styles 337). Byron, in "Solitary," mentions the...
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The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Rocky ...

Francis Parkman - Travel - 2007 - 328 pages
...twee the forest's shady scene, Where things that own not man's dominion dwell, And mortal foot hath ne'er, or rarely been; To climb the trackless mountain all unseen, With the wBd lock that never needs a fold j Alone o'er steeps and foaming falls to lean; This is not solitude;...
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