Books in Brooks: Writing the Out-of-Doors

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More things are learnt in the woods than in books.
Animals, trees and rocks teach you things not to be heard elsewhere."

— Saint Bernard (1090-1153)

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And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in every thing.”

— William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 2.1