A WOODLAND NOTEBOOK

CONTAINING OBSERVATIONS ON CERTAIN

BRITISH AND EXOTIC TREES

ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS BY MR. HENRY IRVING AND OTHERS
 
BY THE

Right Hon. SIR HERBERT MAXWELL

BT., F.R.S., LL.D. (Glasgow), D.C.L. (Durham)

Sit here by me, where the most beaten track
Runs through the forest—hundreds of huge oaks,
Gnarled, older than the thrones of Europe. Look,
What breadth, height, strength—torrents of eddying bark!
Some hollow-hearted from exceeding age
(That never be thy lot nor mine!)—and some
Pillaring a leaf-sky on their monstrous boles,
Sound at the core as we.

Tennyson's The Foresters, iii. 1.

 

GLASGOW

JAMES MACLEHOSE AND SONS

PUBLISHERS TO THE UNIVERSITY

 

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