Sierra Club Bulletin, Τόμος 8

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Σελίδα 132 - Caledonia ! stern and wild, meet nurse for a poetic child, • land of brown heath and shaggy wood, land of the mountain and the flood, land of my sires!
Σελίδα 226 - Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of California, jointly. That the Legislature of the State of California...
Σελίδα 230 - Mines, and there shall be a director of said bureau, who shall be thoroughly equipped for the duties of said office by technical education and experience, and who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall receive a salary of six thousand dollars per annum ; and there shall also be in the said bureau such experts and other employees...
Σελίδα 132 - YET, O stricken heart, remember, O remember How of human days he lived the better part. April came to bloom and never dim December Breathed its killing chills upon the head or heart. Doomed to know not Winter, only Spring, a being Trod the flowery April blithely for a while, Took his fill of music, joy of thought and seeing, Came and stayed and went, nor ever ceased to smile.
Σελίδα 123 - To explore, enjoy, and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; to enlist the support and co-operation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Σελίδα 133 - As the sun brightens the world, so let our loving kindness make bright this house of our habitation.
Σελίδα 58 - Congress is to be commended for setting apart vast areas for national parks, over 4,500,000 acres being now embraced in national reserves of this class. John Muir is authority for the statement that Professor Hayden, above all others, is entitled to the credit of securing the dedication of the Yellowstone as a national park, for he led the first scientific exploring party into it, described it, and urged upon Congress its preservation. The creation of the Yellowstone Park by the act of March 1, 1872,...
Σελίδα 83 - ... him. Each, when he came near enough, crouched behind his shield, his spear in his right hand, his fierce, eager face peering over the shield rim. As man followed man, the lion rose to his feet. His mane bristled, his tail lashed, he held his head low, the upper lip now drooping over the jaws, now drawn up so as to show the gleam of the long fangs. He faced first one way and then another, and never ceased to utter his murderous grunting roars. It was a wild sight — the ring of spearmen, intent,...
Σελίδα 83 - ... could come. It was a sore temptation to shoot him; but of course we could not break faith with our Nandi friends. We were only some sixty yards from him, and we watched him with our rifles ready, lest he should charge either us, or the first two or three spearmen, before their companions arrived. One by one the spearmen came up, at a run, and gradually began to form a ring round him.
Σελίδα 282 - The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of this monument as provided in the act of Congress entitled "An act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916, 39 Stat.

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