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English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay
Butbesides this general grace diffused over nature, almost all the individualforms are agreeable to the eye, as is proved by our endless imitationsof some of them, as the acorn, the grape, the pine-cone, the wheat-ear,the egg, the wings and forms of most birds, the lion's claw, the serpent,the butterfly, sea-shells, flames, clouds, buds, leaves, and the formsof many trees, as the palm.
It is the uniform effect of culture on the human mind,not to shake our faith in the stability of particular phenomena, as ofheat, water, azote; but to lead us to regard nature as a phenomenon, nota substance; to attribute necessary existence to spirit; to esteem natureas an accident and an effect.
We have all learned that nature is man’s best friend
The successionof native plants in the pastures and roadsides, which makes the silentclock by which time tells the summer hours, will make even the divisionsof the day sensible to a keen observer.
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These friends are usually 10 or more years older than you, maybe a friend of your parents or an old teacher from your days in school; they slowly but surely worm their way into your heart....