Beauty of Trees As They Whiz By In Transit

The power to recognize trees at a glance without examining their leaves or flowers or fruit as they are seen, for example, from the car-window during a railroad journey, can only be acquired by studying them as they grow under all possible conditions over wide areas of territory. Such an attainment may not have much practical value, but once acquired it gives to the possessor a good deal of pleasure which is denied to less fortunate travelers.


Charles Sprague Sargent (1841-1927) points out that once you know trees, even seeing them whiz by on a railroad journey can bring great pleasure to a traveler.

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