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LIFE IN THE WEST.

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LIFE IN THE WEST:

BACK-WOOD LEAVES AND PRAIRIE FLOWERS:

Rough Sketches on the Borders

OF THE

PICTURESQUE, THE SUBLIME, AND RIDICULOUS.

EXTRACTS FROM THE NOTE BOOK

OF

MORLEIGH IN SEARCH OF AN ESTATE.

The ancient proverb's come to pass :

The priest, as he performs the mass,
Forgets that ever clerk he was,

He knoweth not his estate." -OLD BALLAD.

“Gratum opus agricolis."-VIRGIL.
“ And when pleasure begins to grow dull in the east,

We may order our wings, and fly off to the west."-T. MOORE.
“And deem the woods will be our home at last."-BYRON.

LONDON

SAUNDERS AND OTLEY, CONDUIT STREET.

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