“There is a coolness amid all the heat, a mildness in the blazing noon. Not a breeze can stir but it thrills us with the breath of autumn. A pensive glory is seen in the far, golden gleams, among the shadows of the trees. The flowers – even the brightest of them, and they are the most gorgeous of the year – have this gentle sadness wedded to their pomp, and typify the character of the delicious time each within itself.”
~~ Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mosses From An Old Manse ~~
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