A Countryside Miscellany

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A gathering of quotations, poetry, and prose excerpts which capture the true feeling of being at one with nature

"There is no season such
delight can bring
As summer, autumn,
winter and the spring."
—William Browne

Lovers of the great outdoors will be inspired by this miscellany of quotations, poems, and beautiful prose celebrating the natural world. From Elizabeth von Arnim to Oscar Wilde, this charming collection explores every aspect of the countryside, from the first bluebells of spring to a hilltop walk on a crisp winter’s day.


Isobel Carlson is the author of Words from the Garden and Words of Love.