Who is John Burroughs

For other people named John Burroughs, see John Burroughs (disambiguation). John Burroughs John Burroughs (April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and nature essayist, active in the U.S. conservation movement. The first of his essay collections was Wake-Robin in 1871.

In the words of his biographer Edward Renehan, Burroughs' special identity was less that of a scie...
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John Burroughs Poems

  • Bluebird
    A wistful note from out the sky,
    'Pure, pure, pure,' in plaintive tone,
    As if the wand'rer were alone,
    And hardly knew to sing or cry. ...
  • The Crow

    My friend and neighbor through the year,
    Self-appointed overseer ...
  • The Bobolink
    Daisies, clover, buttercup,
    Redtop, trefoil, meadowsweet,
    Ecstatic pinions, soaring up,
    Then gliding down to grassy seat....
  • The Partridge
    List the booming from afar,
    Soft as hum of roving bee,
    Vague as when on distant bar
    Fall the cataracts of the sea....
  • The Coming Of Phoebe
    When buckets shine 'gainst maple trees
    And dropp by dropp the sap doth flow,
    When days are warm, but still nights freeze,
    And deep in woods lie drifts of snow,...
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Sky 4 Shine 3 Heart 3 Deep 3 I Love You 2 Pure 2 High 2 Brown 2 Morning 2 Fruit 2

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  • Theblondepi: "the smallest deed is better than the greatest intention." —john burroughs
  • Fradvatar: tonight i'm going to rewatch john carter (2012), based on the books by edgar rice burroughs. this film didn't do very well at the cinemas. i blame the almost nonexistent advertising campaign. it's well worth a watch, if you like fantasy/sci-fi movies.
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Psalm Iii: My God, How Many Are My Fears
 by Isaac Watts

My God, how many are my fears!
How fast my foes increase!
Conspiring my eternal death,
They break my present peace.

The lying tempter would persuade
There's no relief from heaven;
And all my swelling sins appear

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