Sunday 26 November 2023

There are Always New Beauties in Nature, Every Day

Though I have now travelled the Sussex Downs upwards of thirty years, yet I still investigate that chain of majestic mountains with fresh admiration year by year: and I think I see new beauties every time I traverse it.
Gilbert White, The Natural History of Selbourne (London: Penguin Books, 1987; 1788-89), p. 152.